A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

www.allianceofliterarysocieties.org.uk

Visits to the Website985
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' Record1833

www.balh.co.uk

Visits to the Website691
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' Record1203

www.coinclubs.org.uk

Visits to the Website768
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' Record1146

www.bbka.org.uk

Visits to the Website586
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' Record1173

www.british-orchid-council.info

Visits to the Website651
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' Record2061

www.classicalassociation.org

Visits to the Website815
Open Lectures & Talks

Links to details of CA Branches throughout the UK - some of which have their own website: 'The Classical Association has a number of affiliated organisations to whom we award grants to support Classics in local areas. These "branches" are often (but not always) run out of university Classics departments and events take the form of lectures, play readings and excursions, to name but a few.'

Views of 'Full' Record864

www.cyndislist.com

Visits to the Website699
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' Record1046

fedastro.org.uk/fas/

Visits to the Website894
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' Record1390

www.ffhs.org.uk

Visits to the Website658
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' Record970

www.gardenorganic.org.uk/local

Visits to the Website772
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' Record999

www.genuki.org.uk

Visits to the Website686
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' Record863

www.hha.org.uk

Visits to the Website652
Open Lectures & Talks

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

Views of 'Full' Record1355

www.cemeteryfriends.org.uk

Visits to the Website587
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' Record1579

www.rootschat.com

Visits to the Website759
Open Lectures & Talks

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

Views of 'Full' Record1684

theartssociety.org

Visits to the Website91
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
Views of 'Full' Record87

www.thebfs.org.uk/affiliates.asp

Visits to the Website800
Open Lectures & Talks

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

Views of 'Full' Record1273

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

Visits to the Website987
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' Record2034

thegardenstrust.org

Visits to the Website46
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 Website562
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' Record1174

www.thepagb.org.uk

Visits to the Website601
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' Record684

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