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It’s almost time to decide on the shackleton award …

The purpose of The Shackleton Award is to honour outstanding expedition achievements and to inspire today’s explorers to new expeditions into unknown territories or conditions. The award will be given annually to an expedition found to be ‘real and novel, un-motorized and within polar areas or conditions’.  You have until 15th JANUARY 2017 to make your nomination.  […]

Film premiere of South 2015: an Antarctic voyage to remember

1900 Wednesday 14 June 2017 Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR £14 A spectacular and moving film about the work done to commemorate Britons who lost their lives in British Antarctic Territory gets its first showing at a special event introduced by Polar explorer, Felicity Aston MBE. The British Antarctic Monument Trust created […]

South Georgia Association

New and future science Saturday 10 November at the Aurora Cambridge A chance to discover more about the groundbreaking scientific research being done in South Georgia and the surrounding seas. This full day event will consist of presentations by scientists who are currently actively involved in the area, and will be of particular interest to […]

An enduring story… from every point of view

News of another take on the famous Endurance Expedition, this time on stage in Germany. Author and director Christoph Busche looks at the well-known story from ship’s carpenter McNish’s perspective in a production that has its world premier in Kiel on 27 January 2018. For more information on this production, entitled Verloren im Packeis, please see here