Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Society's events programme is moving online where possible. Search the listings below for our online events including Monday night lectures and teacher CPD sessions.
Please check back regularly as we develop our programme and add more online events.
[Online] Chartered Geographers and those registered on our Geography Professional programme are invited to join an online discussion forum to complement and enrich the learning.
3 August 2020
[Online] In these hack day sessions, the GHWRG will explore the challenges of negotiating research when we or those close to us are directly affected. They will focus on the practical and ethical challenges of doing this research.
7 August 2020
[Postponed] Join Tim Foster and the Wainwright Society for this ascent and circuit of Clough Head.
8 August 2020
[Online] Seaside pleasure piers are unique heritage assets and flagship tourism attractions at Britain’s coastal resorts, but piers are increasingly under threat.
11 August 2020
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.
12 August 2020
14 August 2020
[Online] Antipodes on the page looks at the European encounter with Australia and New Zealand from the early navigators and first colonists through to the period of inland exploration. The presentation is based on 18th and 19th century books held in the RGS-IBG Library.
17 August 2020
[Online] A fantastic opportunity to hear from number one best-selling author, Alice Morrison, so close to finishing her latest expedition across the Sahara.
18 August 2020
[Online] Archivist Eugene Rae selects unique polar artefacts from the RGS-IBG Collections in part one of this two-part event.
19 August 2020
20 August 2020
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.
23 August 2020
[Online] A unique opportunity to see some iconic polar artefacts, with the Society's Principal Librarian, Eugene Rae.
25 August 2020
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