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Unless stated otherwise, events in this region are organised by the Society’s Midlands Regional Committee.

Regional Chair: Martin Haslett, 16 Beverley Road, Leamington Spa, CV32 6PJ telephone 01926 429254email midlands@rgs.org

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The story of mapmaking - Richard Stone

 Thursday 19 October 7.45pm-9.15pm
 Lecture (Lichfield)

Maps are endlessly fascinating. Follow the story of cartography from the medieval mappa mundi to the first county maps and the advent of the Ordnance Survey. Joint event with Lichfield Civic Society.

Venue: Wade Street Church Community Hall, Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6HS.

Places: £3 on entry, RGS-IBG members free.


Emerging geographies of food - Dr Louise Manning

 Wednesday 8 November 6.30pm-8.00pm
 Lecture (Birmingham)

Land or water grabbing? Dr Louise Manning, Senior Lecturer in Food Policy and Management at Harper Adams University, will discuss the concept of large-scale land acquisitions in the context of emerging geographies of food. Joint event with Birmingham and Midland Institute.

Venue: Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS.

Places: £4 on entry, RGS-IBG and BMI members free.

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