Off-site safety management - training the trainers

A one-day course for trainers with relevant previous experience in managing a wide range of visits in the UK and overseas who wish to deliver the off-site safety management course to their own groups.

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.

Paving the way - Chris Speight

Topped with its weird and wonderful limestone pavement, Malham Cove is one of the most impressive natural features in Yorkshire, so let's delve a little deeper into this wondrous landscape.

On the trail of the Titans - Eleanor Drinkwater

Eleanor will talk about the recent expedition with ecologist Laura Kor and cameraman Chris Guggiari-Peel which set out to track the world’s biggest beetle and learn about the invertebrate trade.

The end of the pier show: what next for the British seaside pier? - Dr Anya Chapman

[Online] Seaside pleasure piers are unique heritage assets and flagship tourism attractions at Britain’s coastal resorts, but piers are increasingly under threat. 

Clough Head and Wainwright - Tim Foster

Join Tim Foster and the Wainwright Society for this ascent and circuit of Clough Head.

Negative emissions: removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - Professor Rachael James

[Online] Paris Agreement goals cannot be achieved without active removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This talk presents some of the new technologies that are emerging for CO2 removal.

Wilderness festival

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

Soil science: exciting and needed! Dr Jenny Jones

[Online]  Soil is our vital resource yet we tend to overlook it. Most people have contact with soil daily, even if only walking over it, but will rarely consider its value. In this presentation, Jenny Jones explorers just how exciting and necessary this "forgotten science" really is. 

Kingsweston and Blaise Castle Estates - Professor Kathryn Monk

[Cancelled] Walk around the estate of the Grade 1 listed Kingsweston House (currently being restored) opening up new vistas. Picnic or café lunch and then onward to the adjacent Blaise Castle Estate, a SSSI and Roman Road.

Reaching for the Poles: from Phipps to Fiennes - Eugene Rae

[Cancelled] Archivist Eugene Rae selects unique polar artefacts from the RGS-IBG Collections. 

Earth photo

[Cancelled] A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and four films that document the Earth in all its diversity.