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‘The Club was founded in 1922 by close associates of Carl Gustav Jung and continues today, building a community that explores Jung's ideas and concepts ... The Club hosts an exciting number of lectures and events throughout the year ... Through various associations with other well known Jungian organisations, we are happy to advertise other interesting events that are taking place outside of the Jung Club.’

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Monthly morning Public Lectures which are 'open to anyone with an interest in depth psychology and aim to make the original ideas of Jung more widely accessible and to provide a friendly and informal forum for the ongoing development of Analytical Psychology. The organising committee needs and encourages the support of interested individuals who wish to play an active part in shaping the future of this lecture series. Attending the lectures is an important first step in this direction'.

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'Its function is to trace and preserve any aspect of Caddington’s past (and present) including the surrounding area. It meets once a month with informative and entertaining talks given by local personalities. It is always anxious to collect and archive local memorabilia associated with parish history, events, personalities etc. New members are welcome.'

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'Every year Caerhays and Burncoose hold a range of lectures in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society ... You are welcome to attend any of these lectures.'

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'Café Culture welcomes you to café-style discussions on culture, politics, philosophy and science. Open to all, no prior knowledge needed, just a like-minded desire for convivial and lively banter. Events are free ... Events run from 7–9 pm, snacks and drinks are available.'

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Occasional meetings: ''We normally meet in the bookshop café at eight on a Saturday Night. The talk lasts about an hour, followed by something to eat and a discussion phase that goes on to ten or a bit later - and afterwards in the pub for some ...'.

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Conversations in the Art of Life 'Everyone can talk - All points of view are valid - Statements work better than questions - You set the agenda - Drinking helps.' Monthly on the 4th Tuesday.

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'This will be a place where people can meet and talk about life, over a drink, from a psychological perspective.' ALERT Could not find a future Programme of Events for the Manchester Group at Review.

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‘A place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Meetings take place in cafes, bars, restaurants and even theatres, but always outside a traditional academic context.’

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'Our community cafe science programmes represent one of the biggest initiatives of its type in the UK. With several topics and speakers featuring each month, there is sure to be something to interest everyone. What's more, most events are free (though some require booking). All are pitched at a very accessible level and give ample time for audience questions and discussion.'

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Meet 'usually last Monday in the month, 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm'.

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Meets '7.30 pm - 9.30 pm, last Wednesday of every month'.

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'Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, we feature a variety of local scientists and engineers, talking about their work and how it affects the average person in the street. Always fun, sometimes controversial, these events are a great way to get to the heart of the matter.' Enquire about attendance.

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'Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month, at 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm start ... Meetings are free (although a contribution to expenses is appreciated)'

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'We have monthly events at three venues from January 2018: GB : The Greenbank Pub, Easton. 3rd Thursday of each month; TF  : The Tobacco Factory, Southville. 4th Monday of each month; CA  : The Cambridge Arms, Westbury Park. 3rd Monday of each month.'

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Re-launched in 2018: ‘Bringing top scientists and groundbreaking discoveries to new audiences for the price of a cup of coffee ... Events will be held once a month on a Wednesday’.

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Meets on the 'third Tuesday of each month whenever possible (there may be exceptions, depending on speakers' availability); doors open at 7 pm and meetings start at 7.30 pm (the shop door is closed very promptly!) and end no later than 9.30 pm ... Call ... to reserve a place. Booking opens one week before the date of the Café. Please also note that you may only reserve places for a maximum of 4 people, and that a minimum age limit of 16 years old applies. If you can’t take up your reserved place please let us know as a waiting list operates when we fill the maximum of 47 places'.

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Meetings 'Second Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm for 7pm, October to May inclusive'.

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Meetings '3rd Tuesday of the month - 7 pm for a 7.30 start'.

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'Cafe Science Dundee events are held at 7 pm on the last Monday of every month ... Our events usually last just over an hour and finish at 8 pm - 8.15 pm ... All of our events are free and open to everyone. There is no need to book in advance. For safety reasons we have limited seating for up to 90 people so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.'

