18 January 2021
Live stream begins at 6.30pm
Free for members
Alasdair MacLeod, Head of Enterprise and Resources at the Society introduces the life of travel writer and photographer Eric Newby (1919-2006) and the times in which he lived, following the recent donation of his archives to the Society.
This talk also accompanies the Society’s online exhibition displaying a selection of stunning photographs from Newby’s travels, from The Last Grain Race to A Small Place in Italy.
There will be an opportunity for you to ask questions to the speaker throughout the event, until 7.45pm.
Monday night lectures are open to Fellows and members and are included in the cost of membership.
[Online] This lecture introduces the life of travel writer and photographer Eric Newby (1919-2006) and the times in which he lived, following the recent donation of his archives to the Society.
18 January 2021
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