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British Science Association

advances the public understanding, accessibility and accountability of the sciences and engineering.

The Royal Society

the independent scientific academy dedicated to promoting excellence in science. See news, events and Summer Exhibition.

The Royal Institution of Great Britain

hold public events, and the Christmas Lectures, and also run a museum and do research.

The Science Museum

brings science to life and life to science!

British Science Association

The Natural History Museum

one of the world’s foremost resources for natural science, with magnificent collections and groundbreaking research expertise.

The British Museum

Archaeology is the science of investigation of the past. See the research projects.

ASTRONOMY - see section links


Camden Amateur Telescope-making Society

If you have any enquiries please phone Simon Lang on 020 7435 9085



Institute of Physics

The London and South Eastern Branch organises lectures, meetings and conferences for its members

Royal Society of Chemistry

The RSC is the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences.

The Wellcome Collection

Sir Henry Wellcome's vision of a place where people could learn more about the development of medicine through the ages and across cultures.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

formed in March 2006 by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE)

The Meteorological Office

one of the world's leading providers of environmental and weather-related services.

The Cybernetic Society

holds scientific meetings, conferences, and social events

Radio Society of Great Britain

take part in radio contesting, radio orienteering, contact remote islands and countries around the world

The Geological Society

founded in 1807, it is the UK national society for geoscience, and the oldest geological society in the world.

The Royal Society of Biology

The Royal Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology and represents a diverse membership of individuals, learned societies and other organisations.

Business IT Support Services

Reliable IT services for home and business.

The Hunterian Museum

The collection of the surgeon and anatomist John Hunter FRS formed the nucleus of one of the greatest museums of comparative anatomy, pathology, osteology and natural history in the world.

Computer Repair London

Computer repair services for home and businesses across London and the South East.



Richmond Scientific Society

Our sister society meets once a month (twice in October) at 8pm on a Wednesday at Duke St Church, Richmond TW9 1DH.


The Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution has a science group holding informal discussions about current issues.

Blackheath Scientific Society

Public lectures and meetings on science and technology in SE London.

Cosy Science

You come, mix and mingle with people with different interests. We start with an informal talk from the speaker introducing the topic.

London Natural History Society

Our members have two things in common - an interest in nature and a wish to learn more about the diverse wildlife of the London area.

UCL Science Talks

The talks on Friday evenings are aimed at sixth form students and teachers, but are frequently attended (and enjoyed) by members of the public, teachers, academics and undergraduates.

Cafe Scientifique

for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. There are several branches in London.


PubSci (or Science in the Pub if you want the full name) is an informal science-related event held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Old King's Head in Borough.

Meetup Groups

Meetups are neighbours getting together to learn something, do something, share something …

London Hackspace

A non-profit hackerspace in London: a community-run workshop where people come to share tools and knowledge.

Amateur Geological Society

A friendly society based in North London whose membership includes professionally qualified as well as amateur geologists, young and old alike. It meets once a month in Finchley.



The Infinite Monkey Cage

Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince

Super Collider

science and art, architecture, outer space, eco/nature, design and engineering, physics and fashion etc.

The Vega Science Trust

makes quality science programmes, which are available to view over the Web, for free



Doug Daniels

Joint Astronomy Secretary

Last updated by   01-May-2023