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‘The organisation’s purposes are to support honey bees and beekeepers, to improve the standard of beekeeping, and to promote honey bee products in Scotland through: * The advancement of education in relation to the craft of beekeeping; * The advancement of the heritage, culture and science of beekeeping; * The advancement of environmental protection by conservation of the honey bee.’

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‘The national body for the civic movement in Scotland. It engages proactively with local civic groups across Scotland and regularly comments and campaigns for the improvement of Scotland's individual buildings and areas of distinction. The Trust seeks to encourage active interest in all aspects of the built environment. It liaises with many organisations, bodies and individuals in the pursuit of its objectives. It remains an important champion of Scotland's places.’

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‘The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. It also manages a network of 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement.’

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‘Speaking for Scotland’s Buildings since 1956, the AHSS is a national charity with over 1000 members and volunteers across Scotland. We use our voice to study, protect and celebrate Scotland’s wealth of historic buildings and environments.’

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'There are forty-five societies in membership of the Association. They are broadly defined into two types: Local Societies who draw their membership from their local area and hold meetings with a wide variety of subjects; Specialist Societies who tend to be Scottish branches of national specialist societies, but there are a few Scottish based ones.'

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'Our annual lecture programme aims to provide members with access to the latest developments in the field of Egyptology and our events include group visits, members’ nights and hieroglyph workshops etc.'

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Description of upcoming Gifford Lectures at the Universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and St Andrews.

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'There are currently six local Humanist Society of Scotland groups, based in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Highland(Inverness).'

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‘The Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh is the official Italian governmental body dedicated to promoting Italian language and culturein Scotland and Northern Ireland organising a wide series of events.‘

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Hold about four meetings per year, usually either in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

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'The MCofS Winter Lecture Series is free of charge and open to all.'

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‘We are Scotland’s nature agency. We work to improve our natural environment in Scotland and inspire everyone to care more about it. So that all nature in Scotland – our key habitats and landscapes, all our green space and our native species – is maintained, enhanced and brings us benefits. It is the job of all of us to achieve a balance in the sensitive management of our natural world in order to maintain and enhance biodiversity.’

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'RSGS offers a series of Illustrated Talks to both Members and to the wider public at 14 locations throughout Scotland. Between September and April almost 100 talks are given by speakers who have journeyed the Globe to bring back interesting stories and personal perspectives from their travels.'

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'The annual Peter Wilson Memorial Lecture, run in collaboration with the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Consortium for Rural Research, is held at the RSE building in central Edinburgh in February, and, with its environmental remit, honours a former Institute of Biology Vice President. Other meetings - public fora, members symposia, careers events, and public lectures - are organised from time to time.'

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'Has branches all over Scotland. There are seven branches in total - Aberdeen and North East, Dumfries and District, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Helensburgh, Highland and Kirriemuir. The Society headquarters are in Edinburgh. Each branch organises its own meetings, lectures, outings and social occasions.' (and note the consolidated list of Branch Events.)

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Combined list of the Meetings of the Association's membership of 'all established family history societies in Scotland'.

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Have organized an Annual Lecture plus other events which might be open to the general public. Enquire about attendance. Often the annotation is something like: 'This event is free to attend but places are limited ... Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.'

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'Features regular pre-concert talks. They are free to concert ticket holders, and begin at 6.30 pm.'

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Organize an Annual Lecture - plus a range of other lectures and related events, frequently annotated 'all are welcome' and usually free of charge.

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Brief details of local society events submitted to the Forum.

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'Now a regular on the arts scene, the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival has grown to become one of Scotland's most valued cultural events. The Festival takes place in theatres, cinemas, libraries and community halls throughout October each year to help challenge attitudes towards mental health through the arts.' Usually held throughout October each year.

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SOC exists to promote the study, enjoyment and conservation of wild birds and their habitats across Scotland. On the face of it, the SOC is a birdwatching club with 15 local branches across the country and a growing membership  of over 3000. We bring together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation, through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club's quarterly members' journal, Scottish Birds. We are heavily dependent on keen volunteers and the support of our membership ... On the other hand, we're a network of volunteers across Scotland, gathering vital, impartial information about our country's wild birds ...’

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'In a normal year the SPRA arranges 7 evening meetings, with invited speakers talking on themes of Materials, Processing, Design and Business. Venues for the evening meetings are varied to make attendance more attractive to members in different geographical areas. Some meetings are sponsored by companies and attendance by non-members is encouraged.' Enquire about attendance.

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View latest lecture programmes of the Club's Local Groups.

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'The SSAH was founded in 1984 to promote art history in Scotland. It is open to everyone interested in art, from those with a general interest to specialist scholars, students, teachers, curators, collectors and dealers ... We arrange regular conferences and study days for our members on a wide variety of subjects, including art, design, architecture and photography. We also hold a number of special events throughout the year including visits to museums, galleries and private art collections.'

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SSHoP’S Annual Lectures Two annual lecture series, plus other talks and related events.

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'The Society is justly pround of its Programme of events, which contribute to the realisation of the main field of activity that relates to the Society: research, as set out in the first of its Laws. As part of its charitable status the Society is required to make the results of all its activities available to the public and thus ‘educate' in the widest sense. The monthly lectures throughout the Society year, the conferences, symposia, workshops and, of course, the publications, all make this possible ... All our events are now open to non-Fellows and Fellows alike, please feel free to make others aware of our programme.'

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Access to programmes of events at branches in Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.

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Occasional talks - usually held either in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

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