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Australia – Sydney
Dylan meetings, third Monday of each month, 7pm. Market City Tavern at Paddy’s Markets. On the top floor, outside and down the end past the pokies nest. Sharing our passion for Dylan since 1992. Visitors welcome. Contact Peter Cox. (02) 95547383. Contact us by email: pmriverside@bigpond.com. Or visit our website http://www.sydneydylan.org.au/

England – Kent – Bexleyheath 
New Bob Dylan fan group in Bexleyheath, Kent. We meet on the 2nd Monday evening in the month to talk about Dylan, listen to CDs, watch DVDs etc. New members welcome. For details contact David on davidw.hawthorn1@sky.com or telephone 01322 685611

England – Bournemouth
Anyone interested in more educated rap? Contact: Paul Wright, Flat 1, 32B Crabton Close Road, Bournemouth. BH5 1HN

England – Brighton
Regular meetings for Bob Dylan Fans on the 3rd Tuesday in each month at the Evening Star pub, surrey St, Brighton (opposite station) at 8.30. For details ‘phone Colin on (01273) 602834.

England – Bristol
Anyone interested in forming a local network in the Bristol area? If so Email: andrew@edgington.fsbusiness.co.uk

England – Cambridge
The Cambridge Bob Dylan Society meets for Bobchat evenings in the upstairs Function Room at The Red Bull pub in Newnham, Cambridge, UK. Very informal, over a pint, all are welcome. The meetings are a blend of audio, video and chat [mostly chat]. For further details see the TCBDS website Email contact:  John Nye  or John Stokes

England – Devon
Any existing Dylan meetings or interest in setting up a meeting in the Tiverton/South Molton area of Devon or within easy travelling distance of same? Contact: Ken Cruickshank, 12 Walsingham Road, St. Andrews, Bristol. BS6 5BT.

England – Hastings
If you’re within driving distance of Hastings, why not join the regular meetings of Obviously Believers? Come for a drink & a chat…We also have group ‘outings’ to Dylan-related events in London! ‘Phone Paula Radice, (01424)-460878 for details.

England – Leeds/Bradford
Leeds/Bradford. We still have irregular / informal meetings, anyone interested contact me on 01274 494602.

England – Merseyside – Liverpool
Dylan meetings in the Lion pub near to Moorfields Station in Liverpool City Centre the first Thursday of each month. Chat, swaps, good beer and free food. Contact Colin on 0151 427 3463 or Email colandng@aol.com

England – Newcastle on Tyne
Newcastle on Tyne area meetings.  Last Thursday of each month at The Bridge Hotel.  6pm til late.  Newcomers warmly welcomed.  Contact Ged Keilty on 0191-289-4153 or gedkeilty@gmail.com

England – North Midlands
Dylan Interest Group meets bi-monthly usually 7.00pm on 2nd Wednesdays of alternate months at Scarthin Books, Cromford, Derbyshire. Further details are posted on the ISIS Facebook page or are available from andymillerH61@gmail.com

England – Somerset
For meetings in the Somerset area, talks & tape swapping etc. contact: Patrice, Willow Tree Cottage, Pitney, Langport, Somerset. TA10 9AS.

England – Swindon
Are there any existing area meetings in the Swindon area? If not, how about setting one up. Write: Pat Bradley, 3 Miller Close, Swindon, Wilts. SN5 9TN

France – Paris
Fontainebleau. We are called “Les Dylanès” and have had regular meetings for many years. The menu varies all the time: music – small talk – serious talk – lectures – videos – burgundy or claret – organising trips to shows and more, anyone interested please contact Alain 01 60 72 23 81.

Germany – Erfurt
Bob Dylan fans and collectors wishing to meet others of like mind on a monthly basis in central Germany should contact Simon Kendal on 0361 6700 566 or 0361745 8097. We meet in The Dubliner pub on the Angerbrünnen in Erfurt at 8pm on the last Thursday of each month. Fans of Van Morrison, Richard Thompson, Neil Young etc. are welcome to join us.

Germany – Hamburg
I am interested in forming a Bob Dylan appreciation group in Germany (Hamburg). My question is: Is anyone interested in taking part in a local group? Claudia Heinemann. Email heinemann_claudia@yahoo.de

Italy – Garda Lake – Gargnano,
Gargnano, Garda Lake, Italy. Bob Dylan Italian friends, we are two Dylan enthusiasts that would organise a meeting in our hotel to see videos, listen to audios and trade them. Chat about Dylan news, drink and eat something together. If anyone is interested please contact us at: Arosio, Hotel Gardenia, Via Colletta 57, 25084 Gargnano (BS) Italy. Fax: 0365/72594. Tel: (only for Italy) 0365/40941.

Scotland – North East
I am interested in forming a bob dylan appreciation group in the north east of Scotland please contact: James Forsyth jf7143548@gmail.com