Monks, Hermits and the Natural World: 300 – 650AD - Robin Lane Fox

This lecture explores the relations of early Christian holy men and hermits, often linked to monasteries including St Catherine’s of Sinai, with the natural world of animals, birds, landscapes and plants.

Fourth annual geography teaching forum

This forum will provide a timely opportunity for those involved in geography teaching and development to come together to discuss the latest challenges facing the sector and the opportunities available to support the learning and development of young people interested in geography.

The Better Timber Buildings conference

The Better Timber Buildings conference empowers architects, engineers, suppliers and clients to design and build better timber buildings.

The Source 2: inspiration, creativity and the big idea

A variety of speakers will share their approaches to creativity, offering a rare insight into how they nurture and culture imagination, how they recognise a potentially successful idea and convert it into reality.

On the Edge

A celebration of travel and wildlife in aid of Explorers against Extinction projects.

Birdwood lecture: an evening with Cressida Dick

Fundraiser for Royal Humane Society, an evening with Cressida Dick - lecture with Q&A.

Afghanaid’s 35 year journey: in search of peace and prosperity

For 35 years Afghanaid has been working for peace and prosperity in Afghanistan.

An Evening of Adventure with Will Millard, Benedict Allen & Ruby Wax

Joining us for our 4th annual ‘Evening of Adventure’ are jungle explorer and presenter Will Millard, adventurer Benedict Allen and actress and comedian Ruby Wax.

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.


Mandalas and Sacred Geography in Tibet - Ian Baker

An exploration into the close relationship between the land of Tibet and the sacred realms of Buddhist mandalas. Searching for an environmental paradise where geography, imagination and spirituality are intertwined.

TIBET: Sacred landscapes

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. Exhibition curated by Tashi Lhunpo Monks, David Spicer, Sarah Sturdy, Georgina Cranston and Kelkhang Rinpoche. 

The Flora of the Sultanate of Oman

Oman Botanic Garden scientists describe their fieldwork to explore the country's diverse habitats to complete the flora of the Sultanate of Oman, using pioneering horticultural methods to establish the new Garden. Chaired by Nigel Winser.

Remembering Lions Launch

Launch of the 4th book in the phenomenally successful Remembering Wildlife charity book series - Remembering Lions

13th London Surgical Symposium

Medical professionals are invited to a free day of education with talks and debates by international experts in surgical innovation.

The Boy from the Wild

A showcase of the documentary film The Boy from the Wild.

Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2019

Celebrate the unsung heroes of the travel world - tour leaders and guides - at this life-affirming event which honours guides from around the globe.

De-mystifying quantum computing: "why these technologies are not merely disruptive”

YouCanFreeUs is honoured to present Ilyas Khan, KSG, speaking about quantum computing as part of the Talks For Freedom series.

Tusk Lecture - Securing the future of Africa's lions

A compelling talk revealing how an innovative conservation alliance is strengthening communities, empowering women, and helping secure Africa's wild lion populations.

KCWC Meetings at RGS-IBG

KCWC is a leading international Women's Club. Further meetings take place on 3 October and 6 November.