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Online Lectures & Talks
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'Open meetings take place on the 3rd Monday of the month throughout the year (excluding April, August and December). They are generally open to Institute Members and the public but on occasion they are closed for members only or members and their guests. Coffee and Biscuits from 6.30 pm. Meetings 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm.'

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'The club organises a series of lectures on archaeology topics which focus on West Norfolk although we do invite lecturers from further afield when the topic is relevant to our area. We meet once a month on the third Tuesday, with some exceptions over the Christmas period.'

Category Cemeteries
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Occasional talks organized by the Friends of West Norwood Cemetery: 'There is no formal charge for any event, but donations of £1 per person (50p concessions) to help cover costs and aid conservation work are appreciated. Non-members are welcome at all events.'

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Lectures 'are usually held at 7.30 on the third Tuesday of the winter months, from October to December inclusive. Then January to March we switch to the second Tuesday'.

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'We meet every month (except August), (normally) alternating between Uxbridge and Harrow.'

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'The club has regular meetings with invited speakers on the first Friday of each month from October to May at 7.30 pm, and a programme of leisurely walks throughout the year ... Visitors are welcome at walks for no charge, and at meetings for a nominal charge of £3. No knowledge of natural history is needed.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Access to Programmes at the Society's six venues.

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Founded 1977: ‘Meetings are held on the third Friday of every month ... Have a varied and interesting programme given by guest speakers ... Are designed for beginners and experts alike ... Are followed by tea, coffee and biscuits ... Have an average of 40 members attending in a friendly atmosphere‘.

Category Dowsing
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'We are a friendly bunch and have very interesting speakers on a wide range of topics. We have a wealth of knowledge in our membership with many professionals, as well as occasional dowsers, each using different variety of implements to dowse whether pendulums, rods or bobbers ... Indoor meetings are held every fourth Sunday of the month, except in August and December, at 1:45pm. We also have field Trips in the Summer months to standing stones, castles, wells, stone circles and other ancient sites.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Meetings are held on most Tuesdays ... from September to the end of June ... at 8 pm.'

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'The Society has a varied programme of guest speakers and hands on sessions with our own local experts throughout the year, meetings are held monthly from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm, January to November. We also hold many "meet the public" events where we try to ensure there is always something for members at all levels of experience to get involved with.'

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'Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month (October-May). Events take place at 7.30 pm (meet 7 pm for coffee).'

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'We meet during the winter months in Westerham usually for lectures by visiting specialists and our own members ... Our meetings are open to anyone interested in the topic and you will be most welcome to attend. It would be helpful if you will kindly to let us know that you plan to attend.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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‘Formed in 1980 to maintain interest in the period 1914-1918, to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders and their own countries during the Great War. It does not seek to glorify war and is non-political ... The Association supports a broad range of local WFA Branches in the United Kingdom, in other European countries, in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere. Many of our Branches produce their local newsletters; many arrange tours to the battlefields at reasonable prices, and all welcome new members warmly.’

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‘We meet ... on the first Wednesday of every month with the exception of January and August. Doors open at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.30pm start. Meetings are open to the general public, WFA membership is not essential. We welcome a small voluntary donation, payable at the door to help pay towards the running of the branch.’

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‘The Cheltenham & Gloucester Branch is very active with regular attendance of over 40 people at our monthly meeting meetings. We meet every second Tuesday of the month ... with speakers organised from all over the country. We have film and documentary showings and organised trips both in this country and to the Western Front. All are welcome to attend our meetings.’

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Formed 2010. Meet 1st Tuesday of the Month: ‘Any new visitors will be assured of a welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts‘.

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‘Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the month ... at 7:30pm.’

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‘We meet ... on the second Monday of every month 7.30pm. All are welcome. Meetings are free but we ask for a discretionary entry fee ... This is a voluntary donation to help pay for room hire and speaker expenses.’

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'The Essex branch of The Western Front Association meets every month, except August. We meet at Hornchurch and Hatfield Peverel. Non members are always welcome.'

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Monthly meetings, Friday evenings. ALERT ‘The future of this Branch is currently under review.  There is no programme of speakers for 2018. The status of the Herts & Beds branch will be advised when further information is available.’

