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Some dates for your diary in 2019

Saturday 19 October 2019
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Joint full day meeting of the South Georgia Association (SGA) and Devon and Cornwall Polar Society (DCPS) at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth For full details and booking arrangements see http://southgeorgiaassociation.org/sga-legacy/events.php"

The day will include these talks:

  • The work of the Sir Alistair Hardy Foundation of Ocean Science (SAHFOS) by David Johns
  • Remote medicine at South Georgia and the Antarctic, by Drs DaraneeBoonand and Ian Grant (both formerly of the BAS Medical Unit based at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth)
  • The roles played by Scott's men in World War I, focussing on those with Plymouth and west country connections by Anne Strathie (author of Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel and From Ice-Floes to Battlefields: Scott's 'Antarcticians' in the First World War).

An exhibition of paintings of South Georgia by Theo Crutchley-Mack and an exhibition of photographs of South Georgia wildlife by Oli Prince. An evening reception (sponsored by Arcturus Adventures) and four course dinner, with after dinner speaker ex- marine explorerBaz Gray 'Inspired by Shackleton'

Bookings will be via the South Georgia Association website http://southgeorgiaassociation.org/sga-legacy/events.php"