Magazine article Geographical

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Selection of Events for April

Magazine article Geographical

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Selection of Events for April

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11 April. 7.3Opm

London to London: via the world (Lecture, Shipham)

In 2015 Sarah Outen completed her four-and-a-half-year expedition, which saw her attempt to kayak, cycle and row more than 25,000 miles around the northern hemisphere. Seeking adventure and stories to inspire young people, Sarah's journey was all the richer for not turning out as planned.

Venue: Village Hall, Shipham. Places: [pounds sterling]6, advance booking required. For full information please visit www.rgs.org/westandsouthwales

25 Aprl1, 7.45pm

Great games on the old SlIk Road CLecture,Llcbfteld)

Based in Uzbekistan for almost a decade, Peter Reddish visited areas rarely frequented by tourists. This illustrated talk promises tales of spies, political prisoners and camel trains loaded with exotic merchandise, alongside personal insights into the ill-fated Aral Sea and ancient cities such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.

Venue: Wade Street Church Community Hall, Lichfield. Places: [pounds sterling]3 on entry, RGS-IBG members free. For details please visit www.rgs.org/midlands

27 April, 7pm

Heatlsland. Blltaln's landscapes fromthelc:eAp to the Shard (Evenig with the President, Leeds)

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Drawing on a lifetime exploring British landscapes, Nicholas Crane will describe how we have modified our habitat since the tundra thawed 12,000 years ago and why we should value our island story.

Venue: Asda House, Leeds. Places: [pounds sterling]8, RGS-IBG members [pounds sterling]4. Booking required. Visit www.rgs.org/yorkshirenorlheast

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