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'We publish an annual Katherine Mansfield Studies yearbook, sent free to all members, organise an annual birthday lecture ... and run conferences promoting new scholarship on KM.'

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'Discover the beauty of poetry and place in the home of the Romantic poet John Keats, now a museum and literary centre. Explore the life and work of Keats through new exhibits of his original manuscripts and artefacts which tell the story of how the young poet found inspiration, friendship, and love in this stunning Regency villa. The house comes alive with special events throughout the year, from poetry performances to family fun days.'

Category National Trust
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Occasional Lecture-Lunches and related events.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Founded in 1980 by Owen Powell with the support of Keele University ... we are regarded as Europe's largest continuing educational initiative in international politics. It is our privilege to welcome a wide range of distinguished speakers to each annual series of 24 Thursday evening meetings. Many members of the House of Lords and Commons speak here, along with ambassadors, academics from Britain’s leading universities, national journalists, and others.'

Category Greece
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'We are a group formed by lovers of Greece and all things Greek, meeting roughly monthly in and around Worcester, England ... Meetings are generally held on the 3rd Friday of the month - to give our members and those of the Anglo-Hellenic Club chance to attend both meetings as they are not on consecutive nights.'

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Kelmarsh Hall is a Grade I listed country house built in 1732. The Kelmarsh Estate is now in the care of a charitable trust, charged with maintaining it in perpetuity for the benefit of the nation ... The Kelmarsh Trust main aims and undertakings are to: * Conserve and manage the built and natural environment; * Promote education about the hall, the estate and its natural history; * Provide public access.’

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'Evening meetings are held during the autumn/winter months, which can include talks, slide shows, video presentations and demonstrations ... Everyone is welcome with admission being £1.50 per meeting which includes refreshments.'

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'A small and very friendly group of digital & film photo enthusiasts. We pride ourselves on being very relaxed and approachable: none of the cliques and stuffiness that characterise so many photo clubs here! We meet most Wednesdays of the year (8-10 pm).'

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'We meet once a month; from October to April on a Tuesday evening at 7.30 pm ... Meetings usually have a beekeeping theme and are followed by tea and biscuits with plenty of time to chat.'

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‘An award-winning event that has grown in size and diversity ... It is also the main social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK.’ Held Mid November.

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'Meetings are held on Monday evenings at 7.30 pm ... from September to March ... Non-members are welcome. The current annual subscription is £14; visitors pay £2.30 per meeting.'

Category Arts Festivals
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'An annual, week-long celebration of the creative arts that weaves throughout the leafy setting of historic Kenilworth. Our aim is to bring together some of the finest contemporary music, literature and art from across the country, as well as to offer a platform for local talent. With a programme of inspiring and engaging events that will exhibit the current creative landscape at its very best, we hope to inspire people of all ages to try new things, hone their skills and indulge their passions.' Held Mid September.

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'Evening meetings with talks starting at 7.45 pm sharp on the 2nd Monday of each Month.'

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Meetings held in Newbury and Reading, organized by the Trust.

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'Club meetings are generally the first Friday of the month, although there are exceptions from time to time for bank holidays and so on, so please check the calendar.'

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Lists some lectures, talks and related events taking place across the county.

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'Indoor meetings are usually the third Thursday of September (with a brief AGM), November, January and March.'

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'With twelve local beekeeping branches in the Kent Bee-keepers Association there are always lectures and demonstrations happening in Kent. News of events is published bi-monthly in the County newsletter which is distributed to all branch members or download from our website.'

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'The Association is the ‘umbrella’ organisation, affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB), serving photographic clubs and societies throughout the Kent.'

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Links to branch meeting information for: Ashford; Canterbury; Deal; Maidstone; Medway; Thanet.

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'Unless specified, meetings are held on the second Friday of the month. Our June meeting is an outdoor meeting at a place of local historical interest. There is no meeting in January.'

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'We meet ... on the second Tuesday of every month (except January). Arrive 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm start.'

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Meets 'on the second Wednesday of most months. Doors will open at 7.00 pm and meeting will start at 7.30 pm'.

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'Holds regular monthly meetings with speakers on a variety of Family and Local History subjects on the last Thursday of the month at 1.30 pm for 2.00 pm start.'

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Details of over a score of Clubs in membership of the Federation.

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'Indoor Meetings are held on the third Tuesday in each month, start at 7.00pm and normally last about two hours.'

