Paul Davies has written a brief history of the Society for the 'Nimrod Journal' (2023) produced by the Shackleton Autumn School
The article can be seen here.
Dr David Wilson lecture at The Plymouth City Museum on the "Discovery" Expedition
6 Jun 2004
Opening of Heritage Park at Scott Memorial, Mount Wise
10 Sept 2004
Talk by Dr David Wilson at Barratt Home's Explorer Court, site of Outlands on Captain Scott
22 Sept 2005
First meeting of Polar Buffs, New Country Inn, Ivybridge. Convened by Paul Davies, Mike Tarver "SS Terra Nova"
23 Mar 2006
Broke Evans "The Terra Nova Expedition" with his father's magic lantern slides
19 May 2006
Aiden Dooly as Tom Crean, Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth
5 Oct 2006
Tony Soper "Travels in Antarctica"
Letter to MPs re preserving the Historic Huts
22 Mar 2007
Bob Burton "Shackleton and Antarctica"
6 Aug 2007
Celebration of the Farewell Meal for Nimrod Expedition at the Torbay Hotel, Torquay
17 Oct 2007
Sharing our experiences and interests by members
19 Mar 2008
Michael Smith "Captain Oates"
19 Mar 2008
Devon and Cornwall Polar Society formed - Denis Wilkins elected Chairman
6 Jun 2008
Scott's 140th birthday Lecture, tour and celebration dinner, Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club
22 Oct 2008
John Killingbeck "Antarctic Huskies"
19 Mar 2009
Ann Shirley Savours "The North West Passage" and AGM
21 October 2009
Isobel Williams "Dr Edward Wilson"
24 Mar 2010
Rachel Andrews "Trekking to the South Pole" and AGM
22 Oct 2010
Antonia Reynolds "Surgeon Atkinson"
24 Mar 2011
Andrew Bellars "Vet work in Antarctica" at Outlands and AGM
4/5/6 Jun 2011
SCOTT 100 conference with Plymouth University and dinner at HMS Drake
20 Oct 2011
Simon Courtauld "Watkins Boys"
22 Mar 2012
Angie Butler "The Quest for Frank Wild" and AGM, Denis Wilkins made President of Society, Paul Davies elected Chairman
23 Mar 2012
Rededication of the National Scott Memorial Mount Wise by HRH Princess Royal and reception at Admiralty House
20 Oct 2012
Isobel Williams "Petty Officer Edgar Evans"
21 Mar 2013
Dr Adrian Fox "Mapping Antarctica" and AGM Decision to support purchase of Scott's Christening Cup
6 Jun 2013
Society Birthday dinner for Captain Scott
23 Oct 2013
"Recent expeditions South" John and Val Thorne
and Julie Ellis
20 Mar 2014
Denis Wilkins and Henry Guly 'Medicine in the Antarctic'
6-8 Aug 2014
Shackleton 100 events to commemorate the centenary of the start of Shackleton's ITAE at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel and Millbay
16 Oct 2014
Tim Jarvis 'Shackleton's EPIC expedition'
25 Mar 2015
John Dudeney on William Spiers Bruce 'the 1902-4 Scottish National Antarctic Expedition'
6 Jun 2015
Scott's birthday dinner at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth
15 Oct 2015
Recent Voyages South: Paul Davies and Tim Burr, Shackleton Centenary Expedition Denis Wilkins FIDS reunion expedition
24 Mar 2016
Alexandra Shackleton 'My Grandfather the Man and Explorer' and AGM
30 Jun 2016
Visit to the University Marine Centre. Talk by Matt Brown on training students in diving and his role as base commander in the building of Halley VI
20 Oct 2016
Tony Soper Q&A session on Working in the BBC Natural History Unit and cruising in the Polar regions
28-31 Oct 2016
Society visit to Shackleton Autumn School Athy, Ireland
23 Mar 2017
Brad Borkan on Extreme Decision in the Antarctic and AGM
19 Oct 2017
Ken Blaiklock and the BP film of the TAE
22 March 2018
10th Anniversary of the Society celebrations; AGM and film by award-winning photographer Chris Marsden about the emperor penguins at Snow Hill
25 October 2018
James Killingbeck 'Sailing on Thin Ice : research in NW Greenland'
21 March 2019
'William Bruce' by John Dudeney and Isobel Williams
19 October 2019
Joint meeting with South Georgia Association which included a visit to the Scott sites, talks by speakers from the MBA and BASMU, Anne Strathie and Barry Gray plus an art and photography exhibition. Sponsored by Arcturus Adventures
24 September 2021
QUEST 100: day event to commemorate the departure of Shackleton’s Last Expedition
24 March 2022
AGM and talk by Michael Smith on Captain Crozier
16 September 2022
On the centenary of the return of Shackleton's ship 'Quest' to Plymouth, talk by Jan Chojecki about the legacy of the expedition and its various links with Plymouth.
9 March 2023
Mensun Bound talk on Finding Endurance at Plymouth University; in conjunction with RGS(SW)
23 March 2023
AGM and talk by Chris Spencer on filming the Central TV Series ‘The Last Place on Earth’ about the race to the South Pole
6 June 2023
Scott Lunch at St Elizabeth House., Plympton on Captain Scott’s 155th birthday, with a talk by Katherine MacInnes about her book ‘Snow Widows’
5 October 2023
Andrew Simkins talk on the Joint Forces Expedition to South Georgia in early 1970s
28 October 2023
AMUNDSEN DAY at Plymouth University sponsored by Hurtigruten Expeditions with speakers Anders Bache, Geir Kløver, Astrid Furholt and Kevin Kenny.
A newspaper article report of the day can be seen in the ARCHIVE section of this website