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'Meetings held first Tuesday of the month (unless otherwise shown) ... 7.30 pm.'

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'Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month ... Doors open from 19.15; talks start at 19.30 and usually finish about 22.00 with a pint in the pub.'

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'The core of the Society's activities is found in regular meetings, talks, study days, concerts and master classes held in Central London, for which a modest charge is made.'

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'Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month from September to May.'

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Occasional talks - usually held either in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Category Biology
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'The Medal Lecture is a public lecture held within the University of Kent and the lecturer is expected to emphasize public understanding in his/her presentation ... The Wain Medal is awarded to a young scientist doing research in biochemistry.' Lecture usually held in late Autumn.

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Wainwright Society Memorial Lecture - plus other occasional lectures.

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'Society meetings are held ... on the first Saturday of every month, except January.'

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'Our programme of lectures runs from September to April each year, and lectures are currently held on the second Wednesday of the month ... starting at 7.30 pm.'

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‘The Club where you can enjoy collecting stamps and postcards. Whether you are a complete novice or an expert collector we cater for everyone. Come and hear interesting talks and displays from visiting speakers or by club members ... Visitors of all philatelic abilities and interests, are always welcome.‘

Category Horology
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'The Society holds three meetings each year (spring, summer and autumn) ... Meetings are an all-day event, generally with at least one guest speaker, and mostly with luncheon included.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Lunchtime Talks & Lectures.

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'Meets (usually) on the second Friday of each month, except July and August ... at 7.45 pm for 8.00 pm.'

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'Meetings are held on Thursday evenings ... at 7.45 for 8 pm - 10 pm.'

Category National Trust
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Occasional lectures and talks, and related events.

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‘Inspired by a surge of interest in Walter de la Mare's work after a conference on his short stories organised by King's College, London, critical acclaim for the publication by Giles de la Mare Publishers of Walter de la Mare: Short Stories 1895-1926, a group of critics and aficionados formed a society to honour the memory of Walter de la Mare in 1997.’

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The Society 'hold monthly lectures from September to May each year'.

Category Flowers & Plants
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'The club meets on the third Tuesday each month at 20.00 to 22.00.'

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'All talks are held on the last Friday of the month.'

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Monthly talks, Thursday evenings: 'Talks are open to all local residents and are usually FREE' (otherwise, join the Society).

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'WHS aims to offer members at least one activity per month throughout the year. Activities include talks, visits to local gardens, coach trips to great gardens and gardening shows, social events and Wansford Annual Show (held on the August Bank Holiday weekend).'

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‘Originally a celebration of all things Betjeman, the Wantage Literary Festival is now a collection of events covering literature, poetry, comedy, history, science, the arts and much more. Held during the October school holiday, the festival is dedicated to promoting the written (and spoken) word in all its forms. The Festival is organised by a Festival Director and run by a team of local volunteers. In addition to the main Festival week of events we also run a lively charitable schools’ programme and host various Quiz Nights throughout the year.‘

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'Meetings are normally held on the first Monday of each month at 7.30 pm.'

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Public Lectures 'Wednesdays at 4.30 pm in the Lecture Room ... Admission to all lectures is free ... The Warburg Institute of the University of London exists principally to further the study of the classical tradition, that is of those elements of European thought, literature, art and institutions which derive from the ancient world.'

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'Our meeting night is Wednesday (Sept - May) and we gather at 7.45 for an 8 o'clock start.'

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'Runs a full and active programme from September to May each year with something for everyone, no matter what your photographic interests are. We meet each Tuesday at 7.30 pm ... Visitors and new members are always welcome to come along and join in with whatever is going on.'

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Meetings 'normally second Monday of the month, September to May, 19.30'.

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'Our series of lectures aim to provide stimulating talks and discussions on matters of science, art, history, politics, music, literature etc. Speakers are eminent in their field and speak for 45 minutes to an hour followed by a lively question time. The meetings finish by 9.30 pm.'

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'The Society exists to promote interest among its members in all photographic matters including digital working. It has about 60 members in total and meets weekly from September to April ... Our evenings are open and you do not have to contact us first or be invited, please just turn up and say hello.'

Category Art Societies
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'Evening meetings are held ... on the first Thursday of each month, except January and August. These include talks, slide shows and demonstrations by practising artists and professionals in art and related fields ... Members number around 190 and come from a wide area of south Hampshire - they include some professional artists, but most are enthusiastic amateurs and art lovers.'

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'Meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month, at 7 pm.'

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Monthly meetings, Thursday evenings.

