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VISIT the List of Transport History Groups which were advertising forthcoming live Lectures and Talks Online when their Records were reviewed.

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’The Transport Trust is the only national charity established to promote and encourage the preservation and restoration of Britain's unique transport heritage in all its forms - road, rail, wings and water.‘

Category Railway History
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'The Railway Magazine is Britain's best-selling general interest rail title. Published continuously since 1897, it commands the utmost respect among professionals and enthusiasts for authoritative and informed news coverage.' Monthly meetings and exhibitions calendar.

Category Railway History
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'Our meetings are held every second Tuesday of each month starting at 8.00 pm ... Members [and those visiting our website] are encouraged to take every opportunity to interest fellow ferroequinologists in our society.'

Category Railway History
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'The popular indoor meetings are held in the Old Waiting Room, Alnwick Station (what is now Barter Books). Meetings start 7.00pm for 7.30pm. We welcome visitors, members and their guests for a small donation towards meeting costs. Refreshments will be available from 7.00 pm.'

Category Railway History
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'The Society provides the local community with railway and public transport based events and information, these include frequent public lectures, regular visits to places of railway interest, historical displays, celebration of historical dates and events, pamphlets, books, images and videos.'

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‘In 1998 the Aston Martin Owners Club founded the Aston Martin Heritage Trust (AMHT) to provide a permanent home for its extensive archive and collection of vehicles and memorabilia. The Trust now operates independently as a charity under its own auspices with the aim to inspire and educate people in every aspect of the marque’s heritage.‘

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'Meetings are held on an irregular basis ... All are welcome, and entry is free.'

ALERT At Review: ‘Closure of Trust’.

Category Railway History
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'All presentations are held in the roundhouse lecture theatre commencing at 19.30 and finishing between 21.45 and 22.00. Doors open at 19.00. Presentations are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Hot and cold drinks are available from the buffet before 19.30 and during the interval. Free parking on site. Admission is normally £1.50 for members and £2.00 for non-members. Everyone welcome.'

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'Meetings start at 8 pm on the third Wednesday of the month ... Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available during the interval ... Non members and friends are very welcome to come along.'

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Category Maritime History
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Meetings 'commence at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month, unless otherwise stated'.

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Monthly evening talks, usually 'at 7.30 pm on the first Thursday of the month'.

Category Aviation History
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Monthly, Monday evenings: 'Doors open at 7.45 pm with each presentation starting at 8 pm.'

Category Railway History
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Meet 'at 7.30 pm on alternate Wednesdays ... Usually 30-or-so members are in attendance for each meeting, which may comprise a slide or film show, quiz or discussion'.

Category Railway History
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'The Circle meets every Tuesday evening between the hours of 7.30 pm and 9.15 pm. Alternate meetings take the form of lectures, slide shows, etc. Other evenings are given over to informal discussion, when books from the Circle’s extensive library and the latest magazines are available. Light refreshments in the form of tea, coffee and biscuits are also served. The Circle’s lecture programme covers a wide range of subjects of railway and associated interest (other transport, industrial archaeology, etc.).'

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Category Maritime History
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'The King’s seminars are an annual set of lectures organised by the BCMH which run from October to May ... The seminars take place on Thursdays at 5.15 pm ... They are open to the public.'

Category Railway History
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Monthly meetings, 7.15 pm for 7.45 start, usually 2nd Wednesday.

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'The Birthplace of British Motorsport & Aviation - Home of Concorde ... Support Brooklands Museum by joining the Brooklands Trust Members ... The BTM organise dozens of events specifically aimed at members throughout the year. These include a series of Classic Talks, interviews with Motoring Legends, lunches etc. ... '

Category Railway History
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Monthly evening meetings - plus occasional other events: 'Up to one hundred members attend the monthly club nights ... As befits the location, there is a bar available and there is a wide variety of books on sale from "The Railway Bookshop" ... Non-members are always most welcome to the monthly meetings and "Natter Nights" - there is a small fee for admission.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held in Glasgow on Saturday afternoons during the winter months and the AGM in March combines the business of the Association, with a day of talks and exhibitions, rounded off by an annual Dinner in the evening ... The meetings start at 2 pm and are open to all. If the subject is of interest please come along, say hello, enjoy the talk and a cup of tea or coffee, you will be most welcome, we are always keen to meet new enthusiasts ... Occasional meetings are also held in the London Area.'

