A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Region: Mid and West Wales

Winter monthly lecture programme: 'Lectures will be held at 7.30 pm'. ALERT Latest 'Talks' Programme listed at Review was for 2016/17.

Category Ceredigion
Aberaeron Society
Visits to the Website1252
Views of 'Full' Record1983

'The Ways in which we endeavour to achieve our Aims are ... Holding regular public meetings with knowledgeable speakers, on a variety of subjects, which are open to all ... Meetings take place every other month and are held on the second Wednesday of the month ... starting at 7.30 pm.'

Aberystwyth & District Civic Society
Visits to the Website1160
Views of 'Full' Record1715
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Visits to the Website1481
Also indexedAberystwyth University
Views of 'Full' Record1417

'We are a group of local people of all ages, both men and women, who have no formal in-depth philosophical training, but who love sharing ideas and learning new things in a supportive environment.' ALERT Latest meeting listed at Review was July 2018.

Athroniaeth Abertawe / Swansea Philosophy
Visits to the Website2239
Views of 'Full' Record3272

‘Set amid the magical Radnorshire Hills close to the Wales-England border, the Bleddfa Centre is a wholly inspiring place, where the creative spirit is nurtured throughout the year across a wide range of art forms and across a broad spectrum of spiritual and philosophical traditions ... From art exhibitions and excellent coffee and cake, to poetry readings, concerts, yoga classes, retreats, writing workshops, and lectures by high-profile speakers, we feel sure you will find something to inspire you at Bleddfa.’

Bleddfa Centre, The
Visits to the Website1280
Views of 'Full' Record1829

'Our monthly meetings are open to the public and are normally held at 2.00 pm ... on the first Wednesday of the month. Entry is free to members, while non-members pay a nominal entry fee of £1.00.'

Breconshire Local & Family History Society
Visits to the Website1125
Views of 'Full' Record2873

'The Society holds monthly meetings from September to June, which include speakers on a range of topics of interest to family historians. The meetings also provide an opportunity for members to meet and discuss their research with others. Meetings are normally on the 4th Tuesday in the month ... and start at 7.30 pm (doors open at 7 pm). Light refreshments are served.'

Cardiganshire Family History Society
Visits to the Website761
Views of 'Full' Record1273
Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, The
Visits to the Website922
Also indexedCymdeithas Hynafiaethau Sir Gaerfyrddin
Views of 'Full' Record1578

'The club welcomes new members. Membership is available to anyone with an interest in the wildlife of Carmarthenshire. Birds don’t have to be your only, or even your principal, interest. Some of our members are enthusiastic about dragonflies, butterflies, wild plants or general wildlife. And, of course, you don’t have to live in Carmarthenshire to be a member.'

Carmarthenshire Bird Club
Visits to the Website795
Views of 'Full' Record1809

Winter monthly lectures: 'Meetings of the Society are open to non-members'.

Ceredigion Historical Society
Visits to the Website619
Views of 'Full' Record1280

'Arranges open meetings, usually a couple of times a year, with guests who speak on a range of interesting topics. The meetings give members from different organisations an opportunity to meet and talk face-to-face and to exchange ideas and experiences.'

Category Ceredigion
Ceredigion Local History Forum
Visits to the Website1014
Views of 'Full' Record1118

Evening talks every month or two. ALERT Latest Programme listed at Review was for 2015.

Cilcennin Local History Group
Visits to the Website844
Views of 'Full' Record1674

Occasional lectures and talks and related events.

Category Bookshops
Cover to Cover
Visits to the Website1062
Views of 'Full' Record1004

Occasional talks and lectures throughout the year, including at the Festival, usually held late October, early November.

Dylan Thomas Centre, The
Visits to the Website1364
Also indexedDylan Thomas Festival
Views of 'Full' Record1188

'The Friends of the Egypt Centre support the Centre and organise a series of lectures held at 7 pm in Fulton House 2 (unless otherwise indicated). These are free to members and £3.00 to non members.'

Category Egypt
Egypt Centre
Visits to the Website730
Also indexedSwansea University | Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Views of 'Full' Record1278

'The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery collections offer a range of visual arts, from the original bequest of Richard Glynn Vivian (1835-1910) to 20th Century Welsh and contemporary art. Gallery Collection.'

Category Art Galleries
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
Visits to the Website813
Also indexedCity and County of Swansea
Views of 'Full' Record1073
Hardy Plant Society - Hereford and Mid Wales
Visits to the Website659
Views of 'Full' Record1197

‘The Hay Festival’ itself: Usually held late May/early June.

Hay Festival
Visits to the Website586
Views of 'Full' Record1046

'The Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay'. Usually held at the same time as the Hay Festival in Late May.

Category Philosophy
HowTheLightGetsIn
Visits to the Website1303
Also indexedInstitute of Art and Ideas
Views of 'Full' Record1619

'Club members meet on the first Thursday of every month ... and at many meetings a guest speaker gives a presentation on a gardening subject. Occasionally, meetings are held at other venues.'

