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VISIT the List of Civic Societies & Trusts which were advertising forthcoming live Lectures and Talks Online when their Records were reviewed.

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'The national charity for the civic movement in England. We make places more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive. We promote civic pride.'

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‘The national body for the civic movement in Scotland. It engages proactively with local civic groups across Scotland and regularly comments and campaigns for the improvement of Scotland's individual buildings and areas of distinction. The Trust seeks to encourage active interest in all aspects of the built environment. It liaises with many organisations, bodies and individuals in the pursuit of its objectives. It remains an important champion of Scotland's places.’

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Winter monthly lecture programme: 'Lectures will be held at 7.30 pm'. ALERT Latest 'Talks' Programme listed at Review was for 2016/17.

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'Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will be held in the Royal Northern & University Club ... at 7.30 for 8 pm ... Members are reminded that a dress code is enforced at the club. Gentlemen are to wear a shirt and jacket. The club’s private bar is not open to us although drinks can be purchased in the Mirror Room.'

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'The Ways in which we endeavour to achieve our Aims are ... Holding regular public meetings with knowledgeable speakers, on a variety of subjects, which are open to all ... Meetings take place every other month and are held on the second Wednesday of the month ... starting at 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet at 8 pm on the last Wednesday of each month ... Our area of interest is Ainsdale, a village in the borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England.'

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'Meetings are held at 8 pm ... in January, March, May, September and November. A trip is normally organised for the summer months. New members and visitors are very welcome.'

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'Since its inception in the 1940’s, The Barnet Society has organised a variety of events to stimulate, educate, agitate and entertain its Members. We hold a series of talks, walks, visits and events throughout the year ...'

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'Welcome to the learning website of the Bath Preservation Trust. Here you will find details of all future events across our museums, our education programme for schools, online learning resources and much more ... Events are run throughout the year at the Trust’s four museums ...'

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'Every year we arrange a wide range of events, visits to places of interest, talks on subjects of local interest or concern and some public meetings ... Most visits are open only to Society members and will usually be marked as private: where an event is open to the public it will be clearly indicated.' Venues vary.

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'In brief, our mission is to help maintain Beaconsfield a great place to live.'

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'We hold monthly public meetings through the winter on topical themes, organise guided walks and outings, publish a quarterly newsletter, booklets, and postcards, and represent your views on development and planning matters.'

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'The Berkhamsted Citizens Association has a sub-committee to organise talks and activities. Talks normally take place during the winter months ... Other activities include local walks and visits to local places of interest'

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'Meets monthly with a programme of lectures and discussions relevant to its aims.'

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'Meets indoors from September to May (but not December) each year. All our meetings are open to non-members. Additional meetings, usually outdoor, are arranged for summer evenings and weekends.'

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'A programme of talks, often illustrated, is arranged for members in Winter, Autumn and Spring months each year, and visits are made in Summer months to other towns, villages or places of interest. Members of the public are always welcomed to attend such events, with the request made for a small donation to support the Society's voluntary work.'

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'The Society meets from September to April on the second Tuesday of each month.'

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Programme of 'open meetings, talks and events arranged for members'.

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'The Civic Society has a programme of monthly events, ranging from talks by invited speakers and visits to places of interest, to discussion meetings organised to address specific areas of concern or interest, and an annual lecture by a keynote speaker.'

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'We meet every month ... to hear a talk of local interest, and to hear about developments in the town.'

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'We have an active social programme of monthly talks and visits ...'

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'We normally meet on the 4th Monday of specified months but occasionally alter this arrangement to avoid clashing with public holidays such as Easter ... We attempt to have a variety of talks and speakers, some make return visits especially when a presentation has been well received by the members.'

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‘All monthly talks are held ... at 7.30 pm. Non-members are always welcome and a donation ... is requested to help cover costs.‘

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'We fight to protect the special character of Clapham, its conservation areas and buildings of historic and architectural interest. We are consulted on current planning and development proposals and, if necessary, present evidence to formal planning enquiries. We run a programme of events including talks on local and wider London topics, and walks around Clapham which focus on new developments as well as local history ...'

