Past Events

26
Jan
2021

From North to South Poles: Climate Change versus Sustainability

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021
Adrian Hayes
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-adrian-hayes-talk-on-tue-26-jan . The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 26 January.
21
Jan
2021

Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking: Reasons for Hope in Present Times

Thursday, 21 Jan 2021
Matt Friedman
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-matt-friedman-s-talk-on-thu-21-jan. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Thursday, 21 January.
14
Jan
2021

Northern White Rhinos: Staring Extinction In the Eyes

Thursday, 14 Jan 2021
James Mwenda and Eva Kimani on live feed from the African bush
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-white-rhinos-s-talk-on-thu-14-jan . The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Thursday, 14 January.
6
Jan
2021

Made in the Wild

Wednesday, 6 Jan 2021
Jack Randall
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
Please note that this talk is particularly suitable for our teenage members as well as all adults. The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-jack-randall-s-talk-on-wed-6-jan . The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Wednesday, 6 January.
21
Dec
2020

The Quest for a Virgin Summit: Exploring the Final Frontier

Monday, 21 Dec 2020
Paul Niel
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-paul-niel-s-talk-on-mon-21-dec . The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Monday, 21 December.
15
Dec
2020

"The Troubles" of Northern Ireland 1969-98: From Protest to Justice

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2020
Mike Chinoy
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-mike-chinoy-s-talk-on-tue-15-dec. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 15 December.
10
Dec
2020

China's Russian Princess

Thursday, 10 Dec 2020
Mark O'Neill
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-mark-o-neill-s-talk-on-thu-10-dec. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Thursday, 10 December.
9
Dec
2020

RGS-HK Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020
2
Dec
2020

Taming the Four Horsemen

Wednesday, 2 Dec 2020
Robin Hanbury-Tenison, OBE, DL
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-dr-robin-hanbury-tenison-s-talk-on-wed-2-dec. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Wednesday, 2 December.
28
Nov
2020

Boat Field Trip along the Tolo Channel and the North East New Territories with an onboard lunch

Saturday, 28 Nov 2020
Leader: Prof Jed Kaplan
10.15 am to 5.00 pm
To reserve places, please email the RGS - HK on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You'll then receive booking instructions and a booking form. Detailed joining instruction will follow shortly before the event.
24
Nov
2020

Climbing the Seven Volcanic Summits: A Hongkonger's 6-month Odyssey

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020
Sophie Cairns
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-sophie-cairns-talk-on-tue-24-nov. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 24 November.
22
Nov
2020

Boat Field Trip around the HK UNESCO Geopark with an onboard lunch

Sunday, 22 Nov 2020
Leader: Terry Dhillon
10.00 am to 5.00 pm
To reserve places, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and state how many places you would like. In view of the limited number of places, this trip is for Members only. Anyone wishing to join the Field Trip who is not yet a member is encouraged to join the RGS-HK.
21
Nov
2020

RGS-HK Gala Dinner 2020: An Event of the RGS-HK Silver Jubilee Celebrations

Saturday, 21 Nov 2020
Stephen Venables OBE, Dr Robin Hanbury-Tenison OBE FLS and Rebecca Lowe
6.30 pm to 11.00 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central (Member: Mr T Peirson-Smith)
Please note that no blue denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club. For details, please go to www.thehongkongclub.hk/public/dress-code-policies.html
17
Nov
2020

A Modern Viking's Adventure: One planet | One journey | Every country | No flights

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020
Thor Pedersen
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-thor-pedersen-s-talk-on-tue-17-nov. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 17 November.
11
Nov
2020

The Amazing Animals of the Galapagos: How Did they Get There?

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020
Dr Jason Ali
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-dr-jason-ali-s-talk-on-wed-11-nov. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Wednesday, 11 November.
3
Nov
2020

Securing the Future of Africa's Wildlife by Transforming Attitudes in Africa

Tuesday, 3 Nov 2020
Dr Paula Kahumbu
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-dr-paula-kahumbu-s-talk-on-tue-3-nov for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 3 November.
29
Oct
2020

Jakarta: History of a Misunderstood City

Thursday, 29 Oct 2020
Herald van der Linde
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-herald-van-der-linde-s-talk-on-thu-29-oct for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Thursday, 29 October.
13
Oct
2020

Crossing the Empty Quarter of Arabia by Camel

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020
Mark Evans
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-mark-evans-talk-on-tue-13-oct for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 13 October.
7
Oct
2020

How to Quit your Day Job and Cycle across Asia

Wednesday, 7 Oct 2020
Tony Brooks
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-tony-brooks-talk-on-wed-7-oct for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Wednesday, 7 October.
29
Sep
2020

Walking the Lines of Beijing: An Artist's 1,350 km Walk around Beijing

Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020
Gareth Fuller
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-gareth-fuller-s-talk-on-tue-29-sep for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, members' guests and non members at 12.30 pm on 29 September.
22
Sep
2020

Unfair Game

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020
Lord Michael Ashcroft, KCMG
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-lord-ashcroft-s-talk-on-tue-22-sep for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, members' guests and non members at 12.30 pm on 22 September.
16
Sep
2020

China's Good War

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020
Professor Rana Mitter
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. Please click into https://www.rgshk.org.hk/payment-for-rana-mitter-talk-on-wed-16-sep for registration. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, members' guests and non members at 12.30 pm on 16 September.
8
Sep
2020

Rediscovering a Coastal Trail for HK Island

Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020
Paul Zimmerman
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The event is free of charge for members. For members' guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, members' guests and non members at 12.30 pm on 8 September.
3
Sep
2020

The first Kayak Circumnavigation of New Zealand: 3 million paddle strokes over 180 days

Thursday, 3 Sep 2020
Lynn Paterson
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Webtalk
The webinar link is going to be sent to members and their guests at 12.30 pm on 3 September. Please note this webinar is for members and their guests and is free of charge.
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