A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Nearby: Reading

'Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month, unless otherwise stated, at 7.45 pm.'

Category Reading
Arborfield Local History Society
Visits to the Website959
Views of 'Full' Record2375

'Meetings are usually held on the last Tuesday of the month between September and May at several venues around Reading.'

Berks and South Bucks Bat Group
Visits to the Website800
Views of 'Full' Record1588

'The Society offers activities from regular lectures and outings to opportunities for fieldwork and excavation.'

Berkshire Archaeological Society
Visits to the Website1368
Views of 'Full' Record2297

'This branch meets on the last Thursday evening of the month.'

Berkshire Family History Society - Reading
Visits to the Website760
Views of 'Full' Record1531

Winter programme of talks on the third Monday evening of the month from September to May.

Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group
Visits to the Website866
Views of 'Full' Record1366
Berkshire Mammal Group
Visits to the Website803
Views of 'Full' Record999

'Indoor meetings are held during the winter season ... on Wednesday evenings. These are usually illustrated lectures by visiting speakers drawn from the UK's best-known ornithologists.'

Berkshire Ornithological Club
Visits to the Website758
Views of 'Full' Record1404

'Meetings are held on the third Saturday of every month ... from 7.00 pm until 10.30 pm.'

Category Reading
British Cactus & Succulent Society - Reading & Basingstoke
Visits to the Website723
Views of 'Full' Record1698

Events 'take place on selected Monday evenings throughout the year and start at 7.30 pm ... There is no entry fee and all are welcome'.

Café Scientifique - Reading
Visits to the Website765
Also indexedUniversity of Reading | British Science Association
Views of 'Full' Record2546

Members enjoy 'a programme of talks and slide shows with free refreshments'.

Caversham Horticultural Society
Visits to the Website736
Views of 'Full' Record1704

'Our Programme is very varied and we welcome to events anyone who wishes to attend, specialist and non-specialist alike. The annual membership fee is £10.00 but there is no charge for one "taster" attendance ...'

Classical Association - Reading
Visits to the Website716
Views of 'Full' Record1510
Earley Environmental Group
Visits to the Website1369
Views of 'Full' Record1714
Embroiderers' Guild - Reading
Visits to the Website458
Views of 'Full' Record1415

Annual Lecture, started 'on the occasion of Tony Watkins's retirement in 2003, to mark his great role in the shaping of children's literature studies, and his founding role in making Reading an international leader in this field through founding and running the MA in Children's Literature (the first accredited MA in this field in the UK), and the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood (CIRCL)' The Centre organizes other events which are 'open to all'.

Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media [Reading]
Visits to the Website623
Named Lectures & TalksTony Watkins Lecture
Also indexedUniversity of Reading | CIRCL
Views of 'Full' Record1027

'Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month between January and November. Door open at 7.15 pm. The meeting starts at 7.45 pm.'

Hardy Plant Society - Berkshire
Visits to the Website771
Views of 'Full' Record1019

Friends of the Harris Garden 'benefit from free access to the garden at any time, guided walks, lectures, visits and other activities, both social and educational'.

Harris Garden, The
Visits to the Website819
Also indexedUniversity of Reading
Views of 'Full' Record913
Historical Association - Reading
Visits to the Website486
Views of 'Full' Record1131
Institution of Engineering and Technology - Berkshire
Visits to the Website546
Views of 'Full' Record920
Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Reading
Visits to the Website619
Views of 'Full' Record852
Kennet & Avon Canal Trust - Reading
Visits to the Website1070
Views of 'Full' Record2189
Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society - Thames Valley
Visits to the Website497
Views of 'Full' Record967

'Whether you'd like to know more about life at MERL and issues concerning the heritage sector, get a greater insight into some of the MERL archive collections, or hear leading University academics talk about diverse subjects relating to the history of agriculture and the countryside, you are welcome to come along and learn something new at MERL this term ... Admission to all talks and seminars is free and open to all, but we request that you let us know if you are planning to attend in advance by email ...'

Museum of English Rural Life, The
Visits to the Website590
Also indexedUniversity of Reading
Views of 'Full' Record925

Evening meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of most months ... commencing at 7.30 pm ... From October to June there are also meetings on the second Tuesday afternoon of each month.'

National Trust Support - Reading
Visits to the Website605
Views of 'Full' Record1833
Reading & District Beekeepers Association
Visits to the Website704
Views of 'Full' Record1302

'Meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from 7.30 pm - 10.00 pm ... The evenings are varied, with illustrated talks by both guest speakers and club members, other short talks and displays by members, guest dealer evenings, and quarterly auctions for our members.'

Category Reading
Reading & District Cigarette Card & Postcard Club
Visits to the Website618
Views of 'Full' Record3065

'Meetings take place on the first and third Tuesday of each month (between October & March) ... from 19.45.'

Reading & District Natural History Society
Visits to the Website517
Views of 'Full' Record1304

Organize 'a fortnightly meeting (on the first and third Friday of each month, excluding August)'.

