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  1. Fascist Thought in Britain: Past & Present

    Focusing on several Anglo-German examples, this talk will explore the links between elements of fascist thinking in the past and present, British influences on the development of Nazi ideology, and the legacies of these ideas in politics today

    7:30pm Thursday 14 November 2019The Britons Protection
  2. Fantastic Beasts and Why to Conserve Them

    Dr Caroline Ward is here to tell us about how conservation efforts can be helped and hindered when the local population believes the animal you're protecting is magic.

    7:30pm Thursday 10 October 2019The King's Arms
  3. Matt Tompkins: The Spectacle of Illusion

    Is seeing believing? Is believing seeing? How can we conduct experiments on things that only exist within our minds, and can scientists ever be trusted to study deception without being deceived themselves? What can we learn about the mind from the illusions developed by magicians? Join magician and experimental psychologist Dr. Matthew L. Tompkins, author of The Spectacle of Illusion, for a fascinating talk on the psychology of magic.

    7:30pm Thursday 26 September 2019The King's Arms
  4. General Meeting

    It's time for another meeting, so come along for beer, food and admin.

    7:00pm Thursday 8 August 2019Pie & Ale
  5. Soapbox Special 2019

    Our traditional "Soapbox Special" night features four short talks from members — this year, on Ask For Evidence, Freedom of Information, meditation and e-numbers.

    7:30pm Thursday 1 August 2019The King's Arms
  6. Richard Wiseman: Achieve the Impossible with the Apollo Mindset

    Fifty years ago this week, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. Professor Richard Wiseman presents a pioneering study of the mindset that took humanity to the moon, and shows how you can harness and use it to achieve the extraordinary in your everyday life.

    7:30pm Friday 26 July 2019The Britons Protection
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