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'Our meetings are held on the third Saturday of every month (except December) at 2.0 pm ... when there is an invited speaker, a talk by one of our members, or workshops and discussions.'

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'Stop Monday night feeling like an inescapable black hole! Come along to Didsbury Scibar and get the low down on life, the universe and everything.' Meetings 'every third Monday of the month 6.30 pm'.

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Meetings 'held at ... 6.00 pm on the last Wednesday of every month'.

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‘Acts as a focus for Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester and also as the hub for the Northern UK Jewish Studies Partnership. It is home to a number of outstanding academics in the fields of Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic Judaism, Jewish Thought, Holocaust Studies, ancient, medieval and modern Jewish History, Film Studies, Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations, and Israel Studies ... Our activities include research seminars, the Sherman Lectures in Jewish Studies and the Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies.’

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'Our unique events bring the best-known contemporary novelists and poets to Manchester to discuss and read from their work. Everyone is welcome, and ticket prices include a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink (except Colm Tóibín Public Events).'

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'Branch meetings are held six times a year and take the form of lectures with visiting speakers ...'

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Occasional early evening meetings.

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'The branch meets between six and eight times a year; its season runs from October to May. Most meetings take place on a Saturday starting at 3.00 pm and last for approximately two hours.'

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Meetings 'First Saturday of the month 10.00 am until 4.00 pm'.

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'An award-winning innovation lab for digital culture and annual festival, established in Manchester in 1995. For 21 years FutureEverything has been exploring the meeting point of technology, society and culture which lies at the heart of the digital debate. Through a community network and regular events it makes connections between thinkers, developers, coders, artists, designers, urbanists and policy makers – inspiring them to experiment and to collaborate in new ways.' Festival usually held late March/early April.

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'We meet ... on the second Wednesday each month.'

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'We are a leading global centre for the study of humanitarianism and conflict response, global health, international disaster management and peacebuilding ... Bringing together the disciplines of medicine and the humanities to achieve these goals, HCRI aims to facilitate improvements in crisis response on a global scale, while providing a centre of excellence for practitioners in emergencies and conflicts ... HCRI engage with students, researchers, practitioners, government and policy makers through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences. Our events take place throughout the year and are open to students, staff and the general public from the UK and abroad.'

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'Imperial War Museum North is an iconic Manchester landmark that offers the perfect setting for your event. The award-winning architecture by Daniel Libeskind creates a unique and inspirational atmosphere.'

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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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'Organises lectures, meetings and conferences for its members in and around the Manchester area, and works locally to promote physics, physics education and public understanding of physics.'

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'All Network events are open to the public and most are free of charge.'

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'Offers a wide range of lectures etc covering the appropriate industry subjects in the area, together with educational events to increase the awareness of young people to the exciting world of Engineering.' Enquire about attendance.

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Monthly: 'All meetings are on Saturdays at 2.00 pm, except December (1.30 pm).'

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

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'These theological lectures present recent or current research in an accessible way. They are free of charge, and there is no need to book - just turn up!'

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'MAES, as our members affectionately know it, organises an annual lecture programme for members. Well-known Egyptologists have always been included in the list of our speakers, but we have always encouraged our own members to provide lectures and talks on their own specialist subjects. Many of our members have gone on to become established lecturers in their own right and now give talks to other Egyptian societies in the UK. Lectures begin at 7.45 pm prompt, but you can come along from 6.30 pm onwards and talk to other members.'

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''Manchester Art Gallery and The Gallery of Costume are home to the city’s world-class art collection. We hold over 25,000 objects of fine art, decorative art and costume, developed over 200 years and still growing ... We hold regular talks, tours and workshops, designed to enhance your enjoyment of our exhibitions and support your learning journey.' Includes Art Bites and Art History Basics.

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'Members meet every Thursday at the Godlee Observatory (except when a public lecture is taking place and during Christmas/New Year week), when slide shows, digital image shows, informal talks and occasional 'workshops' take place. Of course the telescopes are also used, weather permitting. On the third Thursday of the month, from October to March, a free public lecture is held at a venue in the centre of Manchester ... commencing at 7.30 pm. Non-members are most welcome. The prestigious Kopal Lecture is given annually by an astronomer from the University of Manchester's Department of Astronomy or Radio Astronomy in honour of an old friend, the late Emeritus Professor Zdenek Kopal, Manchester's first Professor of Astronomy.'

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‘The MCPHH emphasis on encouraging communities and individuals to engage actively with history builds on the long-established work of the Manchester Centre for Regional History, established in 1998.’

