27 January 2020
Ondaatje Theatre doors open at 5.30pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Members + one guest
Isabella tells the story of a daring rewilding experiment at Knepp Estate in West Sussex, showing how a wilder countryside can benefit farming, nature and us.
A bookable supper is available after this lecture. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other members and their guests.
Monday night lectures are open to Fellows and members and are included in the cost of membership
Booking is not required to attend Monday night lectures
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Please take your seat in the Ondaatje Theatre by 6.20pm as lectures start promptly
Society members can watch a selection of Monday night lectures online
Stay for supper at the Society after Isabella Tree's lecture Wilding: the return of the British farm, and meet other members and their guests.
27 January 2020
Steve recounts astonishing tales from a year of expeditions. From first ascents of Arctic peaks to first descents of Himalayan rivers - he talks of narrow escapes and lessons learned from his extraordinary year.
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How many people can the Earth support? Christopher encourages us to think geographically about the Earth’s carrying capacity whilst considering the perils faced by our planet and our species, and how to survive them.
20 January 2020
Having successfully crewed the first British sailing boat to sail around the North East/North West passages in one season, David gives us his personal account of this exciting journey and the consequences of this venture.
24 February 2020
Chris Rainier has spent thirty years exploring masks of the world. Chris will explain the meaning behind mask rituals and why humans have worn masks since the dawn of civilization.
30 March 2020
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