Next Meetup

Cafe Sci: The Ethics of Genomic Medicine
Dr Brian Thomson; Director of Nottingham Health Science Biobank; Programme Leader for the 100,000 Genomes Project at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and is affiliated with the University of Nottingham. Dr Rachel Harrison; Consultant Clinical Geneticist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Details to follow - (I will send email out when I have received the synopsis and posted it) MEETING FORMAT: Our speaker talks, uninterrupted for 20 minutes, to introduce their topic. During a break to get drinks, the Hat goes round. Then there is an hour’s chaired question and answer session. Cafe Sci is funded by the Hat (no sponsors). We suggest a contribution £2 (waged or good pension) or £1 (unwaged). Full details here (

Vat and Fiddle

Queens Bridge Road NG2 1NB · Nottingham

Upcoming Meetups

Past Meetups (613)

  • Book Club

What we're about

This Meetup group aims to explore some of the cultural aspects of life, and get people sharing experiences and getting thinking! We are a relaxed and friendly bunch, and we welcome new members to any of our events!

We host:

Monthly book group, held on the third Wednesday of each month.
Monthly film group, a trip to The Broadway cinema held on the first Wednesday of each month.
Nottingham Classics concerts.
Book swaps, where you can trade your old books with other group members.
Nottingham Café Scientifique and Culturel where, for the price of a coffee or glass of wine, you can come to explore the latest ideas in science and culture. Cafe Sci meets on Monday nights during term time. You can read more about Nottingham's Café Sci here (

We also hold other events or lectures that may be of interest, so why not look at our calendar ( and see if anything sparks your interest!

As much as possible we try and co-ordinate our events with those on the Nottingham Social Activities Group ( with whom we share many members; so why not join both and have a packed social calendar!

Members (3,078)

Photos (125)