Wilderness festival

The Society has curated a programme of talks that take you to places across the world from Cornbury Park.

Two woods on the summer solstice - Martin Haslett

Join Martin Haslett as he leads a three mile walk between two community woodlands, which both encourage wildlife and engage the local community.

Explore Loughborough

[Postponed to 2021] Explore is a one day event for anyone planning expeditions and field research overseas, with a focus on self-led student projects.

It's the end of the world as we know it - Matt Winning

A comedy lecture about how we cope with climate change and what we can do about it, from the 'attractively impish' (Guardian) environmental researcher and comedian, Dr Matt Winning.

Ernest Shackleton: the man and the myth - Stephen Scott-Fawcett

[Cancelled] Polar historian, Stephen Scott-Fawcett, talks about the myth and the reality of Sir Ernest Shackleton. 

Navigating our way towards a plastic free ocean - Emily Penn

[Cancelled] Emily Penn is an ocean advocate and skipper. Having spent a decade at sea, she will share her adventures from her latest expedition 'Round the world' and her insights in developing upstream solutions.

Sitopia: the hidden power of food - Carolyn Steel

[Cancelled] Food shapes our lives and the hidden costs of cheap industrial food are destroying us and our planet; yet by valuing food again, we can harness its power to create a better world.

 

Talking about geography with geographers

[Cancelled] Come along and enjoy an informal evening of networking and short presentations for everyone interested in geography. Additional presenters welcome.

Polar exposure: the women's Euro-Arabian North Pole expedition - Felicity Aston

[Cancelled] Facing extreme temperatures, a constantly shifting landscape and the threat from predatory polar bears, polar scientist turned explorer, Felicity Aston, and a team of ten novices from across Europe and the Middle East skied across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.