EVC update workshop- December

This course gives EVCs at all schools the opportunity to look into current material in more depth and share good practice with other EVCs.

Educational visits coordinator training

A full day workshop that supports Educational Visits Coordinators (EVCs) in their roles by covering the legal and practical procedures required of their position.

Off-site safety management

A must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas, this course looks at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.

School Member Lecture: Gentrification: London and beyond - Professor Loretta Lees

Loretta's research focuses on the challenges of gentrification, including the displacement of people as a result of council estate renewal and the impact that gentrification can have on people. Is regeneration urban renewal or social cleansing?

GIS Day in partnership with Esri UK

Join us for GIS Day 2019, in partnership with Esri UK. School groups will be shown how they can use ArcGIS in the classroom. 

GIS Day in partnership with Esri UK

Join us for GIS Day 2019, in partnership with Esri UK. School groups will be shown how they can use ArcGIS in the classroom. 

Galapagos Day: threats to endangered birds and reptiles

Join Galapagos Conservation Trust for an evening exploring the threats affecting some of the Galapagos Islands’ most endangered and iconic birds and reptiles. Hosted by renowned wildlife expert Mark Carwardine.


TIBET: Sacred landscapes by Tashi Lhunpo Monks, D Spicer, G Cranston and Kelkhang Rinpoche

Meander through images of this sacred landscape to arrive at the heart of the exhibition where Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery create a Sand Mandala throughout the week.

Isaac Newton and The Haven-Finding Art - Professor Simon Schaffer

Join us for the annual E.G.R. Taylor lecture by Professor Simon Schaffer. 

EGR Taylor supper

Stay for supper at the Society after Professor Simon Schaffer's lecture.

BS 8848 Compliance workshop

British Standard 8848 specifies operational requirements for providers of overseas ventures. This workshop will assist those using the standard to benchmark existing safety management systems within their own organisations.

Expedition & wilderness medicine: an introduction

A workshop for health care professionals who wish to practice expedition or wilderness medicine. Open to all medical professionals, doctors, nurses and early career wilderness medics.

Subject knowledge update: Borders, Brexit and Trump

Dr Simon Oakes will present a workshop for A Level teachers.

Voices for the Wild: A celebration of nature’s value to the human spirit

An evening in aid of the Wilderness Foundation UK, sharing the power of nature through stories of adventure and the wild, and transformation through wilderness, from well-known explorers, young people, and nature lovers.

Assessment literacy and academic standards in geography

A practical workshop exploring assessment and feedback literacy and academic standards in geography.

Annual International Conference 2019

The perfect opportunity to find out about the latest geographical research while networking with over 1,800 delegates from around the world.

61st London International Youth Science Forum

LIYSF is a two week residential event welcoming 500 of the best young science students from over 70 countries around the world, aged 16-21 years old. They attend our international meeting as national ambassadors.

The Lost City of Gold - annual garden party

Annual garden party organised by the Younger Members' Committee.

For the love of sharks – Steve Backshall and special guests

Steve Backshall and other special guests of the Shark Trust will share stories of discovery and connection and their love for this fascinating family of marine animals.

Earth Photo

A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and four films that document the Earth in all its diversity, focussing on four themes - people, nature, place and changing forests.

Going places with geography year 12 conference

A day of informative sessions for Year 12 pupils who are considering geography as a career option to find out more about where studying geography can lead.

Climate change challenges: lessons from Bangladesh

Join our panel during London Climate Action Week as they share their insights into how Bangladesh is now on the path to becoming climate resilient, the lessons that can be learned from this and where things are headed. Image credit: Tasfiq Mahmood

World music concert

South Asia meets Scotland meets the Middle East meets South Kensington – join us for a dynamic world music celebration borne out of our series of over-subscribed world music events at The Ismaili Centre.

The Great Exhibition Road Festival

The Society is collaborating with 19 neighbours across the Albertopolis, including some of the world’s most iconic museums and institutions, to create a unique festival fusing art, science, technology and curiosity.

School Member Lecture: The Sustainable Development Goals: ambition or fantasy? – Linden Edgell

Linden considers whether the Sustainable Development Goals offer a realistic roadmap for the future of our planet. Are they a unifying call or a random wish list and what does it mean for each of us?