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'Meetings are held ... on the second Monday of each month at 7.30 pm ... Non members are very welcome at any meeting, at a charge of £2.00 on each occasion.'

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Meetings 'will take place on the second Thursday of the month ... at 7.30 pm'.

Category Railway History
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'Based in North Shropshire we meet monthly on the last Monday in the month, except for August and December or conflicting Bank Holidays: all meetings are at 7.30 for 8.00 pm. There is no charge made to visitors but we ask for a donation towards the expenses of our speakers who provide interesting talks and slide shows on all types of railway subjects, past and present.'

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'Club meetings are held on Tuesdays from the beginning of September on a weekly basis through to the end of May. We meet at 19.30 hours for proceedings to commence at 19.45. Meetings can consist of a visiting speaker, member's lecture, members practical evening or a recorded slide and print folio. Roughly half way through the evening there is a tea break which affords the membership an opportunity for informal discussions and socialising.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Arrange series of mid-week afternoon talks.

Category Railway History
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‘Our members’ interests cover a broad spectrum, in the UK and throughout the world, including industrial narrow gauge systems, the extensive world of preservation, and the growing area of miniature railways ... If you are fortunate enough to live near one of our active Area Groups you will be able to attend regular meetings, and all members are invited to join us on organised visits to places of interest, and our AGM.’

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'We hold a range of events, from free public talks on records of interest, to training courses for archivists and academics.' The Friends of The National Archives organize 'special Friends-only events, including behind-the-scenes tours and visits to historic buildings and collections' - as well as occasional lectures.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Hear guest speakers examine a wealth of enthralling topics at our free lunchtime lectures, which take place at 12.30 pm every Thursday. Occasionally there are unavoidable changes to the programme. Visitors interested in attending a particular lecture are advised to telephone ... on the day ... Admission is free and many lectures are followed by a book signing in the Museum Shop.' Note also The Society of Friends of the National Army Museums who can include lectures within their programme.

Category Flowers & Plants
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ALERT The Society does not seem to have an 'umbrella' Website. So I have referenced instead here a page of the Midland & West Section of the 'Society' where you should find Links to its other Sections and Groups.

Category Flowers & Plants
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'The Northern Section has local groups that hold meetings, usually monthly or bi monthly, they are especially helpful to new members and help and advice are freely given in all aspects of Primulas, growing and showing. Talks and slide shows by some of the more experienced members make these meetings popular and a good way to spend an evening in good company.' ALERT The Northern Section at Review only listed a North East Group, and so I have referenced their Meeting place in this Record.

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'In association with the Department of English and Creative Writing, the NCRCL hosts a number of research talks across the year which are given by a wide range of experts in the field of children’s literature and are open to anyone who wishes to attend.'

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Regular lunchtime talks and related events. (Can search Events Calendar by Type 'Adults' and Strand 'Lectures & Talks'.)

Online Lectures & Talks
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Wide range of talks and lectures: can select 'Kind of Event' Talks in the Calendar.

Category Entomology
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National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.’ [2020]

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Range of events with annotations frequently such as: 'Seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis so please arrive early to avoid disappointment'. However, probably best to enquire about attendance instead of just turning up ...

Online Lectures & Talks
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Regular talks, usually mid-week early evenings. Most events free of charge, but should book in advance.

Online Lectures & Talks
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Wide range of lectures, talks and related events.

Category Maritime History
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Organize Lunchtime Lectures and evening Discovery Talks.

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Maritime History
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Wide range of lectures and related events.

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'Each year National Museums Liverpool ... runs hundreds of courses, lectures, activities and events.'

Category Earth Sciences
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'A series of monthly talks on marine conservation topics ... The Marine Life Talks are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm, please arrive at 7.15 pm to be met in Reception ... These talks are open to the public and admission is free.'

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Extensive Events Programme, including Gallery Talks and Lectures.

Category Railway History
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‘Membership of the Friends of the National Railway Museum brings the satisfaction of being involved in preserving, displaying and interpreting the best of Britain's heritage.’ Organize meetings in London as well as at the NRM in York.

Category Railway History
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Range of events, including some organized by the Friends of the National Railway Museum.

Category Drama & Theatre
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All Forthcoming Platforms 'An eclectic programme of pre-performance events celebrates all aspects of the arts, offering the chance to learn about the National's work and discover more about theatre in general. Platforms usually start at 6 pm, lasting for 45 minutes - there are occasional afternoon events, usually starting at 3 pm.'

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'The Friends of Broughton House and Garden have a programme of meetings throughout the year. The meetings are held at Broughton House (unless otherwise stated) and usually start at 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm.'

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'Evening lectures are held in Aberdeenshire Cricket Club while afternoon lectures are held in the Maritime Museum.'

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Monthly meetings, Thursday evenings: 'Tea or coffee with a shortbread biscuit are available between 7.00-7.30 and after the meeting for £1.50 ... Non-member visitors are welcome to attend these talks and are free of charge. We would be delighted if you became a member!'.