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Meetings most months: 'Admission is free, but please register ...'

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Monthly, Tuesday evenings, starting at 7.00 pm.

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Meet '7 for 7.30 pm, third Monday of the month, except August. (NB: Second Monday in December)'.

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Have organized evening meetings every month or two.

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Meetings 'held at ... 6.00 pm on the last Wednesday of every month'.

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Formed in 2018: ‘Marnhull’s Café Sci is held on the first Tuesday of the month starting at 20.00 ... Marnhull is called Marlot in Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles. It lies in the Blackmore Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Nearby towns include Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Blandford and Sherborne’.

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Events 'take place on selected Monday evenings throughout the year and start at 7.30 pm ... There is no entry fee and all are welcome'.

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Meetings 'usually first Tuesday of every month, 7 for 7.30 pm start'.

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'We usually meet on the first Monday of each Month. If the first Monday is a bank holiday, we postpone to the following Monday. We usually have a summer break.'

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'In Sidmouth, we normally meet once a month (except during some festive breaks). The meetings take place on the third Tuesday of each month from 3pm to 4pm. This is the format: a 15-20 min introduction by an expert will be followed by a Q&A period or a general discussion, if the participants so wish. No experience is necessary. The event is free but do buy a drink.'

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'Monthly talks on a science subject: Future talks, usually the second Monday of the month.'

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Meetings 'first Monday of the month, 7 for 7.30 pm ... There are no tickets and it is open to all. We usually finish at 9.00 pm after a question and answer session in which the audience are encouraged to contribute by the intimate setting. The Cafe does not run in January, May, August and September'.

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'The YPS (Yorkshire Philosophical Society) is pleased to support the ongoing activities of Café Scientifique in York ... Café Scientifique York generally meets on the first Wednesday of each month.'

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'Indoor Meets take place from September to March and usually take the form of a slide presentation. All members, and guests, are welcome to come along. Indoor meets are an ideal event to meet Club members if you are interested in finding out more about the Club or other Club events.'

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'Every year Cairns hosts a series of lectures by invited speakers renowned in their own field under the heading Thinking Allowed ... The series now forms the main thrust of outreach from a church which is well known for its liberal and inclusive approach.'

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‘AIMS: To promote an interest in the local history, natural history and archaeology of the Northern Highlands and Islands and especially in Caithness. A series of interesting walks and talks, annual coach trip and Club weekend plus yearly bulletin.‘

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'Meetings are held ... at 7.30 pm on the 4th Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated).'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held in Glasgow on Saturday afternoons during the winter months and the AGM in March combines the business of the Association, with a day of talks and exhibitions, rounded off by an annual Dinner in the evening ... The meetings start at 2 pm and are open to all. If the subject is of interest please come along, say hello, enjoy the talk and a cup of tea or coffee, you will be most welcome, we are always keen to meet new enthusiasts ... Occasional meetings are also held in the London Area.'

Category Arts & Crafts
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‘The largest and most supportive western calligraphy and lettering society in the world. It is based in the United Kingdom and has an extensive membership in Europe as well as many other countries. Whether you're just starting out in the wonderful craft of calligraphy, have more experience, or at the top of the profession, there is something in CLAS for you.’

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'All events are on the 2nd Friday of the month unless otherwise stated. Starting at 19.30.'

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'Our full and diverse winter club programme will provide something for every photographer’s taste. We meet ... every Thursday at 7.30 pm, September to May.'

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'We have a varied programme of talks, visits and entertainment and the society is looking to increase its membership with enthusiastic members of all ages ... We meet ... on the first Tuesday in the month at 7.30 pm from October to May.'

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'COS is the county bird club for NW Wales and produces the annual Cambrian Bird Report for the counties of Caernarfon, Anglesey and Meirionnydd.'

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'New members are always most welcome! By joining the CAS you help to represent the interests of local history, archaeology and architecture in Cambridgeshire, including comments on applications for work on listed buildings as well as other proposals by local authorities.' Monthly early evening meetings, October - May.

