A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: City of Glasgow

Category City of Glasgow
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‘Founded in 1991, The Alexander Thomson Society works to promote and safegaurd the works of the Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson.‘

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'The Centre promotes American studies by sponsoring seminars, colloquia, conferences, films and theatrical events ... In recent years the Centre has featured seminars and public lectures by British and American scholars ...' Includes an Annual Lecture for which: 'All welcome but registration required'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'The Society holds eight regular monthly lecture meetings from September through to April each year ... Lectures are held in the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow city centre at 7.30 pm, normally on the third Thursday of each month, however this does occasionally change to allow us to welcome some of our speakers who have busy schedules. All topics of Astronomy are covered in the lectures from Planetary Science to Astrophotography and The Search for Life Beyond Earth. The lectures are free and are open to members and non-members alike. Prior to each meeting a Newsletter is circulated to the Membership giving details of the speaker, the lecture topic and other matters of timely interest.'

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'Meetings are held ... usually on the first Thursday of the month, at 7.30 pm.'

Category Art Galleries
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'We have an extensive range of talks and tours at the Burrell, including our ongoing programmes of Curator's Favourites and Themed Tours.' ALERT 'From 23 October 2016 the museum will temporarily close until 2020 as the refurbishment of the category A-listed building and redisplay of its world-famous collection takes place.'

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 Arts Festivals
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'The largest winter music festival of its kind and the UK’s premier celebration of celtic music.' Held Late January.

Category Arts Centres
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'CCA provides a platform for exciting and inspiring cutting edge contemporary visual art, performance, film, music, spoken word and other events. CCA is a hub of experimental creative activity that engages with individuals and communities, contributing to the vibrancy and vitality of cultural life in Glasgow and beyond.'

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.'

Category Philosophy
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Organize the Senior Seminar Programme sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy: 'Everyone is welcome ...'.

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Occasional public lectures, organized by one or another of the Faculty's departments and centres. Usually annotation is something like: 'All welcome, but booking essential'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Each year as part of our winter programme guest lecturers present to our members on topical and emerging subjects from the world of geology ... Members and prospective members are invited to attend both the lectures and the post lecture tea/coffee gathering. If you are a non member interested in our society please accept this invitation.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'During the winter months the society organises a series of monthly lectures by speakers from Britain and abroad. These illustrated lectures cover both local topics and those from farther afield, within a wide time span from the prehistoric to the post medieval period.'

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Range of talks held from time to time in the various museums.

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The Friday Event 'This lecture series has been running since the early 1990s and is GSA's flagship public lecture programme. Friday Event lectures are an integral part of the academic curricula, bringing major international speakers - artists, designers, and architects - to the City of Glasgow ... Admission is free. Members of the public are welcome to attend.'

Category Arts & Crafts
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'We are a group of enthusiastic calligraphers who meet regularly in Glasgow, Scotland. Our aim is to improve our calligraphy skills, share ideas/expertise and meet fellow calligraphers. Although we're not a formal teaching group, members develop their skills via meetings and tutor delivered workshops and by sharing and viewing calligraphy ideas with fellow calligraphers. We hope that you will find the information interesting and might visit us in Glasgow sometime to see what we do ... Visitors are welcome to attend our meetings and workshops'

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'... Glasgow Sculpture Studios also deliver a critically acclaimed public programme of curated exhibitions of new work, events, education & interpretation projects that enable audiences to engage with and learn about contemporary sculpture ... Our programme includes production and research residencies, curated exhibitions of new work, talks, symposia, off-site and artist-led projects and events.'

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Occasional talks organized by the Friends of the Library or by the Library itself.

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'Unless otherwise stated, lectures start at 6.00 pm with light refreshments available from 5.30 pm ... All meetings in the programme are open to all members of the IET, members of other Professional Engineering Institutions, and the general public.'

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'The Mitchell runs an extensive programme of events from book groups to author talks and exhibitions and family history workshops.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Winter and spring meetings ... comprise illustrated talks on a wide range of topics related to National Trust for Scotland interests. Meetings are held on Wednesday afternoons at 2.00 pm. Non-members are welcome to the lectures but we ask for a donation of £2 per person.'

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'A civic society promoting, protecting and raising interest in the City of Glasgow, through campaigning, discussion, projects, talks and exhibitions.'

Category Art Galleries
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'The RGI offers an enlightening and delightfully varied programme of lectures and artists' demonstrations - a chance to be inspired and to meet today's shapers of culture from Glasgow and beyond. Speakers vary from artists to curators, architectural historians, cartoonists, designers and other practitioners in the arts' world.'

Category Drama & Theatre
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'Pre-show talks take place at the theatre one hour before the performance, making them the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of what you are about to see. These events are free but ticketed, and places are limited to 50.'

Category City of Glasgow
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'Except under special circumstances, the Society has meetings on the second Friday of every month from September to May, inclusive ... Meetings commence at 7.30 pm and are usually timed to finish around 9.30 pm. They generally take the form of a presentation by a speaker, expert on their subject. They take place immediately after the formal introductions or business and are usually accompanied by illustrations in the form of slides, film, video, or powerpoint. There is usually time for questions at the end but informality is encouraged ... Meetings, apart from the AGM in May, are open to non-members and visitors are made most welcome.'

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'As in previous years, this series of public lectures will bring practitioners, commentators, academics and politicians to Glasgow to discuss a wide-ranging set of issues ... that address the role of the citizen.'

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‘Street Level provides inspiring encounters in photography for all; a place that is embedded locally and connected internationally; a creative setting to make, engage with, and buy photography.

Category City of Glasgow
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'Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are committed to sharing what we do with the public and seek opportunities to involve adults and children in different aspects of our work. We seek to inspire the next generation and those returning to learning to study with us or become a researcher. There are also opportunities for you to participate in a wide range of research projects.'

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