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'Public Meetings (held on the second week of the month) and History Group Meetings (held on the third Thursday of the month) are open to non-members on payment of an entrance fee of £3.00 each.'

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'As well as social events, we have a full, interesting and wide-ranging programme of talks, local walks and visits.'

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'Each month, we host a, usually illustrated, talk by well known speakers on a wide-ranging series of topics.'

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Winter monthly programme, usually first Wednesday: 'All lectures start at 7.30 pm ... Visitors welcome (small charge).'

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'We hold monthly members meetings with a guest speaker. Meetings are held in the evening ... and members of the public are welcome to attend subject to prior booking. There is a charge of £2.50 for coffee and £13 for the meal ... The time table for meetings is: Arrive 6.30 pm - 6.45 pm; Meal 6.45 pm - 7.45 pm; Speaker 8.00 pm.'

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'We hold monthly lecture meetings during the winter, with talks on subjects of local and general interest ... All meetings begin at 7.30 pm unless otherwise stated. Lecture meetings are open to all without charge, whether members of the Society or not.' Various Village Halls in the Valley are normally used for meetings.

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'The Society holds monthly meetings and talks at which everyone is most welcome to attend.'

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Occasional lectures and talks: 'The Society is a membership organisation open to anyone who supports our objectives.'

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'We organise a winter lectures programme on a variety of topics which are free and open to the public.'

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‘The Society is completely independent and non-political and aims to work in partnership with local and regional authorities.It organises series of lectures and meetings throughout the year ad its income is derived from subscriptions from current and former residents. It also houses the Heritage Centre in Station Road - on display a remarkable range of artefacts relating to the industrial and domestic history of the town.’

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Winter Programme 'All the talks will start at 7.30 pm on Thursday evenings ... New members and visitors are welcome.'

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'Each year the Committee organises about ten interesting events : - talks, tours, visits, Members' Meetings and usually a Christmas Feast.'

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'Talks, walks and tours, led by experts on all manners of topics of interest to Dulwich people - private gardens, rare trees, historic buildings and sites, rare archives, social gatherings and more - are arranged for you by the Society.' Events listed are sponsored by a range of Dulwich-based organizations.

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'A voluntary body and charitable trust set up in 1973 aimed at the preservation and promotion of the urban heritage of the City and its neighbourhood, and to encourage the best standards of design in architecture and town planning for new developments ... The Trust arranges an annual programme of public talks on matters of civic design, architecture and conservation.'

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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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Occasional talks: 'Our public talks cost £2 to non-members but are free to members, unless stated otherwise. Admittance is only allowed if there is room in the hall'.

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Monthly talks, Tuesday evenings.

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Meetings 'are usually held on the third Thursday of the month ... and start at 7.30 pm'.

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'Hosts a variety of events throughout the year: tours, meetings and monthly financial advice sessions. Free to members, these give you a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the town, its buildings, its institutions and its people, past and present.'

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'A series of evening talks on subjects of interest to members are held from October to March ... starting at 8 pm. Non-members are welcome to attend.'

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Occasional talks and lectures plus wide range of other events.

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'We meet ... on the last Thursday of every month, except July, August and December (when we hold our end of year meeting and Party).'

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'General Meetings are held 4th Thursday of each month. Meetings are open to Guests on payment of a small admission charge ... Unless otherwise stated Meetings commence at 8 pm and finish at approximately 10 pm.'

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'All Winter Lectures will be held ... on Saturdays at 2.30 pm unless otherwise stated.'

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Winter evening lecture programme, every month or two, usually Thursdays.

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'We have seven meetings per year at which members enjoy lectures on subjects of special interest, not necessarily of Gosport.'

