A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Nearby: Cambridge

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‘Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge.’

Category India
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‘We hold regular public lectures at 5pm on Friday evenings during University term in addition to special events, conferences, workshops and occasional exhibitions. We also have an active Friends group. As part of the “family”, Friends are invited to special events, our traditional Summer Garden Party and other social functions, and are always welcome to visit the Trust.’

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‘We're keen to promote and support education, exchange knowledge, open up our campuses and be good neighbours. Come along to events such as talks, debates and performances.’ (Also at Chelmsford and their other Campuses.)

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'Meetings are held ... on the third Tuesday of each month at 7.45 pm (unless otherwise specified) and include a guest speaker.'

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'Our club meets each Tuesday evening at 7.30 pm in term time from September to May ... It has a friendly atmosphere and new members are made welcome and beginners are given any assistance needed ... Throughout the year the club invites guest speakers to give lectures on a wide range of topics from photographic techniques and printing through to digital presentations.'

Category Antarctica
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‘Delivers and enables world-leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions. Its skilled science and support staff based in Cambridge, Antarctica and the Arctic, work together to deliver research that uses the Polar Regions to advance our understanding of Earth as a sustainable planet ... Our public engagement campaigns are designed to demonstrate how our research outcomes are relevant to everyday lives. We work with the media to attract global attention to polar research and work in partnership with museums, science centres and other leading organisations who share our commitment to enthusing young people in science.‘

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Re-launched in 2018: ‘Bringing top scientists and groundbreaking discoveries to new audiences for the price of a cup of coffee ... Events will be held once a month on a Wednesday’.

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'New members are always most welcome! By joining the CAS you help to represent the interests of local history, archaeology and architecture in Cambridgeshire, including comments on applications for work on listed buildings as well as other proposals by local authorities.' Monthly early evening meetings, October - May.

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’CAFG was formed in 1978 to carry out practical archaeology in the Cambridge area. Our purpose is to contribute to the archaeology of the region through our own field research, while also assisting the County Archaeology Service and co-operating with other interested groups or individuals. We also try to promote interest in archaeology through activities such as talks.‘

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‘Founded in 1959 for people with an interest in astronomy in and around the Cambridge area. With Cambridge being one of the leading astronomical centers, we are very lucky to have many professional astronomers who have spoken at our meetings, giving us the most up to date Information about current research. CAA has many other activities and events as well as holding regular lecture meetings ... The CAA includes two junior sections for younger astronomers, one for 7 to 11 year-olds, the other for young astronomers over the age of 11. Collectively known as the Cambridge Young Astronomers (CYA).’

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'Meets 7.30pm on a Monday evening between September and May ... At these main meetings we have a varied Programme of talks, competitions and Members' evenings.'

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'New interdisciplinary Cambridge Festival (replacing the Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas).' From 2021.

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'Provides a meeting place and discussion forum for non-religious people in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas. We socialize, debate issues of mutual interest, and undertake outreach activities in and around Cambridgeshire to increase awareness of Humanism and the need for a secular state.'

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‘A Society for those with an interest in books, libraries and information. Members enjoy a varied programme of talks, visits and social events at roughly monthly intervals.’

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Usually held Late June, with a Winter Festival late November.

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'CNHS lecture meetings ... take place on Thursday evenings during the winter half of the year and start at 7.30 pm ... Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided from 7.00 pm. All welcome - non members £1.'

Category Orchid Societies
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'We meet at 7.30 pm ... on the first Friday of every month (except January and August).'

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'Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday and third Friday each month, 7.00 for 7.30pm.'

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'An exciting hub for the promotion of scientific research, discussion, and learning ... The title of our Society may sound slightly misleading when you consider the more modern definition of the word ‘philosophy’, but it is in fact the oldest scientific society in Cambridge ... It became a Body Corporate by virtue of a Charter granted by King William IV in 1832.'

Category Railway History
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'The Circle aims to provide a convivial opportunity for those fascinated by the railway scene to enjoy illustrated talks, films and video screenings, presented by club members or eminent guest speakers. We cover the railway from yesterday to tomorrow, UK and beyond. These first Friday of the month gatherings run from September to May inclusive. The summer months complement the programme with visits to preserved railways, historic towns, river trips and, very occasionally, the hire of our own excursion train. What’s not to enjoy?'

