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'The Centre promotes American studies by sponsoring seminars, colloquia, conferences, films and theatrical events ... In recent years the Centre has featured seminars and public lectures by British and American scholars ...' Includes an Annual Lecture for which: 'All welcome but registration required'.

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Aim is 'to advance the Christian religion, particularly by teaching members of the Anglican and Orthodox Churches about each other, in order to prepare the way for an ultimate union between them, in accordance with our Lord's prayer that "all may be one" ... The Association organises an annual Pilgrimage, an annual Constantinople Lecture, a summer Festival, as well as other events, which are open to members and their friends'.

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‘This lecture series was endowed to commemorate the work of the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Modern Industrial Society (which existed 1973-2009). The subject of each lecture should be one of public policy interest related to the beneficial development of industrial society in Britain and Germany. The lecture was first delivered in 2011. The last Anglo-German Foundation Lecture held under the terms of the agreement with the British Academy was in 2016.‘

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‘The Department of Engineering hosts an annual lecture by a distinguished member of the engineering community. The Annual Industry Lectures are intended to be of interest to engineering students and practising engineers, as well as the general public.’

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'The Beckly Social Services Lecture takes place every year, as one of the fringe events at the Methodist Conference ... John Henry Beckly, a lay Wesleyan Methodist, founded the trust which is responsible for the lectures in 1926. According to the original charter of the Beckly Trust "the function of the Lectureship shall be to set forth the social implications of Christianity and to further the development of a Christian sociology and the expressions of the Christian attitude in reference to social, industrial, economic and international subjects."

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Have organized an annual Betjeman Lecture plus occasional other talks and related events.

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The Sybil Campbell Collection Annual Lecture: 'The Collection was established in 1928 as the Crosby Hall Library and became a charity in 1955 ... In June 2006, after intensive work on cataloguing and conservation (aided by generous grants from the Pilgrim Trust and the Charitable Foundation), it was moved to the University of Winchester.' Other events might be open to the public.

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'Annual Sebald Lecture on literary translation, preceded by presentations and readings from the annual Translation Prizes.' Also list of related events. Other venues than UEA can be used for Events, within and outwith London.

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Annual Lecture, usually held at LSE: 'Attendance is free, and all are welcome!'

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Occasional lectures and other events open to the public. Need to register interest in attendance: 'CCJS is a membership organisation and is open to anybody who would like to join us'.

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'Each year on March 8th, International Women's Day (or on the nearest week day), the Centre for Gender Studies in Wales presents a public lecture, the Ursula Masson Memorial Lecture, to celebrate the day and to commemorate its founder.'

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Annual Public Lecture: 'Visitors will be granted special access to the library for the lecture; there will be a drinks reception in the e-lounge next to the Reading Room from 4.15 pm ... This Centre promotes and supports the study of late antique religion and culture from the late Hellenistic Period to the early Middle Ages, also in relation to earlier and later periods, in particular Classical Antiquity and the modern world.'

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Offer a range of lectures and talks, some organized by the Society of Friends of Chester Cathedral.

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Annual Lecture organized by the Friends of Deerhurst Church: 'Admission on the Door from 7 pm'.

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'Each year the Department holds a Memorial Lecture and Research Poster Presentation Day, alternately the Barlow and Mildner memorial lectures.'

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Annual Aylmer Lecture (plus occasional other lectures which might be open to the public): 'Admission is free and open to all - no ticket required'.

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'The first event to formalise the establishment of the Ditchley Foundation was a lecture given by the Provost, Harry Hodson. Since that date, a lecture has - with the exceptions of 1977, 1979 and 2001 - been held annually. Usually delivered by a distinguished individual from public life, the lecture has become the largest regular event at Ditchley and since 1975 has been held in June/July to mark the close of our conference season. It has become a tradition that the nationality of the speaker rotates between Britain, North America, and a third country. The topic of the lecture is of the speaker's own choosing.' Enquire about attendance.

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Occasional events organized by The Friends of Dorchester Abbey including the annual Dorchester Lecture.

