Upcoming Events

25
Apr
2017

Mongolia: Nomads, Caravans and Migrations: A spatial odyssey back in Time

Marc Progin
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club.

The Royal Geographical Society is pleased to welcome again traveller and photographer Marc Progin to speak on "Mongolia: Nomads, Caravans and Migrations: A spatial odyssey back in Time".  Mr Progin speaks of his extraordinary 20,000 km of journeys over 20 years from one end of Mongolia to the other by bicycle, on foot and on board camel and yak caravans, illustrated by his fine photographs and selected music.  In this lecture, Mr. Progin speaks of his recent extraordinary expedition to travel back in time in search of ancient civilisations, empires and cultures. 

29
Apr
2017

Field Trip Yi O Historic Village and Pui O Paddy Fields with a tour of Tai O Heritage Hotel on Lantau Island

Dr Martin Williams
Saturday, 29 Apr 2017
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The Royal Geographical Society is pleased to welcome Dr Martin Williams to lead a field trip to Yi O Historic Village and Pui O Paddy Fields, to follow on from his popular lecture "Hong Kong’s Country Parks:  the Glories and Threats”.  The trip heads to two key and beautiful sites on Lantau: Yi O on the west coast and Pui O in the southeast.  Both are wonderful places to visit, but also shed light on the issues facing such sites. This trip includes a tour of Tai O Heritage Hotel.

13
May
2017

Boat Field trip to Tung Ping Chau

Smriti Safaya
Saturday, 13 May 2017

We are delighted to welcome Smriti Safaya to lead a field trip to the beautiful island of Tung Ping Chau, Hong Kong's remotest island, one of our most popular field trips.  Tung Ping Chau is situated in the furthest north-east corner of Hong Kong waters, only 3 kilometres from Guangdong Province.  

2
Jun
2017

The 20th Annual RGS Quiz Dinner

Friday, 2 Jun 2017
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Dinner & Quiz start from 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club.

Please join the Royal Geographical Society and the Hong Kong Club for a banquet Quiz Dinner. Where is the Komodo Dragon found?Which is the tallest peak in Hong Kong?  Which country’s flag bears a red block below a white block?  It was known as the Gold Coast until 1957, what country is it known as now? Does the sun set on the British Empire? Which country has the most languages spoken?