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’CAFG was formed in 1978 to carry out practical archaeology in the Cambridge area. Our purpose is to contribute to the archaeology of the region through our own field research, while also assisting the County Archaeology Service and co-operating with other interested groups or individuals. We also try to promote interest in archaeology through activities such as talks.‘

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‘Founded in 1959 for people with an interest in astronomy in and around the Cambridge area. With Cambridge being one of the leading astronomical centers, we are very lucky to have many professional astronomers who have spoken at our meetings, giving us the most up to date Information about current research. CAA has many other activities and events as well as holding regular lecture meetings ... The CAA includes two junior sections for younger astronomers, one for 7 to 11 year-olds, the other for young astronomers over the age of 11. Collectively known as the Cambridge Young Astronomers (CYA).’

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ALERT Unable to discover any future meetings of the Society at Review.

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'Meets 7.30pm on a Monday evening between September and May ... At these main meetings we have a varied Programme of talks, competitions and Members' evenings.'

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'New interdisciplinary Cambridge Festival (replacing the Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas).' From 2021.

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'Provides a meeting place and discussion forum for non-religious people in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas. We socialize, debate issues of mutual interest, and undertake outreach activities in and around Cambridgeshire to increase awareness of Humanism and the need for a secular state.'

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‘A Society for those with an interest in books, libraries and information. Members enjoy a varied programme of talks, visits and social events at roughly monthly intervals.’

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Usually held Late June, with a Winter Festival late November.

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'CNHS lecture meetings ... take place on Thursday evenings during the winter half of the year and start at 7.30 pm ... Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided from 7.00 pm. All welcome - non members £1.'

Category Orchid Societies
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'We meet at 7.30 pm ... on the first Friday of every month (except January and August).'

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'Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday and third Friday each month, 7.00 for 7.30pm.'

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'An exciting hub for the promotion of scientific research, discussion, and learning ... The title of our Society may sound slightly misleading when you consider the more modern definition of the word ‘philosophy’, but it is in fact the oldest scientific society in Cambridge ... It became a Body Corporate by virtue of a Charter granted by King William IV in 1832.'

Category Railway History
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'The Circle aims to provide a convivial opportunity for those fascinated by the railway scene to enjoy illustrated talks, films and video screenings, presented by club members or eminent guest speakers. We cover the railway from yesterday to tomorrow, UK and beyond. These first Friday of the month gatherings run from September to May inclusive. The summer months complement the programme with visits to preserved railways, historic towns, river trips and, very occasionally, the hire of our own excursion train. What’s not to enjoy?'

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'Gives the public the opportunity to explore Cambridge Science ... Each year, the Festival welcomes visitors to hundreds of events and receives extensive national and local media coverage. Over 170 event coordinators organise talks, interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, film showings and debates with the assistance of around 1,000 staff and students from departments and organisations across the University and research institutions, charities and industry in the eastern region.'

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‘The Friends are the Library’s largest community of supporters and are open to anyone who loves the Library, wants to give something back, or contribute to its collections and heritage ... To thank you for your support the Library offers Friends a special programme of events and benefits, giving you the chance to see behind the scenes and enjoy and learn about the Library's collections.’

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'The Society organises monthly meetings in Cambridge ... on a wide variety of topics, which are designed to appeal to beginner and specialist alike.'

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'One of our aims is to provide an umbrella service for all the local, family and social history societies, groups and clubs in the old county of Cambridgeshire. Additionally, we also act as a central information hub taking in all the latest news of events or what is happening or affecting the history community both locally and nationally and disseminating that information out to the 90 plus history based societies, groups and clubs via our various networking facilities.'

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'As a charity, we promote the craft of beekeeping and the importance of bees and other pollinators. We regularly organise events and talks, to which all are welcome.'

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'We have 9 indoor meetings for the winter months September to May, and usually 3 field meetings in the summer months. Indoor meetings are always held on the second Friday of the month.'

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Category Gardens Trusts
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'Formed in 1997 and today has around 150 members.'

