A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: Cornwall

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'Kernow Goth (or Old Cornwall) is a movement with a mission. It's wide ranging aims are to preserve and record Cornwall's unique culture, traditions, its language and dialect and caring for its environment. We also promote public awareness of these topics and concerns relating to them. Having been in existence since 1920 the movement has spread the length and breadth of Cornwall with over 40 societies ... Our 'Old Cornwall' societies range in size from those that are quite small to some with over 100 members. Independently run each has its own officers and committee.'

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'Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month ... Meetings begin at 7.30 pm - visitors always welcome.'

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'All indoor meetings are held on the last Monday of the Month ... at 7.30 pm. All are welcome so why not come and join us. All talks are followed by a chat over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.'

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'Every year Caerhays and Burncoose hold a range of lectures in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society ... You are welcome to attend any of these lectures.'

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Monthly, Tuesday evenings, starting at 7.00 pm.

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'All events are on the 2nd Friday of the month unless otherwise stated. Starting at 19.30.'

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'Our full and diverse winter club programme will provide something for every photographer’s taste. We meet ... every Thursday at 7.30 pm, September to May.'

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'We have a varied programme of talks, visits and entertainment and the society is looking to increase its membership with enthusiastic members of all ages ... We meet ... on the first Tuesday in the month at 7.30 pm from October to May.'

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'All indoor meetings are held on the second Monday of the Month ... at 7.30 pm. The annual subscription is £5; visitors £1 each meeting. All are welcome so why not come and join us. All talks are followed by a chat over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.'

Category Camborne
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'Evening meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday of the month and are free: all are most welcome.'

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'All indoor meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month ... at 7.15 pm for business and 7.30 pm for Speaker.'

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Category Liskeard
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Winter monthly evening lectures.

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'During the Winter months talks are given at centres in Truro and Liskeard by speakers, national and local (and including members) who are specialists in their field of interest.'

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Groups located throughout the county include: Launceston, Bodmin, Liskeard, Wadebridge, Roseland.

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Occasional indoor meetings, often organized with the local RSPB Group.

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'In order to meet the objectives the society holds regular lectures and visits to gardens and shows within the county and beyond.'

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'We meet every third Tuesday of the month for discussions and we have occasional speakers ... except December, when there is no meeting.'

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'The CMG has a varied programme of events, including mammal surveys, talks and management activities.'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held, as a rule, on the second Saturday of the month (September - May), commencing at 18.30.'

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Category Cornwall
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'Everyone is welcome to attend our events which are held all over Cornwall. Events range from walks and talks to working parties and evening get togethers.'

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The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.’

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Category St Austell
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Membership benefits include: 'Talks and events by specialist speakers; Visits to historical places; Workshops on historical research and conservation; The opportunity to get involved in research projects relating to the area; Access to Society Publications'.

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Gallery talks and series of Summer Lectures. Talks usually free, but check admission charges.

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‘The Cornwall group meets the first Wednesday in the month and offers a range of social and educational garden-related activities throughout the year. There are informative talks by knowledgeable speakers, visits to beautiful gardens and tempting reasonably priced plant sales. We also have a New Year Walk and Christmas lunch.’

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'Meetings are held at 7.30 pm (October - May) ... Membership £6 per year. Open to non-members at £1.50 per evening. Refreshments - tea, coffee, biscuits - are served at the conclusion of each meeting for a contribution of 25p.'

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'Meetings take place at 7 pm ... on the first Wednesday of each month from October to April, except in January when the meeting will be on the second Wednesday.'

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'From September to March the branch holds monthly meetings on topics of beekeeping and related issues. The meetings are usually on the second Monday of the month.'

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'We meet twice every month through the winter months and once a month through the summer. The 3rd Friday meeting tends to cover the more cerebral aspects of Astronomy, although not exclusively so. The 1st Friday meetings, which run from October to March inclusive, are practical, and members are encouraged to bring their own scopes or binoculars to this meeting as we will be out observing if conditions allow.'

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'We meet every Tuesday evening from September to April and welcome anyone interested in photography from novices to the more experienced, from traditional to digital, from compact to full format cameras !'

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'We meet at 7.30 pm most Tuesday evenings between September and May ... If you have an interest in photography - either traditional or digital why not come along and join us. We have a varied programme of activities ranging from guest speakers, critique evenings both within the club and other local camera clubs, together with a number of competitions.'

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'Meet 7.00 pm on the second Friday in each month ... Talks and presentations on all Cornish cultural, historic, preservation and related themes.'

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'Monthly meetings held ... on the second Saturday of each month starting at 2.30 pm and finish by 4.00 followed by refreshments. Meetings usually consist of a short business section, then the programmed talk.'

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'Unless stated otherwise all indoor meetings will be held ... at 7.30 pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month from September to May.'

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'Meets at 7.15 pm on the third Monday of the month ... for a talk followed by a pasty supper.'

Category Liskeard
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Menheniot (Cornish: Mahunyes) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall.  The meaning of the name is “sanctuary of Neot” ... The village of Menheniot, lies about two miles south-east of Liskeard, close to the A38 and main railway line to the west of Cornwall ... This largely agricultural area has good, fertile soil. The area is also renowned for the quality of its slate.‘ The Garden Club ‘meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Parish Hall at 7.30pm’.

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Have organized a range of Library Events including a Winter Lecture Series: 'The lectures are open to members and non-members. All welcome - admission by donation (free tea + cake)'.

Category Maritime History
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Organize Lunchtime Lectures and evening Discovery Talks.

