A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

www.allianceofliterarysocieties.org.uk

Visits to the Website892
Open Lectures & Talks

'The umbrella organisation for literary societies and groups in the UK. We were formed in 1973 and currently have around 125 members ... We provide support and advice on a variety of literary subjects, as well as promoting cooperation between member societies. Each year we have a weekend event hosted by a different member society.'

Views of 'Full' Record1749

www.balh.co.uk

Visits to the Website639
Open Lectures & Talks

'Organises regular guided visits to archives, libraries, museums and other places of interest; arranges regular conferences in London and the regions; commissions a prestigious annual lecture; offers benefits to society members, including access to events at the members' rate ...'

Views of 'Full' Record1114

www.coinclubs.org.uk

Visits to the Website712
Open Lectures & Talks

'The national organisation which represents numismatic societies throughout the United Kingdom. It exists to promote the study of numismatics by bringing these societies and their members together to share and increase their interest and expertise in coins, tokens and currency.'

Views of 'Full' Record1043

www.bbka.org.uk

Visits to the Website549
Open Lectures & Talks

'Set up in 1874 to promote and further the craft of beekeeping and to advance the education of the public in the importance of bees in the environment. It is the UK's leading organisation representing beekeepers.'

Views of 'Full' Record1107

www.british-orchid-council.info

Visits to the Website615
Open Lectures & Talks

'Brings together amateurs, commercial growers and the scientific community in a single forum. Membership currently comprises the fifty or so British Orchid Societies, the British Orchid Growers' Association, National Botanic Gardens maintaining significant orchid collections at Kew and Glasgow, the Eric Young Orchid Foundation in Jersey and the Royal Horticultural Society, with its major collection at Wisley.'

Views of 'Full' Record1994

www.cyndislist.com

Visits to the Website646
Open Lectures & Talks

'A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet; A list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online; A free jumping-off point for you to use in your online research; A "card catalog" to the genealogical collection in the immense library that is the Internet; Your genealogical research portal onto the Internet.'

Views of 'Full' Record971

fedastro.org.uk/fas/

Visits to the Website852
Open Lectures & Talks

'In short the Federation aims to be a body of societies united in their attempts to help each other find the best ways of working for their common cause of creating a fully successful astronomical society. In this way it endeavours to be a true federation, rather than some remote central organization disseminating information only from its own limited experience.'

Views of 'Full' Record1313

www.ffhs.org.uk

Visits to the Website618
Open Lectures & Talks

'An educational charity with over 160 member societies throughout the world. Most of them focus on a particular geographical area or on a specific surname but there are also a variety of other specialist organisations.'

Views of 'Full' Record894

www.gardenorganic.org.uk/local

Visits to the Website725
Open Lectures & Talks

'Across the UK, there are a large number of fantastic organic gardening groups, clubs, organisations and gardens supporting local residents with their organic growing.'

Views of 'Full' Record930

www.genuki.org.uk

Visits to the Website637
Open Lectures & Talks

'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.'

Views of 'Full' Record807

www.hha.org.uk

Visits to the Website621
Open Lectures & Talks

'Preserving and promoting over 1,600 historic houses, castles and gardens.'

Views of 'Full' Record1288

www.cemeteryfriends.org.uk

Visits to the Website546
Open Lectures & Talks

'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. Some groups have restored memorials and chapels.'

Views of 'Full' Record1521

www.rootschat.com

Visits to the Website708
Open Lectures & Talks

'The country's busiest, largest free family history forum site.'

Views of 'Full' Record1521

theartssociety.org

Visits to the Website26
Open Lectures & Talks

'Become part of our network of over 90,000 people worldwide - brought together through a shared curiosity for the arts and our artistic heritage. The Arts Society offers enjoyable opportunities to discover and support the arts of yesterday, today and tomorrow, wherever you are. Our events provide welcoming places – locally, nationally and globally – to hear excellent lecturers share their specialist knowledge about the arts.'

Also indexedNational Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies
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www.thebfs.org.uk/affiliates.asp

Visits to the Website756
Open Lectures & Talks

'The Society was formed in 1938 with the object of furthering interest in cultivation of the fuchsia.'

Views of 'Full' Record1201

www.britishdowsers.org/affiliated-groups/local/

Visits to the Website954
Open Lectures & Talks

'Founded in 1933 to promote dowsing in the United Kingdom and beyond. We presently offer a wide range of courses and training, and host a wide variety of meetings and activities centred on this ancient art, together with our annual conference held in September.'

Views of 'Full' Record1984

thegardenstrust.org

Visits to the Website10
Open Lectures & Talks

'A UK national charity dedicated to the research and conservation of designed landscapes and to campaigning on their behalf. The Gardens Trust, as the statutory consultee in England for registered parks and gardens, plays a key conservation role, and more widely supports the County and Country Gardens Trusts in protecting and conserving our landscape heritage. The Gardens Trust was formed in 2015 from the merger of the Garden History Society (GHS) and the Association of Gardens Trusts (AGT).

