District/Unitary Authority:Reading

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Berks and South Bucks Bat Group

The Library, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
www.berksbats.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Calendar >>> ... Programme
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are usually held on the last Tuesday of the month between September and May at several venues around Reading.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1174
Visits to Website585

Berkshire Archaeological Society

Reading International Solidarity Centre, 35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS, South East
www.berksarch.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society offers activities from regular lectures and outings to opportunities for fieldwork and excavation.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1857
Visits to Website959

Berkshire Family History Society - Reading

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 280 The Meadway, Tilehurst, Reading, RG30 4PE, South East
www.berksfhs.org.uk/cms/
Navigate Website>>> Branch Meetings ... >>> Reading Branch
Open Lectures & Talks'This branch meets on the last Thursday evening of the month.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1115
Visits to Website521

Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group

St Mary's Church Hall, Castle Street, Reading, RG1 7RD, South East
www.biag.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme of Events
Open Lectures & TalksWinter programme of talks on the third Monday evening of the month from September to May.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP968
Visits to Website633

Berkshire Mammal Group

Leighton Park School, Shinfield Road, Reading, RG2 7ED, South East
www.berksmammals.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Meetings
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional indoor talks.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP602
Visits to Website489

Berkshire Ornithological Club

University of Reading, Whitekinghts Campus, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
www.berksoc.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Events >>> BOC Programme ...
Open Lectures & Talks'Indoor meetings are held during the winter season ... on Wednesday evenings. These are usually illustrated lectures by visiting speakers drawn from the UK's best-known ornithologists.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1095
Visits to Website556

Café Scientifique - Reading

Déjà vu Bar and Eatery, 61 St Mary's Butts, Reading, RG1 2LG, South East
www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/about-cafescientifique.aspx
Open Lectures & TalksEvents 'take place on selected Monday evenings throughout the year and start at 7.30 pm ... There is no entry fee and all are welcome'.
Also IndexedUniversity of Reading | British Science Association
Historic CountyBerkshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP2010
Visits to Website502

Caversham Horticultural Society

Caversham Primary School Hall, Hemdean Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4 7RA, South East
www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> ... Events
Open Lectures & TalksMembers enjoy 'a programme of talks and slide shows with free refreshments'.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1197
Visits to Website553

Classical Association - Reading

University of Reading, Whitekinights, Reading, RG6 6AH, South East
www.reading.ac.uk/classics/
Navigate Website>>> Outreach and Knowledge Transfer >>> Reading Classical Association >>> Programme
Open Lectures & Talks'Our Programme is very varied and we welcome to events anyone who wishes to attend, specialist and non-specialist alike. The annual membership fee is £10.00 but there is no charge for one "taster" attendance ...'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP894
Visits to Website495

Embroiderers' Guild - Reading

Park United Reformed Church Hall, Palmer Park Avenue, Reading, RG6 1DN, South East
www.embroiderersguild.com
Navigate Website>>> Find a Branch >>> Reading
Open Lectures & TalksMeetings 'last Wed 1.30 pm'.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1088
Visits to Website307

Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media [Reading]

Department of English Language and Literature, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
www.circl.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> News & Events
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Lecture, started 'on the occasion of Tony Watkins's retirement in 2003, to mark his great role in the shaping of children's literature studies, and his founding role in making Reading an international leader in this field through founding and running the MA in Children's Literature (the first accredited MA in this field in the UK), and the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood (CIRCL)' The Centre organizes other events which are 'open to all'.
Named Lectures & TalksTony Watkins Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of Reading | CIRCL
Historic CountyBerkshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP625
Visits to Website403

Harris Garden, The

Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH, South East
www.friendsoftheharrisgarden.org.uk/events.html
Open Lectures & TalksFriends of the Harris Garden 'benefit from free access to the garden at any time, guided walks, lectures, visits and other activities, both social and educational'.
Also IndexedUniversity of Reading
Historic CountyBerkshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP527
Visits to Website583

Historical Association - Reading

John Kendrick Building, Reading School, Erleigh Road, Reading, RG1 5LW, South East
www.history.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Branches >>> Branch Programmes >>> Reading Branch Programme ...
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Friday evenings.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP681
Visits to Website262

Institution of Engineering and Technology - Berkshire

Palmer Lecture Theatre, University of Reading, Whitekinights Campus, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
www.theiet.org/local/uk/index.cfm
Navigate Website>>> Thames and Chiltern >>> Berkshire
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures. Enquire about attendance.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyProfessional Body
Views 'Full' Record + MAP525
Visits to Website351

