What's On Bulletin

Print Version (PDF)      Print Version (Web)

Search For:
From:
To:      

DISPLAY OPTIONS
Hide Other Groups Headline Only
Show Pictures
Events Bulletin from 21 February 2019
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
This is a list of headline and extended period events that are worth an early mention.
Headline Headline / Extended Period
London IVC - Swanage Blues Festival
Fri 1 Mar 2019 to Mon 4 Mar 2019
London IVC - A WEEK AT THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL
Sat 10 Aug 2019 to Sat 17 Aug 2019
Weekend in Blackpool - Oct 2019
Fri 18 Oct 2019 to Sun 20 Oct 2019
Book By: 31/Mar/2019

MAIN DIARY
26 events found for: All members
MAKERSPACE: OPEN EVENING & SOCIAL AT WETHERSPOON
Tue 26 Feb 2019 at: 19:00 to 23:00

Science and Tech enthusiasts in Basingstoke Friends IVC Group who like practical technology are invited to try out something new at the Basingstoke Makerspace Open Evening from 7.00pm.

For more details about Basingstoke MakerSpace, see their web site below:

http://www.basingstokemakerspace.org.uk/

You will find Basingstoke Makerspace in their new premises at Maritime House. Look for the flat roofed building on New Road behind the Top of Town area just past the Council Offices.

SOCIAL AT MAIDENHEAD INN, WINCHESTER STREET
Afterwards we join up with the Basingstoke Makerspace members in the Maidenhead Wetherspoons pub from around 9.00pm for a drink and a chat. We are normally somewhere near the front of the pub ... look for the Basingstoke Friends table sign.  

 
Events for March 2019
LONDON IVC - SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL
Fri 1 Mar 2019 to Mon 4 Mar

For details of this event - please contact the group

"The Swanage Blues Festival brings together an amazing collection of Blues Musicians, Fans and Friends for a weekend of Jams, Open Mics and Headline Performances that will have you coming back time after time.” So we will be joining them again - some of us go every year and its great.

The festival takes place in numerous venues around the town of Swanage. Admission to all venues is free. You will need to contact the festival organisers to buy a wrist band and programme (voluntary but recommended) which is usually only £14.50.

Go to 
http://www.swanage-blues.org/ to find out more about the festival.

 
COST:     £14.50

 
WIN CAFE SCI: WHAT IS A QUANTUM INTERNET?
Mon 4 Mar 2019 at: 19:45 to 21:00
Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester

All Cafe Sci talks at Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street are free to attend. Please arrive from 7.15pm for 7.45 start unless otherwise advertised. Licensed bar serving hot drinks, cakes and snacks. No charge to attend. Contributions welcome.

Licensed bar available from 7pm.

“What is a quantum internet?” Daryus Chandra

TBA

SPEAKER DETAILS

TBA

 
MEETING:     In the front of the library ... hosted by William Vine of Winchester Cafe Scientifique
ORGANISER:     William Vine, Organiser for Winchester Cafe Scientifique

 
OPEN MIC NIGHT AT VIABLES
Fri 8 Mar 2019 at: 19:30 to 22:30
Viables Community Centre, Harrow Way, Basingstoke

You are invited to tonight's Viables Acoustic Open Mic Night at Viables Community Centre from 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Entry is just £1 and there is a bar available.

Open mic night at Viables Community Centre. Run by professionals and open to all. So whether you play, sing, recite poetry or tell jokes, come on in to our open mic nights. Add your name to the list when you arrive to take to the stage yourself!

As always, all money Viables make goes back into the pot of funds that continues to bring you new activities. So whether you play an instrument, sing or would like to meet others that enjoy music as much as you, please come along to support us.

Do you enjoy singing? Or want to listen to talented local musicians. Everyone is welcome to join in creating the music from first time performers to professional musicians.

This is open to all ages. All are welcome.

Please call for more details - 01256 473634 or email us at office@viables.org.uk

 
MEETING:     Hosted by Viables Community Centre
COST:     £1 per person
ORGANISER:     Kevin & Viables Community Centre (Viables office: 01256 473634 or email us at office@viables.org.uk)

 
READING SCI CAFE: IN A PIECE OF CHALK
Wed 13 Mar 2019 at: 19:30 to 21:00
Smokin' Billy’s, 61 St. Mary’s Butts · Reading. RG1 2LG (Click for Map)

Reading Cafe Sci would like to extend a invitation to the Basingstoke Friends and Cafe Sci followers to attend this free talk. The main talk will be from Prof. Bridget Wade who is a Prof at University College London and will be talking about Chalk which is composed of microscopic fossils and will explain what secrets they can tell us about life on Earth millions of years ago.

