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National Tree Week

This weekend marks the end of National Tree Week, the UK’s largest annual tree celebration. To join in the celebrations, the Discovering Britain team has put together a collection of their favourite walks, trails and viewpoints in forests and woodlands throughout the country.

Sir Ernest Shackleton's visit to Manchester, 1909

Following his return from the British Antarctic (Nimrod) Expedition of 1907-1909 Sir Ernest Shackleton lectured at many venues across the UK, including at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester on Friday 5 November 1909.

Feeding the 9 billion by 2050

The world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and it is not known how the global food system, which is increasingly under strain, will meet this demand.

Programme

Take a look at the programme for the Explore weekend.