A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: Worcestershire

‘A renowned series of artistic events & exhibitions held annually in the surroundings of the glorious Malvern Hills. Some of the most prestigious musicians, poets, writers, film makers and other artists perform during Autumn every year.‘

Category Arts Festivals
Autumn in Malvern Festival

Monthly evening lectures.

Bewdley Civic Society

Festival usually held in October.

Category Arts Festivals
Bewdley Festival
Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry - Bromsgrove

'Unless otherwise stated ... we hold our meetings on the second Friday of each month starting at 7.30 pm.'

Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry - Worcester

'We meet every Tuesday ... 7.45 pm for 8.00 pm Start.'

Bromsgrove Photographic Society

Monthly meetings, 7.15 pm for 7.45 start, usually 2nd Wednesday.

Category Railway History
Bromsgrove Railway Club

Monthly meetings, Tuesday evenings at 7.45 pm.

Bromsgrove Society - Local History Group

'We meet ... on the second Wednesday of the month throughout the year with a short break during the Summer. We have a mixture of outside speakers and speakers from within the Society.'

Category Kidderminster
Carolian Astronomy Society

Occasional evening talks.

Category Bromsgrove
Droitwich Spa Civic Society

Monthly evening lecture meetings.

Category Worcester
Droitwich Spa History & Archaeology Society
Elgar Birthplace Museum and Visitor Centre
Also indexedNational Trust | The Firs

'Meetings are normally held at 2.30 pm on Saturdays ... We meet six or seven times a year and enjoy a varied programme of events. The branch also issues a regular newsletter. Visitors are most welcome.'

Category Elgar Society
Elgar Society - West Midlands

'You will find a warm welcome at our meetings which are generally held on the first Tuesday of each month. We enjoy a wide variety of speakers talking on a range of topics relating to the history of Worcestershire, the West Midlands and beyond.'

Hagley Historical and Field Society

'The Group meets once a month, usually on the second Saturday at 2 pm ... We have a speaker, a bring and buy plant stall and a raffle.'

Category Worcester
Hardy Plant Society - Worcestershire

‘Welcome all IMechE members and their guests to our activities.  The committee organises a broad range of technical lectures, site visits and social events, intended to appeal to engineers and their friends and family.’

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Worcester

'We are a group formed by lovers of Greece and all things Greek, meeting roughly monthly in and around Worcester, England ... Meetings are generally held on the 3rd Friday of the month - to give our members and those of the Anglo-Hellenic Club chance to attend both meetings as they are not on consecutive nights.'

Category Greece
Kefi Club

Meets 'at 7.30 pm on the 1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Wednesdays of the month between October and April'.

Kidderminster and District Archaeological and Historical Society

'The Society holds a series of talks and events every year.'

Category Kidderminster
Kidderminster Civic Society

Monthly evening talks, 7.30 pm. ALERT Website inaccessible at Review; Link replaced with one to Facebook Page.

Category Kidderminster
Kidderminster Horticultural Society
Lickey Hills Local History Society

'We hold monthly public meetings with speakers on a variety of subjects ranging from local/regional history to matters of cultural or environmental interest.'

Malvern Civic Society

'Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except August when there is no meeting) ... The doors open at 7.00 pm and the meetings start at 7.30 pm with refreshments available.'

Malvern Family History Society

Programmme of Lectures and Talks, some organized by the Friends of Malvern Museum.

Malvern Museum of Local History
National Auricula & Primula Society - West Midlands

'We are not about "all work and no play". We have talks, outings and activities including an annual wine and cheese party, all of which are well attended.'

Category Evesham
Pershore Civic Society

'Our evening lecture meetings begin with coffee and a Members Plant Sale at 7.00 pm followed by the lecture at 7.15 pm ... second Tuesday of the month.'

