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

General enquiries: email south@rgs.org

 Coming up

Members' evening with supper (Romsey)

 Thursday 11 May 7.00pm–10.30pm
 RGS-IBG members’ evening

Share your geographical experience on a specialist subject or a traveller’s tale! A revival of a popular event, the evening will be in a similar format and operate under the same rules as previous evenings: no more than 12 slides/images and a maximum presentation time of 10 minutes per speaker.

Weather permitting, supper will be in the garden before we move upstairs for the mini-lectures.

Potential speakers should indicate proposed topic when applying for tickets. Non-speakers also encouraged to attend.

Venue: King John’s House and Garden, Church Street, Romsey, SO51 8BT.

Tickets: £10, includes buffet, book by 4 May. Capacity is strictly limited; please book early to avoid disappointment. Willing speakers please state proposed topic when booking. Contact Professor Derek Mottershead, Department of Geography, University of Portsmouth, Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth, PO5 1PB. email derek.mottershead@port.ac.uk

New Forest Centre Museum - New Forest Centre staff and Professor Adrian Newton, Director of Conservation Ecology, Bournemouth University

 Saturday 17 June 10.00am–4.30pm
 Field visit (Lyndhurst)

Starting at the Lyndhurst Centre followed by a walk to Verderers' Court for an introductory talk on the history and background of the forest. On return to the Centre, there will be opportunities to visit the museum and exhibition (on environmental change) before lunch.

The afternoon will comprise a visit to Denny Wood (own transport required) and then a wetland where Professor Newton will talk about how the native woodlands are being affected by climate change and how the issue of river and wetland restoration is causing controversy.

Venue: New Forest Centre Museum, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY.

Tickets: £10, excludes lunch, please send cheque (payable to 'Royal Geographical Society'). Contact Philip Beale, c/o Pioneer Expeditions, 4 Minster Chambers, 43 High Street, Wimborne, BH21 1HR telephone 01202-798922 email marketing@pioneerexpeditions.com

The Regional Theatres Programme will continue at Turner Sims in the autumn.

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