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Browse our in-person and online events, including our Monday night lectures, regional events and teacher CPD sessions. You can also watch a selection of our past talks.

 

 

 

ExhibitionCaptain Scott and group taken on return of Southern Party

Fine art Antarctic photography 1910 to 1917

View some of the most celebrated images taken in the Antarctic in an exhibition showcasing the photography of Frank Hurley and Herbert Ponting.

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Exhibition

Fine art Antarctic photography 1910 to 1917

View some of the most celebrated images taken in the Antarctic in an exhibition showcasing the photography of Frank Hurley and Herbert Ponting.

Exhibition

Earth Photo: The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

See a stunning selection of the shortlisted images from this year's Earth Photo competition.

Lecture

Using big data to understand human populations and hazard vulnerability

This talk will explore how big data is being used to map and represent human populations: where people live, where they work how they commute, what characteristics they have. It will also provide examples for how these insights feed into disaster management.

lecture

Walking the mountains of Spain

Phil will relive the routes he discovered in Picos de Europa in Cantabria, the Sierra Almijara and Tejeda in Andalucia, and on the mountains of Madrid, and sometimes created, illustrated by photos and accurate maps. He will also reflect on the landscape changes which can overtake the written word.

£0.00 - £5.00
Lecture

A short history of flowers: the stories that make our gardens

Have you ever wondered about the stories behind your favourite garden flowers? How and why, they came to be there or why some cultivars go in and out of favour? Each flower has a story, and in this lecture Advolly Richmond takes you on a global tour of some intriguing, surprising and enriching tales and scenarios.

£10.00 - £14.00
Exhibition

Everest 1953

Join us to celebrate 20 years of Unlocking the Archives as we showcase outputs from our latest project digitising over 1,800 negatives and slides from this iconic expedition.

Exhibition

Everest 1953

Join us to celebrate 20 years of Unlocking the Archives as we showcase outputs from our latest project digitising over 1,800 negatives and slides from this iconic expedition.

lecture

High Caucasus: a mountain quest in Russia's haunted hinterland

Based on his 2007/2008 Neville Shulman Challenge Award journey, Tom shares his remarkable thousand-mile quest in search of personal peace - and a greater understanding of the roots of violence in a region whose fate has tragic parallels with the Ukraine of today.

£0.00 - £5.00
Collections event

Riverstone collections talk: photographing Everest and the Himalaya 1900-1924

Join the Society’s photography manager for a glass of wine, talk and display of original artefacts related to the early pioneers of photography in the Himalaya and on Everest.

Lecture

Geographical journeys: microlectures

An informal evening of short illustrated talks packed with tales of adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire.

£5.00 - £12.00
Lectures

A short history of flowers: the stories that make our gardens

Have you ever wondered about the stories behind your favourite garden flowers? How and why, they came to be there or why some cultivars go in and out of favour? Each flower has a story, and in this lecture Advolly Richmond takes you on a global tour of some intriguing, surprising and enriching tales and scenarios.

£8.00 - £12.00
Lecture

The amazing power of very small teams: from the Polar regions to the Moon and everything in between

From the Wright Brothers, Hillary and Tenzing, and Apollo 13 astronauts, to Gilbert and Sullivan and Abbott and Costello, very small teams have transformed our appreciation of the world.

£0.00 - £5.00