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Upcoming Collection's lecture

Be Inspired: The relief models of Sir L. Dudley Stamp - George Tobin

[In-person] George’s talk will explore the fascinating collection of relief models held at the Society which represent a significant component of Stamp’s life work.

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Antarctic photography from the ‘Heroic Age’ - Alasdair MacLeod

This National Lottery Open Week we’re saying #Thankstoyou and unlocking our archives with a free digital talk exploring Antarctic photography from the ‘Heroic Age’.

This lecture introduces the life of travel writer and photographer Eric Newby and the times in which he lived, following the recent donation of his archives to the Society.

Reaching for the Poles: the North Pole - Eugene Rae

From Phipps to Fiennes: a look at some of the explorers who tried to reach the North or South Poles and some who tried to do both.

Antipodes on the page - Eugene Rae

Antipodes on the page looks at the European encounter with Australia and New Zealand from the early navigators and first colonists through to the period of inland exploration.