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'Meet on the third Sunday of each month ... Our meetings are open to anyone interested in Humanism and are not restricted to members, we ask only for a nominal contribution towards the hire of the hall.'

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'We hold a number of indoor meetings from September to March, with a range of topics that involve both mammals and other wildlife.'

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'The KOS is again running a programme of Indoor Meetings where speakers give illustrated talks about many aspects of Ornithology and other areas of Natural history.'

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'We meet twice every month through the winter months and once a month through the summer. The 3rd Friday meeting tends to cover the more cerebral aspects of Astronomy, although not exclusively so. The 1st Friday meetings, which run from October to March inclusive, are practical, and members are encouraged to bring their own scopes or binoculars to this meeting as we will be out observing if conditions allow.'

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'Meetings are held ... from 7.30 pm on alternative Tuesday evenings starting at 7.30 pm ... Typically in a season we cover a wide selection of topics. These might include travel, natural history, mountaineering, other expeditions, art and culture....etc ... Keswick Lecture Society was founded in 1869.'

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'The Society Indoor meetings are held on alternate Thursdays between September and March at 7.30pm ... Field outings are organised at various times through the year. Visitors are always welcome to the Society's events for which there is a small charge.'

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Meets Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm, September - April: 'The Society has a strong digital following whilst retaining a wealth of expertise in the traditional fields of slides and chemical processing. We welcome visitors and new members of any photographic ability.' Alert 'We are currently developing a new site, please visit again soon.'

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'We have Club Meeting most Monday evenings (not Bank Holidays) where we have Guest Speakers, Club Competitions or other general activities. The evenings begin for 7.45 pm for an 8 pm start, but some do arrive early to chat amongst fellow members.'

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'To encourage discussion and form a unity with likeminded people several social events and outings are organised throughout the year, these hopefully stimulate a diversity of civic, cultural and architectural interests.'

Category Art Galleries
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'Thursday lunchtime talks are free, begin at 1.10 pm and usually last 30 mins.'

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'KMIS lectures run on Monday evenings from September - March each year, and are open to the general public. They cover a wide range of topics of horticultural and botanical interest ... Tickets sold on the evening on a first-come, first-served basis. We do not take advance bookings.'

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'Monthly meetings are held ... from September to April, normally on the third Monday and commencing at 7.30 pm. We welcome a variety of experienced speakers who give illustrated talks on a wide range of subjects.'

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'Our programme runs from August to April. Please come along and try us out. A warm welcome awaits you.' Wednesday evenings, 7.30 pm for 7.45 pm start.

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'Meetings usually take place on the first Friday of each month (with the exception of August) ... Meetings commence at 7.30 pm.'

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Meets 'at 7.30 pm on the 1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Wednesdays of the month between October and April'.

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'With a membership of about 60, the Society meets on the last Tuesday of each month ... All our monthly meetings begin at 7.50pm for 8.00pm ... Visitors are always welcome and need not be accompanied by an adult. The charge is £3.50 on the door (50p if under 26).'

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Meet 'Monday evenings at 7.30 from September to April'.

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'Regular meetings (notionally once per calendar month between October and March inclusive) will be held whence lectures/demonstrations will be presented. Accordingly, the Society will invite guest speakers in topics relevant to the aims of the Society. Lectures/demonstrations will, as far as is practical, be aimed at the widest possible spectrum of pre knowledge of the topic presented.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Meetings are held at 8.00 pm every 1st Tuesday of the month (except January and August) ... Although we pride ourselves on our expert speakers, all talks are very informal and are followed by refreshments and a raffle. Visitors are always welcome - do come and try one of our meetings.'

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'We have talks on local history topics ... usually on the 3rd Friday of the month from September to May at 7.30 pm.'

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'The Health Schools run annual and memorial lectures on a variety of topics as well as special inaugural lectures introducing new academic staff to King's ... The International Lecture Series features renowned scientists in translational medicine and basic science ... The lectures on basic science are attributed to Rosalind Franklin in honour of her pioneering work at King’s to reveal the structure of DNA in 1953. The lectures are open to the public, free of charge and there is no need to book.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Meetings of the Society are held twice monthly, on a Monday evening. Talks/events and observations are scheduled for alternate meetings..'

