Kingsweston and Blaise Castle Estates - Professor Kathryn Monk

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.

Sustainable urban transport

[Cancelled] The panel will discuss the twin imperatives to tackle urban air quality and to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in our urban areas.  

Industrial archaeology of Tavistock - Andrew Thompson

[Cancelled] Morning talk focuses on Tavistock's role as a gateway to a Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, and development of Bedford Cottages and canal. Followed by an afternoon guided walk of the area.

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 environmental researcher and comedian, Dr Matt Winning.

Kents Cavern and Babbacombe - Pat Wilson

[Cancelled] Based on the Discovering Britain "Coves and Cliffs" walk, starting with an underground visit to Kents Cavern.
 

Somerset Rural Life Museum and Glastonbury Tor - Les Davies MBE

A guided visit to the Rural Life Museum followed by an ascent of Glastonbury Tor.

HMS Endurance in Antarctica - Rear Admiral Nick Lambert

[Cancelled] HMS Endurance in Antarctica: Nick takes a trip down memory lane with some reflections on the vitality of the marine environment.

Revolutionary ride - Lois Pryce

[Cancelled] Annual dinner and talk. Author and travel writer, Lois Pryce tells how she embarked upon a 3000 mile motorcycle ride around the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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 ski across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.

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 ski across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.