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Category Publishers
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Yale University Press, founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908, first established a marketing base in London in 1961, before going on to publish its own list of titles, alongside the books produced by its US head office, in 1973. Yale now has a unique position as the only American university press with a full-scale publishing operation in Europe.’

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'Meetings are held every Tuesday evening between 7.45 - 10.00 pm ... from September to May.'

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'Meetings and social evenings are held ... usually on the 2nd Monday of the month and start at 7.30pm (unless otherwise stated).'

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'A friendly, easy going camera club that welcomes anybody, absolute beginner to professional. We have a comprehensive programme full of competitions (Digital projection, Print and Slide), presentations and tutorials by a range of photographers and imaging experts.'

Category Bookshops
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Various events including participation in local Literary Festivals.

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Forthcoming events of the Friends of York Archaeological Trust.

Category Art Galleries
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Curators' Lunchtime Talks: 'All these talks are free and run from 12.30 pm - 1 pm. No booking required.'

Category Arts & Crafts
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'Meetings are held ... at 7.30 on the first Monday of the month.'

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'The York Astronomical Society is a friendly collection of people who share a common appreciation for all things astronomical. Anyone who is interested in Astronomy in any form is warmly invited to come along to our meetings and join in our public activities ...Anyone can attend our meetings (members or not) ... We currently have about 60 members and we meet ... on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month (except August). Our meetings start promptly at 8 pm, and most people arrive around 7.30 pm for a chat before the meeting starts.'

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'Authors and illustrators, designers and publishers, booksellers and collecters feature in programmes of six winter lectures supplemented by summer visits to memorable libraries ... All who have an interest in books are welcome to join this active group of booklovers.' Monthly meetings, Wednesday evenings.

Category Cemeteries
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Occasional lectures, talks and related events arranged by The Friends of York Cemetery, or by other organizations.

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'The Society meets regularly at York House, and carries on a range of activities throughout the year. Evening meetings start at 8.00 pm, and guests are welcome.'

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Indoor Meetings 'are all held on Tuesdays (usually the 1st Tuesday in the month) ... starting at 7.30 pm. Meetings normally end at around 9.00 to 9.30 pm'.

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'The Society organises a programme of events each year, these include talks from Society members, visiting speakers and general social evenings. All meetings start at 7.30 pm with a short meeting followed by the main advertised event for the evening.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Regular evening meetings with occasional talks.

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Go York Events 'A series of lectures which bring together York St John University’s eminent academics, high profile speakers and the local community for a series of events to be enjoyed by all.' Alert 'The Go York Series is under review & we shall be updating you soon.'

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Composite list of events for the Society and its special interest groups.

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'All lectures take place on Saturday mornings ... Our annual programme includes 6 lectures given by by local experts and nationally known figures.'

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'The RAS usually has five lectures and business meetings each year, normally on a Saturday afternoon. The lectures are largely focused on Roman Yorkshire, but we also have speakers who discuss wider aspects of Roman Britain or the Roman world. We also normally have a yearly joint meeting with another Society within Yorkshire and occasionally organise day-schools on Roman Yorkshire and related topics.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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‘The Yorkshire Geological Society was the first geological society in the North of England, founded in 1837 ... The objective of the Society is to promote and record the results of research in geosciences in Yorkshire, which is achieved primarily through a mixture of public lectures and field meetings, and publication within the Society’s main publication “Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society”. Our general meetings and field trips are free to all members and we always welcome non-members to attend who may have an interest in the geology of the region or their local area.’

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'The YMG holds indoor meetings in York on the first Thursday of each month from October to June inclusive. Meetings commence at 7.00 pm ... These meetings involve either a talk by a visiting speaker, or a practical evening, with the chance to meet other mammal enthusiasts.'

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Programme of Curators' Talks which run 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm: 'All these lunchtime talks are free (aside from usual admission charge)'

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Usually meet Saturday afternoons once a month or so during the winter.

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Site also includes a Diary of Main Philatelic Events: 'This listing attempts to cover the main national, regional and local philatelic events likely to be of interest to stamp collectors in the YPA area, including local society events open to all, but excluding regular society meetings, for which see the Society Pages, consult the YPA Syllabus Booklet or contact the secretary of the local society.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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The YPS offers activities and an annual lecture series to stimulate interest in and improve public understanding of natural sciences and social sciences: Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Life Science, Medicine, Natural History, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Technology, Zoology ... You can discover more about all these subjects and more in a friendly, welcoming environment with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests.'

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'Formed in 1899 the Yorkshire Photographic Union is the oldest regional federation of photographic clubs and societies in the United Kingdom ... The Union exists to provide an organisation of camera clubs and photographic societies throughout the region. Clubs vary from the major clubs of the towns and cities, localised clubs at the workplace or specialist clubs such as the Yorkshire Monochrome Group or the Yorkshire Medium Format Group.'

Category Art Galleries
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'Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 250,000 visitors, including 40,000 learning visits each year ...'

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'The Young Foundation runs dozens of events each year - from our regular lunchtime seminars ... to large international conferences. Past events have featured senior politicians, renowned academics and leading campaigners.'

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‘YouthPolitics UK is a new non-profit organisation created by young adults which has the aim of engaging teenagers and young adults across the country into current affairs, our democratic rights and how parliament works. The initiative also acts as a platform for young adults to express strong views that they may have about certain issues by submitting articles which later feature on the website. Through events, debates, talks and workshops from experts across the country we hope to equip the youth with the skills needed to successfully implement social change.’

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