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'Gives the public the opportunity to explore Cambridge Science ... Each year, the Festival welcomes visitors to hundreds of events and receives extensive national and local media coverage. Over 170 event coordinators organise talks, interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, film showings and debates with the assistance of around 1,000 staff and students from departments and organisations across the University and research institutions, charities and industry in the eastern region.'

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‘The Friends are the Library’s largest community of supporters and are open to anyone who loves the Library, wants to give something back, or contribute to its collections and heritage ... To thank you for your support the Library offers Friends a special programme of events and benefits, giving you the chance to see behind the scenes and enjoy and learn about the Library's collections.’

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'The Society organises monthly meetings in Cambridge ... on a wide variety of topics, which are designed to appeal to beginner and specialist alike.'

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'As a charity, we promote the craft of beekeeping and the importance of bees and other pollinators. We regularly organise events and talks, to which all are welcome.'

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'We have 9 indoor meetings for the winter months September to May, and usually 3 field meetings in the summer months. Indoor meetings are always held on the second Friday of the month.'

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'Promotes interest in the geology of Cambridgeshire, the UK and worldwide. CGS welcomes new members who would like to learn more about their local landscapes, from the underlying rocks that form them and the environments that existed here in the millions of years of earth’s history to the records of past life and evolution and how the geology relates to human culture, both now and in the thousands of years since man arrived here. Our monthly talks (from September to June) cover a wide range of topics including some of the latest research topics in geology.'

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'Runs a series of academic events, including a multi-disciplinary Gender Research Seminar, Symposia and a number of Public Lectures - together these events make up our Public Event Series, which is kindly supported by Cambridge University Press.'

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CRASSH was established at the University of Cambridge in 2001 and is now one of the world’s largest interdisciplinary research institutions. The Centre has grown into an energetic research community of approximately 40 researchers (not counting visiting and early career fellows) working on 11 major projects alongside a public programme involving over 200 events a year.’

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Annual Distinguished Lecture Series 'These public lectures, organised for the specific benefit of the MPhil students, are designed to attract speakers of international standing and repute to give their views on Sustainable Development. Speakers include leading experts from Cambridge University as well as from other leading universities, government bodies, multi-national corporations and international organisations. The opportunity to cross examine such leading thinkers in the question and answer sessions is seen to be a key activity associated with the MPhil programme ... The events are free and open to the public.' The Annual Lecture does not seem to have been held in recent years.

Category Africa
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'The Centre’s primary role in the University is to undertake, promote, and support research and teaching about Africa as well as to build academic engagement with African scholars and institutions. Among the ways we do this is through intensive and dynamic seminar series, workshops, public lectures, and conferences, as well as through our support to a diverse array of student and faculty initiatives.'

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'We usually meet on the last Monday of the month ... at 7.30 pm.'

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Annual Clare Hall Ashby Lecture - plus other series of lectures and talks, some of which can be open to the public. Enquire about attendance.

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'Trinity College hosts a number of Public Lectures, which take place on a regular basis (usually either annually or biannually). The lectures are open to all, with no ticket required.' The Clark Lectures relate to 'English Literature'.

Category Computer Science
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'In addition to the departmental Wednesday talks, several local research groups also organize seminar series and weekly discussion groups. Talks in these are often targeted at a more specialist audience, but are also open to the general public.'

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'Members attend monthly meetings from September to April to hear speakers on a variety of subjects.'

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Darwin Lecture Series 'In the second term of every academic year since 1986 Darwin College has organised a series of eight public lectures. Each series has been built around a single theme, approached in a multi-disciplinary way, and with each lecture prepared for a general audience by a leading authority on his or her subject ... The Darwin College Lectures are very popular, each attended by around 600 people, so you must arrive early to ensure a place. Stewards at the door follow a strict Admissions Policy to ensure fairness. An adjacent overflow theatre (with live TV coverage) is provided for those who cannot be seated in the main hall.'

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'A wide range of seminars are organised within the Department. You can view a combined list of all forthcoming seminars, or view the individual seminar series listed ... Many groups welcome visitors - see the specific pages ... for details. Please note however that those without official Department badges must report to Reception on arrival, and that parking space is very limited.'

