A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

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'Through an organised year-long programme of talks, outings, holidays and social events members make friends, learn more about the National Trust and its properties and support its work. There are now around 200 such groups in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as in Belgium.'

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'Meetings are normally held ... on the fourth Wednesday of the month (except for December) between October and April 7.30 pm.'

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'Our talks take place ... in afternoons, in most months through the winter. They enable us to keep in touch with one another and entertain, stimulate - even educate us, while the National Trust's properties are closed.'

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Winter talks programme: 'Subject to available seating, non-members are welcome to our meetings and talks for a small charge of £1.50 (£1 for members) which includes tea and biscuits'.

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Evening lectures, fourth Wednesday in the month; Afternoon lectures, 2nd Wednesday in the month.

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'The Centre holds meetings in Bromley on Wednesday evenings and in Beckenham on Thursday afternoons. Most meetings consist of an illustrated lecture on a topic connected with the National Trust and its fields of interest.'

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'Winter lectures are held ... on a Saturday starting at 2.30 pm and finishing with tea and biscuits. The talks cover a wide range of heritage and contemporary topics, including National Trust subjects.'

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'We hold meetings most winter months ... usually at 2.00 pm. At these meetings we have speakers who address us on a wide variety of heritage-related subjects. Refreshments are provided after the meetings and provide the ideal opportunity for socialising.'

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'We hold speaker meetings from October to April at 2.30 pm on the first Thursday of the month ... and at 7.30 pm on the third Monday of the month.'

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'Our annual programme includes ... afternoon and evening talks between October and March.'

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'We hold a series of talks on a variety of topics each year ... For the most part, they start at 7.30 pm during the summer and after the clocks go back (daylight saving time) 2.30 pm.'

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'Our winter programme of talks cover a wide range of topics of interest, they are held at 7.15 pm (2 pm in Jan & Feb).'

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'Evening meetings start promptly at 8.00 pm and afternoon meetings at 2.30 pm. A small admission fee is charged to cover the costs of speakers, hall hire and refreshments. Members are welcome to bring guests to any of our meetings.'

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'We have an established range of events throughout the year and aim to provide at least two occasions each month for members to socialise and make new friends, as well as support the future of the National Trust. These events (walks, talks, trips, dinners etc.) enable the Association to raise around £3,000 each year to support the work of the National Trust.'

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'There are 11 lectures a year which are free to ENTA members ... The timing of the lectures is from 7.30 pm to 9.20 pm, with questions from about 9.05 pm. However, the November, January and February lectures will be in the afternoon 2 pm to 4 pm.'

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'Talks and Meetings take place ... on either the second Tuesday of the month at 2.00 pm, or the fourth Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm.'

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'Talks take place at West Moors Memorial Hall (W) on Mondays, 2.30 pm and at the Barrington Centre, Ferndown (F) on Wednesdays, 7.30 pm.'

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'During the winter, the Association meets at approximately monthly intervals for a programme of talks of wide and varied interest ... Meetings take place ... at 2.30 pm on the first Wednesday in the month.'

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'We offer a varied and interesting programme of evening and afternoon talks.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Wednesday afternoon and Thursday evening meetings.

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'We have various activities throughout the year: a lecture programme, coach trips, walks, outings, coffee mornings and an annual Christmas lunch ... We welcome non-members to our lectures, many of whom subsequently decide to join the Centre. We like to think we are a friendly and sociable organisation. Membership is currently just under five hundred.'

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'In the winter months we hold a monthly series of interesting talks ... on Saturday afternoons. A nominal charge is made to help cover cost of speaker, hire of music room and includes tea and biscuits ... As a National Trust member, you are entitled and most welcome to join us. We hope to make you feel part of a very friendly like-minded group of people in your area.'

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'The Frodsham and District National Trust Members' Association website is no longer being updated. Many Thanks to everybody who has visited the site over the past 7 years.'

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'The Golden Cap Centre was founded in 1978 and has over 500 members. We support the work of the National Trust and offer activities such as talks; walks; coach visits; quizzes; lunches etc to make National Trust membership even more enjoyable.'

