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Category:History of Technology
>>> EVM & H Society
'Ebbw Vale Works Museum extends a warm welcome to all visitors. Our large and varied collection tells the story of the coal, iron and steelmaking community at Ebbw Vale and the surrounding area from 1790 to the works closure in 2002 and its subsequent demolition ... The Museum in conjunction with the Ebbw Vale Metallurgical and Historical Society organises a series of lectures on materials, minerals, metallurgy, technical and historical themes during the period October to March each year.'
Category:Positive Living Group Network
Gatherings 'every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month (doors open at 7pm) ... Come and enjoy an inspiring talk with like-minded people'.
Category:Gardening & Horticulture Societies
>>> Talks ...
'We meet regularly in Torquay from autumn to spring for thirteen talks on plants, gardens and gardening. We also run coach trips and hold social events and a summer show. Membership £20 p.a. - which includes quarterly newsletters and free entry to the Society's talks. Non-members are welcome to attend the talks for a £5 entrance fee. Whether you live in S. Devon or are on holiday, we would be delighted to see you.'
Category:Ideas & The Future
ThoughtOut 'hopes to help bridge the perceived gap between two imaginary places called “the ivory tower” and “the real world,” to bring them together through ideas that we believe should be at the center of cultural debate today'. Holding early evening events once or twice a month.
University of East Anglia
'We have regular monthly indoor meetings locally from September to May and a programme of visits to local nature reserves throughout the year ... Meetings start at 8 pm.'
'Meetings are open from 7 pm and the talks start promptly at 7.15 pm. Everyone welcome ... Come along and get a new perspective on the universe in which you live!'
Category:Ideas & The Future
Have organized several Named Lectures and related events which can be 'open to the public'. Enquire about attendance.
Hugh Oldham Lecture | Paton Lecture
Category:Education For All
Aims include 'to support: adult education through partnership with the WEA and similar organizations; the continuation of annual Raymond Williams weekends on broad social, political, philosophical and cultural themes'. Also: 'RWF are delighted to support News from Nowhere and Discussion Circles by including information within this website'.
Discussion in Pubs
Category:Literary & Book Festivals
Category:Politics & Policy
>>> Get Involved >>> Parliamentary Outreach
Parliament Talks: 'A series of regular, subject-specific events to be held around the UK ... Each event will feature a range of expert speakers who will explain and lead discussion on Parliament’s vital role in effectively scrutinising public policy and holding the Government to account. Attendees at Parliament Talks events will find out how the work of Parliament is particularly relevant to a specific subject or issue and the opportunities to engage with and influence the members and committees of the House of Commons and House of Lords.'
Cleaveside Close Community Hall, Cleaveside Close, Queen Camel, South Somerset, BA22 7PR, South Westwww.sdrt.org.uk
Category:Philatelic Societies & Stamp Clubs
'Meets usually on the first Tuesday of each month (except August) at 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm start ... Visitors are most welcome to attend any of the meetings.'
Category:Humanism & Secularism
Can organize lectures, talks and related events.
Calendar of UK local railway society meetings/events - but now it seems only accessible to subscribers.
'During the winter season there are indoor meetings when we invite speakers from outside to talk on a wide range of subjects.' Usually Monday evenings at 7.30 pm.
Category:Philosophy Discussion Groups
'We are a group of local people of all ages, both men and women, who have no formal in-depth philosophical training, but who love sharing ideas and learning new things in a supportive environment.'
Ross Conservative Club, Hillsborough, The Avenue, Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire, HR9 5AW, West Midlandswww.rosscameraclub.co.uk
'We meet on Wednesday Evenings at the Ross Conservative Club (con club membership not required!) ... between the months of September and May ... Throughout the season's programme, we have guest speakers covering as many different aspects of photography as possible. Also we hold a number of members' evenings where we all enjoy seeing what various members have got up to throughout the year ...'
>>> Meetings Programme ...
Meetings usually Wednesday evenings, 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start.
Category:Literary & Book Festivals
>>> Winter Meetings
Winter monthly evening meetings, mostly first Wednesday of the month.
>>> Current Programme
'We have a fairly large group of members in various stages of learning photography, Photoshop and producing digital prints either from digital cameras or scanning from slides. There is so much to talk about we often run out of time on club nights. Members range from the experienced with impressive letters after their names to beginners who are encouraged at every stage to enter and take part in all the club activities. There is a warm friendly atmosphere within the club and everyone is made very welcome.'
Category:Cottage Garden Society
>>> Regional Groups >>> Norfolk
'This group has almost 250 members. In winter, meetings are held at 2 pm in Tuddenham Jubilee Hall. Talks are organised in autumn and winter and garden visits are arranged in the summer. New members always welcome.'
Category:Local Museums & Galleries
>>> Forthcoming Events
Mission includes to 'play a key role within the local community, actively contributing to learning and education across all age groups, for example, through organised school visits, loans boxes and the provision of handling objects. In addition, the holding of lectures, meetings and entertainment events appropriate for a wider audience ...'.
Gerald Pitman Memorial Lecture | James Gibb Lecture
Category:Old Cornwall Societies
>>> Societies >>> Penryn & Falmouth OCS
'All indoor meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the Month ... All are welcome so why not come and join us. All talks are followed by a chat over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.'