Society membership is for anyone who wishes to be inspired by and stay informed about our planet, its peoples and environments.
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Receive a monthly copy of Geographical magazine, either in hard copy or digitally
Receive our seasonal autumn, spring and summer Bulletins and a monthly e-update with Society news and events
Attend our Monday night lectures or watch recordings of them online
Attend a wide range of talks, exhibitions and events taking place across the UK, meeting local Fellows, members and geography enthusiasts
Access to resources and expertise
Unlimited use of the Foyle Reading Room, our library of maps, books, guides, and unrivalled access to our historic Collections
Access to the Members' Room – a members only space which can be used for meetings, remote working or relaxing
Get expert advice on informed travel with our workshops, events and courses
Receive discounts on kit and equipment at Cotswold Outdoor and Stanfords stores and online
Your membership is vital to support and sustain the work of the Society in advancing geography and geographical learning
Ordinary Membership is open to everyone.
Are you be eligible for Fellowship? If you have a geography degree, undertake geographical research, use geography in a professional capacity, teach geography or have a well-developed enthusiasm for geography, for example through journalism, expeditions or travel writing, then you may be eligible. Find out more or get in touch with the Membership Office.
By email: download and complete the application form, and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please address to: Membership Office, RGS-IBG, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR.
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