Manchester Geographical Society

Lecture Programme Autmn 2018/Spring 2019

Lectures are held on Tuesdays at 1 pm at Cross Street Chapel, Manchester and last about one hour.

Admission is free.

October 2018

2nd
NEIL ENTWISTLE: Drones and their use in environmental sciences.

9th
RUSS HEDLEY: Search for the One Horned Assam.

16th
BOB GWYNNE: The opening of the Liverpool Mamchester Railway: Who was there, what happened next?

23rd
ROGER BRAITHWAITE: Global Warming and the melting of Alpine Glaciers.

30th
KEITH WARRENDER: The Lost District of Manchester.

November 2018

6th
IAN DOUGLAS: The Danube Delta: Chequered past and uncertain future.

13th
PETE WEBB: Eathquakes; Why they happen and how they are recorded.

20th
WILF THEAKSTONE: Roald Amundsen: Visitor to the South Pole and the Manchester Geographical Society.

27th
ANNE BESWICK: Irish Manchester.

January 2019

8th
MICHAEL TUNNICLIFFE: Sacred Geography of the City of Jerusalem.

15th
JOHN DAVIES: The Secret Soviet Maps of Manchester, the North and the World.

22nd
LEE WHITE: Fashion Geographies; How a sense of place can define fashion and identity.

29th
BRIAN WHITE: Rhinos and Battlefields of South Africa.

February 2019

5th
LIAM CURTIN and PAUL HINDLE: Designing and Building the Meccano Bridge.

12th
MARTIN DODGE: Manchester; Mapping the City.

19th
BEN ALEXANDER: The Demography of Manchester on the eve of Civil War, 1642.

26th
NICK SCARLE: South Africa; From the Cape to the Kalahari.

March 2019

5th
PETER WATSON: The Artefacts of Folk Magic in Lancashire.

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