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'The King's Lynn Literature Festivals are held during a single weekend in March (Fiction) and September (Poetry) each year. Our guiding principle, initiated by King's Lynn's finest, Tony Ellis and co-founder, the late George MacBeth, is to present some of the best contemporary writers of chapter and verse in a friendly and informal setting.' Held Mid March (Fiction).

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'The King's Lynn Literature Festivals are held during a single weekend in March (Fiction) and September (Poetry) each year. Our guiding principle, initiated by King's Lynn's finest, Tony Ellis and co-founder, the late George MacBeth, is to present some of the best contemporary writers of chapter and verse in a friendly and informal setting.' Held Late September (Poetry).

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Arts Centres
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'As well as, and sometimes linked to the extensive music and visual arts programme at Kings Place there are regular spoken word events. Throughout the year a weekly series of events every Monday evening is dedicated to the Spoken Word. "Words on Monday" offers a broad range of discussions, lectures and readings in a wide range of genres including poetry, journalism, fiction, drama, science and medicine ... Regular pre-concert talks are on offer before many of our concerts and occasional lectures on the visual art shows are given by artists and critics which we hope will assist your enjoyment of the paintings and sculpture at Kings Place. Some excellent study days in both music and visual arts are available from time to time based around the music and art that we have on offer.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Meetings are held most Thursdays during the season starting at 7.30 pm.'

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'Most meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 7.00 pm.' ALERT At Review, I could no longer discover a programme of events for the Kingsbridge History Society - the body originally referenced here. So I have used the Record to cite the Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum, which organizes lectures and talks, from time to time.

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Kingston Philosophy Café is a series of events, not a place. It currently meets twice a month: on Thursday evenings at Bridges Café ... with discussions beginning at 6.00 pm and ending at around 7.25; and on Wednesday evenings at the Ram Jam Club ... starting at 7.00 pm and ending at 9.00 ... Free and open to all – anyone interested in philosophy is welcome and no prior knowledge or expertise is needed, though experts, philosophy teachers and students are very welcome.'

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Organize 'a monthly public meeting, with a guest speaker, on a topic of local interest'.

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'We meet the first Tuesday of the month excluding (January & February) ... at 7.30 pm. Our meetings usually consist of a guest speaker/slide presentation etc, on various subjects.'

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'We are a group of enthusiasts who meet weekly on Friday evenings, 7.30 pm for 7.45 pm ... Over the years, Kingswood Photographic Society has become renowned for the quality of its annual programme, with an emphasis on well-known outside speakers from around the UK. In addition, members run other evenings, with the aim of sharing their knowledge with others. Practical and competition evenings make up the balance of the programme, with AV being one of the latest innovations.'

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'We meet at 7.30 pm on most Mondays (except Bank Holidays and in July & August) ... Our programme comprises a mixture of talks, competitions, inter-club events and practical sessions ... We welcome new members and visitors.'

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Activities include 'arranging a regular programme of lectures in London, and a formal Annual Luncheon with a Guest Speaker'.

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'All talks take place ... on Monday Evenings starting at 7.30 pm and are followed by tea and biscuits. There is a small admission charge. Non members welcome.'

Category Bookshops
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'Kirkdale Bookshop has become a focal point in the community, hosting many cultural events, including author signings, local artists' exhibitions and children's events. We have a bookgroup, two writers' groups and host a philosophy group run by "The Philosophy Shop".'

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'We have monthly meetings throughout the year with the exception of August, normally meeting on the first Monday of the month ... Our monthly meetings normally take the form of a guest speaker giving a talk/ presentation about their particular field of interest.'

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Monthly meetings, Monday evenings.

Category Social History
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'In addition to Knuston Hall's own course programme, there are also frequent special events and experiences that you may find interesting. Our Dinner Talk Programme has been running for a number of years and offers the opportunity to sample the delights of Knuston Hall in an evening. A three course dinner is served at 7.00 pm and this is followed by a talk or performance on one of the subjects listed in the programme.'

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'All Indoor Meetings are held on the 4th Friday of the month, unless otherwise stated in the programme (please note - some months have 5 Fridays, we still meet on the fourth Friday) ... Members gather at 7.45 for an 8.00 pm start.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'The club meets on Tuesday evenings at 7.55 pm ... We encourage everyone from happy snappers to hardened long term photographers with all the gear; male, female, young and old alike. So why not come along, learn a little more and see what others are doing or might be able to help you with? The emphasis here is on enjoyment!'

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