Be Inspired: Measuring Africa with Theodolite and Tellurometer

B Monday 24 September 2.30pm - 4.00pm Be Inspired afternoon talk

Alastair Macdonald talks about his time with the Directorate of Overseas Surveys when during the 1950s and 60s many Commonwealth countries were mapped at 1:50000. He describes some of the techniques and experiences involved in the pre-GPS age.

One Man and a Mule - Hugh Thomson

Hugh Thomson takes his mule Jethro along the coast-to-coast route from the Lake District to the Yorkshire Moors for what he calls ‘a South American adventure in England.’ 

Test Event


Hunting for the Southern Train

Annie goes on a hunt for a Southern Train to get her to work on time.

TEST 2 Chartered Geographer Networking Event

Network with other professionals across the full breadth of geographical disciplines from environmental consultancies, geospatial companies and insurance specialists, to higher education and central and local government.


TEST 2 The hazardous effects of tectonic plate movements

Global hazards can be explained by understanding the recent movements of tectonic plates in places such as New Zealand and Hawaii.

NOT cloned test 1

Test 2 Subject Knowledge Update: Changing places

Dr Simon Oakes will present a workshop on Changing Places which is suitable for all A Level teachers.

TEST Christmas quiz 2018

B Tuesday 4 December at 7.30pm
(Kensington Gore doors open at 7.00pm)
Christmas quiz
Come one and all to test your general and geographical knowledge at a festive quiz organised by the Younger Members’ Committee. Prizes for the best dressed in festive attire! Maximum of five per team; all over 18s welcome.
£16, RGS-IBG members £13, includes a cold buffet. T 020 7591 3100 W

TEST2 Children's lecture 2018

Join us for the Society’s annual Children’s lecture. Geography Ambassadors will provide fun activities on and around our giant map after the lectur.

TEST 2 A Level Study Day - Year 13

Really interesting day all about geography.

TEST 3 Planet Earth II revealed again

Key members of the BBC team behind the landmark series take us behind the scenes of Planet Earth II.

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2019

Annual Conference is going to be huge!