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Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution

16 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, BA1 2HN, South West
Open Lectures & TalksExtensive programme of talks and related events: 'All our talks are open to the public, as are most of our exhibitions. We try to keep entry charges to a minimum - exhibitions are normally free, and you can hear a world-class scientist or author talk about their subject for £4. Even better value is to become a member ...'
Historic CountySomerset
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Visits to Website1022

Birmingham & Midland Institute, The

Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS, West Midlands
Open Lectures & TalksWeekly BMI Monday Lectures at 1.00 pm plus other events of interest.
Historic CountyWarwickshire
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Visits to Website980

Bishopsgate Institute

230 Bishopsgate, The City, EC2M 4QH, London
Navigate Website>>> Events >>> What's On
Open Lectures & Talks'Bishopsgate Institute offers a seasonal programme of cultural events including concerts, illustrated talks, topical debates and literary evenings. These take place in our historic library and Great Hall.' Usually a charge to attend; advanced booking required.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
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Visits to Website1200

Bournemouth Natural Science Society

39 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3NS, South West
Navigate Website>>> Programme
Open Lectures & Talks'A programme of events comprising some 100 or more lectures, study groups, field meetings, cultural visits and social events continues throughout each year ... Talks are given on Tuesday evenings, Wednesday afternoons and Saturday afternoons.'
Historic CountyHampshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
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Visits to Website720

Burlington House

Piccadilly, Westminster, W1J 0PG‎, London
Open Lectures & TalksList of some Public Lectures at Burlington House: 'Please check the respective links for details of tickets and attendance. People who wish to attend the Society of Antiquaries lectures are kindly requested to call the Society first.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
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Visits to Website669

Devon and Exeter Institution

7 Cathedral Close, Exeter, EX1 1EZ, South West
Open Lectures & TalksOffer series of Monday Lunchtime Lectures, and Friday Social Evening Talks - both normally monthly: The Monday lectures are 'open to the public - no booking required'. For the Friday evening talks: 'Bookings must be made and paid for by the Tuesday prior to the social evening. Later bookings will NOT be accepted.'
Historic CountyDevon
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Visits to Website807

Devonshire Association

The West Wing, The Bishop's Palace, Palace Gate, Exeter, EX1 1HX, South West
Open Lectures & Talks'Members can join one of the Sections: Botany, Buildings, Entomology, Geology, History, Literature, Folklore and Dialect. Sections organise a programme of meetings, lectures and visits. In addition, members can join a local Branch and attend lectures and visits that each Branch organises.'
Historic CountyDevon
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Visits to Website628

Guildford Institute, The

Ward Street, Guildford, GU1 4LH, South East
Open Lectures & TalksOffer weekly Wednesday Afternoon Talks: 'All are welcome: Members free, non-members £3; advance booking is recommended.'
Historic CountySurrey
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Visits to Website791

Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution

11 South Grove, Highgate, Camden, N6 6BS, London
Navigate Website>>> Lectures >>> Lecture Programme ...
Open Lectures & TalksOffer a Tuesday evening weekly programme of Lectures throughout the autumn and winter. There is also a Let's Chat about Science Group which meets approximately monthly and is 'open to everyone with an interest in science and technology'.
Named Lectures & TalksAslam Lecture | Budgett-Meakin Lecture | Let's Chat about Science
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
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Visits to Website1169

Hull Literary and Philosophical Society

Royal Hotel, 170 Ferensway, Kingston upon Hull, HU1 3UF, Yorkshire and the Humber
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society ... carries on the traditions of its forefathers by means of a Winter lecture programme on sixteen Tuesday evenings. This embraces a wide variety of subjects: literature, art, philosophy and science to entertain and educate people of diverse interests, from all walks of life.'
Historic CountyYorkshire East Riding
Type of BodyLocal Society
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Visits to Website652

Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, The

School of Music, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, Yorkshire and the Humber
Open Lectures & TalksEvening lectures, approximately monthly.
Historic CountyYorkshire West Riding
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Visits to Website848

Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA, East Midlands
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The "Lit and Phil" holds fortnightly sponsored talks, at 7.30 pm followed by discussion, on alternate Mondays ... during the winter and spring. They cover a broad range of topics in the arts, literature, natural history, philosophy, and the sciences.'
Named Lectures & TalksHarry Hardy Peach Lecture
Historic CountyLeicestershire
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Visits to Website588