Category Physics
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'The Laboratory is very conscious of its role in communicating the importance and excitement of contemporary physics and its cognate disciplines to young people and the general public. One of the key roles of the Educational Outreach Office is to stimulate interest and encourage wider participation in physics amongst 11-19 year olds. These initiatives are all the more important in the light of the needs of the country for more physics teachers and for a more scientifically literate population. Solving many of the challenges facing the world will rely heavily upon public appreciation of what science can do to better the world.'

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‘Provides a confidential and accessible service for disabled students and those staff supporting them ... The University of Cambridge welcomes disabled students. There are currently disabled students studying subjects from medicine to engineering, music to African studies. There are also many disabled staff working within the University, teaching, and providing support services to students.’ The Centre has organized an Annual Disability Lecture.

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Category Asia
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'Combines world class scholarship with a great teaching and learning environment for undergraduate and post-graduate students. Our researchers are engaged in internationally recognised work in the history, literature, linguistics, social anthropology, sociology, politics and contemporary culture of the Middle East, North Africa, China, Japan and the two Koreas. The work of several staff crosses traditional geographic and subject boundaries and all our work is firmly grounded in primary source research.'

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'The History Faculty administers several series of public lectures, which take place on an annual or bienniel basis.' Arrangements vary: check details.

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Category Schools of Law
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‘The Faculty hosts a number of events, major public lectures and conferences over the course of the academic year which alumni and members of the public are welcome to attend.’

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Offer several named lectures plus other events which might be attended by members of the general public. Enquire about attendance.

Category Religious Belief
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Lectures, and also Research Seminars, which members of the public might attend. Enquire about attendance.

Category Railway History
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Meetings 'are held at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday in the month from September to April, featuring a guest speaker ... The meetings are open to all who are interested in the FR and all other railway, transport, and travel subjects'.

Category Art Galleries
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Occasional lunchtime talks (and related events): 'Free, no booking required but space may be limited. Admission is by token, available from the Courtyard Entrance from 12.45 on the day of the talk.'

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Meetings 'take place ... on the third Thursday of the month from October to May. Speakers talk on a varied range of topics, mostly related to local or social history. We have an attendance of between 50 to 80 people and guests are very welcome. Entry is £2.00 (members free). Doors open 7.30 pm'.

Category Military History
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With 'Location' IWM Duxford, can filter by 'Lectures & Conferences' and 'Talks & Tours'.

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Category Astronomy
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'The IoA is a department of the University of Cambridge and is engaged in teaching and research in the fields of theoretical and observational Astronomy. A wide class of theoretical problems are studied, ranging from models of quasars and of the evolution of the universe, through theories of the formation and evolution of galaxies and stars, X-ray sources and black holes ... Explore our outreach activities, including our weekly public open evenings and opportunities for community groups and schools.'

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'The IET Cambridge Network is open to anyone interested in Engineering and Technology and wants to expand their knowledge. We regularly organise a series of technical and engineering based public lectures which are normally held at the Cambridge University Engineering Department. Everyone is welcome to attend our talks and events which cover a wide range of areas and disciplines.'

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'The Group meets four or five times a year. Previous meetings have included discussions of favourite passages and characters, viewings and discussions of film adaptations, lectures on Sanditon and Regency England, Eliza de Feuillide and Warren Hastings, the Hidden Autobiography in Jane Austen's novels, Folk Song of Jane Austen's period and the Pleasures of Collecting Austeniana. Recent meetings have included a strawberry tea with a discussion of "What if...?", a talk about Jane Austen's holidays, and an evening of music that Jane Austen would have known.'

Category Art Galleries
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'Thursday lunchtime talks are free, begin at 1.10 pm and usually last 30 mins.'

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Category Law & Society
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'During the University term, the Centre holds a range of lectures and events on topical issues in international law given by leading academics and practitioners. If you would like to be notified of forthcoming lectures by email, please send your email address to our Administrator ...'

Category Military History
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Series of lectures on ‘Military History’. Held biennially in recent years.

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'A series of free public lectures given by leading authorities in their fields.'

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'Since 1970, the Centre has held open lectures once a week during full term. The talks are intended for nonspecialist audiences, and all are welcome.'

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Lists a wide range of lectures and related events within the Institute and elsewhere within Cambridge. Arrangements vary: check details - especially whether events of interest are open to the public.