Also indexedGarden History Society | Association of Gardens Trusts
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www.nationaltrust.org.uk/home/

Visits to the Website526
Open Lectures & Talks

'We’re a charity founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy. More than 120 years later, these values are still at the heart of everything we do. We look after special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for ever, for everyone.'

Views of 'Full' Record1114

www.thepagb.org.uk

Visits to the Website553
Open Lectures & Talks

'A membership organisation that co-ordinates activities for photographic Clubs in England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland (including the Channel Islands and Isle of Man).'

Views of 'Full' Record628

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  1. Aberdeen City
  2. Aberdeenshire
  3. Abergavenny
  4. Aberystwyth
  5. Abingdon
  6. Accrington
  7. Alcester
  8. Aldeburgh
  9. Alfreton
  10. Alnwick
  11. Altrincham
  12. Amber Valley
  13. Amersham
  14. Ammanford
  15. Andover
  16. Angus
  17. Anstruther
  18. Antrim Newtownabbey
  19. Antrim and Newtownabbey
  20. Appleby-in-Westmorland
  21. Ards
  22. Ards North Down
  23. Argyll & Bute
  24. Armagh Banbridge Craigavon
  25. Armagh City
  26. Arnold
  27. Arun
  28. Arundel
  29. Ashbourne
  30. Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  31. Ashfield
  32. Ashford
  33. Ashford (Kent)
  34. Ashton-Under-Lyne
  35. Aylesbury
  36. Aylesbury Vale
  37. Aylsham
  38. Babergh
  39. Bakewell
  40. Ballymena
  41. Banbury
  42. Bangor
  43. Banstead
  44. Barking
  45. Barking & Dagenham
  46. Barnet
  47. Barnsley
  48. Barnstaple
  49. Barrow-In-Furness
  50. Barrow-in-Furness
  51. Basildon
  52. Basingstoke
  53. Basingstoke & Deane
  54. Bassetlaw
  55. Bath
  56. Bath & North East Somerset
  57. Beaconsfield
  58. Bebington
  59. Beccles
  60. Beckenham
  61. Bedford
  62. Berkhamsted
  63. Berwick-upon-Tweed
  64. Beverley
  65. Bexley
  66. Bicester
  67. Biggleswade
  68. Billericay
  69. Birmingham
  70. Bishop Auckland
  71. Bishop's Stortford
  72. Blackburn with Darwen
  73. Blackburn wth Darwen
  74. Blackpool
  75. Blaenau Gwent
  76. Bolsover
  77. Bolton
  78. Boston
  79. Bournemouth
  80. Bracknell Forest
  81. Bradford
  82. Braintree
  83. Breckland
  84. Brecon
  85. Brent
  86. Brent (London)
  87. Brentwood
  88. Bridgend
  89. Brighton & Hove
  90. Brighton and Hove
  91. Bristol
  92. Broadland
  93. Bromley
  94. Bromsgrove
  95. Broxbourne
  96. Broxtowe
  97. Buckingham
  98. Burnley
  99. Bury
  100. Bury St Edmunds
  101. Buxton
  102. Caerphilly
  103. Calderdale
  104. Cambridge
  105. Camden
  106. Cannock Chase
  107. Canterbury
  108. Cardiff
  109. Carlisle
  110. Carmarthen
  111. Carmarthenshire
  112. Carrickfergus Borough
  113. Castle Point
  114. Causeway Coast Glens
  115. Central Bedfordshire
  116. Ceredigion
  117. Charnwood
  118. Chelmsford
  119. Cheltenham
  120. Cherwell
  121. Cheshire East
  122. Cheshire West
  123. Cheshire West & Chester
  124. Chester
  125. Chesterfield
  126. Chichester
  127. Chiltern
  128. Chorley
  129. Christchurch
  130. City of Aberdeen
  131. City of Belfast
  132. City of Dundee
  133. City of Edinburgh
  134. City of Glasgow
  135. City of London
  136. Clackmannanshire
  137. Clacton on Sea
  138. Colchester
  139. Coleraine
  140. Conwy
  141. Cookstown
  142. Copeland
  143. Corby
  144. Cornwall
  145. Cotswold
  146. County Durham
  147. County of Herefordshire
  148. Coventry
  149. Craigavon
  150. Craven
  151. Crawley
  152. Crediton
  153. Cromer
  154. Croydon
  155. Dacorum
  156. Darlington