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'We offer a programme of speakers to cater for a wide range of interest - from the home front to the battlefield, from the conduct of armies to the personal experience of individuals. We aim to create a friendly, lively atmosphere where people with common interests in The Great War can share experience and information, as well as benefiting from high quality speakers.'

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‘The Branch meets every sixth week ... We welcome anyone with an interest in the Great War to attend our meetings. Amongst our members and regular attendees you will be able to draw upon a great wealth of knowledge. We have academics, published authors and many others with their own niche areas of expertise who are all mutually supportive in educating others about the War.’

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‘Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (except January and August) at 7.00pm.’

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Occasional evening meetings. ALERT This Branch no longer seems to meet.

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'Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month and commence at 7.45 pm. (We do not meet in August or December) ... We welcome any person who has an interest in the Great War 1914-1918.'

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'Meets ... at 7.45 pm on the third Wednesday of the month (second Wednesday in December) to hear a talk on a topic related to the Great War.'

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Organize 'meetings & visits throughout the South West (approx. 7 or 8) per year, which are usually held on a Saturday'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'The Westminster Abbey Institute has been founded to foster faith in public life, among those working around Parliament Square and beyond. The Institute draws on the Abbey’s resources of spirituality and scholarship, rooted in its Benedictine tradition, to be a public forum for vigorous debate and lively truth-telling on issues of faith, ethics, politics and public policy-making.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Aims to foster awareness of the Earth Sciences and to provide a forum for all who are interested. Membership is open to all and non-members can attend individual events. Particular encouragement is given to those with little knowledge of geology ... In winter a programme of evening lectures takes place ... usually on the third Wednesday of the month.'

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'Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month, except August and December ... commencing at 7.30 pm. New members and visitors are always welcome.'

Category Arts Festivals
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Festival usually held in the second half of October.

Online Lectures & Talks
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Monthly meetings, usually third Friday evening at 7.30 pm. 'Weymouth Astronomy Club is keen to attract new members regardless of experience. The only pre-requisite required is a keen interest in the night sky.'

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'Regular meetings are arranged to hear talks and discuss topics of interest. All are welcome.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We have currently over 500 members and offer a varied programme of winter evening lectures and conservation work on our reserves, and guided walks and visits to wildlife sites during the summer.'

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'We hold meetings on the last Wednesday of every month (except August and December) ... The meetings start at 7.30 pm and there is always a speaker who gives a one hour presentation on a topic of local interest or history.'

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'The aim of WhereCanWeGo.com is to inform everyone of the wealth of possibilities in their local area: music and theatre, talks and walks, fetes and festivals, sports and markets, courses and conservation: all sorts of activities and events for all sorts of tastes ...'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We meet at 7.30 pm ... on the fourth Monday in the month, from September to March, to hear a talk on a historical subject. Tea and coffee are available from 7.00 pm.'

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'The society has a monthly talk on Whitby's history and Whitby life. They are usually held ... on the third Monday of each month and cost £2.00 but members pay £1.00. They are open to all and everyone is welcome. Tea or coffee and a biscuit is sold during the interval. This year we are introducing selling something to eat as an extra ...'

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'Talks take place at 2.15 pm on the fourth Wednesday in every month, except for August and December, in the Normanby Room. Whilst originally intended for members of the Lit. and Phil., non-members are now most welcome on payment of £1.00. Talks usually last just over 1 hour and are often accompanied by slides or other illustrative matter ...Whitby Museum is owned and operated by Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, a charitable body established in January 1823, a period when such societies operated in many British towns ... The chief object of the Society was to setup and maintain a museum, specialising in fossils, since “Whitby is a chief town of a district abounding with petrifications and containing not a few Antiquities".'

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'Between October and late February with a break in December, there is a programme of illustrated lectures held every Saturday afternoon in the Normanby Room at the museum in Pannett Park: the meeting starts at 2.00 pm and normally finishes about 3.30. Each of the Interest Groups is covered and the lectures are given both by our members and external specialists.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We hold weekly meetings at 8.00 pm every Wednesday between September and June.'

Category Philosophy
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The Forum 'meets three times a year, twice for afternoons of papers from the participating departments, once for a one-day workshop with invited speakers. Anyone interested in attending (and all are welcome!) should contact any of the organisers for further information'.

