A-Z LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Bristol

'Bristol’s International Centre for Contemporary Arts located on the harbourside in the heart of the city ... Arnolfini programmes and hosts a range of talks, lectures, courses and events.'

Member of the National Federation of Cemetery Friends Grouping

'Based in the South West of the UK, BAS is run by amateur astronomers as a non-profit making educational charity ... We are dedicated to exploring and explaining the splendours of the night sky and all aspects of astronomy for both our members and the public through regular outreach. With over 120 members we are one of the most active Societies in the UK. We organise weekly talks and meetings throughout most of the year given by a mixture of professional and amateur astronomers and local members.'

'An annual celebration of the creative word in Bristol. The festival is organised by a voluntary community group.' Normally held October.

Member of the Alliance Française de Londres Grouping.

'A partnership organisation that explores the key issues of our time through the arts and sciences. At the heart of our work are ideas ... Our year-round events programme is a mixture of online and "in real life" and continues to feature writers and thinkers from all over the world.'

'Celebrates the past, present and future of our city through a programme of quality events and innovative, one-off experiences. For one weekend in September, the Festival gives citizens the keys to the city with hands-on workshops, talks and expert-led tours. Working with some of the world’s brightest architectural and engineering firms and resident Bristol historians, we reinvigorate our city’s iconic landmarks and uncover access to it’s forgotten spaces.'

'The Society always welcomes new members, especially keen photographers and we are sure you will enjoy sharing your interest in photography with others in our Society. Our membership includes a wide range of people from beginners to photographers well known nationally ... Our programme runs throughout the year from Sept – Aug with something on almost every week (except around Christmas & New Year!).'

Monthly morning Public Lectures which are 'open to anyone with an interest in depth psychology and aim to make the original ideas of Jung more widely accessible and to provide a friendly and informal forum for the ongoing development of Analytical Psychology. The organising committee needs and encourages the support of interested individuals who wish to play an active part in shaping the future of this lecture series. Attending the lectures is an important first step in this direction'.

'The Clifton and Hotwells Improvement Society, popularly known as CHIS, was founded in 1968 and now has over 1,100 members. Its main aims are: * to improve the amenities of the area; * to preserve the best features; * to maintain the quality of life within the area. Since its inception CHIS has become widely respected for its balanced attitude towards local issues. Although one of the largest amenity societies in the country, it manages to retain personal contacts necessary for the committee to reflect members' views.' Amongst its offerings are 'a series of winter talks and summer walks and visits'.

'Clifton Antiquarian Club is based in Bristol, although members are distributed across the southern half of England and Wales. We seek to promote a better understanding of our archaeological heritage and meet on several occasions during the year for lectures, tours and research projects.'

Founded 1998:  'Aims to offer at least six lectures a year between October and June., with an emphasis on ancient Egypt, but there may also be talks on more modern topics, as well as people associated with the country and its exploration ... Attendance for Members is free, and they will automatically receive links at least a week before each lecture takes place ... Tickets for non-members ... will be made available via Eventbrite on the same timescale'.

'There are many reasons to be excited about the arts and humanities at Bristol, but close to the top of the list must be the range and quality of our offerings, from prehistoric archaeology to avant-garde cinema, all informed by the best of cutting-edge research by outstanding scholars, in a variety of educational settings and formats.'

Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology Grouping

'Meetings are the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm (excluding January and February).'

'Spike Island is more than just a building; we’re a public space where people can discover and connect with art, feel inspired, and learn something new or unexpected. We celebrate the very best of international contemporary art in our museum-scale gallery spaces, while also supporting artists to develop, produce and present innovative work throughout their careers.'

'Since 1987 Wilderness Lectures has brought to Bristol the best and most exciting adventure lecturers around. All are all widely travelled explorers and leaders at their own activity. They range from world-famous individuals to lesser-known adventurers but all are united in wonderful pictures and great stories from adventures all over the world.'

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