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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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Earth Photo: The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

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


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.


How climate change might trigger earthquakes and volcanoes

Earth's climate is changing rapidly, in some areas temperatures are excalating whilst in others there are intense downpours and storms. Research suggests climate changes may also exacerbate dangers beneath the earth's surface and may trigger earthquakes and volcanoes.


Celebrating UN International Day of Forests

To celebrate UN International Day of Forests, join us at Bath's prestigious Holburne Museum for a talk by Oliver Whaley


Map, chart, slide and artefacts evening

A chance to hear members' own stories, talking for 10 minutes about their travels and experiences

£18.00 - £18.00

South Devon's caves and their Ice-Age history

In parts of South Devon the Devonian limestones have extensive cave systems which contain a wealth of fossil remains. This near unique record of cave history will be presented in this talk by Professor Malcolm Hart.


South West's annual forum, lecture and dinner

Join the South West committee for their annual lecture and dinner. The lecture will discuss four shipwrecks from the Erme Estuary.

£35.00 - £35.00
Field visit

Field visit: SS Freshsprings Ship, Bideford

Visit to the historic SS Freshsprigs ship which is berthed in Bideford

£15.00 - £15.00