- Check for local Science Festivals, meetings of : Skeptics , Humanists, Brights, Philosophers in the Pub, Café Scientifique, University, U3A, WEA, TimeOut, British Council etc.

- UK : The BA Good Database of Science events ..but nothing comes up on the word festival

- This is aGood List

- literaryfestivals

Thinking/Science festivals
- It's always worth checking their websites for podcasts if you can't make the live events.
- March
- Edinburgh Science Festival March/April & Abu Dhabi in Nov
- The BA Advancement of Science Festival Podcasts September different university each year, FBPodcasts
- Cambridge Ideas Festival Podcasts October each year
- Radio 3 Freethinking Festival Podcasts October different city each year
- Battle of Ideas - end of October in London
- October every 2 years
- September in Kentucky - website fancy and slow
- British Council list of UK Science festivals
- EU list of science events
- European Science Events, check the update file

Edinburgh Science Festival 30 march 15th april

6th World Skeptics Congress #1 by Regina » Dec 27, 2011 10:54 am From May 18th to May 20th 2012. In Berlin, strangely enough.

Humanist Week 2010 21st-27th June august camp


- UCL Lunch lectures, Gresham College, LSE, - Big Ideas pub talks archive of videos

- Royal Inst Lectures now a video archive

- science Communicators Vodcasts from FAMElab a huge archive of science talks and small audio file option instead of big video

FORA.TV has a huge archive of science talks mostly in California

PechaKucha origin 2003 Japan

Ignite shows talks of 20 slides in 5min see London above

NEW YORK - There seem to be heaps of science events in New York City

ITALY : Skeptics I see there is a thinking festival in Sarzana at the first weekend in September (surprising there are not so many woowoo talks)

In London
- SCIENCE Best list of lectures, UCL lectures and events , Gresham College, LSE , NEW Ignite London, SOAS, RSA , The other Royal Society, Mary Ward Centre - occasional stuff, Bow Church behind St Pauls, The British Museum 5 events every day , Goodenough College, intelligencesquared EXPENSIVE, The Royal Geographical Society , , Dana Centre once a week , Dana Scientifique , - Big Ideas pub talks last Tuesday of the month 7:30 PM . upstairs at The Wheatsheaf, just off Oxford Street, Cafe·Diplos are from 6.45pm on Monday evenings The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, The Royal Institution of GB 2 lectures of week maybe 1 free - can visit Green Park Tube, The Royal Institution of Great Britain 21 Albemarle Street, Over-Seas House Monday evenings from 7pm, The Royal Assn of Engineers 1 lecture a month, Imperial War Museum - weekend films etc, National Army Museum Thu lunch 1pm 2 lectures a week, British Library - a few events , lkl - occasional lectures,
- NEW Free Word Centre on Farringdon Road

In London
THINKERS : The Penderel's Oak, Holborn : Skeptics in the Pub FB : third Tuesday of every month starting at 7pm at , same place Every first Wednesday of the month HUMANISTS meet , same place 3rd Sundays 3pm London Philosophers,
- Centre for Inquiry London skeptical science events, FB, Dawkins FB, Conway Hall radical pensioners, Meetups London Brights, humanists etc, London Skeptics events, ASKE,
UK skeptics-forum closed so use,
Philosophy : Kants Cave 1st Wednesday, and 3-5 pm saturdays @ Mary ward press the read dots , Birkbeck, Royal Institue of Philosophy Fridays 5.45pm Chadwick Building UCL . ..didn't like it when I went,
Arts : Somerset House - strange arts events, The Royal Aacademy,
TRAVEL : globetrotters meet first Saturdays 2.30pm , Covent Garden
- more in My London list,