Kensington and Chelsea*
'Meets five times a year ... Four of the meetings include an afternoon talk commencing 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, when there is a break for a 'shared supper' (members are invited to bring a little finger food - tea and coffee is provided). Once a year, the Group holds an evening talk or invites members of other organisations with similar interests to join in a joint meeting to explore matters of mutual interest.'
Have organized an annual Architecture& series of winter evening lectures in conjunction with the Royal College of Art and the V&A.
Royal College of Art | V&A
>>> Art Antiques London >>> The Lecture Programme
'The Fair is complemented with a full lecture programme.' Usually held each year in June.
Top Ten Foundation
'The BADA Fair has become renown for its special events. Talks are given by well-known contributors to leading art publications, interior designers, historians and experts in art and antiques. Fashion shows have been hosted, tutored wine-tasting given and guided tours of the Fair lead by our distinguished exhibitors.' Usually held each year in March.
>>> Wnat's On
The Proms have held 'free introductory events each day designed to give you a fascinating context to the music and artists featured in the BBC Proms season ...'
>>> Programme >>> Thursday Lectures
'Lectures take place on the third Thursday of most months ... It is not necessary to book in advance for these lectures. Admission payable at the door £10 (£8 concessions). The lectures are followed by discussion and sometimes by refreshments.'
'Each term there are weekly lectures by respected authorities on a broad range of subjects. Over the years, our audiences have always told us how our wide variety of Lectures has opened doors for them to explore new areas of thought ... For places at our regular Tuesday & Friday evening programmes please pay at the door, unless indicated otherwise. Admission to normal lectures is £6'(with various concessions).
Monthly meetings, Thursday afternoons.
BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
Dorothea Bate Room, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, SW7 5BD, Londonwww.conchsoc.org/pages/indoor.php
'Indoor Meetings are usually held ... at intervals of four to six weeks, between September and May. The main event at these meetings is usually a lecture by a guest speaker, or society member. Members are also encouraged to bring exhibits and there are opportunities for informal discussions, over tea, and to purchase Society goods and back publications. Meetings usually close at about 5.30 pm.'
Have organised events in the Distinguished Seminar Series in Computing as well as other talks and lectures which might be open to all: enquire about attendance.
Imperial College London
Lunchtime talks every 1-2 months, plus a wide range of other events. Typically: 'Tickets are £15 to include refreshments'. (Some lectures are 'private'.)
Events Calendar contains occasional lectures and talks, often organized by other bodies, and held at other places.
'Each year the Guild holds a series of lectures on topics relating to the Guild’s interest in psychology and spirituality. The lectures are given by speakers with international eminence in their field and are of wide interest ... All lectures are open to the general public for a small entry fee. Visitors are welcome to have a glass of wine with Members who take the opportunity, after lectures, to meet one another, to browse the Library and to purchase Guild Papers and Recordings ... Although the Guild was initially established to encourage the study of psychology among clergy and other spiritual leaders, today Members come from all works of life.'
>>> News & Events
Programme of lectures, discussions and related events.
University of London | Centre for Philosophy of Religion
'Hosts an exciting programme of events including academic lectures and seminars, graduation ceremonies, open days, sport fixtures, musical performances and art exhibitions ... The majority of our events are open to Imperial students, staff, alumni and the public. Events are often very popular with a limited number of places available. Please ensure you register early for your chosen event; registration details are indicated on the individual events pages. All events are free unless stated. Full details of individual events can be accessed on the events calendar.' Note also the events programme of the Friends of Imperial College.
See the Section 'Watch Imperial Events Online' ...
Athena Lecture | Diversity Lecture | Ernst Chain Prize and Lecture | Gabor Lecture | Hounsfield Memorial Lecture | Sargent Lecture | Schrödinger Lecture
Friends of Imperial College
'The Institut français exists to promote French language and culture, but also to encourage cross-cultural exchange. The programmation of talks and films reflects this dual aim, with speakers from both sides of the Channel meeting regularly in discussion, and screenings of films from all corners of the world.'
'The London Group of the Jane Austen Society now meets at 2.30 pm on four Saturdays in the year ... These meetings, of which at least one is free to members of the Group (all others are charged at cost), feature either a speaker or a speaker-led discussion, sometimes with videos to illustrate screen adaptations of the novels. Tea and biscuits are included. In addition, there is a full-day annual Group outing held on a Saturday in summer and a Birthday Lunch on a Saturday at the start of December.'
'Six meetings a year usually in January, March, May, July, September and December, on Saturdays at 2.00 pm.'
Usually held mid-November.
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea | History Today
Regular evening events: 'We would love to see you here, but seating is very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. All the events cost £5 and include wine.'
>>> What's On >>> Talks & Events
'Situated in a beautifully refurbished Victorian townhouse in Kensington, we offer a rich and varied programme including art and design exhibitions, film screenings, literary launches and readings, and lectures.'
Access to range of Recorded Lectures.
A M Qattan Foundation
'Hear guest speakers examine a wealth of enthralling topics at our free lunchtime lectures, which take place at 12.30 pm every Thursday. Occasionally there are unavoidable changes to the programme. Visitors interested in attending a particular lecture are advised to telephone ... on the day ... Admission is free and many lectures are followed by a book signing in the Museum Shop.'
'No matter what your age or when you visit, come and enjoy one of our daily activities, including talks, behind-the-scenes tours, Explorer backpacks and our science discovery centre.'
Range of online talks and lectures accessible via the Site's Nature Online section and elsewhere.
>>> Newcomen Branches >>> London
'Unless otherwise stated, meetings are held at 5.45 pm on the second Wednesday of the month ... Visitors are welcome and admission is free. Meetings are generally followed by an informal meal at a local restaurant.'
Dickinson Memorial Lecture
>>> Networks & Events
'An occasional lecture series which aims to invite a range of speakers to give their views on current events in HE.'
Imperial College London | Educational Development Unit