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'Our Social and Communications group organises: Exhibitions and lectures; Social functions and visits; Open meetings to address issues of public concern; Regular newsletters ... You are invited to join our 600 + membership.'

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'Organises free public events including talks, guided walks, exhibitions and site visits.' Venues vary.

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Occasional talks; also 'our programme of challenging and informative general meetings on a variety of issues relating to the local environment is open to everyone'.

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'The Harpenden Society is a voluntary organisation comprising residents of the town and those who work in it. Members wish to preserve the good things about Harpenden and propose constructive changes. It is an independent non-political group. Public meetings are held throughout the year on local and topical subjects. Members and guests are welcome to attend.'

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'We meet ... at 8 pm on the first Thursday of each month.'

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Monthly meetings, usually Wednesday evenings.

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'Talks range from highly topical issues to a longer perspective: they include ways to better understand and reduce our energy consumption, the state of wildlife in our area and its conservation, and our garden heritage.'

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Occasional talks: 'The Highgate Society has also created a handy Community Calender that shows many of the events happening in and around Highgate'.

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'The Society usually meets on the first Wednesday of the month from September to May ... at 7.30 pm. You would be made very welcome at our meetings and have the satisfaction of knowing that you are playing an active part in shaping the development of Howden.'

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'Speaker Meetings' held every few months at 8.00 pm.

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Monthly meetings normally held Monday evenings, plus an Annual General Meeting.

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'Organise a number of events throughout the year including exciting and informative talks by experts on diverse subjects.'

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'There are social events for members and a well-supported programme of talks for the winter months.'

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Winter programme of monthly meetings, usually third Thursday evening.

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'Founded in 1960 and is a community of people who care about the appearance, character and well-being of the town, its past and its future.  We seek to preserve the best of the town's old buildings and to ensure that new building is of a high quality ... From the start we have had close links with Ipswich Borough Council and our President is always the Worshipful the Mayor of Ipswich, who presides at our AGM and other important occasions. The Society publishes a Newsletter, holds Winter Illustrated Talks and during the summer arranges visits to places of interest.'

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'We meet regularly throughout the year, usually on the 3rd Thursday in the month.'

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'To encourage discussion and form a unity with likeminded people several social events and outings are organised throughout the year, these hopefully stimulate a diversity of civic, cultural and architectural interests.'

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'The Society holds a series of talks and events every year.'

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Organize 'a monthly public meeting, with a guest speaker, on a topic of local interest'.

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'All talks take place ... on Monday Evenings starting at 7.30 pm and are followed by tea and biscuits. There is a small admission charge. Non members welcome.'

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Monthly meetings, Monday evenings.

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Winter monthly evening meetings, usually first or second Wednesday at 7.30 pm: 'Lancaster Civic Society aims to encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in new development in Lancaster District, and to help preserve the historic character of the City'.

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'Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are held on a Friday evening, starting 7.30 pm ... There is no need to book in advance, or let us know you’re coming, simply turn up on the night and you’ll be made most welcome.'

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'Our events programme aims to inform and enthuse our members and the general public about Leeds and to stimulate debate about aspects of its future.'

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'Have a season of monthly evening meetings, beginning each September and ending with the AGM in June.'

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'Lectures and meetings of the society are held ... starting at 7.45 pm. Members are advised to arrive early to secure seats as the talks may be very popular.'

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'Organise a series of monthly meetings which are addressed by speakers on a wide variety of topics.'

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'Each meeting is held on the second Tuesday in each month ... Committee meetings are not open to anyone, only committee members, but OPEN meetings are open to all and all are welcome to come along and voice their opinions or concerns. Occasionally there is a speaker on some local or relevant issue. Anyone coming to one of these events will find the majority of the Committee there, should they wish to discuss anything.'

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Winter monthly lecture programme, Wednesday evenings.

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Occasional talks and related events.

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'Generally, we have about six talks a year on topics of local and national interest.'

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'Meet on the third Monday of the month, at 2.00 pm.'

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