Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers)

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers)
1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

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Air Quality For All

As part of the 21st Century Challenges discussion series, an expert panel gathers to discuss the problem of air pollution and how creative technology and new thinking can help us all breathe more easily.

Thu 30 Oct

An Evening of Adventure with Explorers from the G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Club

Hear members of the Champagne G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Club tell anecdotes of adventure from around the world.

Chris Hadfield: You Are Here

Canadian astronaut Hadfield is probably best known for singing Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in the International Space Station which made him a viral star. His new book is the best of photographs of the earth from space.

Climb Every Mountain

Film screening and Collections event

Thu 23 Oct

£28; £28 includes autumn buffet and wine reception ( £26) / 020 7591 3000

David Mitchell: Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse

The comedian, TV star, writer and actor talks about his latest book Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse which is a look at the absurdities of modern living.

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Des Gould: Unsustainable Cities?

Provocative display about how the changes occurring in cities affect us all, presented by the artist, Des Gould.

…and 4 more dates until 14 Nov

Discovering People: Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE

Camila Batmanghelidjh discusses life and society's treatment of young people facing challenging circumstances.

Early Travellers In The Pyrenees: Alexander Maitland: Talk

A talk about some adventurous 19th-century travellers, including Lady Fortescue, Thomas Clifton Paris and Count Henry Russell.

Guardian Live: Chris Hadfield

The Canadian astronaut - known for his zero gravity-cover of David Bowie's Space Oddity which became a YouTube sensation - will discuss his career and new book, You Are Here.

Sun 7 Dec

£15 (£13.50; Children £10 under 16s) / 020 7591 3000

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Re-Discovering Galapagos Day

Discover the incredible Galapagos Islands like never before through informative and interactive exhibits and talks by experts in the field.

Royal Geographical Society: Climb Every Mountain

Jan Faull, Archive Production Curator at BFI, introduces a screening of rare examples of mountaineers summiting great peaks.

Thu 23 Oct

£28 (Members £26) / 020 7591 3000

Ticket price includes autumn buffet and wine reception

Twentieth Century Women Travellers

Explore women's 20th century involvement with the Society, from well-known travellers like Gertrude Bell and Freya Stark to Katherine Routledge, Isobel Wylie Hutchinson and others.

Mon 17 Nov

Foyle Reading

£5 adv booking essential / 020 7591 3000

Wildscreen Photography Festival 2014

A three-day event featuring exhibitions and workshops, with a key-note speech from award-winning photojournalist Tim Laman.

Fri 24 Oct

£75 workshop; £120 day pass; £195 weekend pass; £250 festival pass / 020 7591 3000

Sat 25 Oct

£75 workshop; £120 day pass; £195 weekend pass; £250 festival pass / 020 7591 3000

Sun 26 Oct

£75 workshop; £120 day pass; £195 weekend pass; £250 festival pass / 020 7591 3000

World Horse Welfare Conference 2014

World Horse Welfare's conference will answer: What is the value of horses? A range of influential, and some controversial, speakers will talk with experience about a range of hot topics. It begins on Thursday 13th November.

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