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Art Galleries
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Evening talks and other events. Usually small charge.

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Whitehall, built around 1500, is a historic timber framed Tudor house museum situated in a conservation area, amidst delightful weather-boarded cottages in Cheam Village, it is a shining example of a joint community project, for whilst the building is owned, maintained and managed by the London Borough of Sutton, through the Museum and Heritage Division, it opens to the public with the help of The Friends of Whitehall, a voluntary organisation.’

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'We meet in the winter months for educational talks, videos and for social events. The Branch is small but enthusiastic and is more than happy to welcome along anyone who is interested in Bees and Beekeeping.'

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Meets 'each Monday evening 8 pm throughout the season and at other times for special events or club outings ... With a variation of special guest speakers during the season's programme, a number of practical evenings, and with a huge input from the current membership it should all add up for a most rewarding and entertaining photographic experience for everyone'.

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Occasional public lectures, often organized by the 'Friends'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We meet at 8 pm on the first and third Friday of each month from September to May ... We look forward to welcoming you!'

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'We meet on the first Friday of every month, except January which will be the 2nd Friday ... to start at 8.00 pm.'

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'Our group meets weekly ... at 7.00 pm on Tuesday evenings.'

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'The Society have a programme of monthly lectures, which are usually held on the first Wednesday in every month, between the months of October and June, and start time is 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet on the first Wednesday of every month ... and everyone is welcome. We have guest speakers and go on guided walks and visits arranged to suit the interests of the members, but usually with a local or Dartmoor flavour.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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‘One of the world's leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. Formed in 1933, the Library's unique collection of over one million items includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony.’ Programme of lectures and talks.

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'We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, at 7.30, ... for lectures and discussions on topics of historical or archaeological interest.'

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'We have monthly meetings on the second Monday of the month ... at 7.30 pm.'

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'Meetings are held ... on the third Monday of each month (7.30 for 8.00 pm). No meetings are held in July and August.'

Category Music & Dance
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'Behind the Music is an ongoing series of study events for adults (16+) including workshops, talks, courses and masterclasses. Why not find out more about a favourite piece of music by attending a pre-concert talk or watching a brilliant virtuoso give a masterclass; delve into Schumann Song or Bach Cello Suites on a Wigmore Study Group course; or attend one of our regular Introduction to Music courses which offer beginner-level classes on a range of topics?'

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Series of six lectures over the Winter, third Wednesday evening in the month.

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'We hold weekly meetings, every Saturday during term-time at 4.30 pm. Both members and non-members of the University are welcome.'

Category Wildlife Trusts
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Combined diary of events throughout the region: can filter Type of event by 'Talk'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Indoor meetings will be ... at 7.30 pm on Thursday evenings. These meetings will be held jointly with the University's natural history society: WildSoc ... Non-members are welcome to come to any of our meetings.'

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Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) is widely recognised as one of the greatest voices of the First World War. His self-appointed task was to speak for the men in his care, to show the “Pity of War”. Owen's enduring and influential poetry is evidence of his bleak realism, his energy and indignation, his compassion and his great technical skill. The Wilfred Owen Association was formed in 1989 to commemorate Wilfred Owen's life and work.’

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'Meetings take place ... at 7.30 pm on the second Tuesday each month unless otherwise notified.'

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'The Society meets at 7.30 pm on a Wednesday from September to June ... We are looking for people to become more involved in the running of the Society. Please come along and have a chat with us if you have an interest in local history and would like to help with the Society.'

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Organize an Annual Memorial Lecture - normally held in October - plus occasional other events.

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'The major annual event for the Society is the William Herschel Lecture. This is held close to March 13th, commemorating Herschel's famous discovery of Uranus from the gardens of 19 New King Street in 1781. A distinguished scientist, usually an astronomer, is invited to deliver the lecture which is chaired by the President. A joint public lecture is given during the winter with the University of Bath. The Society collaborates with the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) in the 'Herschel Discussion Group' which meets on the first Friday evening of each month. This group arranges lectures, discussions, exhibitions and visits and forms part of the Society's educational outreach. The Society also arranges a course of lectures on Modern Astronomical Discoveries held on Saturday mornings during the Autumn.'

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