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'The UCL Minds programme shares the knowledge, insights and ideas of our UCL community and are accessible through a wide range of events and activities, open to all, in and outside of UCL.'

'Ullapool Book Festival is an intimate and welcoming literary festival on the shores of Loch Broom in the Highlands of Scotland.'  Normally held Early May.

'A not for profit organisation, Ulster Architectural Heritage works to promote the value of built heritage, its protection, conservation, and regeneration for people and communities ... Events by Ulster Architectural Heritage aim to engage audiences with the historic build environment, its protection, conservation and regeneration. From "behind the scenes" visits, to lectures, tours and trips, we run an annual programme of events. Whether you would like to grow your interest in built heritage, or develop your knowledge further, UAH events cater for a variety of interests in our annual programme, which usually amounts to over 20 events a year.'

Category Europe

'The Society was established in 1936 to promote, in the province of Ulster, the study and dissemination of Irish history in all its aspects. It is a non-political and non-sectarian body. We hold regular public lectures and history events to promote new research in Irish history. We host an annual public JC Beckett Memorial Lecture given by a leading historian.'

'The United Lodge of Theosophists is an association of students of Theosophy which came into being through the determination of a small number of Theosophists to pursue the objectives of the Theosophical Movement without organisational distractions and formalities ... From the start of October to end of June every year, the Lodge holds talks and study meetings on Sundays and study groups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Seminars on topical subjects are held quarterly on Saturdays. From July to September the programme is different, with less meetings and some in a different format ... All events are free and open to the public.'

'Founded in 1945, the United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK) is the country’s foremost advocate for UK action at the UN; the UK's leading source of analysis on the UN; and a vibrant grassroots movement of 20,000 people from all walks of life. We are the only charity in the UK devoted to building support for the UN amongst policymakers, opinion-formers and the public. We believe that a strong, credible and effective UN is essential if we are to build a safer, fairer and more sustainable world. We advocate strong government support for the UN - political and financial - and seek to demonstrate why the UN matters to people everywhere ... The Events listed are hosted by our volunteer-led local UN Associations across the country.'

'Our public events are open to all who wish to attend. They include seminars and presentations that highlight our research, knowledge transfer events where we share our expertise with our partners and local business, and community events, such as our participation in Bradford Literature Festival, Science Festival, and Gaming festival.'

'The University of Brighton hosts a series of research-based lectures throughout the year, including inaugural lectures that showcase the work of our newest professors ... The events are free and can be booked online.'

'The University of Bristol Botanic Garden was established in 1882. Since opening, we have moved location three times ... Visit our unique plant collections and glasshouses. With over 4,500 species of plants, our beautiful displays are designed to tell the story of plant evolution ... The Association of Friends of the University of Bristol Botanic Garden was founded in 1975 to support the work and development of the Botanic Garden ... A vital aspect of the Friends’ role is to stimulate interest in the Garden through a variety of events and activities.'

'If you want to know about talks in Cambridge that match your interests, talks.cam was created for you! Talks.cam provides several services for you. First, it quietly serves up-to-date talk lists to many Cambridge webpages that you may have visited. Second, it provides a database of talks in Cambridge that anyone can browse ... The events on Talks.Cam are user-generated and as such are not under University control. Please exercise sensible measures if attending any events, and ideally do not attend if not necessary,'

'Together, the eight University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden represent the UK’s highest concentration of internationally important collections outside London. With more than five million works of art, artefacts, and specimens, the collections have supported nearly 300 years of investigation into the world around us. Today, they bring together people from across the world to explore the big questions: from the earliest forms of life to the future of our planet. We work to deepen understanding of our world, inspire new thinking, and address local and global challenges.'

'We host a wide variety of events open to the public. Events range from performances and exhibitions, alumni, sport and outdoor events, public lectures, festivals, events at the Harris Museum and more ...'

'We deliver an exciting range of engagement activities from distinguished lectures with international reach to local community projects. We engage with everyone from influencers and policymakers to potential students, the general public and our own University community of staff and students.'

'UEA offers many public – and often free – events, both on- and off-campus, alongside public access to the Sainsbury Centre, Sportspark and open spaces on campus. UEA encourages and invites meaningful dialogue between its campus community and a public audience. Public events include live music, drama, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, talks, meet-ups, lectures and screenings – from academic lectures and drama performances to poetry readings, Open Days and a long-term partnership with the Norwich Science Festival.'

'Our regular event series are for everybody and give you the opportunity to expand your Essex experience beyond timetabled studies or work. Whether it's TED-style presentations from our leading researchers, seminars encouraging delegates to engage in critical, innovative thinking around the issues of today, or enlightening lectures from new Professors on their specialist subject areas; your education doesn't have to stop when your regular day does.'

'Forthcoming events relevant to the University of Exeter Business School.  Any UEBS staff or students may always attend, although registration may be required (the event will specify if so). Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.'

'Founded in 1921 with the assistance of the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society, the University of Leicester Botanic Garden was established on its present site in Oadby in 1947. It comprises the grounds of four houses: Beaumont, Southmeade, The Knoll and Hastings, which were built in the early 1900s and are now used as student residences or for the Garden education programme. The four once-separate gardens have been merged into a single entity, whose 16 acres of lovingly cultivated grounds and greenhouses, display a wide variety of features and environments.' The Friends of the Garden 'attend seasonal programmes of lectures as well as day visits to famous and less well known gardens and nurseries. There are also opportunities from time to time to go on short-break tours to more distant gardens'.

'For advancement of learning and ennoblement of life  This has been our mission since the University was founded in 1881. To this day, these values focus our efforts as we strive to achieve our ambitions and tackle the grand challenges of the age.'

'To create Talks and Series (such as Seminar Series and Conferences), you need to apply to become a Talks Editor. All members of the University are entitled to be a Talks Editor, if you are a student, please ask a member of staff to approve your application ... Please be aware that your talks will be advertised quite widely in the University. They may, for instance, be included in weekly digests and be added to people’s calendars. For this reason, please be sure to keep your talk information up-to-date ... The Home Page will show you all talks for the next 30 days - you can use the tabs to see tomorrow’s or next week’s talks.'

'The University of Reading's Public Lecture Series is a showcase of research highlights from across the University. Established over 45 years ago, these popular lectures are given by Reading academics eminent in their field and cover a wide range of topics.'

University Events: 'Many events at the University are open to the public and free of charge, but we do ask you to register for some events in advance. We look forward welcoming you to our events'.

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS) provides a unique opportunity to hear about challenges and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership by high-profile industry experts from across the country.

'We offer award-winning creative courses, innovative teaching and inspiring learning locations across three main campuses in south-west Wales – Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea – as well as campuses in Birmingham and London and learning centres in Cardiff.'

Category Local Heritage

'A volunteer group whose purpose is adding to the knowledge of the archaeologically rich area of Upper Wharfedale and the surrounding landscapes ... Throughout the year we run a programme of talks and walks covering a wide range of heritage related subjects which are open to the public.'

'A membership charity open to all who care about the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages and believe that raising standards of urban design is central to its improvement. The UDG believes that good urban design depends upon successful collaboration between all those who shape the built environment, whatever their professional or personal background ... The Urban Design Group holds regular events ... Most are free and are open to the general public as well as members.'

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