Do you know someone interested in discovering more about the world’s peoples, places and environments? Membership of the Society could be the perfect present.
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography. Established in 1830, the Society promotes and advances geographical science.
Today, the Society runs one of the UK’s most popular lecture programmes alongside a full regional programme of lectures, debates and field trips; publishes a number of leading scholarly publications and the popular Geographical magazine; supports geography, including fieldwork and expeditions, at school, university and in the workplace; and works as an effective advocate for the discipline. It is also home to the world’s largest private geographical Collections of maps, photographs and artefacts, spanning more than 500 years and accessible to all.
Forming the heart of a vibrant community of people interested in geography, travel and exploration, the Society enjoys the support of c. 16,000 Fellows and members in some 100 countries. Membership offers the opportunity to benefit from the huge number of resources, events and activities provided by the Society and to meet people who share the same passion as you. It also directly supports the Society’s activities as a charity.
Ordinary Membership - £132 for one year
Young Geographer membership - £41 for one year
An excellent way to support those aged 14 - 24 in their passion for geography.
Membership lasts twelve months and a special gift pack can be sent either directly to the recipient or to you. All orders received by 14th December are guaranteed to be delivered by Christmas.
Find out more:
Sir Michael Palin will retrace the history of HMS Erebus and her crew; from the part it played in Ross' Antarctic expedition of 1839-43, to its abandonment during Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition.
11 February 2019
Jenny discovered the remarkable illustrated journals of Thomas Machell in the British Library. She will interweave their adventures as she seeks this forgotten explorer in India's Raj, the South China Sea, Polynesia and Arabia.
27 March 2017
Annie Watson, aged 34, married Reginald James (the Endurance Expedition's physicist), 45, in Manchester on 23 December 1936.
22 March 2016
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