Literary & Philosophical Society of Newcastle

23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE, North East
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society hosts a wide range of events including book launches, concerts, lectures, readings and workshops that cover a variety of topics and issues ... Both members and non-members are welcome to attend these events ... Please reserve your seat ... If you reserve a ticket and are subsequently unable to attend, please let us know as we often have a waiting list. Thank you.'
Also IndexedThe Lit & Phil
Historic CountyNorthumberland
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Visits to Website657

Macclesfield Literary & Philosophical Society

Macclesfield Library, Jordangate, Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK10 1EE, North West
Open Lectures & Talks'The society offers a series of talks and discussions on literary, philosophical, scientific and related topics. Meetings are held monthly ... during the autumn, winter and spring seasons (excluding December).'
Historic CountyCheshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
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Visits to Website997

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, The

MMU Business School, Aytoun Street, Manchester, M1 3GH, North West
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are usually held weekly from October to May and there is a programme of lectures by people distinguished in their particular fields of interest. Following the lecture, supper is normally available for members when there is an opportunity to meet fellow members and the lecturer ... Most of the lectures organised by the Lit and Phil are open to the public free of charge (although donations are always welcome). Lectures usually last for one hour. Occasionally seating capacity can be limited so we always advise non-members to check our website, or 'phone the office for the latest information. This also ensures that you are aware of any changes to venues or times.'
Named Lectures & TalksCardwell Lecture | Courtauld Lecture | Dalton Lecture | Kilburn Lecture | Manchester Lecture | McCurdy Lecture | Percival Lecture
Historic CountyLancashire
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Visits to Website853

Peterborough Museum Society

John Clare Theatre, Peterborough Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 1RX, Eastern
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society ... meets ... on alternate Tuesdays during the Winter for lectures covering its wide interests: Local History and Archaeology; Conservation and Natural History; Literature and Fine Arts.'
Also IndexedPeterborough City Council | Peterborough Natural History Society and Field Club
Historic CountyNorthamptonshire
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
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Visits to Website1003

Plymouth Athenaeum, The

Derry's Cross, Plymouth, PL1 2SW, South West
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize a variety of events, including: Lectures and talks 'Fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons and some Thursday evenings. These cover a wide range of subjects, some being of local interest. Occasionally the Thursday lectures are preceded by a meal.'; The pleasure of books 'An informal gathering of members who enjoy books, talking about books and listening to talks on books. We share those we have enjoyed and sometimes follow a theme.'; Discussions 'Wednesday afternoons, monthly. A wide range of relevant subjects are discussed. Controversial politics and religion are avoided.' Arrangements vary: check details - but: 'All members are free to attend any or all activities ... Non-members may attend Tuesday afternoon & Thursday evening lectures, £2.'
Historic CountyDevon
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Visits to Website702

Royal Institution of South Wales

Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter, Swansea, SA1 1SN, Wales
Open Lectures & TalksFrequent winter lectures, Thursday evenings.
Also IndexedSwansea Museum
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1182
Visits to Website635

Warrington Literary & Philosophical Society

Friars Green Independent Methodist Church Hall, St Austins Lane, Warrington, WA1 1EH, North West
Open Lectures & Talks'Our series of lectures aim to provide stimulating talks and discussions on matters of science, art, history, politics, music, literature etc. Speakers are eminent in their field and speak for 45 minutes to an hour followed by a lively question time. The meetings finish by 9.30 pm.'
Historic CountyLancashire
Type of BodyLocal Society
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Visits to Website752

Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society

Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby, Scarborough, YO21 1RE, Yorkshire and the Humber
Navigate Website>>> Events >>> Talks
Open Lectures & Talks'Talks take place at 2.15 pm on the fourth Wednesday in every month, except for August and December, in the Normanby Room. Whilst originally intended for members of the Lit. and Phil., non-members are now most welcome on payment of £1.00. Talks usually last just over 1 hour and are often accompanied by slides or other illustrative matter.'
Also IndexedWhitby Museum
Historic CountyYorkshire North Riding
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Visits to Website626

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