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Objectives of the Society include: ' To ensure the legacy of F.W. Harvey is remembered through performances, discussions, lectures and publications about his life and work and inform young people about him through formal and informal education.'

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Category Publishers
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Organize a wide range of events, including at the literary festivals.

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’The Fabian Society is Britain’s oldest political think tank. Founded in 1884, the society has been at the forefront of developing political ideas and public policy on the left for over 130 years ... Fabian events run throughout the year and across the country from our flagship New Year and summer conferences, to policy roundtables, lectures and local Fabian Society meetings.’

Category Art Galleries
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Occasional talks organized alongside gallery exhibitions plus wide range of other happenings.

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Offers a wide range of lectures, talks and related events: normally best to enquire first about attendance.

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Category Asia
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'Combines world class scholarship with a great teaching and learning environment for undergraduate and post-graduate students. Our researchers are engaged in internationally recognised work in the history, literature, linguistics, social anthropology, sociology, politics and contemporary culture of the Middle East, North Africa, China, Japan and the two Koreas. The work of several staff crosses traditional geographic and subject boundaries and all our work is firmly grounded in primary source research.'

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'The History Faculty administers several series of public lectures, which take place on an annual or bienniel basis.' Arrangements vary: check details.

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Occasional public lectures, organized by one or another of the Faculty's departments and centres. Usually annotation is something like: 'All welcome, but booking essential'.

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Category Schools of Law
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‘The Faculty hosts a number of events, major public lectures and conferences over the course of the academic year which alumni and members of the public are welcome to attend.’

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Category Schools of Law
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Current Legal Problems Lectures 'They are public lectures and are free of charge.'

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Offer several named lectures plus other events which might be attended by members of the general public. Enquire about attendance.

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Category Philosophy
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'Live' events occasionally open to members of the public.

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'Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from September to May.'

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'Regular fortnightly meetings run from September to April each year and informal summer meetings are held monthly from May to August. The Society meets at 7.30 pm on Thursday evenings ... The club has remained informal and friendly for over forty years. All stamp collectors are welcome to visit at any meeting and anyone may join for an annual subscription of £11 (£1 for juniors – under 18 years). Summer meetings cost £1 per evening. Tea/coffee is included at all our meetings.'

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'Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month, starting at 7.30 pm, except in July when we have a 'field' visit, in August when we have the month off and in December.'

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'Our meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month (excluding Bank Holidays).'

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'We meet on the second Thursday of each month (except July) at 7.30 pm.'

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'Meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month ... starting at 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month: 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm. Non Members are welcome. Once our guest speaker has finished our Research Library is open for those wishing to do research. We are open every month apart from December.'

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'The Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month, except December.'

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Combined programme for the Society's Groups.

Category Arts & Crafts
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'In Celebration!, a series of events specially devised to allow audiences to meet distinguished personalities from the worlds of arts & entertainment and to enjoy informed conversations & performances within one of London’s most historic and beautiful buildings. All guests will also enjoy light refreshments and gain VIP entry to private showings of the museum’s latest exhibition on the evening of each event.'

Category Religious Belief
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Lectures, and also Research Seminars, which members of the public might attend. Enquire about attendance.

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Meetings 'are usually held on the third Thursday of the month ... and start at 7.30 pm'.

Category Aviation History
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'The Association puts on a series of lectures on subjects connected with Farnborough and aviation in general'

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'All Club meetings are held on Thursday evenings at 19.45.'

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'Hosts a variety of events throughout the year: tours, meetings and monthly financial advice sessions. Free to members, these give you a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the town, its buildings, its institutions and its people, past and present.'

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'We hold a society meeting every month ... Our meetings begin with discussion of current events of astronomy interest and brief reports from the committee. This is followed by a presentation by a guest speaker or member on an astronomy or cosmology topic.'

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'The monthly meetings are held ... generally on the second Friday of the month (7.30 for 8.00 pm).'

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'We meet each month ... on a Sunday evening at 7.30 for talks and discussions.'

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'A series of evening talks on subjects of interest to members are held from October to March ... starting at 8 pm. Non-members are welcome to attend.'