  157. Dartford
  158. Daventry
  159. Denbighshire
  160. Derby
  161. Derbyshire Dales
  162. Derry
  163. Derry City
  164. Derry City Strabane
  165. Didcot
  166. Doncaster
  167. Dover
  168. Down District
  169. Dudley
  170. Dumfries
  171. Dumfries & Galloway
  172. Dundee City
  173. Dunfermline
  174. Dunstable
  175. Durham
  176. Ealing
  177. East Ayrshire
  178. East Cambridgeshire
  179. East Devon
  180. East Dorset
  181. East Dunbartonshire
  182. East Hamphire
  183. East Hampshire
  184. East Hertfordshire
  185. East Lindsey
  186. East Lothian
  187. East Northamptonshire
  188. East Renfrewshire
  189. East Riding of Yorkshire
  190. East Staffordshire
  191. Eastbourne
  192. Eastlegh
  193. Eastleigh
  194. Eden
  195. Edinburgh
  196. Elmbridge
  197. Ely
  198. Enfield
  199. Epping Forest
  200. Epsom & Ewell
  201. Erewash
  202. Evesham
  203. Exeter
  204. Exmouth
  205. Falkirk
  206. Fareham
  207. Farnham
  208. Fenland
  209. Fermanagh
  210. Fermanagh Omagh
  211. Fife
  212. Flintshire
  213. Forest Heath
  214. Forest of Dean
  215. Fylde
  216. Galashiels
  217. Gateshead
  218. Gedling
  219. Gillingham (Kent)
  220. Glasgow
  221. Glossop
  222. Gloucester
  223. Gosport
  224. Grantham
  225. Gravesham
  226. Great Malvern
  227. Greenwich
  228. Grimsby
  229. Guildford
  230. Gwynedd
  231. Hackney
  232. Halton
  233. Hambleton
  234. Hammersmith & Fulham
  235. Hammersmith and Fulham
  236. Hampstead
  237. Harborough
  238. Haringey
  239. Harlow
  240. Harpenden
  241. Harrogate
  242. Harrow
  243. Hart
  244. Hartlepool
  245. Hastings
  246. Hatfield
  247. Havant
  248. Havering
  249. Hay-on-Wye
  250. Haywards Heath
  251. Helensburgh
  252. Hereford
  253. Hertford
  254. Hertsmere
  255. High Peak
  256. Highland
  257. Hillingdon
  258. Hinckley & Bosworth
  259. Hinxton
  260. Holborn
  261. Horsham
  262. Hounslow
  263. Huddersfield
  264. Huntingdon
  265. Huntingdonshire
  266. Hyndburn
  267. Inverclyde
  268. Ipswich
  269. Isle of Anglesey
  270. Isle of Islay
  271. Isle of Man
  272. Isle of Wight
  273. Islington
  274. Kensington & Chelsea
  275. Kensington Chelsea
  276. Keswick
  277. Kettering
  278. King's Lynn
  279. Kings Lynn & West Norfolk
  280. Kingston upon Hull
  281. Kingston upon Thames
  282. Kingston-upon-Hull
  283. Kirklees
  284. Knowsley
  285. Lambeth
  286. Lancaster
  287. Larne
  288. Leatherhead
  289. Leeds
  290. Leicester
  291. Leighton Buzzard
  292. Lewes
  293. Lewisham
  294. Lichfield
  295. Lincoln
  296. Lisburn Castlereagh
  297. Lisburn City
  298. Liverpool
  299. Llanarthne
  300. Loughborough
  301. Ludlow
  302. Luton
  303. Lymington
  304. MIlton Keynes
  305. Macclesfield
  306. Maidstone
  307. Maldon
  308. Malvern Hills
  309. Manchester
  310. Mansfield
  311. Matlock
  312. Medway
  313. Melton
  314. Melton Mowbray
  315. Mendip
  316. Merthyr Tydfil
  317. Merton
  318. Mid Devon
  319. Mid East Antrim
  320. Mid Suffolk
  321. Mid Sussex
  322. Mid Ulster
  323. Middlesbrough
  324. Midlothian
  325. Milton Keynes
  326. Mole Valley
  327. Monmouthshire
  328. Moray
  329. Morpeth
  330. Na h-Eileanan an Iar
  331. Neath Port Talbot
  332. New Forest
  333. Newark & Sherwood
  334. Newcastle upon Tyne
  335. Newcastle-under-Lyme
  336. Newham
  337. Newport
  338. Newry Mourne Down
  339. Newton Abbot
  340. Newtownabbey
  341. North Ayrshire
  342. North Devon
  343. North Dorset
  344. North Down
  345. North East Derbyshire
  346. North East Lincolnshire
  347. North Hertfordshire
  348. North Kesteven
  349. North Lanarkshire
  350. North Lincolnshire
  351. North Norfolk
  352. North Somerset
