A Golden Age of Cave Exploration

A Golden Age of Cave Exploration


Celebrating 50 years of pioneering British cave exploration and science
1st - 4th Dec 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society, London
Photo: Alum Pot, Yorkshire (Mark Burkey)
To celebrate 50 years of pioneering British cave exploration and scientific research, renowned explorers of the subterranean world will come together to share their discoveries and experiences during 4 days at the Royal Geographical Society, London.
With talks from around the globe, come and find out more about this mysterious underground universe!
Organised on behalf of the British Caving Association and the British Cave Research Association.
Pre-booking is strongly recommended.

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Fri 1st Dec 19:00 – 22:00
Fri 1st Dec 19:00 – 22:00

Frank Pearson (UK caves)
Dick Willis (British International Caving)
Howard Limbert (Vietnam)
Gina Moseley (British Cave Science)

Lecture details
Sat 2nd Dec All Day
Sat 2nd Dec All Day

An outstanding collection of 15-20 minute lectures covering British exploration and cave science at home and abroad.

Sat AM: Yorkshire, Peak District, Wales
Sat PM: WORLD (incl. Mulu, China, US, Africa, India, & Vietnam)
Lecture details
Sun 3rd Dec All Day
Sun 3rd Dec All Day

An outstanding collection of 15-20 minute lectures covering British exploration and cave science at home and abroad.

Sun AM: Mendip, Devon, Scotland, Ireland
Sun PM: EUROPE (incl. Austria, Spain, & Slovenia)
Lecture details
Mon 4th Dec Evening
Mon 4th Dec Evening

Royal Geographical Society Fellows Lecture (Andy Eavis, Tony Waltham, Tim Atkinson and Hazel Barton).

Open to RGS Fellows and members only.
Lecture details

The Grand Prize Draw

1st Prize – A trip to Mulu National Park, Malaysia!

Includes: x2 flights from London to Mulu and transport to the National Park,
5 nights accommodation at the National Park (food and drink NOT included),
entrance to the National Park’s tourist attractions,
plus a boat ride with guide and a visit to Clearwater Cave

Runner up prizes:
– A cave painting by Robin Gray
– 4 Gouffre Berger books
– A VIP family ticket for 4 to Wookey Hole with adventure caving (information & restrictions)
– 2 GoBelow tickets (information & restrictions)

Raffle tickets will be available to buy at the event. To buy tickets in advance please contact Nick Williams (n.williams[at]british-caving.org.uk) to find details of your regional seller. Proceeds in aid of The Ghar Parau Foundation, helping fund future British caving expeditions.

Photo: Deer Cave, Mulu National Park (Robbie Shone)

Where

The Royal Geographical Society, London, SW7 2AR  |  Getting there (RGS website)