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'Located in the Pacific Ocean, 1,000 km off the coast of Ecuador, the volcanic Galapagos Islands are a living laboratory of evolution and a conservation template for the rest of the world. Consisting of thirteen main islands and over 120 rocky islets are surrounded by 133,000 km2 of marine reserve, both land and sea are home to an incredible array of species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth ... Coming to one of our events is a fantastic way to get more involved with conservation in Galapagos and can be a great opportunity to meet GCT staff and fellow supporters. We run a variety of events throughout the year which regularly feature talks by experts in their field so can be a great way to learn more about this fascinating Archipelago.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Gardens Trusts

'The Garden Museum explores and celebrates British gardens and gardening through its collection, temporary exhibitions, events and garden. Visitors will also see a permanent display of paintings, tools, ephemera and historic artefacts: a glimpse into the uniquely British love affair with gardens. Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur gardener, more of a specialist or someone with a passion for museums, history or architecture, the Museum has something for you.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Our charity brings together thousands of people who share a common belief - that organic growing is essential for a healthy and sustainable world. Through campaigning, advice, community work and research, our aim is to get everyone growing ‘"the organic way" ... Across the UK, there are a large number of fantastic organic gardening groups, clubs, organisations and gardens supporting local residents with their organic growing.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Art Galleries

'Established in 1994, Gasworks is a non-profit contemporary visual art organisation working at the intersection between UK and international practices and debates. We provide studios for London-based artists; commission emerging UK-based and international artists to present their first major exhibitions in the UK; and develop a highly-respected international residencies programme, which offers rare opportunities for international artists to research and develop new work in London. All programmes are accompanied by events and participatory workshops that engage audiences directly with artists and their work.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Gateshead Local History Society was formed in September 1964 by Gateshead Libraries and our membership has continued to grow each year. We meet at Gateshead Central Library on the first Thursday of each month from September to May (excluding January) ... We have eight meetings per year and our local history nights have a variety of speakers on both local and regional heritage.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Founded 1948: 'Meetings are held ... on the 2nd Tuesday of each Month, September through May inclusive starting at 6.30pm and finishing by 8.30pm'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'Provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.' Services include: GENEVA --- GENealogical EVents and Activities  Run on behalf of GENUKI and the Family History Federation.

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'GeoConservationUK has a membership of over 50 Local Geoconservation Groups, previously known as RIGS Groups (Regionally Important Geological and geomorphological Sites) across the British Isles. GeoConservationUK exists to promote local geological/geomorphological sites for education and public benefit and works towards a British Isles perspective, focusing on the common purposes and issues of local interest to Groups.'

'The Geological Society of Glasgow was founded in 1858 – the year in which Darwin and Wallace presented the idea of Natural Selection! ... The Society has a programme of monthly lectures, running from October to May, on topics by leading experts in their fields. We also run field excursions from April to September.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The UK's national society for geoscience, providing support to over 12,000 members in the UK and overseas. Our aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education and awareness ...The Geological Society of London is delighted to host its longstanding Public Lecture series ... These monthly lectures are free and open to the public, and ordinarily held at the Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Since its formation in 1858, the GA has actively promoted the study of geology to all who are interested in the past, present and future of the natural world. It is a friendly and inclusive organisation and welcomes everyone, regardless of the level of their knowledge ... The Association organises a series of illustrated evening lectures on a wide range of geological topics. These are held on the first Friday of the month in Burlington House ... Following the talk we would invite you to join us for a reception in the lower library with wine and nibbles ... The Geologists’ Association is not just for those with ready access to London. Many Members throughout the British Isles have formed Local Groups, which organize their own meetings and events, or also belong to Affiliated Societies.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'A multi-regional umbrella organisation established to support county-based geoconservation groups across England.'

 

ALERT The Website does not seem to have been updated for several years - and its Content has in many respects been superceded by that on the GeoConservation UK Site.

'An English and Welsh conservation organisation created to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries ... The Group organises lectures and other events aimed at improving the understanding of aspects of the eighteenth and early nineteenth century built heritage. We also produce technical advice leaflets, and promote the publication of academic research through our journal.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Europe