Category Bookshops
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Programme of Meet the Author and related events.

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Usually held early October.

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'The Association was founded in 1879 and consists of eight branches covering the original county area of Warwickshire. Currently we have a growing membership with over 400 members.' Occasional lectures organized at 'County' level.

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'Lectures are held monthly from September to April ... All lectures start at 7.30 pm with refreshments available from 7.15 pm.'

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'The main activity of the Society is the regular monthly meeting, with talks by visiting speakers, although additional visits to sites within Warwickshire and beyond are arranged on an occasional basis. The Society has a thriving membership - from dedicated specialists to enthusiastic amateurs - and is always keen to welcome new members. If you would like to come along as visitor first please do so. There is a small charge to cover refreshments.'

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'Meetings from October to April start at 8.00 pm, preceded by coffee at 7.30 pm.'

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Monthly talks, Wednesday evenings, organized by the Watchet Market House Museum Society.

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'There are generally 9 talks a year ... starting at 7.40 pm on the third Wednesday of most months.'

Category Arts Centres
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Occasional talks and lectures.

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Category Bookshops
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Frequent events at the stores throughout the UK.

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'Meetings are held ... each month on the third Thursday, September to March ... Invited speakers are experts in their field. Meetings are informal, with a coffee break to give members an opportunity to share current interests and to meet the speaker.'

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'Meets on the first Saturday of each month (except August) at 11.00 a.m.'

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'Meetings take place weekly at 7.45 pm on Thursday evenings.'

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Range of talks, including those organized by The Friends of Watford Museum.

Category Bookshops
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'Book signings at Watkins Books are a great opportunity to meet the authors and hear them talk about their latest work ... All our events are free – please join and bring your friends!'

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Category Art Galleries
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'Watts Gallery is unique in being the only purpose-built art gallery to show a single professional artist’s collection. It is an early example of an Arts & Crafts building and one of the first to be built in solid concrete. It is listed Grade II* ... In his own lifetime George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), was widely considered to be the greatest painter of the Victorian age, enjoying an unparalleled reputation. His ceaseless experimentation embodied the most pressing themes and ideas of the time. A complex figure, Watts was the finest and most penetrating portraitist of his age, a sculptor, landscape painter and symbolist which earned him the title "England’s Michelangelo" ...'

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Winter monthly meetings, normally 3rd Monday evening.

Category Dowsing
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'We have a general meeting every two months where we share and discuss our members' adventures in Dowsing which we also post on this website. We also have invited venerated guest speakers at these meetings to pass on Dowsing lore and experiences, as well as organising trips to sites for group dowsing experiences which may include archeological dowsing, water dowsing as well as dowsing for ghosts and other energy manifestations.'

Category Railway History
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'We have regular Members’ meetings every two months i.e. six per year. Our meeting venues alternate between Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon and Portishead (in that order of course!). We have guest speakers giving talks on a variety of subjects (not always railways), and after a refreshment break, we concentrate on WC&P Railway Group matters.'

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'The Club meets on the second Friday of every month ... Doors open at 7.00 p.m. for 8.00 start ... Each meeting consists of a main talk lasting about 45 minutes and a shorter activity, often involving the members, after the refreshment interval.'

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Occasional talks organized by the Friends of the Weaver Hall Museum.

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'All meetings, unless stated otherwise, are held ... at 7.30 pm, on the second Tuesday of the month.'

Category Arts & Crafts
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'There's something for everyone at the Wedgwood Museum. We have regular gallery talks, illustrated lectures and events for all the family.'

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Bimonthly evening meetings, usually last Friday of the month, starting at 7.30 pm.

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'Something new happens in Wellcome Collection every week. Events vary from intimate discussions about issues such as adolescent depression, to provocative debates about obesity and live shows from leading British performance artists. Through our free talks, screenings, performances and debates, you will have the opportunity to join leading experts and unravel big ideas around medicine, health and wellbeing ... Most events are free and take place in our dedicated events space, the Forum, on the first floor. Look out for occasional large-scale thematic events that make the most of the whole building.'

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Category Biology
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Have held occasional special lectures open to the public: 'We host pre-arranged visits for more than 2000 students (generally A-level and GCSE), teachers and members of the community each year. Visitors can meet scientific staff, tour the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus and some of its high-throughput facilities, and can participate in an increasing number of educational experiences including ethical debates and computer-based activities. A visit to the Sanger Institute is free of charge. With our current resources, we can arrange visits by groups only; unless we are hosting a special public event, we are unable to invite individuals or small parties onto the site.'

