Unless stated otherwise, events in this region are organised by the Society’s Cheshire and North Wales Regional Committee.
Local RGS-IBG contact: Professor David Parsons firstname.lastname@example.org and +44 (0)1260 271596
The building stones of Manchester
Dr Christine Arkwright
- Sunday 23 June 2013 at 10.30am for 11.00am
- City walk (Manchester)
Geologist Christine Arkwright will lead a fascinating halfday walk around Manchester’s city centre to discover the variety of rocks that have been used to build the city.
Venue: meet at the Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL.
Tickets: RGS-IBG members and guests £10 each. Places limited to 20, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Book with John Spawton, telephone +44 (0)16 2552 2049
Painting the Bengal tiger
- Thursday 14 March 2013 at 7.30pm
- Lecture (Chester)
One of the world’s foremost wildlife artists and campaigner for conservation and animal welfare talks about her expedition to the Himalaya to record the Bengal tiger through painting. Joint Meeting with the Chester Lecture Society.
Venue: The Grosvenor Museum, Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD.
Tickets: RGS-IBG members free, non-members £5 donation requested, telephone +44 (0)12 6027 1596.
Lovell’s legacy – the life of a gentleman astronomer
Professor Ian Morrison
- Friday 24 May 2013 at 7.30pm
- Lecture (Wilmslow)
A celebration of the achievements of the late Sir Bernard Lovell who was the driving force behind Jodrell Bank – the current home of the highly successful Stargazing Live BBC series.
Joint meeting with Wilmslow Guild.
Venue: Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Wilmslow, SK9 5HD.
Tickets: RGS-IBG members free, non-members£5 donation requested. Telephone +44 (0)12 6027 1596