Other news from the field

2022 Geography in Government Award winners announced

The 2022 Geography in Government Awards celebrated excellence in geography across the public sector and recognised the breadth of work carried out by geographers in government.

Visit Lights and Shadows

Our current exhibition, Lights and Shadows, is on display in the Pavilion until Friday 10 December.

Weddell Sea Expedition ends search for Shackleton’s Endurance

The Weddell Sea Expedition has been forced to conclude its search for the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance. 

Today marks the 80th anniversary of travel writer Eric Newby’s Last Grain Race voyage to Australia

A collection newly acquired by the Society includes photographs and diary entries by one of the world’s first travel writers, Eric Newby, who set sail, aged just 18, from Belfast 80 years ago today for one of the last grain races to Australia.