Innovation Everest (free entry)
This exhibition celebrates the summiting of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay (May 1953), examining the innovative technologies used in the expedition and looking at the legacy they provide today.
- Thursday 23 May–Sunday 9 June 2013, 11.00am-6.00pm (also open at weekends)
- Displayed in The Oxo Gallery, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, Southwark, SE1 9PH. Tickets: entry is free.
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the first successful summit of Everest, the Society presents a major photographic exhibition and fine art sale of 40 limited edition photographic prints of the exhibition.
Trailfinders Photographic Exhibition (free entry)
Trailfinders the travel specialists hold an annual staff photographic competition, on display will be this year’s finalists work with stunning images which we hope will inspire you on your travels.
Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 (free entry)
In addition to showing all the best images from the 2012 awards and historical travel photography from the Society's archives, TPOTY are planning special exhibits to celebrate their 10th anniversary.
More details available from www.tpoty.com.
Photo Exhibition - Somalia: A Humanitarian Story (free entry)
The International Committee of the Red Cross, the British Red Cross and the Somali Red Crescent profile the extraordinary courage and resistance of ordinary Somalis and humanitarian organisations - working together and in partnership - in the face of incredible adversity over the past four decades.
A video about the exhibition with interviews filmed at the launch can be viewed on ICRC's YouTube channel.
Visions of the world (free entry)
- Open until Sunday 7 April 2013 - daily 12.30pm-4.00pm until 3 April 2013, then 11.00am-5.00pm
- Displayed in Lancaster Maritime Museum, Custom House, St George’s Quay, Lancaster, LA1 1RB.
New lands have always attracted travellers and explorers, but only relatively recently has this fascination combined with photography to produce distinctive beautiful images; a glimpse of the RGS-IBG’s vast collection.
Tickets: entry is free to RGS-IBG members.
“It’s Ethiopia Jim, but not as we know it…” (free entry)
Hipstamatic photographer, Lisa Bentinck, breaks stereotypes and shares some of Ethiopia's untold stories through her images of people and places.
Environmental Photographer of the Year (free entry)
Images from the CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management) annual photographic competition (sponsored by Atkins).