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A series of lectures for members in The City, at The Clothworkers’ Hall.

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The lectures are open to Fellows and members. On some occasions, Fellows and members are invited to bring one guest - please check the listings below or your Bulletin in advance.

  • Booking is not required to attend London city lectures
  • Seats are not reserved and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Please show your Society membership card on arrival
  • For lectures open to members plus one guest, guests arriving separately should be met in the foyer
  • Attendees are requested to take their seats for the lecture by 6.50pm
  • Lectures begin at 7.00pm and doors open at 6.00pm
  • A bar serving wine and juices is open before and after the lecture
  • Lectures take place on weekday evenings between late September and late May

These lectures take place at:

The Clothworkers' Hall, Dunster Court, Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7AH

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Coming up:


About Africa - Harry Hook

 Tuesday 29 November at 7.00pm
 City lecture – RGS-IBG members + one guest

Film director Harry explores Africa's human migration from countryside to the city - an epic journey of cultural change as seen and told from a lifetime of photographing Africa.

This is a repeat of the lecture at the Society's premises in Kensington on 28 November.


Heat Island, Britain's landscapes from the Ice Age to the Shard - Nicholas Crane

 Tuesday 10 January at 7.00pm
 City lecture – RGS-IBG members + one guest

Drawing on a lifetime exploring British landscapes, Nicholas will describe how we have modified our habitat since the tundra thawed 12,000 years ago and why we should value our island story.

This is a repeat of the lecture at the Society's premises in Kensington on 10 October 2016.


The cure for catastrophe - Dr Robert Muir-Wood

 Wednesday 8 February at 7.00pm
 City lecture – RGS-IBG members + one guest

So called "natural" disasters are increasingly human-made. Robert explores the rich history of attempts to master disasters and reveals how we can expose the growing mountains of risk, before the earthquake or hurricane strikes.

This is a repeat of the lecture at the Society's premises in Kensington on 16 January.


Aurora: in search of the northern lights - Dr Melanie Windridge

 Tuesday 28 March at 7.00pm
 City lecture – RGS-IBG members + one guest

Featuring some beautiful imagery, Melanie takes us on a scientific journey into Arctic lands to learn about the spectacular aurora.

This is a repeat of the lecture at the Society's premises in Kensington on 26 September 2016.

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