Paving the way - Chris Speight

[Postponed] 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.

Earth Photo: Dalby Forest

A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and films that document the earth in all its diversity.

Developed jointly by Forestry England and the Society, Earth Photo aims to enable a better understanding of the world around us, focussing on five themes - people, place, nature, changing forests and climate change.

 

If at first you don’t succeed… Chris Speight

[Postponed] Join us in Kielder. With its lack of crowds, fresh countryside air, secluded waterside bays and huge tree-lined paths you really get the sense you’re the last person on Earth.

Participatory geographies away weekend

[Postponed] We welcome anybody practicing or interested in collaborative research to attend. During the weekend we shall have time to share ideas and to work through challenges we’re facing; to think and write; and to walk, relax and cook together.

Rewilding - the debate continues

[Cancelled] A panel of experts and local specialists will look to move the debate forward from last year’s discussion of what rewilding meant to consider what could and perhaps should be done to facilitate rewilding in Nidderdale. 

Rock and roll - Chris Speight

[Postponed] The Tees was once a source of industry powering the people and fortunes of this area. Discover the hidden histories and find out how people have used and exploited it over time.

Romantic ruins, poisonous past - Vivienne Crow

[Postponed] Whilst Gunnerside Gill looks idyllic, it hasn't always been so peaceful! Explore the lead mining history, the poisonous processes, and look at the legacy left behind by this once-deadly industry.

Desert exploration for the busy professional - Dr Alan Crofts

[Cancelled] Dr Alan Crofts, an accomplished organiser of independent exploratory expeditions in desert regions, will present an entertaining summary of conducting global expeditions to desert lands.

USA coast to coast to coast by Harley Davidson - Norman Harris

[Cancelled] A travelogue of Norman's solo 9000 mile ride from Philadelphia to San Francisco. 

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.