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Reading

Palmer Lecture Theatre, University of Reading, Whitekinights Campus, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
nearyou.imeche.org/near-you/UK/Thameswey/Reading-Area
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures. Enquire about attendance.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyProfessional Body
Views 'Full' Record + MAP479
Visits to Website402

Kennet & Avon Canal Trust - Reading

The Grange Free Church Hall, Circuit Lane, Southcote, Reading, RG30 3HD, South East
www1.katrust.org.uk
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Friday evenings.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1779
Visits to Website852

Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society - Thames Valley

Church House, 59 Church Street, Caversham, Reading, RG4 8AX, South East
preservation.watercressline.co.uk/groups
Category:Railway History
Navigate Website>>> Thames Valley
Open Lectures & Talks'Meet ... on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP548
Visits to Website280

Museum of English Rural Life, The

Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX, South East
www.reading.ac.uk/merl/whatson/merl-talksandseminars.aspx
Open Lectures & Talks'Whether you'd like to know more about life at MERL and issues concerning the heritage sector, get a greater insight into some of the MERL archive collections, or hear leading University academics talk about diverse subjects relating to the history of agriculture and the countryside, you are welcome to come along and learn something new at MERL this term ... Admission to all talks and seminars is free and open to all, but we request that you let us know if you are planning to attend in advance by email ...'
Also IndexedUniversity of Reading
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP536
Visits to Website374

Reading & District Beekeepers Association

Wesley Room, Caversham Heights Church, 74 Highmoor Road, Reading, RG4 7BG, South East
www.rbka.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Calendar
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Thursday evenings.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP892
Visits to Website461

Reading & District Philatelic Society

St Michael's Church Hall, Meadway, Tilehurst, Reading, RG30 4JY, South East
www.rdps.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize 'a fortnightly meeting (on the first and third Friday of each month, excluding August)'.
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1344
Visits to Website307

Reading Abbey

Silverthorne Room, Reading Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH, South East
www.readingabbey.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme - Past & Forthcoming
Open Lectures & TalksFriends of Reading Abbey 'Meetings are held twice yearly in Reading, on Friday evenings or Saturday afternoons, when lectures are given by specialists on the life of the Abbey and on the most recent developments.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyHeritage Building
Views 'Full' Record + MAP801
Visits to Website545

Reading Camera Club

Youth & Community Centre, Ground Floor Door 2, 135 Bulmershe Road, Reading, RG1 5SG, South East
www.readingcameraclub.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Club Programme
Open Lectures & Talks'Our club nights bring not only a chance to chat but on a regular basis we invite guest speakers to show their pictures of some of trips they have taken around the world. These are not just holiday snaps but inspirational pictures that would tempt your taste buds to go out that weekend and experiment and believe me these are not to be missed.'
Also IndexedSouth Reading Camera Club
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP696
Visits to Website344

Reading Coin Club

Abbey Baptist Church, Abbey Square, Reading, RG1 3BE, South East
www.readingcoinclub.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme ...
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held twelve times a year on the first Monday of each month and many subjects of numismatic interest are covered with talks by prominent experts, dealers and members of our own society. These cover every aspect of coins, tokens and medals and their history. In addition, members have every chance to compare notes on their coins or just buy, sell or chat about them over a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP754
Visits to Website516

Reading Gardeners

Caversham Primary School Hall, Hemdean Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4 7RA, South East
www.readinggardenersclub.org.uk/Programme.html
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held ... on alternate Wednesday evenings and commence at 7.30 pm ... Members are invited to bring specimen plants and other items of interest to show to fellow members for identification, advice or because they are unusual or exciting specimens. The main part of the evening takes the form of a talk by an expert on some topic of gardening or horticultural interest, followed by the opportunity to ask questions. We continue to be successful in attracting a succession of high quality speakers.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP641
Visits to Website532

Reading Geological Society

Sorby Room, Geoscience Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
www.readinggeology.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Lectures
Open Lectures & Talks'We are a friendly and enthusiastic group for amateurs, professionals and all those interested in Earth sciences, to discover more about the earth, its rocks, minerals and fossils. We have monthly meetings offering lectures by experts and friendly discussion.'
Historic CountyBerkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP973
Visits to Website726

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