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Our events will enrich your knowledge of the world's people, places and environments. Take a look to see what's on – most events are open to the public as well as our members.

A selection of events coming up:

Oceans of plastic - Dr Erik van Sebille

Monday night lectures

 Monday 3 October
 Monday night lecture

There's too much plastic in our oceans, much of it as microscopic particles. Where does it come from? Where does it do most harm? And what can we do about it?

EGR Taylor lecture: Finding Franklin

 Thursday 13 October
London lectures

Andrew Lambert explores what happened to the expedition party and why it has been so hard to find the remains of the expedition.

Discovering Places: Kazakhstan

 Wednesday 2 November Discussions and interviews

An informative evening for first-time travellers to Kazakhstan. Share plans with fellow travellers.

21CC Policy Forum:

 Tuesday 8 November
 Policy forum

The latest event in our 21st Century Challenges Policy Forum series.

Explore 2016: 40th anniversary

 18-20 November
 Conferences and seminars

The 40th edition of the Society's annual fieldwork and expedition planning weekend.

Children's lecture: Felicity Aston MBE

 Saturday 3 December
 Annual Children's lecture

Felicity Aston takes us on a journey to some of the coldest corners of the planet. 

Training and CPD

Training and CPD events

We run a number of workshops for teachers, students and those undertaking field research.

Regional events

A Discovering Britain walk

Our regional committees organise a range of lectures, debates and field trips across the UK.

Non-Society events

Many other organisations use the Society’s building for their own events.

See what other Society events are coming up:


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