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The Society’s annual Children’s lecture is an entertaining and educational afternoon event.

The lecture is intended for a family audience and members may apply for tickets in advance. Following the lecture, tea, squash and biscuits are served, our giant walk-on map is laid out and Geography Ambassadors run fun activities.

Previous speakers have included George McGavin, Ray Mears, Rebecca Stephens, Saba Douglas Hamilton, Iain Stewart, Michael Palin, Andy Eavis and Andy Rouse.

Children's lecture

 Saturday 9 December 2017 2.30pm – 4.00pm

Join us for the Society's annual Children's lecture, this year delving behind the cameras of Planet Earth II: Islands.

Elizabeth White, Producer/Director of Planet Earth II: Islands, takes us behind the scenes of wildlife filmmaking in this Christmas lecture for children aged between six and 14. She will be telling us what it takes to make wildlife television, with behind the scenes tales of adventure from the filming of Planet Earth II: Islands.

Elizabeth White is Producer / Director at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol. A former research biologist, she has a particular interest in marine, polar and island wildlife. She produced the Islands episode of the BBC’s Planet Earth II, featuring the thrilling snakes and iguanas sequence which won the BAFTA - Virgin TV Must See Moment for 2016. Her favourite experiences from her career in filming wildlife includes spending two weeks camping among penguins on remote Zavodovski Island and visiting a real igloo!

Geography Ambassadors will provide fun activities on and around our giant floor map after the lecture and tea, coffee and squash will be served.

RGS-IBG members free (up to five tickets each), book in advance. telephone 020 7591 3100 email events@rgs.org

If you’re not already a member, why not join us? Society membership is open to anyone with an interest in the world’s people, places and environments – become a member and benefit from a wide range of events and resources.

We are no longer taking bookings for the children's lecture, but will have some tickets available on the door for MEMBERS ONLY. Please bring your membership card to claim up to five free tickets.  

(you will be taken to the sign in/registration page of the website)

telephone+44 (0)20 7591 3100 email events@rgs.org

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