70 years of National Parks in Britain - John King

The lecture will investigate some of the UK's 15 National Parks, concentrating on the geological background and processes which moulded the landscapes along with the role tourism plays.

Primary teacher CPD - strengthening geography in the primary phase

This CPD day for primary teachers, led by Dr Paula Owens, will look at developing and teaching a worthwhile geography curriculum and building progression in geography. An additional session will be led on primary fieldwork, with some practical work outside.

Mallory and Irvine - Eugene Rae

Birkenhead and Mobberley born and bred mountaineers on Everest, supported by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and the Alpine Club, London. Find out things you never knew about the 1924 British Mount Everest expedition and learn more about their journeys through the Society’s Collections.

Planning, localism and institutional change in the UK since 2010 -Dr Alex Nurse

The talk explores how the governance framework for and of cities has changed in recent years, and what effects this has had on the distribution of power and resources within cities.