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Annual memorial lecture held every March in honour of Hodgkin's work: 'No reservation needed - all welcome': 'Hodgkin is particularly noted for discovering three-dimensional biomolecular structures ... Apart from the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1964, she was the second woman recipient of the Order of Merit, a recipient of the Copley Medal, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a winner of the Lenin Peace Prize, and was Chancellor of Bristol University from 1970 to 1988 ...' [Wikipedia 3 February 2012]

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Holds a number of regular events during the year, including an Annual John Delafons Lecture, normally held in June.

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Annual Lecture: 'An eminent speaker is invited to talk on a topic relevant to Early Dance. The aim is to promote Early Dance to a wider audience and to demonstrate that it is a serious field of study. The lecture is followed by an opportunity for informal talk ... This lecture, given in London, is open to all - and free.'

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'Throughout the year the Trust organises Heritage Events such as walks, talks and visits.' Also there is an Annual Lecture in memory of the former Director of the Trust, Alan Wilson.

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'The Eccles Centre for American Studies regularly organises and supports conferences, seminars, lectures and other events on North American and transatlantic themes, often in partnership with other institutions and organisations. The Eccles Centre has hosted an annual lecture since 1993. In 1995, this lecture was named in honour of Douglas W. Bryant who served as Trustee and Executive Director of the American Trust for the British Library between 1979 and 1990 and as its President between 1990 and 1994.'

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Usually monthly meetings, Thursday evenings: 'Guests and visitors are welcome to meetings and to the annual dinner, and (depending on places available) to the May outing.' Note the Annual John Murray Archive Lecture, held jointly with the National Library of Scotland.

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Annual Kirby Lecture and Fundraising Event. Enquire about attendance.

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'The speaker for the annual George Orwell lecture series is selected in turn by the Department of English and Humanities and the Department of Politics. The subject of the lecture is left to the speaker, on the proviso that the topic should have been of interest to Orwell. The lecture is funded by the George Orwell Memorial Fund and is held in November every year.' Site also usually lists other Orwell-related events.

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Annual Lecture, started 'on the occasion of Tony Watkins's retirement in 2003, to mark his great role in the shaping of children's literature studies, and his founding role in making Reading an international leader in this field through founding and running the MA in Children's Literature (the first accredited MA in this field in the UK), and the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood (CIRCL)' The Centre organizes other events which are 'open to all'.

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'In 2014 the 20th Graham Fraser Memorial Lecture was the last to be held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. From 2015 the lectures will be hosted by the British Cochlear Implant Group within their annual conference to facilitate attendance by cochlear implant professionals nationwide.'

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'The Friends of Greenwich Park have organised an Annual Lecture in late winter or early spring since 1994. Topics are linked to Greenwich Park and related interests.' Occasional other talks organized by the Friends (or the Friends of Greenwich Park Wildlife Group).

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Annual Lecture - plus other public events organized or supported by the Guild.

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Annual Lecture held at the University of Sheffield, usually in the first or second weeks of December. Enquire about attendance.

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Occasional events, currently including an Annual Lecture and a Day School.

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'Within LSE's lively Public Lectures programme, the Hellenic Observatory contributes to the presence of Greece in Britain through a number of public lectures. Currently there are three series of annual public lectures: HO Annual Lecture, supported by the endowment of the Venizelos Chair; London Hellenic Society Lecture, funded with the support of the London Hellenic Society; Byron Theodoropoulos Lecture, funded by a grant from the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.'

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'The Hook Lectures are jointly organised by Leeds Church Institute, Leeds Minster, and Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds. They bring together faith communities, the university and the city by addressing themes related to public life and the common good.'

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The Howard League Parmoor Lecture: 'The event is free to attend, but you are invited to make a donation to cover the charity's costs. Please give generously.' Occasional other public lectures and talks.

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'The JIC has a very active programme of seminars and lectures, including a series of Named Lectures, given by external, invited speakers, which is managed by the site seminar committee. These are open to the scientific community ... JIC also hosts a programme of events, some of which are open to the public.' The Friends of JIC also offer an Annual Lecture (usually in December) plus other events 'Open to the Public'.

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'We meet on Friday evenings from September to May.'