Category Railway History
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'The Circle aims to provide a convivial opportunity for those fascinated by the railway scene to enjoy illustrated talks, films and video screenings, presented by club members or eminent guest speakers. We cover the railway from yesterday to tomorrow, UK and beyond. These first Friday of the month gatherings run from September to May inclusive. The summer months complement the programme with visits to preserved railways, historic towns, river trips and, very occasionally, the hire of our own excursion train. What’s not to enjoy?'

Category Aviation History
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Talks about once every two months, mid-week evenings, starting at 8 pm.

Category Maritime History
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'The Club meets regularly during the winter months from October to April. Meetings commence at 19.30 ... The lounge adjacent to our meeting room on the 1st floor, is normally available from 18.30 and members are encouraged to come along and meet, chat, catch-up and swap stories in the lounge before the formal meeting starts. We are always very pleased to welcome new members at any time of the year. Why not come along to one of our meetings where you will be made most welcome and see what we have to offer.'

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'We enjoy a friendly atmosphere on all Club occasions. Indoor meetings consisting of talks and slide shows are held ... on the last Wednesday of each Winter month, 7.30 for 8.00 pm.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month except August - doors open 18.30 for 19.15 start, and there is a small admission charge to cover the cost of hiring the hall: light refreshments are on sale from 18.30 and during the interval. A selection of new and second-hand railway books is also on sale.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held, as a rule, on the second Saturday of the month (September - May), commencing at 18.30.'

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Occasional talks: 'The Friends of the Cromford Canal always welcomes new members.'

Category Maritime History
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‘The First World War Aviation Historical Society’  ALERT ‘The Cross & Cockade International London meeting has renewed itself! Following the decision to end meetings on board HMS President, a group of members has decided to meet instead in local pubs. It's a similar format to the York meeting - no formal talks, just a group of like minded individuals discussing WW1 aviation over a pint of whatever takes their fancy.’

Category Railway History
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‘The Society has two full-day meetings each year at venues within Cumbria. The Spring Meeting incorporates the Association's Annual General Meeting and moves from site to site. It is usually held on the third Saturday in March. The Autumn Meeting is usually held on the second Saturday in November.’

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'Society Social Meetings are intended for both members and non-members to share a topic of general interest to either the canal, society or surrounding community. The evenings are both enjoyable and informative; with a short presentation on the topic together with an opportunity to get a brief update on D&SC society activities, events and the latest canal developments.'

Category Railway History
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'The objects of the Society are to promote interest in and study of all aspects of electric railways and related subjects both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Meetings are held in two cities, in London and in Birmingham.'

Category Maritime History
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Occasional talks in the Emsworth Museum, adminstered by the Trust.

Category Aviation History
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'The Association puts on a series of lectures on subjects connected with Farnborough and aviation in general'

Category Railway History
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Meetings 'are held at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday in the month from September to April, featuring a guest speaker ... The meetings are open to all who are interested in the FR and all other railway, transport, and travel subjects'.

Category Aviation History
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'Throughout the year the Museum's Society of Friends hold regular monthly talks followed by a light supper and drink. The talks usually take place on the last Thursday of every month ... Non members are very welcome at £3.00 per person. Pay at the door, start time 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. Non members please advise ... prior to arrival so that catering arrangements can be adjusted.'

