and Literary Society
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N.B. The dates and times of some events may have to be changed; please contact the Hon. Secretary, Dr. John Lydon (0113 3432874 or 0113 2785596) to confirm the details shown below.
Lectures will be held in
the School of Music,
Events programme, 2014
Pre-Bonfire Night lecture and demonstration, by Mike Hoyland and Matt Smithson
Unfortunately this annual event cannot take place this year, due to the unavailability of the two presenters.
Thursday 20th November The 2014 Joseph Priestley lecture, jointly with the Leeds Library and the Priestley Society: Ben Russell will give a talk: James Watt, engineer
Mill Hill Chapel,
Wednesday 3rd December AGM, in University House; and annual dinner: speaker: Daru Rooke: The Haunted Castle: a photographic tour of 19th century Cliffe Castle, Keighley.
evening with … Mike
Green”. Dinner, followed by a
to the Great War) In University House, starting at 7.00 pm.
Tuesday 23rd September Woodbine Willie: an unsung hero of World War I Bob Holman
Saturday 6th September A natural history road show at the Discovery Centre, jointly with the Museum Service
Friday 18th July Outing to Quarry Bank Mill and Jodrell Bank
Thursday 19th June Natural tissue scaffolds – off the shelf tissue transplants Professor Eileen Ingham
May The Vale of
Thursday 10th April John Atkinson Grimshaw event:
6.00 p.m. Plaque unveiling, in St George’s Field, by Mary Ferriss
p.m. Reception and mini-exhibition in the
7.30 p.m. John Atkinson Grimshaw talk by Eveleigh Bradford, in the University Music Department
Thursday 20th March Protein folding: nature’s origami Professor Sheena Radford
Saturday 15th March Science Fair, at
Thursday 20th February Meccano Jim Gamble
January Putting Harrison in his place: a lecture on the
Wednesday 4th December 2013 AGM and annual dinner; speaker: Professor Anthony Ogus: Operatic experiences: then and now
Tuesday 19th November The 2013 Joseph Priestley Lecture: Ben Franklin – Priestley’s American counterpart. Dr Peter Maw.
Thursday 31st October Pre-Bonfire Night lecture and demonstration, by Mike Hoyland and Matt Smithson.
Thursday 17th October Military paintings John Evans
September A natural
history themed Road Show, organised jointly with
visit – to
Thursday 20th June Life in crystals: the Bragg centenary Professor Tony North and Dr Arwen Pearson
May The physics of music Professor Peter
Thursday 18th April A talk on the Fountains Abbey Estate, by Michael Ridsdale
Thursday 21st March “An evening with … Mark Hearld” (a York-based artist)
Thursday 21st February Through the cooking glass: the wonderland of flavours and aromas Professor John Bradley