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British Influence

British Influence, formally the Centre for British Influence Through Europe, was an independent, cross-party, pro-single market foreign affairs think tank based in the United Kingdom, founded in 2012 to make the case for the European Union amid i ...

British Motorcycle Racing Club

The British Motorcycle Racing Club, known as BMCRC or Bemsee, is the largest motorcycle racing club of its type in the UK and organises a range of championships including Thunderbikes, Superstock 1000, Formula 400s and sidecars. The historic comm ...

British Muslim Initiative

British Muslim Initiative is a British based Muslim organisation that describes itself as seeking "to fight racism and Islamaphobia, combat the challenges Muslims face around the world, encourage Muslim participation in British public life, and i ...

British Plant Gall Society

The British Plant Gall Society is a voluntary organisation which encourages cecidology, the study of plant galls, in the British Isles. It was formed in 1985. Its biannual journal, Cecidology, is edited by Michael Chinery.

British Show Horse Association

The aims of the association are to improve the standard of horses shown under their rules, to encourage the breeding of excellent horses, to encourage shows to affiliate to the association, and to safeguard the interests of its members. The assoc ...

British Society of Animal Science

British Society of Animal Science is a learned society in the field of animal science, established in 1944 as the British Society of Animal Production. Mike Steele is the Chief Executive, and the President is Sinclair Mayne. Geoff Simm was the pr ...

British Workers Sports Federation

The British Workers Sports Federation was a sports organization in Great Britain, active from 1923 to 1935. It was established by the National Clarion Cycling Club, Labour Party activists and trade unionists. The BWSF had branches across the coun ...

Broad left

Broad Left is a coalition of leftist members, usually involving independents, members of the Labour Party, and members of organised revolutionary leftist movements within a trade union, or members of a political party that appeals to a wide range ...

Brown Animal Sanatory Institution

The Brown Animal Sanatory Institution sometimes referred to as the Brown Institution was an institute for veterinary research laboratory founded in 1871 in London, England. It was established from a sum of £20000 left by Thomas Brown in his will. ...

Buglife

It is headquartered in Peterborough, England, off the A605 in Nene Park, Peterborough, close to Ferry Meadows railway station and The Granary Beefeater Grill. It has additional offices in Scotland and the South West of England. Its aim is to prev ...

The Building Centre

The Building Centre is a building in central London used to promote innovation in the built environment. It is run by the Building Centre Trust, a charitable body. The centre was opened in 1931 in New Bond Street and operated there until 1941, wh ...

Building Preservation Trust

A Building Preservation Trust is an organisation whose main aims include the preservation and regeneration of historic buildings. BPTs normally have charitable status. There are around 300 BPTs in the United Kingdom and their scope ranges from na ...

Burma Star Association

The Burma Star Association is a British veterans association for ex-servicemen and women of all services who served in the Burma Campaign of World War II. The criterion for membership is the award of the Burma Star for service in Burma during Wor ...

Business Archives Council

The Business Archives Council is an organisation based in London that exists to promote the preservation of business records of historical significance. It was founded in 1934 and publishes a journal Business Archives, a newsletter, and books in ...

Cambridge Antiquarian Society

The Cambridge Antiquarian Society is a society dedicated to study and preservation of the archaeology, history, and architecture of Cambridgeshire, England. The society was founded in 1840. Its collections are housed in the Haddon Library on Down ...

Cambridge Computer Lab Ring

The Cambridge Computer Lab Ring is a members association for staff and graduates of the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory. It was formed in 2002 as a non-profit, independent and voluntary members’ association, but was absorbed into the Cam ...

Campaign Against Racial Discrimination

The Campaign Against Racial Discrimination was a British organization, founded in 1964 and which lasted until 1967, that lobbied for race relations legislation. The groups formation was inspired by a visit by Martin Luther King to London in Decem ...

Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom

Originally founded in 1979 as the Campaign for Press Freedom by the London Workers Control Committee on the instigation of that bodys Secretary, the journalist John Jennings, the organisation was established to campaign for a more democratic and ...

CareConfidential

CareConfidential is a charity which provides information and counselling independent of the NHS on pregnancy choices, and post-abortion support. They do this through their website, helpline and online chat. Information on their website and leafle ...

Castleford Male Voice Choir

The Castleford Male Voice Choir is a male voice choir based in Castleford, West Yorkshire, England. The choir was established in 1926. The choir has recorded LPs. It has appeared on the BBC television programme The One Show. It has toured nationa ...

Centre for Turkey Studies

The Centre for Turkey Studies is a UK-based thinktank which organises discussion events on issues relating to Turkey. CEFTUS, established in 2011 and run by Ibrahim Dogus, also organises events promoting the Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot communiti ...

Christina Noble Childrens Foundation

The Christina Noble Childrens Foundation, also known as simply the CNCF, is an international non-government organization, dedicated to serving the worlds oppressed and marginalized children. In 1989 Christina Noble, prompted by a dream she had du ...

Church League for Womens Suffrage

The Church League for Womens Suffrage was an organisation campaigning for womens suffrage in the United Kingdom. It was founded by the Reverend Claude Hinscliff in 1909, and he was its secretary for a long time. Other founding members included Ma ...

Circus Insane

Circus Insane is a United Kingdom circus sideshow, ran by and featuring performer Doc Insane, who performs both classic and modern sideshow acts such as fire eating, bed of nails, human blockhead, face in broken glass, and the human dartboard.

Cloud Appreciation Society

The Cloud Appreciation Society is a society founded by Gavin Pretor-Pinney from the United Kingdom in January 2005. The society aims to foster understanding and appreciation of clouds, and has over 50.000 members worldwide from 120 different coun ...

Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team

Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team is a network of British historians. It is named after Coleshill in Oxfordshire where Winston Churchill had arranged for a group of soldiers, called Auxiliary Units, to spend their time, developing guerrilla war t ...

Connect (UK trade union)

The union was founded in 1912 as the Society of Post Office Engineering Inspectors. In 1947, the Society of Chief Inspectors merged in, and it adopted the new name of the Society of Telecommunication Engineers. Another merger took place in 1969, ...

Conservative Philosophy Group

The Conservative Philosophy Group was formed in the UK in 1974 by Sir Hugh Fraser, a Conservative MP, to provide an intellectual basis for conservatism at a time when the Conservative Party had just lost two general elections and elected a new le ...

Convention on Modern Liberty

The Convention on Modern Liberty is a British voluntary body and program of the Open Trust, set up in September 2008, that aims to highlight what it sees as the erosion of civil liberties in the UK. Its stated purpose is: "A call to all concerned ...

Coram Childrens Legal Centre

Coram Childrens Legal Centre is a UK charity founded in 1981 that works to promote childrens rights both in the UK and abroad. The CCLC is funded by grants from central government, UNICEF, and charitable trusts, and donations. Coram Children’s Le ...

De Vere Society

The De Vere Society is a group set up to put forward the evidence that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford was the real author of the works of William Shakespeare. It was first registered as a society of Oxford University in 1987.

The Disability Foundation

The Disability Foundation is a United Kingdom based non-profit organization. Its aim is to promote the lives of disabled people and anyone suffering from a chronic health issue or medical condition, and their families/those involved in their care ...

Divan Club

The Divan Club was a short-lived dining club in 18th century England, with membership open to gentlemen who had visited the Ottoman Empire. The club took its name from the Turkish "divan". The club was founded in 1744 by John Montagu, 4th Earl of ...

E-class lifeboat

The E-class lifeboat forms part of the RNLI fleet in the United Kingdom, operating exclusively in the tidal reach of the River Thames in London. The class was introduced in 2002 to serve the tidal reach of the River Thames, which had not previous ...

Early Closing Association

The Early Closing Association was formed in the United Kingdom in 1842 or 1843 to control the hours of labour in retail shops, and to abolish Sunday trading. It was promoted by Samuel Carter Hall, George Dawson and John Passmore Edwards, among ot ...

Ethical Threads

Ethical Threads is a clothing manufacturer based in the United Kingdom. The company is wholly owned by the Battersea and Wandsworth Trades Union Council and the London Region GMB Union. The company was created as a source of ethical non-sweatshop ...

European Reform Forum

The European Reform Forum is a committee of senior British politicians, journalists, academics, and businessmen who are seeking to produce a report on the future direction of the European Union. The members are drawn predominantly from a Conserva ...

The Facilities Society

The Facilities Society was founded in the UK on 9 December 2008 as a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. The Society is dedicated to interdisciplinary and cross-sector academic enterprise to support the needs of the academic community, U ...

Family Policy Studies Centre

The Family Policy Studies Centre was a charity which carried out independent policy studies research and policy analysis on family issues and trends. It was based at the University of Oxford. Its research included the understanding of contemporar ...

Folly Fellowship

The Folly Fellowship is a UK charity and company limited by guarantee. It was created in 1988 by Andrew Plumridge as an amenity society to protect, preserve and promote awareness of Britain’s follies, grottoes and garden buildings. It organises t ...

Foundation for Information Policy Research

The Foundation for Information Policy Research is a UK-based think tank that studies the interaction between information technology and government, business and civil society. It has been described by academics as "the leading think-tank on infor ...

Foundation for Science and Technology

The Foundation for Science and Technology is a UK charity, providing a neutral platform for debate of policy issues that have a science, technology or innovation element. Established in 1977, the Foundation brings together Parliamentarians, civil ...

Free Representation Unit

The Free Representation Unit is a charity, and is the largest single provider of pro bono representation in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1972 by several law students at bar school, with the aim of relieving the impact of poverty by provi ...

Friern Barnet & District Local History Society

The Friern Barnet & District Local History Society is a society devoted to the history of the Friern Barnet area of north London and its neighbouring areas of North Finchley, New Southgate, Whetstone and South Friern. The society was formed by Jo ...

Geological Conservation Review

The Geological Conservation Review is produced by the UKs Joint Nature Conservation Committee and is designed to identify those sites of national and international importance needed to show all the key scientific elements of the geological and ge ...

GfK Chart-Track

GfK Chart-Track is a market research company that monitors music, videos and software sales in the United Kingdom and Ireland and was formed in 1996. In July 2008, GfK took a majority stake in the company. The company produces the Official Irish ...

Girls Nautical Training Corps

The Girls Naval Training Corps was formed as part of the National Association of Training Corps for Girls in 1942, with units mainly in Southern England. Its objective was congruent with that of the Sea Cadet Corps, teaching girls aged 14 to 20 t ...

Go Wansbeck

Go Wansbeck was an Enterprise Agency in Wansbeck, Northumberland, UK. The agency was founded in 2007, to bring new enterprise to the area, which had suffered high unemployment for some time. Luke Dunnett was the Commercial premises manager at the ...

Graphical, Paper and Media Union

The GPMU was formed from the merger of SOGAT and the National Graphical Association NGA and claimed to be the worlds largest media union, having over 200.000 members working in the print, publishing, paper, IT and media industries. The general se ...

Gulf Centre for Democratic Development

The Gulf Centre for Democratic Development is a training, information, and advocacy institution dedicated to promoting and nurturing democratic values in the Gulf Co-operation Council countries as defined in the International Bill of Human Rights ...