Category Evesham
Plant Heritage - Worcestershire
Named Lectures & TalksRon Sidwell Lecture

'We currently meet on the first Monday of each month (except August) for member nights and lectures. As a group we are interested in a variety of astronomy related subjects at all levels. Feel free to come along to a meeting or drop us an e-mail to get in touch.'

Redditch Astronomical Society

'Our aims are to document and communicate on the remaining visible history of Redditch by means of exhibitions, talks, maps, walks and audio/visual records.'

Redditch Local History Society

'Meetings are held on the first Monday and third Thursday of each month ... commencing at 8.00 pm.'

Redditch Philatelic Society

'Fridays monthly at 2.00 pm ... A minimum donation of £3.00 is requested towards expenses at indoor meetings. Visitors are warmly welcome.'

Category Railway History
Redditch Railway Interest Group

'The Branch usually meets on the second Saturday of each month. Indoor meetings are held in village halls throughout the county starting at 2.00 pm for which we charge £2 (or £3 if it's a speaker) ... If you would like to come along to a meeting please contact ... You are welcome to attend 3 meetings before being expected to pay the Branch Subscription.'

Category Richard III
Richard III Society - Worcestershire

'All meetings are held at 7.30 pm ... from September to May, on the fourth Tuesday of the month.'

Romsley and Hunnington History Society

'Second Wednesday of month (Sept-May) 7.30 pm start.'

RSPB Worcester & Malvern
Also indexedRoyal Society for the Protection of Birds

'The Society’s programme includes regular monthly lecture meetings with an historical theme, visits to sites of particular historical interest, social events, an annual day-school and our traditional wreath-laying ceremony, service and battlefield walk on the weekend nearest to the anniversary of Earl Simon’s death at the Battle of Evesham.'

 

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Category Evesham
Simon de Montfort Society, The

Occasional lectures: 'Our Diary includes SWAG events and events arranged by other organisations.'

Category Great Malvern
South Worcestershire Archaeological Group
Named Lectures & TalksPeter Price Memorial Lecture

Monthly evening talks.

Stourport Civic Society

'Lectures take place ... normally on the second Wednesday of the month between September and May each year. They start at 8 pm unless stated otherwise. The doors open at 7 pm when coffee and drinks are available.'

Category The Arts Society
The Arts Society - Evesham

'We arrange a programme of lectures each month from September to May ... Normally the lectures start at 7.30 pm with tea and coffee available from 7.00 pm.' Membership may be limited.

Category Great Malvern
The Arts Society - Malvern Hills

Lectures take place on 'the second Tuesday of the month between September and June ... There is a socialising period before the lecture, commencing at 7:15pm , and the lectures commence at 8:00pm. The lectures are nominally one hour in duration, and are followed by an opportunity to raise questions. The session is generally over by 9:15 to 9:30pm'.

Category Worcester
The Arts Society - Worcester

'Find out about up and comings events, exhibitions and workshops at The Hive. From music, drama and art to learning opportunities, workshops, book clubs and lectures ...'

Category Worcester
The Hive
Also indexedWorcester Library and History Centre | University of Worcester | Worcestershire Historic Environment and Archaeology Service | Worcestershire Record O...

Members meet 'every Thursday (except during August) 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm'. Talks usually once per month, September-April.

Vale of Evesham Historical Society

'The Club meets every week from January to early December and has a varied programme of presentations, competitiions with other clubs tutorials, practical events, outings and social gatherings.'

Webheath Digital Photography Group

'The Kidderminster Branch of the West Midland Bird Club welcomes everyone to its indoor meetings, which are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, from September through to April.'

West Midland Bird Club - Kidderminster
Wolverley and Cookley Historical Society

Meet 'all year, 2nd Thursday, 8 pm - 10 pm ... All are welcome as members of the Society. If you would like to join us, just take a look at our activities on this web site and come along to any of our meetings'.

