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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:

London shaken and stirred - Andrew Robinson

 Wednesday 19 October at 7.00pm
City lecture – RGS-IBG members + one guest

Houses collapsed, sheep ran wild, Westminster Abbey shook, bishops preached repentance and tens of thousands fled to the country. Andrew describes the impact of earthquakes that rocked London in 1750.

Coxless Crew: a Pacific Ocean row - Coxless Crew

 Tuesday 15 November at 7.00pm
City lecture – RGS-IBG members + one guest

In January 2016 the Coxless Crew completed their double world record-setting Pacific Ocean row. The crew will talk about the challenges they faced and share their experiences of this epic journey.

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.

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