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Category Maritime History
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Membership benefits include: 'Talks and events by specialist speakers; Visits to historical places; Workshops on historical research and conservation; The opportunity to get involved in research projects relating to the area; Access to Society Publications'.

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'We have monthly evening meetings in Winchester, with guest speakers on transport related subjects. There are also outings using our vehicles, and members are welcome to ride on the buses and coaches when we take them to running days, rallies, and other events.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) at 7.30 pm.'

Category Railway History
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Afternoon meetings, usually second Saturday in the month.

Category Railway History
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'There are a number of GWR members and supporters groups, who meet at various venues throughout the year, for a variety of informative and social events, particularly during the winter months. The area groups include Redditch, Birmingham, Oxford and Cheltenham.'

Category Railway History
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'We are a group of enthusiasts with an interest in railways in particular, although many of us also share enthusiasm for other forms of transport such as shipping, buses and trams ... There are 20 meetings a year plus an Annual General Meeting and outings. Meetings start at 7.45 pm, generally finishing at about 10.15 pm.'

Category Railway History
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‘The Great Central Railway Society (GCRS) exists to promote an historical interest in the Great Central Railway (GCR) which existed until the Grouping of 1923 when it became part of the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER). We are often confused with the heritage railway operation at Loughborough which is called The Great Central Railway.’ Amongst its Aims the Society ‘arranges meetings for all members twice a year - the AGM in April/May and an Autumn meeting in October’.

Category Railway History
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Monthly meetings, Tuesday evenings. Alert At Review: 'Sorry, we are experiencing some difficulties at present so please forgive the temporary site - normal service etc.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held locally at regular intervals throughout the year, usually on the last Wednesday of the month ... We enjoy a wide variety of illustrated presentations by speakers covering many railway subjects and themes. These include mainline, overseas and the preservation scene. Narrow gauge railways are not neglected either.'

Category Railway History
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'Head of Steam is a rich source of information for those who are interested in the railways, as well as general local history and heritage. We run a series of lectures throughout the year, in conjunction with the Friends of Head of Steam Museum.'

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'Has a number of Area Groups operating in various parts of the UK that hold events throughout the year. These may be talks, demonstrations, visits or just social occasions and offer an excellent method of getting to know HMRS members and finding out more about the Society. Being an educational charity, all the meetings are open without charge to visitors; so come along, introduce yourself and find what we can offer you.'

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’All Wednesday meetings commence at 19:30, except the May evening out which will commence at 19:00 and the November meeting which will commence at 18:30.‘

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Monthly 'meetings are normally held on Saturdays and start at 14.30, finishing by 17.30'.

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'Meetings commence at 19.45, usually on the last Friday of the month.'

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'The London Area meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 18.30 for 19.00 at Keen House, the headquarters of the Model Railway Club.'

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'Meetings take place on the second Thursday of each month month (unless otherwise stated) at 19.30 for 19.50.'

Category Railway History
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'For anyone interested in railways or other guided land transport. New members are always welcome. Winter season: talks, slide shows, industry speakers, annual dinner and photographic competition. Summer season: outdoor visits, rover trips and photographic excursions. Meetings on alternate Wednesdays at 7.45pm.'

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'IWA is organised through a network of 8 Regions and 33 local Branches. Branches hold regular meetings with talks, slide shows, open evenings etc., and most produce a local newsletter or magazine.'

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Winter monthly evening talks, usually Thursdays: 'All evening meetings will now be held afloat on board the Bristol Cruising Club`s barge Sabrina, lying adjacent to Redcliffe bridge in Bristol City Docks'.

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'Holds social meetings on the second Tuesday of the month, October to May ... starting at 7.45 pm ... A very varied programme of speakers ensures an interesting evening for everyone.'

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'Between September and April, the Chiltern Branch holds monthly meetings ... All are welcome ... Meetings commence at 8.00 pm.'

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'Meets ... on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30 for 7.45 pm from September to April, generally for illustrated talks on waterway related subjects.'

