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Cheshire and North Wales

Unless stated otherwise, events in this region are organised by the Society’s Cheshire and North Wales Regional Committee.

Regional contact: Col (retd) Tony Davidson email cnw@rgs.org

 Coming up

A Shackleton odyssey - Roger Smith

 Monday 17 October 7.30pm–9.00pm
 Lecture (Chester)

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s epic journey into Antarctica has been described as one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded. In 2011 an expedition party retraced some of the original journey. Joint event with Society of Thirteen.

Venue: Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD.

Places: £5 donation on the door, RGS-IBG members free. 

Kanchenjunga - Robin Ashcroft

 Friday 25 November 7.30pm–9.30pm
 Lecture (Wilmslow)

The exploration and then ascent of the world's third highest mountain by Joe Brown and George Band in 1955 is one of the great stories of mountaineering and mountain exploration. Joint event with Wilmslow Guild.

Venue: Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Wilmslow, SK9 5HD.

Places: £5 donation on the door, RGS-IBG members free.

Chartered networking evening

 Tuesday 29 November 6.00pm-8.00pm
Networking event (Manchester)

Network with like-minded people who have gained or are working towards the chartered designations CGeog, CEnv, CSci and CEng, ask questions and gain insights into personal benefits of professional recognition. Joint event with CIWEM North West and North Wales Branch and sponsored by.

Venue: MWH, The Soapworks, Colgate Lane, Salford Quays, Manchester, M5 3LZ.

Places: free, please email to book. Contact Chris Speight

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