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Winter programme of monthly talks: 'Meetings are normally held ... at 7.30 pm'.

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'We organise a variety of activities for our members which include: Varied evening and afternoon talks ...'

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'We meet ... on the 4th Tuesday of the month (March, April, May and September) and the 4th Saturday of the month in January, February, October and November. Meetings include talks on a wide range of subjects, National Trust properties, heritage, conservation, houses and gardens and many other interests which allows members to socialise with like-minded people.'

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'Normally holds its meetings ... on the first Monday of the month starting at 8.00 pm. The exceptions to this are August and December when there are no meetings and the months when a Bank Holiday falls on the first Monday of the month - meetings for these months are rearranged to the second Monday of the month.'

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'Our meetings are on the 3rd Monday of the month. They start at 7.30 pm.'

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'In the winter months (September to April) we have a programme of meetings that include talks on a range of subjects of interest to National Trust members and supporters.' An alternative venue can be used for some meetings.

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'The winter lectures are held on the second Thursday of each month ... at 7.30 pm. There is a £2 charge for each meeting to cover the cost of hiring the hall.'

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'We meet on the second Thursday of the month ... and start promptly at 7.45 pm.'

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'We hold a monthly meeting on the 3rd Wednesday in every month, except August ... We have a speaker each month and we publish the names of the speakers up to 6 months ahead.'

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'Meetings are free to Association Members and are held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to April - except January. We are trying out an afternoon meeting this winter but meetings usually begin at 7.30 pm.'

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'We hold meetings, with speakers, between September and May each year, normally on the second Monday of the month. These begin at 7.30 pm and cover a wide range of subjects, including National Trust topics, conservation, heritage and applied art.'

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‘Founded in 1972 and currently has some 250 members, mainly in the areas of Altrincham, Sale and Wilmslow. Amongst National Trust properties supported are Dunham Massey, Hare Hill, Lyme Park and Quarry Bank ... In autumn and winter, members meet for talks on various subjects including heritage, history and far-off places. After the talk refreshments are served.‘

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'Normally holds its meetings at Christchurch ... on the first Wednesday of each month between October and May starting at 7.30 pm. The exceptions to this are two afternoon meetings which are held at Howgills, South View, Letchworth and start at 2.30 pm.'

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Organize lunch lectures and evening (and afternoon) talks. ALERT At Review, announced the Association is to be closed.

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'In the autumn and winter there is a series of monthly talks. These normally begin at 7.30 pm ... Anyone is welcome to attend the evening meetings ... although there is a small charge for non-members of the Association.'

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'Meetings include talks on a wide range of topics, some related to the National Trust, others on local history, travel or wildlife; in fact, on any subject of interest to members ... To join you must be a member of the National Trust.'

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'Lecture Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month ... at 8.00 pm. The lectures take place during the winter months from October to April.'

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We are a friendly Centre and meet monthly at 8.00 pm on the last Thursday ... plus afternoon lectures at 2.15 pm most months ... Meetings include talks on a wide range of subjects and also allow members to socialise with like-minded people with tea and coffee available. Our ever popular lectures are well attended and this allows us to secure the services of good quality speakers, there is only a nominal fee charged for entrance to the lectures.'

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'Talks normally begin at 11.00 am with members gathering for coffee at 10.30 am (but occasionally there is an evening talk).

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'Throughout the year, August excepted, members meet on the second Thursday each month at 7.30 pm ... Meetings include talks on a range of heritage and other subjects and allow members to socialise with like-minded people.'

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'There are talks by visiting speakers monthly from September to April. The venue generally alternates between Wareham and Swanage ... We do our best to alternate between the two towns, but it depends on the availability of both the venue and the speaker.'

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Evening meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of most months ... commencing at 7.30 pm ... From October to June there are also meetings on the second Tuesday afternoon of each month.'

