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'Brings together groups and individuals with an interest and expertise in identifying, recording, preserving and presenting the remains of our industrial past ... The AIA organises a number of events each year, including the Annual Rolt Memorial Lecture, established in 1975 to honour the first President of the AIA, L T C Rolt.'

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'The Association was formed in 1981 as a grouping of the Family History Societies which then existed within Wales ... All the properly constituted Family History Societies in Wales are members of the Association.'

'We are the national organisation devoted to the fascinating and diverse topic of local history. As a member of BALH you will be not only become a part of a large group of enthusiastic historians but will receive our publications and discounts on books and events. Society members gain access to our dedicated insurance scheme and the support of being part of an umbrella organisation. Societies also receive help and support from our experts and a vehicle to promote themselves and their events.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'The national charity for the civic movement in England. We make places more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive. We promote civic pride ... We welcome civic and amenity societies and other local groups as well as individuals, town and parish councils, local authorities and businesses as members and supporters of Civic Voice.'

'Founded in 1944 for the "safeguarding of all kinds of archaeological material and the strengthening of existing measures for the care of ancient and historic buildings, monuments, and antiquities" and to improve public education about archaeology ... Whether you are a professional archaeologist, studying or skilling-up to work in the field, or just fascinated by archaeology and want to explore further, the Council for British Archaeology offers a range of ways to get involved.' CBA Groups 'run their own events programmes and hands-on training activities for members and everyone interested in finding out more about the archaeology of their area'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'We promote interest in researching family history and encourage membership of family history societies ... Benefits to societies that are members of the Federation include ... publicity through our website and at the many public events we attend. This encourages individuals to contact and join member societies.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.' Services include: GENEVA --- GENealogical EVents and Activities  Run on behalf of GENUKI and the Family History Federation.

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Established in 1979 and registered as a charity in 1989, the Guild provides its members with the means to share, exchange and publish information about one-name studies as well as encouraging and assisting all those interested in one-name studies by means of conference, seminars, projects and other activities.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

A Record created to provide access to the Entries in Open Lectures and Talks for Area and Regional Federations of Local History Societies. Each Federation is given an Entry in the relevant BROWSE by LOCALITY Category on this Website. Click on the appropriate Tag to discover the Entry of interest.

'We explore the powerful link between transport and the growth of London, its culture and society since 1800. By sharing this story of innovation, ingenuity, creativity and design, we ignite curiosity about the world around us and how to shape its future.'

'Represents groups of volunteers interested in conserving cemeteries large and small. The Cemetery Friends give their time clearing and maintaining areas, often working with local ecology groups to maintain a balance between wildlife and heritage. Friends may also provide guided walks, open days and special events and work on projects with English Heritage and other organisations.'

'The only national body which promotes and encourages the preservation and restoration of Britain's transport heritage in all its forms - road, rail, wings and water ... We arrange a programme for members going far beyond what is available to the general public and including visits to some leading private transport collections.'

'A community of people who help each other with their family history. It has many millions of postings and hundreds of thousands of members worldwide. The idea is simple. You ask your question, and others try and answer it for you. In a similar way, you may see somebody else's discussion and add to it in your own way. As RootsChat is a very busy site, you may receive your first response to your question in a few minutes. You will probably get several responses as more people try and help you.'

'Promotes and encourages the study of Scottish family history, and provides a forum for the exchange of information among members. SAFHS is an umbrella association of Scottish Family History Societies, and individual direct membership is not possible ... Annual Conferences are organised by member societies in conjunction with SAFHS who is willing to help and underwrite such events. They promote family history to the public through programmes of talks, sale of publications and recruitment of new members to societies. Those attending have the opportunity to meet others with similar interests and exchange ideas.'

'Set up in 1967, to help people connect to their built heritage and take a leading role in guiding its development ... Our Mission is to celebrate Scotland’s built environment, take action for its improvement and empower its communities.'

'An educational charity that promotes the understanding of the human past and recognises distinction in this field through election to its Fellowship. Founded in 1707, the Society meets its remit through a wide-ranging programme of activities at Burlington House in London and at Kelmscott Manor – the inspirational retreat of William Morris – in the Cotswolds. It runs regular public, educational and academic events, lectures and exhibitions, gives grants for research and conservation, publishes books and journals on heritage topics and contributes to the formulation of public policy on the care of our historic environment and cultural property ... All of our lectures are live streamed and are open to anyone to join us online, Fellows and Non-Fellows. To view any of our past lectures please visit our YouTube channel.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Founded in 1780 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1783, the Society’s purpose is “to investigate both antiquities and natural and civil history in general, with the intention that the talents of mankind should be cultivated and that the study of natural and useful sciences should be promoted”.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Founded in 1911, the Society of Genealogists is a charity with a unique purpose – to help people discover their place in history. We preserve the records of everyday lives and make them available to anyone wanting to understand where they’ve come from – grassroots sources, rich data of unlikely origin, exceptional assets that capture the unfolding, unofficial history of us all ... The Society of Genealogists holds regular study days, lectures and evening classes along with workshops demonstrating computer programs and databases of use to family historians ... Membership of the Society is open to anyone with an interest in family and social history.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

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