District/Unitary Authority:West Dorset

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Beaminster & District Camera Club

Sports Pavilion, Memorial Playing Field, Beaminster, West Dorset, DT8 3AE, South West
www.beaminstercameraclub.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme and Activities
Open Lectures & Talks'We meet ... on alternate Tuesdays at 7.30 pm ... During the Club year from September to May, we have a mix of competitions within the Club, with trophies to strive for, a variety of illustrated talks some on photographic topics and others on e.g. travel, home-grown evenings on subjects which members have requested ...'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1007
Visits to Website488

Beaminster Festival

Beaminster, West Dorset, South West
www.beamfest.org.uk
Category:Arts Festivals
Open Lectures & TalksFestival usually held late June/early July.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP876
Visits to Website833

Bridport Arts Centre

South Street, Bridport, West Dorset, DT6 3NR, South West
www.bridport-arts.com
Category:Arts Centres
Open Lectures & TalksOffer a range of lectures, talks and related events, including Bridport Open Book: 'Bridport Open Book is our banner to promote and support reading, writing and literature'.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyArts Centre
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1418
Visits to Website1158

Bridport Camera Club

Chancery House, Chancery Lane, Bridport, West Dorset, DT6 3JT, South West
www.bridportcameraclub.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme of Events
Open Lectures & Talks'We meet fortnightly from September to April ... Our meetings are structured around visiting speakers, competition nights, members nights, and joint meetings with other local clubs. We also organise education sessions covering some of the basics. Members are only too willing to pass on their skills ...'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP869
Visits to Website381

Bridport Literary Festival

The Bull Hotel, 34 East Street, Bridport, West Dorset, DT6 3LF, South West
www.bridlit.com
Open Lectures & TalksUsually held early November.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1267
Visits to Website501

Bridport Museum

The Coach House, Gundry Lane, Bridport, West Dorset, DT6 3RJ, South West
www.bridportmuseum.co.uk/friends.htm
Open Lectures & TalksFriends of Bridport Museum 'We hold an array of activities and events. There are usually three to four public events each year, an excursion to a stately home, museum or other places of interest, a Christmas Party and there is also the chance to work behind the scenes in the Museum.'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP797
Visits to Website604

Café Scientifique - Dorchester

Sixth Form Centre, The Thomas Hardye School, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT1 2ET, South West
www.cafescientifique.org
Navigate Website>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Dorchester
Open Lectures & TalksAfternoon or evening talks every one-two months throughout the Winter.
Historic CountyDorset
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1808
Visits to Website677

Cerne Abbas Historical Society

The Village Hall, Cerne Abbas, West Dorset, DT2 7LA, South West
www.cerneabbashistory.org
Navigate Website>>> Lively Programme of Talks and Visits [PDF]
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Thursday evenings.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP871
Visits to Website702

Charmouth Literary Festival

www.charmouthliteraryfestival.org.uk
Open Lectures & Talks'The 7th Charmouth Literary Festival Festival will be in October 2017, dates to be confirmed.'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP818
Visits to Website600

Dorchester Association for Research into Local History & Archaeology, The

Dorset County Museum, High Street West, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT1 1XA, South West
www.dorchester-association.org.uk/programme/
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held on Friday evenings ... Talks will commence at 7.30 pm with tea and coffee available at 7.00 pm.'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP973
Visits to Website561

Dorchester Camera Club

The Brownsword Hall, Pummery Square, Poundbury, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT1 3GW, South West
www.dorchestercameraclub.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> ... Programme
Open Lectures & Talks'From September until July we meet (almost) every Monday night (Bank Holidays excepted) ... The start time is 7.30 pm but you are advised to get here by 7.15 pm to be sure of a seat and a chance to read the notice-board, have a chat and help with the setting up ...'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1317
Visits to Website801

Dorchester Festival

Dorchester, West Dorset, South West
www.dorchesterarts.org.uk/dorchester-festival/
Category:Arts Festivals
Open Lectures & TalksFestival usually held every two years in late May.
Also IndexedDorchester Arts
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP658
Visits to Website612

