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Friends' Events

Friends' Events

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Upcoming events

We have had some interesting lectures and events in 2019 and have exciting plans for the future.

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Book Fair

19th September


More details to follow

Polar bear

Annual Polar Tribute lecture

14th October 2020



Julian Dowdeswell and the Debenham family

More details to follow

South Georgia


7th November


More details to follow
Ross sea valleys

Ross Sea Centenary Voyage

16th February -18th March 2020

A special Antarctic sea cruise to the Ross Sea organised by Friends of SPRI in conjunction with Steppes Travel.

More information.

Friends' Lecture Series

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

Previous events

Get a taste of the previous events organised by the Friends.

More events at SPRI

SPRI holds a range of other events which may be of interest to Friends:

Polar Museum events

The Polar Museum holds an exciting series of events throughout the year.

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Social sciences seminars

Humanities and social sciences seminars from world-leading researchers.

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Polar Museum exhibitions

The Polar Museum has a rolling series of exhibitions, open to all.

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Physical sciences seminars

Physical sciences seminars from world-leading researchers from SPRI and beyond.

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Visiting Cambridge?

If you are visiting Cambridge, information about accommodation options can be found on the Visit Cambridge website.