'The German Historical Institute London enables and furthers humanities research across borders ... The GHIL regularly holds lectures on topics of general interest to British and German historians ... Papers are normally presented in English; knowledge of the German language is not necessary for participation. GHIL Joint Lectures are presented in cooperation with the Faculty of History, University of Oxford; Modern German History Seminar, Institute of Historical Research; and other distinguished institutions. The Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series is organised by the LBI in cooperation with the GHIL.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The aims of the Society are to advance the research into the promotion of German philately and to assist collectors of German philatelic material in the greater enjoyment of the hobby ... The Society has a number of regional and study groups.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Club was formed in 1989, emerging from the Ornithological section of the Cardiff Naturalists Society. We’re dedicated to the enjoyment, study and conservation of the bird life in this part of South Wales and we aim to cater for the needs of all birdwatchers in the area, and membership is open to all and ranges from beginners and back-garden birdwatchers to those who are professionally involved in conservation. Our common interest is the enjoyment of birds ... We publish an annual Bird Report, organise a full year-long programme of field trips and walks, including a monthly walk at Kenfig National Nature Reserve, and a series of indoor talks and presentations from October through to April.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Glamorgan Family History Society acts as a focal point for anyone who may be interested in Family History and Genealogy, not just those whose roots are in Glamorgan ... At monthly meetings, members share experiences, sort out problems, exchange information and enjoy the guest speakers whose topics cover Family History research and records, and the many related aspects such as Local History, Customs, Notable Inhabitants etc. Beginners' Nights are included in each year's Programme.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Glasgow Women's Library 'support thousands of women across Scotland every year to improve their lives through our services and programmes, including support and activities that tackle a wide range of issues from poverty and women’s health, sexuality and surviving violence ... Learning is at the heart of what we do: we deliver over 200 innovative events and activities across Scotland every year, from film screenings to guided walks and core programmes including our Adult Literacy and Numeracy and Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Projects'.

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'In 1885 Glastonbury solicitor, J. G. L. Bulleid, was mayor for the sixth time and he proposed that a museum should be inaugurated during his year of office. He was an energetic Victorian with immense knowledge of the town and its past ... The Glastonbury Antiquarian Society was formed: to control the museum; to enjoy excursions, lectures & entertainments; to publish papers on historical and other matters of local interest ... But the course of the Society was changed in 1892, when Arthur Bulleid, son of J. G. L., discovered the remains of the Iron Age Lake Village ... Members (individual and institutional) may attend all of the Society’s lectures and field visits and may have access to the Lake Village exhibition.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'We're committed to playing a key role in developing practical solutions to the sustainability challenges we all face, both locally and globally. We do this through research and education - bringing together the information needed to make decisions, with the people capable of taking action.

LECTURES and TALKSResearch Programme

'GlobalNet21 is about engaging audiences to discuss some of the big issues in the 21st century - issues like climate change, poverty and inequality and the reform of public services and education. Having started in London in the UK some ten years ago around meetings that we held in various venues like the House of Commons, we now attract a global as well as a local audience.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. We are open 365 days a year and are proud that there is no charge to enter the Cathedral, but we do ask that you make a donation towards the upkeep of the building. Over 300,000 people from all over the world come to the Cathedral every year to take part in our services, events and activities or to enjoy the experience of visiting one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe ... Throughout the year Gloucester Cathedral offers a diverse range of lectures and talks given by eminent speakers covering a wide variety of subjects.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'GBKA is a registered charity with the principal objective of promoting and furthering the craft of beekeeping. GBKA has been doing this for over 100 years and has members from all over Gloucestershire and its neighbouring counties ... The seven Branches within GBKA carry on most beekeeping activities. Each Branch runs its own programme of lectures, talks, training sessions and apiary sessions. Members may attend all the meetings and events organised by any of the seven branches.'

'We are a very active society, with over 1,000 enthusiastic family historians, based in Gloucester, the surrounding area and across the UK as well as worldwide ... Our members have many opportunities to interact with the Society and fellow members, most obviously through our regular branch meetings, held in Gloucester and the Forest of Dean. Most months of the year, talks from a wide range of fascinating speakers, are held at The Heritage Hub. While members tend to visit their local branch, they are welcome to attend any branch event. These meetings aren’t closed to members as we are delighted to welcome non-members to talks free of charge.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Whether you have been a collector for years or are an absolute beginner we warmly welcome new members ... The officers, and other members of the society, who you will meet at the monthly meetings,  will help to make you feel welcome.  You will be able to get advice and help with your philatelic interests ... The meetings begin at 7.20 pm with speakers starting at 7.30 pm.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'Since the mid 1980’s Gloucestershire Philosophical Society have held meetings on a variety of topics. We aim to provide a forum for debate on issues of current interest alongside informative lectures from specialists in many areas of philosophical, political, social, scientific and artistic thought. Our meetings are open to both the academic and wider community. We warmly welcome new members, so why not come along and offer your opinions.'

Category Europe

'The cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in our nation. Our cultural and educational programmes encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility ... In the UK, we have institutes in London and in Glasgow. Both offer language courses, a range of cultural events and information services.'

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