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'The Cambridge Friends of the National Trust for Scotland is one of the latest Members' Centres to be established ... Evening meetings are held at 7.30 pm for an 8 pm start. Wine and soft drinks are served before and after the meeting. Meetings cost £7 per head. It is better to apply for tickets in advance although it may be possible to attend some meetings by buying tickets at the door.'

Category Cambridge
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'The Society meets on the last Tuesday in each of the winter months. Occasional outings are organised for the summer months.'

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'Philippa Pearce died in 2006, but respect and affection for her writing is as strong as ever. In her memory, a series of lectures is now underway, each intended to celebrate excellence in writing for children.'

Category Plant Heritage
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'We have a varied programme of meetings throughout the autumn to spring period, usually with outside speakers.'

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'As a guide, lectures occur the second Thursday of every month from September to the following May ... Membership of the main society and of the Cambridge Branch is open to all with various grades of membership to cater for everyone, from the keen enthusiast to the captains of industry.'

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’The Sandars Readership in Bibliography was instituted in 1895 with a bequest of £2000 left to the University by Mr Samuel Sandars of Trinity College (1837-1894), and continues today in the annual series of Sandars Lectures.‘

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'Normally meets on the second Thursday of every month ... There's wide range of speakers and subjects related to the history of Sawston and Cambridgeshire.'

Category Antarctica
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‘SPRI's mission is to enhance the understanding of the polar regions through scholarly research and publication, educating new generations of polar researchers, caring for and making accessible its collections (including its library, archival, photographic and object collections), and projecting the history and environmental significance of the polar regions to the wider community for public benefit.‘

Category Skepticism
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For the most part, monthly meetings, Tuesday evenings.

Category Chemistry
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'SCI Cambridge and Great Eastern Regional Group (CAGE) has arguably the largest concentration of high technology companies in the UK. As such, the Group is well-placed to serve the needs of the local communities and SCI Members - whatever their discipline. The Group organises regular events on a range of subjects aimed at the general public as well as science professionals working in the region.'

Category Religious Belief
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‘The Stanton Lectures is an endowed series of lectures on the subject of the philosophy of religion in the Faculty of Divinity ... All Welcome.’

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Category The Arts Society
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'The Society’s year begins in October and ends in June. Lectures are held in Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, which has theatre style seating so that members can enjoy the images which accompany the lectures. Because of the limited size of the hall however, only members of TAS Cambridge may attend without registering; guests must register with the membership secretary at least 48 hours before a lecture.'

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Category Cambridge
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'We meet on the second Monday of the month [September - May] at 7.15 pm ... Doors open at 6.30pm.'

Category The Arts Society
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'Our most important activity is the programme of nine lectures a year held on Tuesday mornings ... Because space in the Wolfson Theatre at Churchill is limited the lectures are only open to members and their guests.'

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Category The Arts Society
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'Lecture Meetings are held on the third Thursdays of the operational months.'

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'Meetings are usually held on Thursday evenings ... starting at 8 pm.'

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Occasional talks and related events listed.

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'Trinity College hosts a number of Public Lectures, which take place on a regular basis (usually either annually or biannually) ... The lectures are open to all, with no ticket required.'

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Occasional lectures, which may be open to all, as well as the annual Graham Storey Lecture: 'This is an open lecture and all are welcome, but please book your place in advance'.

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'Meetings are held about four times a year ... usually at 8.00 pm.'

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Category Biology
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Have held occasional special lectures open to the public: 'We host pre-arranged visits for more than 2000 students (generally A-level and GCSE), teachers and members of the community each year. Visitors can meet scientific staff, tour the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus and some of its high-throughput facilities, and can participate in an increasing number of educational experiences including ethical debates and computer-based activities. A visit to the Sanger Institute is free of charge. With our current resources, we can arrange visits by groups only; unless we are hosting a special public event, we are unable to invite individuals or small parties onto the site.'

Category Cambridge
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'We gather on the third Thursday of the month during the meetings “season” (October to May inclusive). Good food is available in the bar. We generally get together after 6.30 pm for a pint and a “natter”, and the meetings start at 8.00 pm. There is usually a half-way break and we finish around 10.00 pm.'

Category Cambridge
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'We hold weekly meetings, every Saturday during term-time at 4.30 pm. Both members and non-members of the University are welcome.'

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