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Collections film evening - Libyan Desert (Bagnold)

Watch Ralph Bagnold, pioneer of desert exploration, pushing the limits of automotive technology on his 1932 expedition – the first east-west crossing of the Libyan Desert.

Be Inspired: The Royal Geographical Society explorer’s watches

From the Arctic to the Antarctic via the Sahara and the Central Lakes of Africa, these watches were used by almost all the well-known explorers of the period including Joseph Thomson, Ernest Shackleton and Col. P Fawcett.

Everest on film

Join us for an evening which celebrates the films and film-makers who brought us the first dramatic moving images of Mount Everest.

A Traveller’s Life: Eric Newby

A first opportunity to see original archive material, photographs and artefacts from the Society’s newly accessioned Eric Newby Collection.