Category Arts Festivals
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'Wellington Festival is one of the UK's largest free access festivals and includes dance, drama, poetry, photography, culture and all aspects of literature.' Held During October. (Incorporates Events formerly promoted as Wellington Literary Festival.)

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Meetings are held ... at 7.30 pm on the third Thursday in each month (except August and December) ... Visitors are very welcome.'

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'Comprises a group of individuals interested in various aspects of the history of our town ... Talks are free to attend unless otherwise stated, although we ask members of each audience to make a donation when leaving the room ... We strongly suggest you arrive early as accommodation is limited. Each meeting takes the format of announcements, talk by that evening’s speaker followed by questions and refreshments during which folk may chat to our committee members and among themselves, exchange notes and ideas, and seek help with their research. A selection of local books and other publications are also often available for purchase at reduced prices ... As from January 2018 our meetings will be on the third THURSDAY of each month (except July, August and December) at 7.30 pm.'

Category Railway History
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'We hold monthly meetings from September to May ... Meetings are free to members and just £2 per meeting for non members and guests.'

Category Railway History
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'We gather on the third Thursday of the month during the meetings “season” (October to May inclusive). Good food is available in the bar. We generally get together after 6.30 pm for a pint and a “natter”, and the meetings start at 8.00 pm. There is usually a half-way break and we finish around 10.00 pm.'

Category Railway History
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Meet 'second Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm'.

Category Gardens Trusts
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'Trust members enjoy a varied and exciting programme of events, including: Garden visits, Lectures and Study Days ...'

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'Indoor meetings are held ... on the third Thursday of the month starting at 19.30.'

Category National Trust
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Series of Discover Wentworth Lectures plus related events.

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Organize an Annual Lecture. Also: 'Each Regional Society has their own constitution and a committee which arranges an interesting programme of activities, including lectures and visits to historical sites.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Our Regular Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of the month ... Regular meetings start at 7.30 pm with Society Announcements followed by the Introduction of the main Speaker. An interval of about 20 minutes is scheduled for 9.00 pm for refreshments and informal chat. The balance of the meeting up to its close at 10.00 pm may include The Sky this Month, Object of the Month and short contributions by members.'

Category Flowers & Plants
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'Meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 19.30 ... All with a friendly group of like minded people ranging from beginners to experts. Come along as a guest, just turn up. Join if you like it.'

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‘All meetings are currently held ... at 8pm on the first Tuesday in each month. The Society does not currently meet in January, August or September ... From our foundation we have endeavoured to promote the study of numismatics in its widest sense - not only coins from classical times to those of the present century, but also commemorative and campaign medals, trade tokens and paper money.’

Category Orchid Societies
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'Monthly meetings are ... at 2.00 pm for 2.30 pm, on the second Saturday of each month, apart from August and the Society Shows in March and October.'

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'Throughout the year, West Dean College programmes exciting talks and special events alongside its Concerts and Short Courses.'

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'We meet at 7.30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month except during the summer. All are welcome. In June we have an evening outing and in July a day trip. There are no meetings in August.'

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'Meetings are usually held on the second Monday of every month - except in August.'

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'Meetings are held ... at 7.30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month except in August.'

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'The Group organises monthly lectures during the academic year.'

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'Holds talks at 7.30 pm on the last Tuesday of the month from September - November and January - March.'

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'We run indoor meetings every month ... and organise a variety of field trips and training sessions.'

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'Unless otherwise stated, WLHS holds its meetings on the last Wednesday evening of every month, 7.15 pm to 9.30 pm, with talks starting promptly at 7.30 pm.'

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'Organises ten philosophy events per year (monthly except in July and August) that are open for anyone to attend. Five of our events are held on Saturday afternoons and five on weekday evenings – usually on a Tuesday or Thursday.'

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'Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7.00 - 9.00 pm from September to June.'

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'Regular meetings are normally held on the third Thursday of each month ... and start at 7.45 pm.'

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'We offer regular programmes of indoor meetings from the Autumn through to Spring at: Birmingham; Kidderminster; Solihull; Stafford; and Tamworth. These usually take the form of illustrated talks by well-known ornithologists and bird photographers and cover a variety of subjects and places, both at home and abroad. So you have the chance to meet the experts and ask them questions.'

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'The Kidderminster Branch of the West Midland Bird Club welcomes everyone to its indoor meetings, which are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, from September through to April.'

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'Meetings are held ... on Fridays ... Doors open 7 pm. Meeting commences at 7.30 pm (unless otherwise stated).'

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