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'Promotes interest in the geology of Cambridgeshire, the UK and worldwide. CGS welcomes new members who would like to learn more about their local landscapes, from the underlying rocks that form them and the environments that existed here in the millions of years of earth’s history to the records of past life and evolution and how the geology relates to human culture, both now and in the thousands of years since man arrived here. Our monthly talks (from September to June) cover a wide range of topics including some of the latest research topics in geology.'

Category Arts Centres
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'A place for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and education ... Events engage audiences in a regular series of talks and discussions, film screenings and live art performances.'

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'The Camden History Society wants everyone to enjoy the history of the London Borough of Camden ... Members have free entry to all talks. Non-members are very welcome, £2 on the door ... Talks usually last around 50 minutes with time for questions afterwards. The venues we use are easily accessible by public transport.'

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'All indoor meetings are held on the second Monday of the Month ... at 7.30 pm. The annual subscription is £5; visitors £1 each meeting. 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.'

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‘Launched in 2011 to promote social science to the UK Government and the wider public. We campaign for policies that support social science inquiry in the UK, such as the retention of large-scale longitudinal research programmes. We promote social science on social media and at events.’

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Weekly meetings, Thursday evenings.

Category Publishers
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‘Since 1973 we’ve worked to unearth and amplify the most vital, exciting voices we can find, wherever they come from, and we’ve published all kinds of books – thoughtful, upsetting, gripping, beatific, vulgar, chaste, unrepentant, life-changing ...’

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'Arrange a series of winter lectures by invited speakers on historical and archaeological subjects ... Meetings will generally be held ... starting at 6 pm on a Saturday.'

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Programme of 'open meetings, talks and events arranged for members'.

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CRAG campaigns for better public transport, especially rail and light rail development, in the Edinburgh area. In particular, we have been campaigning for the development of an integrated and sustainable transport strategy for the Edinburgh travel to work area ... We hold a series of Events during the winter months with guest speakers. A compilation listing of other railway and environment meetings being held in Edinburgh is also available on the Events page.’

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‘The Group aims to encourage local atheists, agnostics, freethinkers etc to “come out” as Humanists, and join the group, and/or Humanists UK and become part of a world wide movment ... Meet ups are informal in nature and take the form of a social gathering or on occasion a presentation followed by discussion of a topical issue. Guest speakers are invited occasionally.‘

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‘Formed in 1960 to promote, by lectures, field visits and, where possible, field work, an interest in the remains and history of past cultures and in the practices, techniques and disciplines of archaeology. The Society is self-governing and non-proft making.‘

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'A series of talks is held at Cardiff University on alternate Thursday evenings from September through to July, from 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendances at the fortnightly talks are usually in excess of 70 and on some occasions during the year will reach 80 to 100. The talks programme is varied and comprises informal lectures, visual presentations and short talks. The aim is to cater for all interests, at whatever level, beginner or advanced. The Society is able to attract the very best speakers from all over the UK and beyond.'

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Cardiff Castle is one of Wales’ leading heritage attractions and a site of international significance. Located at the heart of the capital, within beautiful parklands, the Castle’s walls and fairytale towers conceal 2,000 years of history.‘

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'With students from over 125 different countries and partnerships with institutions from London to Singapore, UWIC is a globally-renowned university. It conducts world-leading research in all of its schools, with world-leading academic staff at the forefront. From the latest developments in asthma prevention to government support for entrepreneurs, exciting progress is being made. UWIC’s Professorial and Inaugural Lecture Series brings this research to a public forum and welcomes all to attend.'

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Winter evening talks for members - roughly one per month.

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'Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 pm ... The programme is varied and includes displays of stamps, postcards and postal history from all areas of collecting, by members and visitors, as well as visits to and from other Philatelic Societies.'

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The Idea  ‘There are so many languages, religions and beliefs in Grangetown, but there are few opportunities to learn about the many different perspectives in the local area. A Philosophy Café has provided a safe, neutral space for different communities to share information about their beliefs in relation to themes decided by local residents.’

 

ALERT Replacement for original Café described here.

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