Category Worcester
Worcester Astronomical Society
Named Lectures & TalksJeremy Townley Memorial Lecture

'We hold monthly meetings ... at 8 pm on the first Tuesday of every month (except July & August when we usually have an evening walk). Appropriately the pub is right alongside the canal. At the meetings visiting speakers give illustrated talks on a wide variety of waterway related subjects. The meetings provide an opportunity for members to relax and meet others with similar interests.'

Worcester Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society

Monthly meetings, usually last Tuesday in the month, 8 pm.

Category Worcester
Worcester Locomotive Society

Main meetings fortnightly, Thursday evenings, plus other meetings on Friday mornings.

Worcester Philatelic and Postcard Society
Also indexedWorpex

Formed in 1947 'to encourage the appreciation, understanding and practice of the visual arts for all within the local area and, as such, is open to anyone wishing to join ... Our weekly meetings include demonstrations and talks by professional artists, visiting lecturers and our own members ... Our aim is to inspire our members, whatever their ability, to make use of and improve their skills and, although we do not give organised lessons, beginners will find the more experienced members always willing to help’.

Category Art Societies
Worcester Society of Artists

'Society meetings normally start at 7.30 pm ... Visitors are welcome, guest membership is £2 per lecture.'

Category Worcester
Worcestershire Archaeological Society

‘Covers the County of Worcestershire as it was in about 1850 (as far north as Dudley).’ Seven Branches with a combined membership of about 700.

Worcestershire Beekeepers’ Association

'Our main meetings commence at 7.45 pm and are held on Tuesday evenings from September to April. All visitors and new members will receive a very warm welcome.'

Worcestershire Camera Club

'All our winter meetings are held on Fridays once per month.'

Worcestershire Industrial Archaeology & Local History Society

Festival usually held mid-June.

Category Worcester
Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe

Details of some 60 or so organizations active in the County, the majority affiliated to the Forum.

Worcestershire Local History Forum

'Walks, talks, open days, family events and group meetings - there's always something going on.'

Category Wildlife Trusts
Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

'Bromsgrove group organises a range of interesting talks for anyone who would like to learn more about a wide range of wildlife themed topics, whether members of the Trust or not. We will be happy to welcome you along to any of our meetings, so come along and meet us! ... October to April, 1st Wednesday of the month.'

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - Bromsgrove & NE Worcestershire

Meet '2nd Monday of each month (October to April) ... Admission: £2. Refreshments available. Bird food available for sale. Non members very welcome'.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - Droitwich

'Our indoor meetings are usually held on the first Thursday evening of the month from September through to May. They normally take the form of an illustrated talk, given by a wildlife expert or a wildlife photographer, on the natural world, wildlife conservation, landscape, or a related topic ... Entrance: adults £2, children no charge, includes refreshments. Everyone is very welcome, including non-WWT members.'

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - Malvern

Meet 'September to April, 3rd Wednesday of the month'.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - Redditch

Winter monthly evening meeting programme.

Category Evesham
Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - South East Worcestershire
Also indexedTiddesley Wood

'Indoor meetings are held once a month ithrough the autumn, winter and spring. £2 admission, includes refreshments. Everyone welcome to attend our evening talks.'

Category Worcester
Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - Worcester

Indoor Meetings 'October to April, first Thursday of the month, 7.30 pm'.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust - Wyre Forest

'We pride ourselves upon the friendly atmosphere at our meetings and other events. Members are able to hear and meet 11 or 12 top class speakers drawn from all over the U.K. As a bonus, within our ranks, we have a number of professional horticulturalists and experienced gardeners, who are always willing to offer advice to fellow members. Our society has its roots firmly in the gardening community on the western side of the Malvern Hills but has always attracted members from much further afield in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.'

Wyche and Colwall Horticultural Society
Named Lectures & TalksPercy Picton Memorial Lecture

Afternoon talks most months: 'There is a small entry fee which includes refreshments and all are welcome'.

Category Kidderminster
Wyre Forest Historical Research Group

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