Basingstoke Friends Events

Basingstoke Friends IVC Group is the main sponsor and organiser for the Basingstoke Cafe Scientifique as its science interest group (

Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore and debate the latest ideas in science and technology.

Great People, Great Activities and Great Value!

Basingstoke Friends IVC Group is a well-established not-for-profit social and activities club for professionals, graduates and people with similar interests living or working in the Central Hampshire area.  There are no age limits, everyone is welcome to join. Our group is also a member of the Association of IVCs which has nearly 3,000 members in 37 groups around the UK.

There is more information on our main web site at:  Basingstoke Friends IVC Group

Members of Basingstoke Friends arrange events every month throughout the Basingstoke and Central Hampshire area and occasionally further afield. There's a wide range to choose from: Theatre, Cinema, Curry Nights, Country walks, cycling, Pub Games & much more. 

Membership has many benefits and is just £15 per year.  These benefits include access to the holidays and weekends away events from other member groups of the Association of IVCs around the country. Please click the "Join Us" link on our Basingstoke Friends Meetup web site and come along to an open night.

Please come along to one of our regular Tuesday Night Socials to find out more.  By attending a club night and registering you can receive a months free trial full membership and attend as many events as you like.

Please RSVP “Yes” when visiting us so we can look out for you.  If you cannot attend, please amend your RSVP, giving as much notice as you can so people aren’t left waiting for you.


Science and Technology Talks across the Web
(and in Real Life)
Enquiries to: Bob Clifford (
Facebook Meetup