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'The Cambridge Friends of the National Trust for Scotland is one of the latest Members' Centres to be established ... Evening meetings are held at 7.30 pm for an 8 pm start. Wine and soft drinks are served before and after the meeting. Meetings cost £7 per head. It is better to apply for tickets in advance although it may be possible to attend some meetings by buying tickets at the door.'

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'Main concern is with the promotion of knowledge and understanding of buildings, landscapes and articles or objects of historical or national interest, either those managed by the NTS, or by other bodies. The Centre does this by arranging lectures, Study Days and visits to NTS properties and other places of interest, including gardens.'

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'The Centre has a programme of outings, talks and other events throughout the year. Our meetings are held in Haddington in either the Town House or Trinity Centre. Our afternoon meetings are followed by tea/coffee and biscuits.'

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'Seven illustrated talks whose topics range from aspects of Scottish heritage to travel and history are held from October to April ... Each talk begins at 7.30 pm and lasts about one hour. The talks are free to Centre Members (Non members £2 refundable on joining the Centre).'

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'Winter and spring meetings ... usually involve an illustrated talk on a wide range of topics related to National Trust for Scotland interests. Non-members are welcome to the lectures for a donation of £2 per person.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Winter and spring meetings ... comprise illustrated talks on a wide range of topics related to National Trust for Scotland interests. Meetings are held on Wednesday afternoons at 2.00 pm. Non-members are welcome to the lectures but we ask for a donation of £2 per person.'

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'Has several speaker meetings during the year, day outings in summer to localities of interest, a theatre visit, a St Andrew's Day luncheon and a four-day coach trip organised to provide a more extensive itinerary.'

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'The Centre runs monthly activities throughout the year including:- Winter afternoon or evening talks on subjects of interest to Members ...'

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'The West Fife Members' Group draws its membership mainly from the western part of Fife particularly Dunfermline. The Centre enjoys a varied programme which includes ... evening lectures in the winter on a wide variety of subjects ...'

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‘Established in 1977 and has a total of approximately 100 members. The Centre organizes a varied programmme of talks, social events and excursions throughout the year. Both members and non-members (for a small donation) are welcome to attend these events, many of which take place in either Haddo House or Fyvie Castle.‘

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'Through an organised year-long programme of talks, outings, holidays and social events members make friends, learn more about the National Trust and its properties and support its work. There are now around 200 such groups in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as in Belgium.'

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'Meetings are normally held ... on the fourth Wednesday of the month (except for December) between October and April 7.30 pm.'

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'Our talks take place ... in afternoons, in most months through the winter. They enable us to keep in touch with one another and entertain, stimulate - even educate us, while the National Trust's properties are closed.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Winter talks programme: 'Subject to available seating, non-members are welcome to our meetings and talks for a small charge of £1.50 (£1 for members) which includes tea and biscuits'.

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Evening lectures, fourth Wednesday in the month; Afternoon lectures, 2nd Wednesday in the month.

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'The Centre holds meetings in Bromley on Wednesday evenings and in Beckenham on Thursday afternoons. Most meetings consist of an illustrated lecture on a topic connected with the National Trust and its fields of interest.'

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'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.'

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'We hold meetings most winter months ... usually at 2.00 pm. At these meetings we have speakers who address us on a wide variety of heritage-related subjects. Refreshments are provided after the meetings and provide the ideal opportunity for socialising.'

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'We hold speaker meetings from October to April at 2.30 pm on the first Thursday of the month ... and at 7.30 pm on the third Monday of the month.'

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'Our annual programme includes ... afternoon and evening talks between October and March.'

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'We hold a series of talks on a variety of topics each year ... For the most part, they start at 7.30 pm during the summer and after the clocks go back (daylight saving time) 2.30 pm.'

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'Our winter programme of talks cover a wide range of topics of interest, they are held at 7.15 pm (2 pm in Jan & Feb).'

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'Evening meetings start promptly at 8.00 pm and afternoon meetings at 2.30 pm. A small admission fee is charged to cover the costs of speakers, hall hire and refreshments. Members are welcome to bring guests to any of our meetings.'

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'We have an established range of events throughout the year and aim to provide at least two occasions each month for members to socialise and make new friends, as well as support the future of the National Trust. These events (walks, talks, trips, dinners etc.) enable the Association to raise around £3,000 each year to support the work of the National Trust.'

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'There are 11 lectures a year which are free to ENTA members ... The timing of the lectures is from 7.30 pm to 9.20 pm, with questions from about 9.05 pm. However, the November, January and February lectures will be in the afternoon 2 pm to 4 pm.'

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'Talks and Meetings take place ... on either the second Tuesday of the month at 2.00 pm, or the fourth Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm.'

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'Talks take place at West Moors Memorial Hall (W) on Mondays, 2.30 pm and at the Barrington Centre, Ferndown (F) on Wednesdays, 7.30 pm.'

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'During the winter, the Association meets at approximately monthly intervals for a programme of talks of wide and varied interest ... Meetings take place ... at 2.30 pm on the first Wednesday in the month.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Wednesday afternoon and Thursday evening meetings.

