The Dilettante Society or Dilettanti was a society of noblemen and gentlemen founded in England in 1734, and which contributed to correct and purify the public taste of the country; their labours were devoted chiefly to the study of the relics of ancient Greek art, and resulted in the production of works in illustration. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dilettante Society"
The Emmanuel Schools Foundation (previously the Vardy Foundation after its founder, Sir Peter Vardy) intends to set up a total of seven specialist independent schools in the UK under the Government's City Academies Initiative. Under this scheme the provision of some initial sponsorship gives the backer the right to influence the ethos of the school by hand-picking the initial board of governers. This is controversial because of Vardy's fundamentalist Christian beliefs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Emmanuel Schools Foundation"
Engineers Without Borders (UK) (or EWB) was started in 2001 by Parker Mitchell from EWB Canada, who was doing an MPhil in Sustainable Development at Cambridge University. The original committee consisted of a small group of current undergraduate students lead by Sarah Hindle and Richard Sargeant, including Alastair Young, Claire Grisaffi, Alan ..., Tom Newby, Antoine Boulart, Ilan Kellman, Migual Sierra de la Guardia, and others. ...more on Wikipedia about "Engineers Without Borders (UK)"
The Federation of Family History Societies is a UK-based charitable organisation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Federation of Family History Societies"
The Football Writers' Association (FWA) is an association of English football journalists and correspondents writing for newspapers and agencies. ...more on Wikipedia about "Football Writers' Association"
Galloway's Society for the Blind is one of Lancashire's oldest charities, established in 1867 following a public meeting in the Corn Exchange, Preston. ...more on Wikipedia about "Galloway's Society for the Blind"
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is a British intelligence agency responsible for providing signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information assurance. GCHQ provides the UK government and armed forces with signals intelligence as required under the guidance of the Joint Intelligence Committee in support of government policies. The Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG) is the branch of GCHQ which works to secure the communications and information systems of government and critical parts of UK national infrastructure. ...more on Wikipedia about "Government Communications Headquarters"
The Historic Houses Association is a British non profit making organisation concerned with the preservation of privately owned country houses. ...more on Wikipedia about "Historic Houses Association"
The Historical Association is an organization in Britain which was founded in 1906. The goals of the Historical Association are to support "the study and enjoyment of history at all levels by creating an environment that promotes lifelong learning and provides for the evolving needs of people who share an interest in history." ...more on Wikipedia about "Historical Association"
The Historical Association is an organization in Britain which was founded in 1906. The goals of the Historical Association are to support "the study and enjoyment of history at all levels by creating an environment that promotes lifelong learning and provides for the evolving needs of people who share an interest in history." ...more on Wikipedia about "Historical Association/Temp"
The Independent Manchester United Supporters Association (IMUSA) was launched in April 1995, and are an open democratic body pledged to giving the ordinary Manchester United supporter a voice. ...more on Wikipedia about "Independent Manchester United Supporters Association"
ISPA stands for the Internet Service Providers Association and is a British body representing providers of Internet Services. ...more on Wikipedia about "ISPA"
JACT is the abbreviation of Joint Association of Classical Teachers, a UK organisation. They undertake to encourage and preserve the teaching of classics in schools and universities. Too this end, they organize a number of well-supported events. In particular, the annual Ancient Greek summer school, which takes place for a fortnight at Bryanston School, Dorset. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joint Association of Classical Teachers"
The League of Jewish Women one of the leading national voluntary Jewish women's service organisations in the United Kingdom. Affiliated to more than 30 other national and international organisations, membership is open to all Jewish women. ...more on Wikipedia about "League of Jewish Women"
The MDA, formerly the Museum Documentation Association, is a UK organization that covers all aspects of museum documentation and information management, especially using Information Technology. ...more on Wikipedia about "MDA (museums)"
Merched Y Wawr is a national charity for Welsh-speaking women in Wales. The organisation was established in 1967 and has nearly 300 clubs and branches across Wales. The National Headquarters are in Aberystwyth and the hall there is a community resource, used by other charities and organisations in the area. ...more on Wikipedia about "Merched y wawr"
The Museums Association (MA) is a professional organization for museum professionals and museums in the United Kingdom. They organize an annual conference and produce a Museum Yearbook. Members receive the monthly Museums Journal. The MA also produces the Museum Practice professional magazine. ...more on Wikipedia about "Museums Association"
The Museums Computer Group (MCG) is a UK national forum for professionals in museums, galleries and archives in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) and new media. ...more on Wikipedia about "Museums Computer Group"
The National Lottery is the United Kingdom's largest lottery. It is operated by Camelot Group, to whom the franchise was granted in 1993 and again in 2002. The lottery is regulated by The National Lottery Commission. The National Lottery undertook a major rebranding programme in 2002 designed to combat falling sales. This resulted in the main game being renamed Lotto. However, the games as a collective are still known as The National Lottery. It is one of the most popular forms of gambling in the UK. ...more on Wikipedia about "National Lottery"
The National Secular Society is an organisation of the United Kingdom which promotes secularism. It was founded by Charles Bradlaugh in 1866. ...more on Wikipedia about "National Secular Society"
Open House London is an organisation which promotes appreciation of architecture by the general public. It organises tours, lectures, educational projects for children and so on, but it is best known for Open House Weekend, a two day event which takes place on one weekend each September throughout London. During this event, many buildings considered to be of architectural significance open their doors for free public tours. ...more on Wikipedia about "Open House London" The text you are reading is from shortopedia
A society in Great Britain dedicated to the study of language. ...more on Wikipedia about "Philological Society"
Pressure groups in the United Kingdom can be divided into two categories. Firstly there are "cause groups", which lobby for a policy objective such as electoral reform or animal rights, The other type are "sectional groups" which represent a section of society, like teachers or farmers. Most sectional groups in the UK call themselves trade unions. Of these groups some, such as the Law Society, have formal consultative status with the British government, and may be referred to as "insider groups". Most do not have this status and may be referred to as "outsider groups". ...more on Wikipedia about "Pressure groups in the United Kingdom"
The Pudding Club was chartere in 1985 in England to promote the baking and eating of traditional British puddings, which it sees as in danger of becoming a lost craft. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pudding Club"
The Regional Arts Boards are defunct United Kingdom arts organisations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Regional Arts Board"
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