A-Z LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: Norfolk

'The Aylsham & District Wildlife Society is open to all who have an interest in wildlife. We are a friendly club of amateur enthusiasts who meet once a month and have the occasional field excursion ... We try to arrange a range of wildlife topics related to Norfolk and its environs with the occasional talk of a worldwide flavour.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Began in June 1984 through the enthusiasm of a group of local people with an interest in the history of this wonderful Norfolk market town. The Society arranges a diverse programme of lectures, visits and social events.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

The Blakeney Area Historical Society (BAHS) was established in 1990 as the "Blakeney History Group" but changed its name to reflect the wider geographical membership and interest in this part of North Norfolk covering the Glaven valley and Blakeney Haven ... As an active society with over 130 active members the Society holds around regular events/lectures each year, organises visits and publishes the journal, The Glaven Historian. The Society also organises outings and walks. Our events are open to all and attendance is typically over 40 members and visitors.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Booksellers

'The Book Hive is a place that celebrates the beauty of printed material – as well as the pleasures of whimsical, alternative curation ... The shop hosts regular events, including a weekly quiet reading hour called Page Against The Machine, author signings, launches and other book-related goings on. The top floor hosts private work booths, available for rent by writers and creatives.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Founded in 1989 and is open to all those who are interested in photography whether they are novices, amateurs or professionals.
Through practical demonstrations, competitions, lectures, (or just by talking to others about photography), the Club’s aim is to help its members learn more about the art, to encourage the development of photographic skills and the appreciation of photography. Advice is always on hand, no matter how experienced or inexperienced you are.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Annual Sebald Lecture on literary translation, preceded by presentations and readings from the annual Translation Prizes.' Also list of related events. Other venues than UEA can be used for Events, within and outwith London.

LECTURES and TALKSResearch Programme, Named Public Lecture

'Formed when a small group of like minded people met in the village pub, then as the club numbers grew they had to rent a room with a dark room in the old school village community centre. We are now situated in new modern premises ... There are many members that have experience and advice to share with members who are struggling or would like to try tackling something new. Old and new members are always welcome to come and visit us.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Based in the City of Norwich: 'The aim of our Club is to promote photography at all levels and we welcome photographers of all skills.  We aim to make the club a practical and pro-active one. Our tagline is  –  Belong – Learn – Advance.  We really want our members to have a wide range of experiences and a willingness to share their knowledge and keep true to our tagline. New members are always welcome. Our season starts in September and goes through to June. We also aim to have a Summer Programme with varied activities to keep you amused during our “holiday”.  You are free to choose which weeks you wish to come and only pay for the meetings you attend'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme
Category Local Heritage

'Discover Downham is run by the Downham Market & District Heritage Society. The Society is operating as a "social enterprise", in that it raises funds through donations, membership fees, admission fees to its talks and visits, hire of rooms, and through the sale of postcards and notelets depicting local scenes painted by one of its members.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Originally set up in the 1920s, the Lecture Society is one of the longest established groups in the area ... People who enjoy attending our lectures come from all walks of life and all age-groups everyone is welcome there is no educational or professional requirement and no compulsory coursework. The only requirement is an enthusiasm to broaden one's mind!'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme
Category Arts Festivals
LECTURES and TALKSFestival Programme

'Our aim is to promote all aspects of astronomy to all ages, beginners and experienced, and to provide a suitable location where all those interested can meet and share knowledge and experience. We meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month ... Talks / events and observations are scheduled for meetings ... However, this schedule may be varied in order to take advantage of good viewing conditions. If weather conditions are favourable we also meet on the other Mondays for an evening devoted to observation. These sessions are ideal for all levels of experience and members and non-members can gain a practical view of the night sky. No equipment is necessary as various pieces of equipment will be available for non-members to use.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Arts Festivals
LECTURES and TALKSFestival Programme

'Throughout its history, the NNAS has attracted people who are interested in the archaeology and history of Norfolk. Our membership includes amateur and professional archaeologists, but the vast majority of members are simply those who are fascinated by the history, archaeology, buildings and ancient sites in the area in which they live ... We offer a programme of monthly lectures every autumn and winter. In the warmer months, we organise excursions to sites, houses and churches in various parts of Norfolk and further afield.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'The Norfolk Family History Society headquarters is based in Norwich and also has an out of county branch in London which holds regular meetings and has invited speakers. Members and non-members are welcome at most meetings and a small charge may apply at some events.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Gardens Trusts

'Membership of the Norfolk Gardens Trust offers many benefits. Each year we have at least three gardens to visit, an AGM, a series of talks during the winter months and a magazine published twice yearly.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme
Category Norwich

'We are a friendly bunch and open to ALL members of the community who are interested in Beekeeping. It doesn't matter if you have a hive or not, or are just interested in getting a hands-on experience before making the commitment to purchasing your own hive ... We meet once a month and have various events and social events (non-bee related) going on throughout the year.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'NAS has a membership averaging 150 and regularly meet on Fridays for club night with members staying to the small hours of the morning. We are a friendly, welcoming bunch. On good nights you will find members spending their time looking through telescopes or imaging and when it is cloudy you will find us in the clubhouse where we shared images, play pool or sit in groups chatting. We don’t spend all our time talking about astronomy but you are quite welcome to if you wish. We have a great club atmosphere and you would be most welcome to visit us on a club night and chat over a cuppa ... We hold a number of special public events with talks, tour, and look through our telescopes!'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Founded 1989: 'We are a small friendly club with members at all levels who work together to improve their skills through, lectures, discussions, demonstrations, excursions, tutorials and other methods'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Asia

Mission is 'to promote world class research and be a leader in the study of Japanese arts and cultures from the past to the present ...  It maintains its programme of fellowships, public lectures and international workshops as well as its commitment to the web and web publications'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Founded in 2003 when 'a committee was formed and a programme of indoor meetings with guest speakers and outdoor field trips was drawn up. The club has largely stuck to that successful formula ever since. Our membership (including some loyal members from that first meeting) now number around 140, and we now meet regularly'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

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