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VISIT the List of Annual Lecture Series Groups which were advertising forthcoming live Lectures and Talks Online when their Records were reviewed.

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'The Armitstead Trustees seek to continue the aims of Baron Armitstead, who wished to improve the breadth and depth of knowledge of the people who live in, what is now termed, Tayside. He devised his series of Armitstead Illustrated Lectures to meet this end and to entertain those who attended the series also. The Trustees offer a programme of lectures each autumn in Dundee to carry on the tradition initiated by Baron Armitstead.' Friday evenings at 7.30 pm. Open to all.

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'A platform for providing information for informed choices ... Clovelly Lectures has found a reflective and responsive audience. A curiosity and interest in listening and discussing matters that directly impact our lives in a fast changing and confusing economic and political world.'

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Winter evening lectures, usually first Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm.

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'As in previous years we have arranged a varied programme, in both subject matter and format and I am sure you will find something of interest. Just to remind you the requirement to complete any course work is optional - just come along and enjoy the lectures!'

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‘Six local Societies - The Royal Scottish Geographical Society Dundee Centre, The Friends of Dundee City Archives; Dundee Art Society; The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds; The Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Gardens; and Abertay Historical Society; have organised a fascinating series of talks, open to all members of the public.’ Held October - April.

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Have organized The Ferguson Lectures, 'a series of public lectures and forums launched in October 2006 to provide opportunities for people to meet discuss and ponder on a wide range of contemporary topics. All events take place in The Ferguson Building, an impressive new facility named after an eminent former pupil Professor John Ferguson to commemorate his outstanding contribution to education'. Monthly during term; usually Wednesdays at 4.00 pm: 'Entry is free but places do need to be booked in advance.'

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'All talks ... at 7.15 pm alternate Tuesdays' (with occasional exceptions).

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Gresham College has provided free public talks within the City of London for over 400 years. Founded by 1597, Gresham College is London’s oldest Higher Education Institution. Our Gresham Professors and other visiting speakers offer over 100 free public events every year.' The eight professorships are currently in: Astronomy, Commerce, Divinity, Geometry, Law, Music, Physic, Rhetoric. There are also Visting Professors in History, and in American Studies, as well as an Honorary Gresham Professor. The college does not award degrees or teach courses.

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'Hamlyn Lectures are normally delivered in the autumn and the annual Hamlyn Seminar, which marks the publication of the lecture, is usually held in London in the following spring.'

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'The Revd Hugh Price Hughes founded the West London Mission in 1887. He was one of the most forward-looking thinkers of the day. We believe these annual lectures are making a significant contribution towards exploring our faith in the 21st century ... All lectures are on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm and are free.'

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'The range of events that are organised at the IAS are all intended to either advance the research of the individual Fellows and that of researchers at Durham or, in the case of the outreach events such as the art exhibitions, public debates and public lectures that we organise, to inform an interested public who want to learn more about the cutting-edge research that is carried out at Durham and elsewhere in the world.'

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Short series of Lectures 'funded by Derry City & Strabane District Council's Good Relations Programme'.

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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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'A series of free public lectures given by leading authorities in their fields.'

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'During the Autumn and Spring Terms the School hosts a series of high profile Mercers' Lectures featuring eminent and sought-after speakers ... All lectures are open to the public. Entry is free, but please do contact the School for tickets ...'

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'Over the last decade LJMU has invited some of the country's leading commentators to join the people of Liverpool in discussing the issues that really matter to them. These public lectures have used humour, cutting edge research and political insight to explore what it means to be a good citizen in today's society.' Normally three early evening lectures during February - April, three during November-December: 'You may choose to attend some or all of these lectures depending on your own particular interests. All lectures are free but entrance is by ticket only.'

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'The Royston Pike Lectures were first introduced by Edgar Royston Pike, formerly Chairman of the Esher Council, as the "Esher Library Lectures" in the late sixties. In 1974, Elmbridge Borough Council changed the title of these lectures to the "Royston Pike Lectures" in appreciation of his 20 years work on the Library Committee.'

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'Each year the Society presents a series of lectures on a wide range of subjects, given by local and national experts ... Non-members are welcome to attend lectures, for which there is a charge on the door of £6.00. Refreshments are included in the price. Entrance fees may be altered for special events.'

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'As in previous years, this series of public lectures will bring practitioners, commentators, academics and politicians to Glasgow to discuss a wide-ranging set of issues ... that address the role of the citizen.'

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'The Arts Institute (formerly Peninsula Arts) is the wide-ranging public arts programme of the University of Plymouth which plays a pivotal role in building culture and art in the city and South West region, supporting established, new and emerging artists from around the world. The programme includes exhibitions, dance, films, music, performance and talks.'

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Series of Monday evening lectures, September to March: 'Free of charge, but by ticket only, available from school Reception (normally two weeks prior to the lecture). Donations are welcomed at the end of each lecture. (The money raised goes to charitable causes.)'

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Programme of the University of St Andrews Open Association including the Friday Evening Lecture Series: 'The lectures start at 8.00 pm and last until approximately 9.00 pm, followed immediately by questions and discussions until about 9.15 pm.'

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Series of six lectures over the Winter, third Wednesday evening in the month.

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'The Trust, which is independent of religious or cultural affiliations, exists to promote dialogue between people with a wide range of political and religious opinions and from different cultural and professional backgrounds. It aims to address European and world issues, not just from a political or economic perspective, but also from the point of view of values and beliefs and to inform public opinion and to influence those who shape policy in the UK, Europe and the wider world. WPCT arranges 2 major lectures each year.  The Charlemagne Lecture (held in spring / summer) focuses on European issues, while the Corbishley Lecture in the autumn tackles aspects of the ethics of international policy.  Additional topical events are also arranged periodically.'

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