7 August 2019
Places are limited. Please book a tour time in advance.
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Join us for a special introduction to the Society’s Earth Photo 2019 exhibition, which will include a guided walk-through the exhibition and a focus on the category winners from this year’s competition – with background on the photographers and film-makers – plus the opportunity to view a specially curated display of early photography from the Society’s own collection of over 500,000 early images documenting people and places dating from the 1860s.
This event is only for members and Fellows of the Society. Each member and Fellow is allowed to bring one guest with them on the tour.
Places are free but booking is essential as places are limited.
Please select one of the available tour times from the options. The times available are:
11.00am to 12.00pm
2.00pm to 3.00pm
4.00pm to 5.00pm
A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and four films that document the Earth in all its diversity, focussing on four themes - people, nature, place and changing forests.
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View a selection of short films from our globe-spanning collection showcasing a unique record of 20th-century life on Earth, includes Q+A.
18 October 2019
Alexander tells the fascinating story of Wilfred Thesiger’s classic book, and the inspirations and preparations for Thesiger’s exploration of the Empty Quarter and surrounding deserts.
21 October 2019
Our speakers consider how reframing and re-contextualising post-colonial histories through photography and archival activation may promote remembering, dialogue and reconciliation in East Africa.
28 October 2019
Join us for an evening which celebrates the films and film-makers who brought us the first dramatic moving images of Mount Everest.
7 November 2019
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