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Quarterly evening meetings. (Also Meetings in Eynsford Village Hall.)

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'Meetings are held at 7.30 in the evening on the second Wednesday of the month in the Village Centre on New Hill which is at the heart of the village.'

Category Arts & Crafts
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Have offered monthly lectures on 'Sport and Fashion', Wednesday afternoon at 2 pm.

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'We meet every Wednesday evening, from early September until mid May.'

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'All indoor meetings are held ... on the second Tuesday of the month, September to May, starting at 8.00 pm.'

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Occasional talks and lectures plus wide range of other events.

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'Regularly holds Workshops, Seminars and larger conferences on a number of issues related to UK, European and Global Governance.' Enquire about attendance.

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‘The Federation was set up to promote and assist with the study and recording of the history, antiquities and folk-life of Ulster, to develop communication and co-operation between local historical groups and between these groups and relevant statutory and voluntary organisations ... There are separate pages for Federation Events and Societies Events. Societies are encouraged to submit their annual programmes for display.‘

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'The Federation exists to help co-ordinate activities between societies and to enable the sharing of information. One of the principal activities of the Federation is the publication of a six monthly diary of talks, events and other related information about what is going on in the county of Norfolk. The diary now contains listings of most of the Society talks for the coming year.'

Category Music & Dance
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'Recorded Music Societies are an integral but often unsung part of our musical fabric offering appreciation and understanding of music in stimulating and convivial company.' Links to details and often programmes of some 120 Societies, out of over 200 Societies as a whole active in the UK.

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‘We are a bright and breezy book festival with a diverse mix of events that cover everything from politics to sport, crime fiction to romance. We exist for those who always have their head buried in a book and those who haven’t yet fully experienced the wonder of reading.’ Held Late June.

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'The Society meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, excluding January and August ... starting at 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet at 7.30 pm on every second Tuesday of the month ... Our 120+ members range from experts in their own subject matters to enthusiastic amateurs - all of whom are still learning and benefitting from our thriving society.'

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'The Society meets at 19.30 on the fourth Thursday of each month (except August and December).'

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Have organized The Ferguson Lectures, 'a series of public lectures and forums launched in October 2006 to provide opportunities for people to meet discuss and ponder on a wide range of contemporary topics. All events take place in The Ferguson Building, an impressive new facility named after an eminent former pupil Professor John Ferguson to commemorate his outstanding contribution to education'. Monthly during term; usually Wednesdays at 4.00 pm: 'Entry is free but places do need to be booked in advance.'

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'All talks are held in the Village Hall at 8 pm. Coffee is served from 7.30 pm. Non-members are welcome to join us for talks ...'

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'Meetings are held ... the second Tuesday in each month, September to May inclusive at 7.00 pm.'

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‘The national charity, here for anyone who has ever experienced fertility problems ... Our education project raises awareness of the importance of fertility education in protecting and maintaining future fertility and highlights some practical steps young people can take to help protect their future fertility. We work with the media to raise public awareness of all aspects of fertility issues, to highlight the need for equitable access to NHS fertility services and to promote the need for fertility education in order to protect and maintain future fertility.’

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‘Occupying the space where science and culture collide, the festival will bring together design music, art, science, food, books and theatre. We’re working with partners across the city and throughout Scotland to bring you brand new commissions, world class performers, authors and the best events for kids.‘ Held Mid October.

Category Railway History
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Meetings 'are held at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday in the month from September to April, featuring a guest speaker ... The meetings are open to all who are interested in the FR and all other railway, transport, and travel subjects'.

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'We meet from 7.45 pm for 8.00 until 10 pm every Monday night (with the exception of Bank Holidays) from September to June.'

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'Fife Family History Society, which was formed in 1989 aims to join together people with an interest in the research of their Fife ancestors. The society produces a journal 3 times a year free to members, and holds a meeting on the second Tuesday of the month from September to April (not December or January).'

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'The meetings are held ... on the third Tuesday of the month at 7.30 pm - with the exception of January, July and December. We usually have a guest speaker, and any person interested in the cultivation of fuchsias is cordially invited to attend the meetings.'

