Basingstoke Science Cafe

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FREE - Includes Meetup events. Pay by donation at our Science Cafe and guest fee at invited premium events.

Only £3 per month
Includes Science and Climate Cafe talks, Social Hub events, premium, inter-club and travel activities.

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The Pint of Science festival aims to deliver interesting, fun, relevant talks on the latest science research in an accessible format to the public – all in the pub!
Skeptics in the Pub
Researchers' Cafe - Listen, sip, discuss.
Winchester alternating sciences/humanities talks Discovery lectures series, last monday of the month. If they cannot be bothered setting up a fixed URL for this series, I can't be bothered updating this cross-reference
Green Drinks - environmental informal sessions in a bar
Philosophy in Pubs (nearest Havant)
Philosophy Cafes , Soton uni
HASSNERS are Humanist - Atheist - Scientific - Secularist - Naturalistic - Ethical - Rationalist - Sceptics In Bournemouth, Southampton and London

Humanist talks

Monthly archaeology talks - Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum
National listing of lectures open to the public
Aggregator: Regular science oriented events posted by Southampton Discovery
Portsmouth MathsJam is for like-minded self-confessed maths enthusiasts
Institute of Physics talks, central south region
Institution of Civil Engineers talks
Hampshire Industrial Archaeology talks
University of the Third Age, Southampton
Probus, talks tending to be on an industrial/commercial theme, Botley
Would you like quips with that ? -Bright Club, Southampton
"green" technical talks , at The Art House, Southampton , no known specific fixed link
Romsey, Second Fridays, science+business crossover-networking
Southampton Tech group - playing with and talking about technology etc
Southampton , So Make It, hackerspace : Learning and doing hands-on stuff using their 3D printer etc
Botley Retro Computer Club, group of computer enthusiasts who like vintage computers
Presentations of 20 images x 20 seconds. so far based in London, Chelmsford, Guildford, Southend-on-Sea, Brighton, Chichester, Oxford , Coventry
Talks about the New Forest , Lyndhurst
Subset of whats-on nationally, searchable by postcode
Activities for youngsters in Southampton
Soton Uni open lectures

The Echo in Southampton used to carry a weekly listing of open days coming up. Fascinating to visit Fawley power station , Philips electronics facility at Millbrook, Marchwood military port etc. 

Some not exactly public lecture series, I've never been refused entry as a non-member, but organisers and criteria change etc

Electronics lectures
Royal TV Society
Geology talks, Wyvern Technology College,Fair Oak, Eastleigh
Royal Aeronautical Society Solent Branch lectures
Soton Astronomy

Amateur radio clubs have regular talks

Chandlers Ford radio club
Hythe radio club
Local History talks etc
Local history talks etc
National Heritage Weekend ,thursday 11 to sunday14 September 2014

Some other links to fairly local centres with scientific or technical aspects

Time Machine Fun Centre
Museum of English Rural Life
Southampton Music Hub
Rural Life Centre, Farnham, Surrey
The Ancient Technology Centre, Wimbourne
REME Museum of Technology, Arborfield , Reading
The Engineerium , Hove, Sussex sometimes open days until reopening proper
Science Museum at Wroughton
South Downs Planetarium
Electrical Museum ,Old Power Station at Christchurch
Toothill astronomical observatory
Whitchurch Silk Mill, Whitchurch, Hampshire
Lee-on-Solent Hovercraft Museum
Winchester INTECH Science Centre and Planetarium
Bletchley Park Museum complex, a day is not long enough to explore it all
Amberley Industrial history / historic buildings / working exhibits

National science weeks etc

National Science Week
National Pathology Week
biennial British Neuroscience Association , Festival of Neuroscience with public lectures and events