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‘A series of talks are given, once a month throughout the Winter and Spring. These meetings are held ... on either Tuesday evenings or Monday afternoons, depending upon the time of year. Most talks are illustrated with slides and cover a variety of subjects from local history to life in the wild and are of interest to all. Tea and biscuits are served at the end of the meeting. Visitors are welcome.‘

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'Meets on the first Wednesday of the month ... All are welcome so why not come and join us ? ... All meetings begin at 7.30 pm.'

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'Meets on the last Saturday of the month from September to April at 7 pm.'

Category Art Galleries
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Friends of Penlee House Lecture Programme. Pre-booking essential.

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'All indoor meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the Month ... All are welcome so why not come and join us. All talks are followed by a chat over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.'

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'If you are thinking of visiting our Old Cornwall for the first time we will be pleased to welcome you and we have a friendly and warm society here in Pentewan which everyone seems to like. Old Cornwall is open to all who are interested in Cornwall, you do not have to be Cornish to be a member. Meetings are held ... on the third Monday of the month commencing at 7.30 pm.'

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'The society meets ... on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, September to April at 7.15 pm.'

Category Arts Festivals
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Festival usually takes place late July.

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'Ideas Café is a schedule of free social events that explore a diversity of fascinating subjects in an informal setting. Speakers come from all backgrounds and subjects can cover local and global history, science, technology and the natural world. The audience is free to contribute their own ideas or questions, or simply to sit back and enjoy the discussion. Bring friends, relax with wine and nibbles, and enjoy an inspiring evening of discovery.'

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'All indoor meetings take place on the 3rd Tuesday monthly from September to May ... 14.30 ... All are welcome so why not come and join us. All talks followed by refreshments.'

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'Meetings are held ... usually on the second Friday of each month from September to April inclusive. Light refreshments are available at the end of each meeting.'

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'All indoor meetings are held on the First Tuesday of the Month at 7.30 pm.'

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'St Austell Old Cornwall Society is one of the oldest societies in the county, having been formed on 14th December, 1925. Today, it is proud of having a membership of 70 and we meet ... at 7.30 pm on the second Monday of each month between September and May. Talks are usually illustrated by slides and they are chosen to cover a broad range of topics relating to Cornwall.'

Category Wadebridge
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'Winter Lectures normally held at 7.30pm, on the 3rd Monday in the Month Except December (Second Monday).'

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'The Society meets ... at 7 30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month (from October to May) when a speaker, sometimes with slides/power point, talks on a Cornish subject. Membership for the season is £7.50. Visitors are welcome at any meeting for a small fee (£2.50).'

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'The Society meets at 7.00 pm ... on the third Monday in the month, except for December when we meet on the second Monday.'

Category Penzance
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'All indoor meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the Month ... at 7-30 pm.'

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Category Dowsing
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Winter monthly talks.

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Talks & Discussions 'Free gallery talks ... Extra free talks take place at Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum during holiday and ‘special’ periods ... Specialist Talks at Tate St Ives are designed to complement our current exhibitions and feature internationally renowned artists, art critics, art historians, curators and cultural commentators.'

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Category Falmouth
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'We meet ... from 9.45 am for the lecture at 10.30 am, typically on the second Friday of the month; our programme year begins in September and our AGM is held in June.'

Category The Arts Society
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'The programme runs from September to May (inclusive); we meet ... on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. The hall is open from 7 pm for refreshments - currently coffee/tea and biscuits, but we're planning to provide wine as well - and conversation, and the talk starts at 7.30 pm ... All events are also open to your guests and to non-members.'

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Category Truro
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'Meets once a month on the second Wednesday of each month (except for July and August).'

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Category Penzance
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'Monthly lectures on all aspects of design and fine art are given by world class lecturers in their fields, an opportunity rarely offered in West Cornwall, and not to be missed!.'

Category Arts Centres
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‘We are a thriving charity, promoting engagement in the arts, sciences and Cornish history through film, live events, exhibitions, lectures and workshops with our roots in artistic and technological innovation and local industry.  Our vision is to be Cornwall's foremost state of the art venue and community hub providing exciting, inclusive and innovative entertainment, learning and development opportunities in the arts, sciences and history.’

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'Experience the magical essence of our sub-tropical Cornish garden, steeped in heritage, creativity and the spirit of innovation. Four miles of footpaths wind through dazzling exotic planting, transporting you from our little corner of England to sunnier climes.'

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Category St Ives
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‘Based in wild and beautiful West Penwith, Cornwall. We are affiliated to the British Society of Dowsers and our focus is on the core dowsing applications: Archaeology, Earth Energies, Health and Well-Being, Water. New members and guests are always welcome ... Our activities include a series of fascinating talks and presentations by excellent speakers and trips to interesting places with plenty of good dowsing opportunities.’

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'As an educational charity the Society aims to encourage an interest in Industrial Archaeology through lectures, outings and other meetings and by publishing the results of individual research through its Journal and other publications.'

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'We meet every Monday evening ... from the beginning of September through to the end of April. Meetings start at 7.30 pm and finish around 10.00 pm.'

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'Meetings held ... at 7.30 pm September to April, second Tuesday of every month.'

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The Society organizes a small number of evening meetings each year. When last reviewed there was not available a separate Website listing of these; but the details are usually accessible from the Website of Truro Cathedral - in whose Chapter House the Lectures are normally held.

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'Meetings held first Tuesday of the month (unless otherwise shown) ... 7.30 pm.'

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