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'We meet ... on the last Thursday of every month, except July, August and December (when we hold our end of year meeting and Party).'

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'Meetings are held ... on the third Friday of the month (except March and December when the meeting will be on the 2nd Friday.) Meetings begin at eight o'clock.'

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Category Religious Belief
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Occasional talks.

Category Art Galleries
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'Talks, debates and symposia at Firstsite offer a great opportunity to engage with contemporary art in new ways. Whether you're interested in taking part in critical debates or attending historical lectures, our programme has something for everyone. Numbers are limited, so please book in advance ...'

Category Art Galleries
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Occasional lunchtime talks (and related events): 'Free, no booking required but space may be limited. Admission is by token, available from the Courtyard Entrance from 12.45 on the day of the talk.'

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'Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month between September and May.'

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Monthly evening meetings. ALERT The Leicestershire Villages Website has closed. You MAY be able to contact the Society via the replacement Website Link I have given.

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'Meetings are held once a month and members have been entertained with a wide ranging programme of talks and presentations on historical matters, both local and further afield.'

Category Aviation History
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'Throughout the year the Museum's Society of Friends hold regular monthly talks followed by a light supper and drink. The talks usually take place on the last Thursday of every month ... Non members are very welcome at £3.00 per person. Pay at the door, start time 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. Non members please advise ... prior to arrival so that catering arrangements can be adjusted.'

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'Our winter meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from October to March at ... 7.45 pm for 8 pm.'

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Category Christianity
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‘Our aim is to explain, from the Bible, the good news about the person and work of Jesus Christ to those who work in the Fleet Street area. We welcome people at any stage of  Christian understanding, whether you would call yourself a Christian or are simply interested in finding out more about the Christian faith.‘

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'Meetings are held from October to March on the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7.30 ... The meetings are varied in content & topics include guest speakers, members' forum, raffle, charity auction & fishing competitions.'

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'We meet every Thursday night at 8.00 pm from mid-September to mid-April ... All are welcome to our Speakers' evenings.'

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'The society puts on a series of interesting local history talks throughout the year which are attended by an average of between 70 and 80 people. Refreshments are available at these sociable evening meetings and they are a great way to meet other likeminded people ... Meetings are now held ... on the 1st Wednesday of the month (7.30 pm for 8.00 pm start).'

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Category Social History
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'Established in 1952, the Forces Postal History Society was formed to bring together the many collectors interested in the postal history of the Armed Forces of all countries (and United Nations), at all times, whether in war or peacetime, including the study of postmarks, cachets, postage rates, prisoner-of-war mail, stamps and stationery, censorship and the organisation of military postal services.'

Category Cemeteries
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Occasional lectures organized by the Ford Park Cemetery Trust.

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'Our meetings are held at 7.30 generally on alternate Wednesdays evenings from September through to June ... We have a good selection of presentations from visiting speakers ...'

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'Meetings are held on the third Thursday every month ... There is on-site parking. Our meetings start at 7 pm for 7.30. We usually have visiting speakers and some talks are also given by our members.'

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‘The Foreign Policy Centre holds events to engage the public in debates around key international affairs issues. These include seminars, conferences, keynote speeches and expert roundtables. The majority of events will take place in London but the FPC will work with partners to hold events in other UK Cities and internationally.‘

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Occasional talks organized by the Friends of Forest Farm.

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'We hold lectures during the winter on appropriate topics, in various places in the Forest area. Some are given by our own members, other by historians and archaeologists from further afield.'

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'Easingwold Rural District Council is long gone but in broad outline its area is still our area of interest. Forest of Galtres Society is a membership organisation. We hold five, sometimes six monthly lectures in the winter ...'

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'General Meetings are held 4th Thursday of each month. Meetings are open to Guests on payment of a small admission charge ... Unless otherwise stated Meetings commence at 8 pm and finish at approximately 10 pm.'

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'We generally meet every other Thursday from September through to May ... The Group's programme of meetings covers hands-on practical demonstrations from guest speakers on a wide variety of photographic subjects and arranged visits to places of interest.'

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