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Annual Lecture, organized alongside their AGM: 'Both the AGM and the lecture are open to the public.' Lecture normally held in Courtauld Institute of Art, but other venues might be used.

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'We meet at the Cathedral Centre at 7.30 pm on Tuesday evenings for most of the year. New members are always welcome, just come along to try us out for a few weeks before deciding if you wish to join ... Our programme includes a mix of lectures, practical evenings and demonstrations showing how to get the best from your camera, computer or prints ...'

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'We organise an ongoing programme of practical workshops, classes and talks, and also hold regular group sessions in locations around London where members bring their current work for discussion.'

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'Members meet every Thursday at the Godlee Observatory (except when a public lecture is taking place and during Christmas/New Year week), when slide shows, digital image shows, informal talks and occasional 'workshops' take place. Of course the telescopes are also used, weather permitting. On the third Thursday of the month, from October to March, a free public lecture is held at a venue in the centre of Manchester ... commencing at 7.30 pm. Non-members are most welcome. The prestigious Kopal Lecture is given annually by an astronomer from the University of Manchester's Department of Astronomy or Radio Astronomy in honour of an old friend, the late Emeritus Professor Zdenek Kopal, Manchester's first Professor of Astronomy.'

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Have organized several Named Lectures and related events which can be 'open to the public'. Enquire about attendance.

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Details of 'the MWRC Lecture, an annual major scholarly event in Manchester which includes a paper read by one or more of the Fellows of the Centre'. Enquire about attendance - and to other events which might be open to all.

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'Members of the public are most welcome to attend the Medieval Research Centre Public Lecture Series and the annual Brixworth Lecture ... The Brixworth Lecture usually takes place in Brixworth.'

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'We meet alternate Thursdays from 7.45 pm to 10 pm ... from September through to end of May and enjoy a varied programme of speakers, competitions and workshops. If you are unsure why not come along as a visitor. There will always be a warm welcome.'

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'In November the annual Muriel Spark Society Lecture is given at the National Library of Scotland. These lectures always sell out weeks before the event because it is open to the public but Spark Society members have priority booking. Speakers are always prestigious writers or academics and have included Martin Stannard, Alan Taylor, Denise Mina and Toby Litt.' Also: 'The committee organises a varied programme of events, including talks by eminent speakers, and an annual lunch in January or February to commemorate Dame Muriel's birthday.'

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'An informal and relaxed group of photographers who meet every Wednesday evening ... We are interested in showing our work and improving our photographic skills, with prints and digital images. We hold regular competitions, some judged by members themselves, others where judges are invited to assess our work. Our programme also includes talks, demonstrations, studio sessions and walkabouts.'

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'In 1979 the College instituted an annual lecture series, the Didsbury Lectures. Each year a series of four lectures is given by a leading scholar or theologian standing within the historic Christian faith.' Enquire about attendance.

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'The Nicolai Rubinstein Lecture in the History of Political Thought and Intellectual History is an annual memorial lecture held in honour of the distinguished Renaissance scholar and former Queen Mary colleague, Nicolai Rubinstein. Having fled Nazi persecution in the 1930s, Rubinstein was appointed to a lectureship at Westfield College, University of London (later merged with Queen Mary) in 1945, and retired as Professor in 1978. He was the leading authority on the government of Florence under the Medici, and a renowned expert in the art, architecture and political thought of Renaissance Italy. This lecture series, inaugurated in 2007, celebrates his contribution to intellectual history.'

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'We are a very go-ahead club, with a varied Programme and I invite anyone interested in photography to join us on any Monday evening.'

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Organize the Annual Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture. Also: 'Branch Meetings are held in Newcastle and Hexham every month or so, with guest speakers and performers'.

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Annual Lecture: Enquire about attendance - and to Lunchtime Seminars and other events.

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Roger Hood Annual Public Lecture - plus other events which members of the public might attend.

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Annual Lecture 'This lecture is free to all but admission will be by ticket only. Registration is requested so that participants can be sent the relevant lecture details (programme, directions to the venue, ticket for admission etc.)' The Lecture is usually held in the Autumn.

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Weekly lectures in term, early Tuesday evenings, including the annual Parkes Lecture. Usually: 'All are welcome. This event is free but it is advisable to reserve a place as seats are limited. To reserve a place email ...'