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'We have various activities throughout the year: a lecture programme, coach trips, walks, outings, coffee mornings and an annual Christmas lunch ... We welcome non-members to our lectures, many of whom subsequently decide to join the Centre. We like to think we are a friendly and sociable organisation. Membership is currently just under five hundred.'

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'In the winter months we hold a monthly series of interesting talks ... on Saturday afternoons. A nominal charge is made to help cover cost of speaker, hire of music room and includes tea and biscuits ... As a National Trust member, you are entitled and most welcome to join us. We hope to make you feel part of a very friendly like-minded group of people in your area.'

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'The Frodsham and District National Trust Members' Association website is no longer being updated. Many Thanks to everybody who has visited the site over the past 7 years.'

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'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.'

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Winter programme of monthly talks: 'Meetings are normally held ... at 7.30 pm'.

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'We organise a variety of activities for our members which include: Varied evening and afternoon talks ...'

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'We meet ... on the 4th Tuesday of the month (March, April, May and September) and the 4th Saturday of the month in January, February, October and November. Meetings include talks on a wide range of subjects, National Trust properties, heritage, conservation, houses and gardens and many other interests which allows members to socialise with like-minded people.'

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'Normally holds its meetings ... on the first Monday of the month starting at 8.00 pm. The exceptions to this are August and December when there are no meetings and the months when a Bank Holiday falls on the first Monday of the month - meetings for these months are rearranged to the second Monday of the month.'

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'Our meetings are on the 3rd Monday of the month. They start at 7.30 pm.'

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'In the winter months (September to April) we have a programme of meetings that include talks on a range of subjects of interest to National Trust members and supporters.' An alternative venue can be used for some meetings.

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'The winter lectures are held on the second Thursday of each month ... at 7.30 pm. There is a £2 charge for each meeting to cover the cost of hiring the hall.'

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'We meet on the second Thursday of the month ... and start promptly at 7.45 pm.'

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'We hold a monthly meeting on the 3rd Wednesday in every month, except August ... We have a speaker each month and we publish the names of the speakers up to 6 months ahead.'

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'Meetings are free to Association Members and are held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to April - except January. We are trying out an afternoon meeting this winter but meetings usually begin at 7.30 pm.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We hold meetings, with speakers, between September and May each year, normally on the second Monday of the month. These begin at 7.30 pm and cover a wide range of subjects, including National Trust topics, conservation, heritage and applied art.'

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‘Founded in 1972 and currently has some 250 members, mainly in the areas of Altrincham, Sale and Wilmslow. Amongst National Trust properties supported are Dunham Massey, Hare Hill, Lyme Park and Quarry Bank ... In autumn and winter, members meet for talks on various subjects including heritage, history and far-off places. After the talk refreshments are served.‘

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Normally holds its meetings at Christchurch ... on the first Wednesday of each month between October and May starting at 7.30 pm. The exceptions to this are two afternoon meetings which are held at Howgills, South View, Letchworth and start at 2.30 pm.'

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Organize lunch lectures and evening (and afternoon) talks. ALERT At Review, announced the Association is to be closed.

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'In the autumn and winter there is a series of monthly talks. These normally begin at 7.30 pm ... Anyone is welcome to attend the evening meetings ... although there is a small charge for non-members of the Association.'

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'Meetings include talks on a wide range of topics, some related to the National Trust, others on local history, travel or wildlife; in fact, on any subject of interest to members ... To join you must be a member of the National Trust.'

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'Lecture Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month ... at 8.00 pm. The lectures take place during the winter months from October to April.'

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We are a friendly Centre and meet monthly at 8.00 pm on the last Thursday ... plus afternoon lectures at 2.15 pm most months ... Meetings include talks on a wide range of subjects and also allow members to socialise with like-minded people with tea and coffee available. Our ever popular lectures are well attended and this allows us to secure the services of good quality speakers, there is only a nominal fee charged for entrance to the lectures.'

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'Talks normally begin at 11.00 am with members gathering for coffee at 10.30 am (but occasionally there is an evening talk).

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'Throughout the year, August excepted, members meet on the second Thursday each month at 7.30 pm ... Meetings include talks on a range of heritage and other subjects and allow members to socialise with like-minded people.'

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'There are talks by visiting speakers monthly from September to April. The venue generally alternates between Wareham and Swanage ... We do our best to alternate between the two towns, but it depends on the availability of both the venue and the speaker.'

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Evening meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of most months ... commencing at 7.30 pm ... From October to June there are also meetings on the second Tuesday afternoon of each month.'

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'Each month during the winter season we hold a meeting alternately in Royston and Saffron Walden ... At these meetings we have speakers who cover a wide variety of topics. All are welcome: Attendance fee £3, members £2 (to cover expenses and a drink). Our meetings start with a cup of coffee from 7.20 pm onwards with the talk at 7.45 pm.'

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'We have a varied programme of activities including Talks on topics which in the past have ranged from Windmills to Witches. These normally take place ... on the 1st Thursday (2.30 pm) & the 3rd Wednesday (7.30 pm) in October, November, February, March.'

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'From October to March regular talks are held on the third Wednesday of the month ... commencing 2.30 pm, ending with a cup of tea and a chance to meet up with friends old and new for a chat.'

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