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''The Society was founded 1884; originally it was aimed at businessmen and concentrated on commercial and political geography. It has organised a lecture series throughout its history ... The Society offers 16 free lectures at Cross Street Chapel in Manchester on Tuesdays in October, November, February and March, starting at 1 pm.'

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Monthly meetings, Saturday afternoons or Wednesday evenings.

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Have organized several Named Lectures and related events which can be 'open to the public'. Enquire about attendance.

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Manchester Histories is a growing and dynamic charity that works collaboratively with people, organisations, and partners to reveal, share and celebrate Greater Manchester's diverse Histories and Heritage. Manchester Histories works throughout the year delivering projects, training, exhibitions, events, networks and more with communities to recognise, explore and value histories. It also hosts Manchester Histories Festival.’

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'Manchester International Festival (MIF) is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events. Over the past 12 years, more than a million people have experienced MIF projects around the city and beyond – everywhere from theatres and galleries to schools, churches and railway depots. Created by leading international artists, often working in collaboration with local residents, our works have thrilled visitors, impressed critics and inspired people all over Greater Manchester.' Biennial [2019]

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'Meetings are usually held weekly from October to May and there is a programme of lectures by people distinguished in their particular fields of interest. Following the lecture, supper is normally available for members when there is an opportunity to meet fellow members and the lecturer ... Most of the lectures organised by the Lit and Phil are open to the public free of charge (although donations are always welcome). Lectures usually last for one hour. Occasionally seating capacity can be limited so we always advise non-members to check our website, or 'phone the office for the latest information. This also ensures that you are aware of any changes to venues or times.' Various venues in Manchester can be used for meetings.

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'The Society was founded nearly 130 years ago to provide for the pursuits of those interested in microscopy and natural history. Today it has around 300 members and provides regular meetings where talks are given by amateurs or professionals and members can provide exhibits, exchange gossip, just keep in touch, use the library or buy small goods.'

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Wide-ranging programme of lectures and talks, often within the Museum Meets initiative. Talks are usually either in the Museum's Café or its Discovery Centre.

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Meetings once per month, Friday evenings: 'Visitors are very welcome'.

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Usually held late October/early November. ALERT 'We are taking a pause in 2019.'

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'Meetings ... start at 5.45 pm; tea and coffee are available from 5.20 pm. At each meeting an invited speaker will give a talk on a subject of economic or social interest and then there will be questions and discussion ... The talk will subsequently be printed and distributed to members and subscribing libraries. Copies may be purchased by non-members.'

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'All meetings ... are held in the nave of the Cathedral, beginning at 7 pm unless otherwise specified ... Everyone is welcome.'

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Details of 'the MWRC Lecture, an annual major scholarly event in Manchester which includes a paper read by one or more of the Fellows of the Centre'. Enquire about attendance - and to other events which might be open to all.

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‘One of the most extensive collections of medical artefacts in England ... We take part in events and festivals in the Manchester area. Through our Artefact Talks event series we invite historians, practitioners and artists to present their research around objects in the collection. Everyone is welcome to attend these events.‘

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'In 1979 the College instituted an annual lecture series, the Didsbury Lectures. Each year a series of four lectures is given by a leading scholar or theologian standing within the historic Christian faith.' Enquire about attendance.

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'The museum has a range of events, activities and exhibitions which are suitable for all ages throughout the year.'

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'The Library continues to flourish as a hub of cultural activity by hosting a thriving and active programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year. These are open to members and the public generally ... The Portico Library and Gallery opened in 1806 as a Library and Newsroom and still occupies its original site - 'the most elegant and retired street in town' according to John Dalton. Its mainly 19th century collection is accessed by Members as well as researchers in the UK and abroad.'

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List wide range of 'events open to the public'. A number of these take place - and latest details are found - under the auspices of one of the School's Research Centres - one or two of which are given separate entries in this Directory ... The Law School established in 1872 is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country. The School is a centre of excellence for the study of law, criminology and bioethics.'

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'We’ll have a guest speaker over on the second Thursday of each month. This is usually held at 8 pm.'

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'South Manchester Camera Club (SMCC) is one of the leading camera clubs in the North West. We have have a varied programme, with a wide range of quality speakers ... The club meets Monday nights at 8.00 pm.'

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Monthly meetings, usually third Saturday afternoon, 2-4 pm.

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'Forthcoming Events'.

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'We are the Manchester Group of The Victorian Society, the champion of Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures in England and Wales.'

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'Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month from September to May.'

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'Meetings are usually held on the second Monday of every month - except in August.'

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Occasional talks and related events.

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Winter monthly afternoon meetings.

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