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Friends' Events

Friends' Events

Stay up to date with Friends' Events: Join the Friends of the Scott Polar Research Institute Group on Linkedin. Find us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Shackleton 100: For information about events commemorating the 1914-17 Antarctic expeditions by Ernest Shackleton see the Shackleton 100 website.

Visiting Cambridge: Information about Cambridge accommodation options can be found on the Visit Cambridge website.



part of the Friends' Lecture Series

A ticketed evening lecture on Tuesday 24 May at 6pm (doors open 5:30 pm).

Talk from 6pm to 7pm with refreshments.

There will be a chance to purchase a signed copy of this wonderful book during the evening

Book your ticket here

Tickets cost £6 but are FREE to the Friends. (you do still need to book)

Friends' Lectures

Friends' Lecture Series

The Friends' Lectures take place regularly throughout the year and are open to all.


The Friends' Shackleton Centenary Voyage, 2014

Follow the 2014 voyage to the Falklands, South Georgia, Elephant Island and the Antarctic Peninsula

Ice Tracks

The Friends' Shackleton Centenary Voyage, 2015

Ice Tracks Expeditions in conjunction with the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) are organising the Friends of SPRI Shackleton Centenary Voyage.

19 November to 8 December 2015 – NOW OPEN FOR BOOKINGS

Information including an itinerary, map and prices are available on the Ice Tracks Shackleton Centenary Voyage webpage. Further information can be obtained by contacting Ice Tracks or by contacting committee member Angie Butler.

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The Polar Museum

The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute hosts an ever changing series of exhibitions. See the Museum Exhibitions page for details.

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SPRI Events 2015

A range of events take place throughout the year. See the Museum events page for details.

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SPRI Research Seminars

Take a look at the Research Seminars page for details of SPRI research seminars and other public lectures.

Physical Sciences Seminars are held on Wednesday afternoons and are open to members of the public.

An archive of previous events is also available.