Dorset Clock Society, The

St George's Church Hall, High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT1 1LB, South West
www.turretclock.force9.co.uk/dorset.html
Category:Horology
Open Lectures & Talks'Members are encouraged to bring guests to meetings. We hope that this will encourage new members to join the Society. A guest’s first visit to non-paying meetings is free, but after that a donation is expected for subsequent visits to cover meeting costs.'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP2274
Visits to Website581

Dorset County Museum

High Street West, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT1 1XA, South West
www.dorsetcountymuseum.org/events.htm
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks, some organized by the local archaeology and geology societies.
Also IndexedDorset Natural History & Archaeological Society
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP914
Visits to Website549

Embroiderers' Guild - Blackmore Vale

Village Hall, Bradford Abbas, West Dorset, DT9 6RH, South West
www.embroiderersguild.com
Navigate Website>>> Find a Branch >>> Blackmore Vale
Open Lectures & TalksMeet '3rd Sat 9.45 am - 4 pm (except Aug and Dec)'.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1057
Visits to Website416

Eype Centre for the Arts

Eype, Bridport, West Dorset, DT6 6AL, South West
www.eypechurcharts.co.uk
Category:Arts Centres
Navigate Website>>> What's On
Open Lectures & TalksWide range of events.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyArts Centre
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1017
Visits to Website607

Jurassic Coast

Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge Street, Lyme Regis, West Dorset, DT7 3QA, South West
www.jurassiccoast.com
Category:Earth Sciences
Navigate Website>>> What's On
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyTrust & Foundation
Views 'Full' Record + MAP705
Visits to Website586

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival, The

Lyme Regis, West Dorset, South West
www.fossilfestival.com/programme/home
Category:Earth Sciences
Open Lectures & TalksUsually held in May.
Also IndexedJurassic Coast Earth Festival
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP689
Visits to Website678

Lyme Regis Museum

Bridge Street, Lyme Regis, West Dorset, DT7 3QA, South West
www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk/exhibitions-and-events/whats-on
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksVaried programme of talks and related events.
Also IndexedPhilpot Museum
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP551
Visits to Website472

National Trust Support - Blackmore Vale & Yeovil

Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, West Dorset, DT9 3AA, South West
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/supporter-groups
Open Lectures & Talks'Winter lectures are held ... on a Saturday starting at 2.30 pm and finishing with tea and biscuits. The talks cover a wide range of heritage and contemporary topics, including National Trust subjects.'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP829
Visits to Website367

National Trust Support - Golden Cap

United Church, East Street, Bridport, West Dorset, DT6 3LF, South West
www.goldencapnt.org.uk/doku.php
Open Lectures & Talks'The Golden Cap Centre was founded in 1978 and has over 500 members. We support the work of the National Trust and offer activities such as talks; walks; coach visits; quizzes; lunches etc to make National Trust membership even more enjoyable.'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP821
Visits to Website979

Plant Heritage - Dorset

Kingston Maurward College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT2 8PY, South West
www.nccpg.com/In-your-area/Local-Groups/Dorset.aspx
Category:Plant Heritage
Open Lectures & Talks'We meet on the second Thursday in the month, September to April (inclusive).'
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP876
Visits to Website572

Sherborne Beekeepers' Association

The Mitre Inn, Sandford Orcas, West Dorset, DT9 4RU, South West
www.bbka.org.uk/local/sherborne/index.shtml
Navigate Website>>> Meetings
Open Lectures & Talks'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.
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP957
Visits to Website327

Sherborne Museum

Church Lane, Sherborne, West Dorset, DT9 3BP, South West
www.sherbornemuseum.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Forthcoming Events
Open Lectures & TalksMission 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 ...'.
Named Lectures & TalksGerald Pitman Memorial Lecture | James Gibb Lecture
Historic CountyDorset
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP776
Visits to Website307

Sherborne Science Café

Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, West Dorset, DT9 3NL, South West
sites.google.com/site/sherbornesciencecafe/
Navigate Website>>> Future Programme
Open Lectures & TalksMeetings 'starting at 7.30 pm ... Usual date 4th Wednesday in the month'.
Historic CountyDorset
Views 'Full' Record + MAP2564
Visits to Website671

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