Llandeilo & District Gardening Club
Visits to the Website182
Views of 'Full' Record352

Meet 'on the first Monday of the month except when this falls on a Bank Holiday. The meeting is then usually held on the following Monday ... Visitors are welcome if space permits. The charge for visitors is £1.50 per meeting. Our programme of events includes talks on a variety of subjects, some specific to the locality and others of a more general nature. We welcome outside speakers and encourage speakers, both experienced and novice, from within the society.'

Llansantffraed History Society
Visits to the Website649
Views of 'Full' Record1073

'We aim to promote civic pride in Montgomery by encouraging research, by working together with the local planning authority and other local organisations whose aims are similar to ours, by holding meetings and lectures and by publishing papers, reports and other literature. We run the Old Bell Museum and Gallery and all members are entitled to free entry throughout the opening season.'

Montgomery Civic Society
Visits to the Website542
Also indexedOld Bell Museum and Gallery
Views of 'Full' Record1516
Montgomeryshire Beekeepers Association
Visits to the Website761
Views of 'Full' Record1979
Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society
Visits to the Website669
Views of 'Full' Record1004

‘If you're interested in birds then why not come along to the next Montgomeryshire Bird Group meeting? The Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month between September and April. A wide range of speakers are invited to talk on all things ornithological, from local to global perspectives, of interest to beginners and accomplished birdwatchers. Everyone is welcome, and the entrance fee ... includes the lecture, light home-made refreshments, and the opportunity to chat with like-minded folk and the speakers themselves. We look forward to seeing you there!’

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust Birdwatching Group
Visits to the Website606
Views of 'Full' Record1030
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Visits to the Website1592
Views of 'Full' Record1603

Wide range of lectures, talks and related events.

Category Aberystwyth
National Library of Wales, The
Visits to the Website1017
Named Lectures & TalksWelsh Political Archive Annual Lecture
Also indexedLlyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
Views of 'Full' Record1862

‘Founded in 1923 as a natural successor to the Neath Philosophical and Antiquarian Society which had its origins in 1834. The badge of the former Society, depicting the great seal of Neath Abbey, was adopted by the new NAS as its emblem ... Meetings are held monthly at 7 pm on the third Monday of each month from September to April at the Old Town Hall, Church Place, Neath ... A guest speaker is arranged for each meeting. The Society organises a visit to a place of historical interest each September and may arrange other visits as appropriate.’

Neath Antiquarian Society
Visits to the Website85
Views of 'Full' Record145

Monthly talks, Saturday mornings.

Category Orchid Societies
Orchid Study Group
Visits to the Website1395
Views of 'Full' Record1753
Oriel Davies Gallery
Visits to the Website1188
Views of 'Full' Record1097

Normally meet first Monday in the month from October to April: 'All indoor meetings start at 7.30 pm ... All members and non members are welcome'. ALERT Could not locate a future Meetings programme at Review.

Pembrokeshire Bird Group
Visits to the Website585
Also indexedWildlife Trust of South and West Wales
Views of 'Full' Record1614

Details of the Meetings of the Society's three Groups: Breconshire; Montgomeryshire; Radnorshire.

Powys Family History Society
Visits to the Website514
Views of 'Full' Record887

'Our meetings .. are open to the public. They are normally held ... usually on the last Monday in the month at 7.30 pm ... Our annual programme of meetings and other events now runs from September through to the end of June'.

Powys Family History Society - Brecknock
Visits to the Website563
Views of 'Full' Record1567
Powys Family History Society - Montgomeryshire
Visits to the Website569
Views of 'Full' Record1323

'Each year the Club arranges a series of six or seven lectures between September and May. These are held at various centres within the old county of Montgomeryshire.'

Powysland Club
Visits to the Website610
Views of 'Full' Record1189

'All the lectures are free to attend and open to all members of the public - please do come.'

Radnorshire Society, The
Visits to the Website973
Also indexedRadnorshire Society Field Section
Views of 'Full' Record1762

'Each year our small dedicated team of staff arrange events for the forthcoming year ... Events are open to all and most are free of charge.'

Category Wildlife Trusts
Radnorshire Wildlife Trust
Visits to the Website1043
Views of 'Full' Record1275

‘An enquiring, open to all, local voluntary organisation that explores the natural heritage of Rhayader town and district – from the evidence left by early man to the development of farming and other land uses that have moulded the scenery, to the wild plants and animals that live, or once lived, alongside us and the underlying rocks that provide us with the landscape we see today.’

Rhayader by Nature
Visits to the Website645
Views of 'Full' Record1008
Royal Institution of South Wales
Visits to the Website890
Also indexedSwansea Museum
Views of 'Full' Record1727

'The Society meets monthly, with guest speakers covering a wide range of topics ... Visitors are always welcome to attend for a single evening or regularly ... 'The Society is the focal point for local historical interests. The Society aims to safeguard the history of the area and to promote and maintain maximum interest in its culture, industry and tradition.'