Reading & District Philatelic Society
Visits to the Website557
Views of 'Full' Record1820

Friends of Reading Abbey 'Meetings are held twice yearly in Reading, on Friday evenings or Saturday afternoons, when lectures are given by specialists on the life of the Abbey and on the most recent developments.'

Reading Abbey
Visits to the Website811
Views of 'Full' Record1167

'The main focus of the society is the monthly meetings. Speakers are invited from a wide range of backgrounds to give astronomical talks. Professionals and fellow amateurs speak on a variety of subjects. The society has two sections, a main section and an astrobasics section. You are welcome to attend either or both meetings.'

Reading Astronomical Society
Visits to the Website1313
Views of 'Full' Record1321

'Our club nights bring not only a chance to chat but on a regular basis we invite guest speakers to show their pictures of some of trips they have taken around the world. These are not just holiday snaps but inspirational pictures that would tempt your taste buds to go out that weekend and experiment and believe me these are not to be missed.'

Reading Camera Club
Visits to the Website567
Also indexedSouth Reading Camera Club
Views of 'Full' Record1010

'Meetings are held twelve times a year on the first Monday of each month and many subjects of numismatic interest are covered with talks by prominent experts, dealers and members of our own society. These cover every aspect of coins, tokens and medals and their history. In addition, members have every chance to compare notes on their coins or just buy, sell or chat about them over a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit.'

Reading Coin Club
Visits to the Website753
Views of 'Full' Record1190

'Meetings are held ... on alternate Wednesday evenings and commence at 7.30 pm ... Members are invited to bring specimen plants and other items of interest to show to fellow members for identification, advice or because they are unusual or exciting specimens. The main part of the evening takes the form of a talk by an expert on some topic of gardening or horticultural interest, followed by the opportunity to ask questions. We continue to be successful in attracting a succession of high quality speakers.'

Reading Gardeners
Visits to the Website799
Views of 'Full' Record1069

'We are a friendly and enthusiastic group for amateurs, professionals and all those interested in Earth sciences, to discover more about the earth, its rocks, minerals and fossils. We have monthly meetings offering lectures by experts and friendly discussion.'

Reading Geological Society
Visits to the Website974
Views of 'Full' Record1449

Lunchtime talks plus occasional other talks and lectures: 'Free, drop in.'

Reading Museum Service
Visits to the Website785
Also indexedReading Borough Council
Views of 'Full' Record795

'We run a series of monthly indoor meetings ... on the second Tuesday of the month between September and June each year.'

Category Reading
RSPB Reading
Visits to the Website619
Also indexedRoyal Society for the Protection of Birds
Views of 'Full' Record773

'The School of Law hosts a research seminar series, where invited speakers present works-in-progress ... Our series is open to both members of the University and the wider community.' Enquire about attendance.

Category Schools of Law
School of Law [Reading]
Visits to the Website587
Also indexedUniversity of Reading
Views of 'Full' Record941
Skeptics in the Pub - Reading
Visits to the Website697
Views of 'Full' Record814

'We usually run a full programme of lectures from September to April.'

South Oxfordshire Archaeological Group
Visits to the Website682
Views of 'Full' Record967

'New members and visitors are always welcome at our meetings, which are generally held on the 3rd Thursday of the month ... at 7.45 for 8.00 pm.'

Category Reading
Swallowfield Local History Society
Visits to the Website493
Views of 'Full' Record1167

'Egyptologists, and other speakers with specialist knowledge, are invited to give illustrated lectures at Society meetings, during which members are encouraged to socialise over light refreshment ... Society meetings are on Saturdays between 1.30 pm and 4.30 pm.' The Programme Lectures are normally headed 'Public Lecture'.

Category Egypt
Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society
Visits to the Website813
Named Lectures & TalksPhilip Wickens Memorial Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1984

'Meetings are held ... at 8 pm on the second Monday of the month.'

Category Reading
Twyford and Ruscombe Local History Society
Visits to the Website783
Views of 'Full' Record1870

Public Lecture Series 'A showcase of just some of the research topics that are carried out at the University. The lectures are given by researchers eminent in their field but in a manner that is easily understood by all. They offer a unique opportunity to learn something of the research, teaching and people that make the University a world-class institute. Lectures start at 8pm and last for approximately 45 minutes followed by questions from the audience. Lectures are free to attend and members of the public are very welcome. Guests are advised to arrive from 7.15 pm as places are limited.'

University of Reading
Visits to the Website584
Views of 'Full' Record1148
Wargrave Local History Society
Visits to the Website934
Views of 'Full' Record2240
Western Front Association - Thames Valley
Visits to the Website624
Views of 'Full' Record1428

'We hold weekly meetings at 8.00 pm every Wednesday between September and June.'

Whitchurch Hill Camera Club
Visits to the Website1424
Views of 'Full' Record1285

'We meet most Monday evenings, 7.45.'

Category Reading
Woodley Photographic Club
Visits to the Website851
Views of 'Full' Record2319

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