  353. North Tyneside
  354. North Warwickshire
  355. North West Leicestershire
  356. Northampton
  357. Northumberland
  358. Norwich
  359. Nottingham
  360. Nuneaton & Bedworth
  361. Oadby & Wigston
  362. Oakham
  363. Oldham
  364. Olney
  365. Orkney
  366. Orkney Islands
  367. Ormskirk
  368. Oundle
  369. Oxford
  370. Pembrokeshire
  371. Pendle
  372. Penzance
  373. Perth
  374. Perth & Kinross
  375. Peterborough
  376. Plymouth
  377. Poole
  378. Portsmouth
  379. Powys
  380. Preston
  381. Purbeck
  382. Reading
  383. Redbridge
  384. Redcar & Cleveland
  385. Redditch
  386. Reigate
  387. Reigate & Banstead
  388. Renfrewshire
  389. Rhondda Cynon Taf
  390. Rhondda/Cynon/Taff
  391. Rhyl
  392. Ribble Valley
  393. Richmond upon Thames
  394. Richmond-upon-Thames
  395. Richmondshire
  396. Ripon
  397. Rochdale
  398. Rochford
  399. Ross-on-Wye
  400. Rossendale
  401. Rother
  402. Rotherham
  403. Rugby
  404. Runcorn
  405. Runnymede
  406. Rushcliffe
  407. Rushmoor
  408. Rutland
  409. Ryedale
  410. Salford
  411. Salisbury
  412. Sandwell
  413. Scarborough
  414. Scottish Borders
  415. Scunthorpe
  416. Sedgemoor
  417. Sefton
  418. Selby
  419. Sevenoaks
  420. Sheffield
  421. Shepway
  422. Sherborne
  423. Shetland Islands
  424. Shrewsbury
  425. Shropshire
  426. Skipton
  427. Slough
  428. Solihull
  429. South Ayrshire
  430. South Buckinghamshire
  431. South Bucks
  432. South Cambridgeshire
  433. South Derbyshire
  434. South Gloucestershire
  435. South Hams
  436. South Holland
  437. South Kesteven
  438. South Lakeland
  439. South Lanarkshire
  440. South Norfolk
  441. South Northamptonshire
  442. South Oxfordshire
  443. South Ribble
  444. South Somerset
  445. South Staffordshire
  446. South Tyneside
  447. Southampton
  448. Southend
  449. Southend-on-Sea
  450. Southwark
  451. Spelthorne
  452. St Albans
  453. St Andrews
  454. St Edmundsbury
  455. St Helens
  456. Stafford
  457. Staffordshire Moorlands
  458. Stevenage
  459. Stirling
  460. Stockport
  461. Stockton-on-Tees
  462. Stoke-on-Trent
  463. Strabane
  464. Stratford-on-Avon
  465. Stroud
  466. Suffolk Coastal
  467. Sunderland
  468. Surrey Heath
  469. Sutton
  470. Swale
  471. Swansea
  472. Swindon
  473. Tameside
  474. Tamworth
  475. Tandridge
  476. Taunton
  477. Taunton Deane
  478. Teignbridge
  479. Telford & Wrekin
  480. Tendring
  481. Test Valley
  482. Tewkesbury
  483. Thanet
  484. The City
  485. The Scottish Borders
  486. Thornbury
  487. Three Rivers
  488. Thurrock
  489. Tiverton
  490. Tonbridge & Malling
  491. Torbay
  492. Torfaen
  493. Torridge
  494. Tower Hamlets
  495. Trafford
  496. Truro
  497. Tunbridge Wells
  498. Uppingham
  499. Uttlesford
  500. Vale of Glamorgan
  501. Vale of White Horse
  502. Wadebridge
  503. Wakefield
  504. Walsall
  505. Waltham Forest
  506. Wandsworth
  507. Warrington
  508. Warwick
  509. Watford
  510. Waveney
  511. Waverley
  512. Wealdon
  513. Wellingborough
  514. Welwyn Garden City
  515. Welwyn Hatfield
  516. West Berkshire
  517. West Bridgford
  518. West Devon
  519. West Dorset
  520. West Lancashire
  521. West Lindsey
  522. West Lothian
  523. West Oxfordshire
  524. West Somerset
  525. Westminster
  526. Weston-Super-Mare
  527. Weymouth
  528. Weymouth & Portland
  529. Wigan
  530. Wilmslow
  531. Wiltshire
  532. Winchester
  533. Windsor
  534. Windsor & Maidenhead
  535. Wirral
  536. Woking
  537. Wokingham
  538. Wolverhampton
  539. Worcester
  540. Workington
  541. Worthing
  542. Woverhampton
  543. Wrexham
  544. Wychavon
  545. Wycombe
  546. Wyre
  547. Wyre Forest
  548. York
  549. York (City)