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What's on

Browse our in-person and online events, including our Monday night lectures, regional events and teacher CPD sessions. You can also watch a selection of our past talks.




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Non-Society event

The Great Exhibition Road Festival

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free annual celebration of science and the arts each summer in South Kensington.


Harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for teaching history and geography

In this special partnership event, the implications of AI for history and geography in schools, and how best to harness the power of AI for teachers and for pupils, will be explored.

£150.00 - £195.00
awards ceremony

Earth Photo 2024 awards ceremony

Celebrate the pinnacle of visual storytelling at this year’s awards ceremony as we unveil the winners of our prestigious photography competition.

£5.00 - £12.00

EVC update workshop

This course gives trained EVCs the opportunity to revalidate while looking at current issues and sharing good practice.

£252.00 - £280.00

Earth Photo 2024

Visit the Society this summer to see a stunning selection of the shortlisted images which stimulate conversations about our world.


The Geopolitics of Green Colonialism Global Justice and Ecosocial Transitions UK book launch

Join us for the UK book launch of ‘The Geopolitics of Green Colonialism Global Justice and Ecosocial Transitions’, edited by Miriam Lang, Mary Ann Manahan and Breno Bringel.


Yorkshire and North East regional annual open meeting

Timed to follow the Society's AGM in early June, our regional open meeting will allow members in Yorkshire and the North East to meet, discuss and plan our activities for 2024-25.

£0.00 - £5.00
Non-Society event

New frontiers and sustainability

Join the Royal Institute of Navigation for an evening of celebration and insight. The talks will address the sustainability of uninhabited and inaccessible places, and how this affects us all.


EVC training visit leaders and managing critical incidents

This course is intended to give experienced EVCs a framework and resources for providing training for visit leaders in their own schools. The course is accredited by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel (OEAP) and training will make use of current government literature relating to school visits.

£252.00 - £280.00
Guided walk

Field visit: Beaulieu Estate

A field visit to Beaulieu Estate led by Rachel Pearson, Resident Agent for the Estate.

Collections event

Riverstone collections talk: search for the source of the White Nile

Join the Society’s Principal Librarian for a glass of wine, talk and display of original artefacts, mapping, and archival documents related to the European search for the source of the White Nile.


Wounded Tigris: a river journey through the cradle of civilization

Writer, broadcaster and explorer Leon McCarron shares stories from his incredible, beautiful and occasionally dangerous journey by boat along the full length of the river, recounted in his book Wounded Tigris: a river journey.