Skewen and District Historical Society
Visits to the Website538
Views of 'Full' Record1644

'Meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month, October through to May when speakers, from within or outside the Society, accept the Society's invite to talk on all matters astronomical.'

Swansea Astronomical Society
Visits to the Website712
Views of 'Full' Record946
Swansea University
Visits to the Website609
Views of 'Full' Record1073

Festival usually held late September.

Category Arts Festivals
Tenby Arts Festival
Visits to the Website881
Views of 'Full' Record1046

'We promote the aims of The Arts Society by: arranging lecture and study days for members; organising occasional outings and visits to private houses, gardens, museums and exhibitions; organising occasional longer trips – to another region of the UK, or overseas to an area of artistic and cultural interest; promoting volunteer activities such a Heritage Volunteers, Church Recorders & Young Arts.'

Category Brecon
The Arts Society - Brecknock
Visits to the Website232
Views of 'Full' Record1044

'We meet during the lecture season from September to June on the second Tuesday of each month at 11am.'

Category Pembrokeshire
The Arts Society - West Wales
Visits to the Website265
Views of 'Full' Record808

Annual Lectures plus other lectures and talks from time to time.

University of Wales Trinity St David
Visits to the Website635
Named Lectures & TalksCliff Tucker Memorial Lecture | Annual Social Inclusion Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record968

'We are a friendly bunch and have very interesting speakers on a wide range of topics. We have a wealth of knowledge in our membership with many professionals, as well as occasional dowsers, each using different variety of implements to dowse whether pendulums, rods or bobbers ... Indoor meetings are held every fourth Sunday of the month, except in August and December, at 1:45pm. We also have field Trips in the Summer months to standing stones, castles, wells, stone circles and other ancient sites.'

Category Dowsing
West Wales Dowsers Society
Visits to the Website1042
Also indexedCymdeithas Daroganwyr Gorllewin Cymru
Views of 'Full' Record1863

Annual Lecture to commemorate the life and work of the naturalist William Moreton Condry (1918-1998).

William Condry Memorial Lecture
Visits to the Website681
Views of 'Full' Record1689

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  160. East Lothian
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  162. Eastbourne
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  190. Goole
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  374. Richmond-upon-Thames
  375. Rickmansworth
  376. Ripon
  377. Rochdale
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  379. Ross-on-Wye
  380. Rotherham
  381. Royal Leamington Spa
  382. Royal Tunbridge Wells
  383. Rugby
  384. Ruthin
  385. Sale
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  388. Saltash
  389. Sandbach
  390. Scarborough
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  392. Selby
  393. Selly Oak
  394. Sevenoaks
  395. Sheffield
  396. Sherborne
  397. Shetland Islands
  398. Shrewsbury
  399. Sidmouth
  400. Skipton
  401. Solihull
  402. South Ayrshire
  403. South Lanarkshire
  404. South Shields
  405. Southampton
  406. Southend-on-Sea
  407. Southport
  408. Southwark
  409. Southwell
  410. Spalding
  411. St Albans
  412. St Andrews
  413. St Austell
  414. St Helens
  415. St Ives
  416. Stafford
  417. Staines-upon-Thames
  418. Stamford
  419. Stevenage
  420. Stirling
  421. Stockport
  422. Stockton-on-Tees
  423. Stoke-on-Trent
  424. Stow-on-the-Wold
  425. Stowmarket
  426. Stratford-on-Avon
  427. Stroud
  428. Sudbury
  429. Sunderland
  430. Sutton (London)
  431. Sutton Coldfield
  432. Swaffham
  433. Swanage
  434. Swansea
  435. Swindon
  436. Tamworth
  437. Taunton
  438. Tavistock
  439. Teignmouth
  440. Telford
  441. Tenterden
  442. Tewkesbury
  443. Thame (Oxon)
  444. Thornbury
  445. Tiverton
  446. Torfaen
  447. Torquay
  448. Totnes
  449. Towcester
  450. Tower Hamlets
  451. Trowbridge
  452. Truro
  453. Ullapool
  454. Ulverston
  455. Uppingham
  456. Vale of Glamorgan
  457. Wadebridge
  458. Wakefield
  459. Wallasey
  460. Wallsend
  461. Walsall
  462. Waltham Forest
  463. Walton-on-Thames
  464. Wandsworth
  465. Warrington
  466. Warwick
  467. Watford
  468. Wellingborough
  469. Wells (City)
  470. Welwyn Garden City
  471. West Bridgford
  472. West Bromwich
  473. West Lothian
  474. Westminster
  475. Weston-Super-Mare
  476. Wetherby
  477. Weymouth
  478. Whitchurch
  479. Whitehaven
  480. Wick (Highland)
  481. Wigan
  482. Wigston
  483. Wilmslow
  484. Wimborne Minster
  485. Winchester
  486. Windermere
  487. Windsor
  488. Wisbech
  489. Witney
  490. Woking
  491. Wolverhampton
  492. Woodbridge
  493. Worcester
  494. Workington
  495. Worksop
  496. Worthing
  497. Wrexham
  498. Yate
  499. Yeovil
  500. York (City)