Before the main talk for this evening our co-chair Dr Katie Cooper will talk about the Mary Anning Rocks! (https://www.maryanningrocks.co.uk/) campaign event. 

FREE ENTRY. Restaurant is open from 6pm

Format and Venue:

Smokin' Billy's will be open for at least half an hour before the talk which starts at 7.30pm, so you can get yourself a drink and have a chat with other participants. The discussions will aim to finish around 9.00pm, though everyone will be welcome to stay around and have a chat with the speaker afterwards.

The format of the evening is usually a talk of 30 to 40 minutes, followed by a short break so the audience can refill their glasses, before questions and discussions about the talk. Entry is free and open to everyone, but we do encourage you to buy drinks to show your support for Smokin Billy's who sponsor the meeting by providing the venue.

Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore and debate the latest ideas in science and technology.

Be enthused, Be inspired, Join in the discussion #RdgCafeSci

This is an external event hosted by: Reading Cafe Scientifique

 
COST:     FREE
ORGANISER:     External event hosted by Reading Science Cafe

 
Events for April 2019
WIN CAFE SCI: “THE VERY, VERY EARLY UNIVERSE”.
Mon 1 Apr 2019 at: 19:45 to 21:00
Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester

All Cafe Sci talks at Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street are free to attend. Please arrive from 7.15pm for 7.45 start unless otherwise advertised. Licensed bar serving hot drinks, cakes and snacks. No charge to attend. Contributions welcome.

Licensed bar available from 7pm.

“The very, very early universe”. Prof David Wands

TBA

SPEAKER DETAILS

TBA

 
MEETING:     In the front of the library ... hosted by William Vine of Winchester Cafe Scientifique
ORGANISER:     William Vine, Organiser for Winchester Cafe Scientifique

 
Events for May 2019
READING SCI CAFE: INSPIRING WOMEN WHO CHANGED AI
Wed 1 May 2019 at: 19:30 to 21:00
Smokin' Billy’s, 61 St. Mary’s Butts · Reading. RG1 2LG (Click for Map)

Reading Cafe Sci would like to extend a invitation to the Basingstoke Friends and Cafe Sci followers to attend this free talk. The main talk will be from The talk tonight will be from Ying Zhou from Oracle and will look at the rise of AI.

Summary:
"It seems that every day we hear how AI is impacting people’s life across the world. Whether it’s the assistant in your smart speaker, self-driving cars, or assisting doctors to diagnose complex medical conditions. This is a journey full of adventure and opportunities. In this talk I would like to introduce you to the typical problems faced by the AI industry and the female pioneers who have helped pave the way in this fourth industrial revolution."

FREE ENTRY. Restaurant is open from 6pm

Format and Venue:

Smokin' Billy's will be open for at least half an hour before the talk which starts at 7.30pm, so you can get yourself a drink and have a chat with other participants. The discussions will aim to finish around 9.00pm, though everyone will be welcome to stay around and have a chat with the speaker afterwards.

The format of the evening is usually a talk of 30 to 40 minutes, followed by a short break so the audience can refill their glasses, before questions and discussions about the talk. Entry is free and open to everyone, but we do encourage you to buy drinks to show your support for Smokin Billy's who sponsor the meeting by providing the venue.

Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore and debate the latest ideas in science and technology.

Be enthused, Be inspired, Join in the discussion #RdgCafeSci

This is an external event hosted by: Reading Cafe Scientifique

 
COST:     FREE
ORGANISER:     External event hosted by Reading Science Cafe

 
Events for August 2019
LONDON IVC - A WEEK AT THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL
Sat 10 Aug 2019 to Sat 17 Aug

For details of this event - please contact the group

Join us at the world's greatest entertainment festival. After a terrific week at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 we will return in 2019. We will stay in value for money, student accommodation close to the heart of the festival. 

 
COST:     £200

 
Events for October 2019
WEEKEND IN BLACKPOOL - OCT 2019
Fri 18 Oct 2019 to Sun 20 Oct

Meetup for an enjoyable social weekend in Blackpool to include two nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast plus an exclusive ride on a vintage illuminated tram around the world famous Blackpool Illuminations.



You need to be a member of one of the many IVCs around the country to take part in this event.
This event is organised by London IVC. Check out their website here
 
COST:     From £192.00
BOOK BY:   Sun 31/Mar/2019
SHARED BY:     tickets Association of IVCs (AIVC) (& Basingstoke Friends)

 


Icons:   ticket = Invitation to others       tickets = Shared by others       Headline = Headline

The content of this bulletin is copyright to Basingstoke Friends and may not be reproduced without the express permission of the copyright owner.


Facebook Meetup