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

Regional Chair: Tim Foster telephone +44 (0)1768 779601 email nw@rgs.org

Coming up:


Extreme sports: beyond risk and thrills - Dr Eric Brymer

 Thursday 26 October 7.00pm-8.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
 Lecture (Ambleside)

After a glimpse into the background behind this research project into extreme sports, wellbeing and nature the spectacular film Transcendence will be presented. This will be followed by a discussion. Joint event with University of Cumbria.

Venue: Percival Lecture Theatre, University of Cumbria, Rydal Road, Ambleside, LA22 9BB.

Places: Free. Contact Chris Loynes email chris.threshold@phonecoop.coop


Annual regional dinner

 Tuesday 14 November 7.30pm-10.30pm (drinks from 7.00pm)
 Dinner (Windermere)

Join the committee to celebrate another successful year for the Society’s North West region. Our guest speaker will be Nigel Winser, former Vice President of Earthwatch and a past Deputy Director of the Society, who will reflect on the crucial role geographical endeavour plays in today's changing and uncertain world.

Venue: Merewood Country House Hotel, Windermere, LA23 1LH.

Places: RGS-IBG members (and guests) £33 each, includes three-course meal and glass of wine. Cash bar available. Send s.a.e. and cheque (payable to ‘Royal Geographical Society’).

Special room rate of £79 at Merewood.

Contact Jonathan Stevens, RGS NW Dinner, c/o 54 Gillinggate, Kendal, LA9 4JB. telephone 07583 084361 email jonathanstevens513@gmail.com

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