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'Our Winter Talks are open to everyone whether or not you are an IWA member (but it helps us if you become one!) ... Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from October to April.'

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'Talks with guest speakers are held on a monthly basis from October to March or April ... Admission to talks is Free - donations to waterway causes are welcome! Refreshments available. Non-members are very welcome.'

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'The Branch holds monthly Social meetings between September and May, and evening walks in June and July. Meetings are held ... on the third Friday of the month, starting at 7.45 pm.'

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'The Branch holds a programme of Social Meetings during the winter period usually from October to April. The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month commencing at 7.30 pm. The meetings include talks by guest speakers on a range of topics often with a waterway interest but other general interest talks are also featured.'

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Winter monthly meetings, usually Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm: 'Admission to the talks and presentations is free to all, members or non-members, although we do request a contribution towards room hire and refreshments'.

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'Monthly illustrated talks are given on the evening of the second Wednesday of each month ... Time: 7.30 pm. (The bar is open from 7.00 pm.)'

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Meetings 'on the second Friday of each month September through to April at 8 pm to 10 pm'.

Category Railway History
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'During the winter months, the London Area of the IRRS provides a welcoming forum for those who are interested in Irish transport, and in particular railways.'

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Meetings held in Newbury and Reading, organized by the Trust.

Category Railway History
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'The Society is run to cater for anyone with a interest in Railways and Transport ... Visits to places of railway and transport  interest, including model and miniature railways ... Each month speakers give talks to members and visitors on a wide variety of railway and transport subjects, past and present.'

 

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Railway History
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Monthly calendar of Meetings of the Association's regional/area groups, and of those of related societies.

Category Railway History
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'Meetings held second Friday of the month ... 19.00 hours.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings held third Monday of month.' 19.00 hours.

Category Railway History
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'Indoor meetings on last Thursday September to May, excluding December.'

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'All branches have their own web pages which list their ... programme, address and times of meetings ... Members and visitors are welcome.'

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‘Our indoor meetings are enjoyed by both LCGB members and guests 13 times a year. All railway enthusiasts are welcome. Only August is without a meeting. Subjects vary enormously – with our guest speakers treating their subjects in a variety of styles varying from light-hearted to technical (but not too technical!).’

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'Meetings with speakers start 19.30 (unless otherwise stated) and finish around 21.55 - trains to Brighton at 22.05 and Seaford at 22.07.'

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'Our meetings are held on Thursdays (normally the last of the month) ... Meetings start at 19.15 and finish by 22.00 with a break for refreshments at approximately 20.30.'

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'Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of each month starting at 19.00.'

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'There are two themes in this unusual London museum. London's canals have a fascinating past and you will learn not only how they came to be built but about the lives of the workers, the cargoes, horses and how canals work. We are a waterways museum first and foremost, but also an industrial museum telling the story of the ice industry in London. It is the only London museum of inland waterways and is situated at King's Cross, an accessible central location.'

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Society Meetings 'Doors open from 6pm. sales stand from 6.30pm, event begins at 7.30 and is finished by 10pm. There is no charge. Visitors are welcome, especially from other societies or if you buy something or join as a new member.Meetings are held monthly (except January, July & August)'.

Category Railway History
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'A monthly meeting is held on the second Tuesday of each month, usually taking the form of an illustrated talk by a specialist speaker ... Talks are usually illustrated by slides or a PowerPoint presentation and are usually followed by a question and answer session. Doors open at 18.40 for a prompt 19.15 start ... Full membership is available to all 16 years & over.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings take place on Thursday ... at 7.30 pm and generally finish at 10.00 pm. There are two meetings a month between September and May the following year ... The general public are always welcome to our meetings: admittance is £2 per person.'

Category Railway History
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'The Circle holds a number of open meetings at venues across the territory formerly served by the line. Speakers include former railwaymen who are able to recount their memories of the old line and others who have studied aspects of its history.'

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