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'The Annual Lecture was established in 1996 to enhance further the international profile of the journal Policy & Politics. As a public lecture offered by the University of Bristol it provides an opportunity to hear experts reflect on topics of major contemporary significance.'

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'In 1918 (the tercentenary of Sir Walter Raleigh's death), Sir Charles Wakefield, formerly Lord Mayor of London, offered the Academy a sum to form the nucleus of a "Raleigh Fund for History". One fruit of the endowment was the foundation of the Raleigh Lecture on History. The lecture was first delivered in 1919.'

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'The Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture is delivered annually by a historian of international repute.' Also: 'The RSHC has a large programme of research, teaching, and public events. We work with universities, museums, libraries, and schools, to create new forums for historical education and discussion.'

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Weekly term-time Ruskin Research Seminars - to which 'Anyone' can attend - plus other events including the annual Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture, usually held in November.

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Organize the annual Morag Faulds Lecture - 'established to commemorate an approach to social work practice and education, promoted and defended by Morag Faulds' - plus other lectures and talks from time to time.

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'Every year, the Severnside Institute hosts a lecture on a psychoanalytic topic ... The lecture is open to the general public.'

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'SPERI will provide a home for visiting researchers and policy-makers from the UK and beyond and an international focus for debate, discussion and policy development in the wake of the global financial crisis ... SPERI will each year organise a number of public events in the University. One will be an annual "In Conversation" evening with a leading political economist of our time ...'

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As well as an Annual Lecture, events include the Saturday Lecture Tour 'A member of the curatorial staff gives a lecture tour of the Museum to members of the public at 11am on Saturday mornings. There is a small charge of £5 and the tickets are available to the first 20 people after 10.30. Students and children are free. We regret that advance bookings cannot be accepted. Inevitably there are many more visitors than there are places on the tour and we regret any disappointment caused for those unable to go on the tour.'

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Range of events including the Annual Lecture: 'The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006, warmly welcomes membership applications from individuals from all walks of life who are interested in the history of architecture of all places and in all periods of time.'

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The Squiggle Foundation Public Lecture Programme Lectures usually Saturday mornings: 'Squiggle finds it necessary for financial reasons to break with the Foundation's long tradition and charge our members a small fee of £5.00 for entry to public lectures ... Lecture entry for non-members remains at £15.00 full rate and concessions £10.00 (full-time students, senior citizens, UB40s).' ALERT The Programme - as such - seems to have been discontinued. However, the Memorial Lecture has continued to be held annually.

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'Monthly meetings of The Stereoscopic Society which take place in London and Coventry from October to April have a club atmosphere. They typically include projection of members’ and guests’ film and digital work onto large 10ft screens viewed with polarising glasses. The programs also include workshops, show and tell sessions and an annual auction of members superfluous and unwanted 3D equipment. Attending the meetings and the annual convention are the ideal opportunities to meet up with people who have similar interests.'

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Organize the annual Basil Brown Lecture - plus other lectures and talks from time to time.

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Organize the annual Roy Baker Memorial Lecture.

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'The Plume Lecture was established in 1975 by the Trustees of the Library, at the instigation of the Rev. Arthur Dunlop, to commemorate the life of Dr. Thomas Plume (1630 -1704) with a public lecture, held annually in the month of November. Speakers have been drawn from a wide range of disciplines, such as medicine, art, history, science and astronomy to reflect Plume’s own broad interests and the varied nature of the Library.'

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Occasional lectures, which may be open to all, as well as the annual Graham Storey Lecture: 'This is an open lecture and all are welcome, but please book your place in advance'.

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'Events Listing'. Includes the Annual Chancellor's Lecture - a 'free public lecture' (but need to book).

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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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'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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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.'

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Organize an Annual Memorial Lecture - normally held in October - plus occasional other events.

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'Wolfson is the largest graduate college in Oxford. Our diverse student body has a wide spread of disciplines and nationalities. The College is both traditional and unconventional, forward-thinking and friendly.' Have organized an Annual Lecture Series plus various Named Lectures. Enquire about attendance.

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