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'Each month during the winter season we hold a meeting alternately in Royston and Saffron Walden ... At these meetings we have speakers who cover a wide variety of topics. All are welcome: Attendance fee £3, members £2 (to cover expenses and a drink). Our meetings start with a cup of coffee from 7.20 pm onwards with the talk at 7.45 pm.'

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'We have a varied programme of activities including Talks on topics which in the past have ranged from Windmills to Witches. These normally take place ... on the 1st Thursday (2.30 pm) & the 3rd Wednesday (7.30 pm) in October, November, February, March.'

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'From October to March regular talks are held on the third Wednesday of the month ... commencing 2.30 pm, ending with a cup of tea and a chance to meet up with friends old and new for a chat.'

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'During the autumn/winter we meet monthly for a series of talks on a variety of interesting topics ... Most of the meetings commence at 2.30 pm, except in October when we have a Pie and Pea Social with a speaker commencing at 6.30 pm. Admission to the afternoon meetings is £3 for Members of Sheffield Association and £4 for non members.'

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'The talks programme takes place from September to April inclusive. The December, January and February meetings are held in the afternoon at 2.30 pm. The rest of the meetings take place in the evening at 7.45 pm. Most meetings last up to two hours.'

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'Winter talks are held ... on the third Thursday from September to March (excluding December) starting at 7.30 pm and finishing with tea and biscuits. The talks cover a wide range of topics and interests, including National Trust subjects.'

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'There are walks and illustrated talks on a variety of subjects; other events include lunches, coffee mornings, a Summer Fair, concerts and bar skittles ... We welcome new members. To join, you must first be a member of the National Trust, or hold a current Volunteer Card.'

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'Members meet on the third Saturday afternoon in October, November, January, February and March ... Admission charge £1.50 members, £2.00 non-members (includes refreshments after the meeting). Meetings have illustrated talks on a range of subjects, a raffle, a sales table and refreshments. This allows members to socialise with like-minded people.'

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'From September through to April each year we meet on the second Tuesday of each month ... at either 7.45 pm in the evening or 2.15 pm in the afternoon ... We have a lecture or talk on various interesting topics, and not necessarily anything to do with The National Trust, but all very enjoyable.'

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'As with other centres and associations our objective is to provide a social base for National Trust members locally, by organising talks, walks, outings and holidays and in so doing promote the Trust in its work by donating funds to specific projects in our area.'

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‘Formed in 1979 by a small group of local volunteers ... Lectures are held ... on the first Friday of the month at 7:30pm from February to December covering a wide range of subjects.’

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'Lectures (£2) are held from September to April ... on either Monday or Thursday afternoons or evenings.'

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'We arrange a wide programme of monthly talks, outings and social meetings for our members and their guests.'

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'During the winter months (Sept.-May) we hold regular meetings where a variety of speakers give talks on topics of interest.'

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'The evening lectures take place ... on the second Wednesday of the month from September to April commencing at 7.30 pm. The afternoon lectures take place ... on the fourth Wednesday afternoon of the month from September to November and from January to March commencing at 2.30 pm.'

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'Offers lecture evenings at 8 pm on the first Thursday of every month ... There is normally a refreshment break and the meeting finishes about 10 pm.'

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'Our meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month (although this may vary where there is a bank holiday on the Friday).'

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'The Illustrated Talks are usually held on the second Wednesday of October, November, January, March and April ... We try to organise talks which will be both entertaining and informative ... Membership is open to anyone who is either: Already a member of the National Trust, or Already an employee of the National Trust, or Already a volunteer with the National Trust.'

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'We organise a series of lectures are held twice a month between September and April. Friday evening lectures are arranged at 7 pm for 7.30 start and Afternoon lectures are held on a Thursday at 2.00 pm for 2.15 pm start.'

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'Our varied programme of lectures is held once a month on Saturday afternoons in the autumn and winter/spring.'

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'The Association has a programme which includes meetings throughout the winter months with speakers on subjects of interest, outings to National Trust and other properties in Spring and Summer, an annual short break holiday in September, and occasional social events.'

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