13 February 2020 - 31 May 2020
9.00am - 4.00pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street, Chester, CH1 2DY
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Photographs, taken by George Mallory and other members of the expedition team during the 1921 reconnaissance expedition to Everest – organised by the Society and the Alpine Club, London – are among the first to document the dramatic landscapes and local people of Everest and the Himalayas. Originally intended to complement the expedition’s purpose to carry out detailed survey work of the region, the images include some of the finest panoramic photographs of any high mountain region ever taken.
The stunning prints are the first to be created in this medium from silver nitrate negatives held in the Society’s Collections.
From Colombia to Cape Horn, Kate undertook this epic journey to inspire action on this hugely important but relatively neglected environmental challenge.
10 March 2020
Looking into the past helps us understand our current and future situation. The talk will focus on how well-preserved palaeoceanographic indicators have helped to refine understanding of past climates, including resolving the Noah’s flood debate.
23 April 2020
A 1.5 mile guided walk through Manchester along the Rochdale Canal from Piccadilly to Castlefield, discovering the history, the architecture and the personalities of the world’s first industrial city.
28 June 2020
Guided butterfly walk covering a range of habitats in the Brantwood gardens.
4 July 2020
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