Events this spring at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

The Society’s full programme of events for the spring is available online. Members of the Society receive discounted entry to public events and membership is open to all. Find out how you can become a member today. Read More Events this spring at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Broaden your horizons with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

This winter, why not join the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and broaden your horizons?
Society membership is open to all and benefits include free lectures in London every Monday evening, discounts on public events and a 10% discount on all Stanfords items. Read More Broaden your horizons with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Our Top 5 Ordnance Survey Maps of 2017

As it is National Map Reading Week, we thought we would take a look at our top 5 bestselling Ordnance Survey Maps of 2017 so far to see where you are all enjoying the great outdoors.
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NEW BOOK: ‘The Land Beyond’ by Leon McCarron

We were lucky enough to have Leon McCarron at Stanfords last week talking about his new book The Land Beyond. There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it. Read More NEW BOOK: ‘The Land Beyond’ by Leon McCarron

Travel with a purpose this autumn with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Interested in fieldwork, scientific expeditions or planning a journey with a purpose? If so, the Royal Geographical Society (wth IBG) is organising two events – Explore and Explore North West – where you can meet like-minded people, seek out opportunities and learn from others. Read More Travel with a purpose this autumn with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Book Launch: China in Drag

If, like us, you’ve often wondered what it might be like to travel around China with your cross-dressing language teacher, China in Drag by Michael Bristow is a perfect addition to your reading list. Ok, so we hadn’t wondered it at all until we hosted the launch of this book last Wednesday, but now it’s all we want to do. Read More Book Launch: China in Drag

Book Launch: Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry

We love it when an author brings themed snacks. At the launch of Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry by Peter Nasmyth there was Georgian wine and Churchkhela (a candle-shaped candy with nuts threaded onto a string and  dipped in grape or fruit juices and dried in the shape of a sausage). Read More Book Launch: Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry

Sketch for Survival Exhibition

Image credit: Part of the Sketch for Survival collection for Explorers against Extinction. Artist: Siobhan Barlow

Ahead of the auction at the Explorers against Extinction event, An unprecedented collection of wildlife art called Sketch for Survival has gone on display for the very first time. Read More Sketch for Survival Exhibition

Book Launch: The Amazing Animal Atlas

Last week we hosted the launch party for The Amazing Animal Atlas. Written by Dr Nick Crumpton, a specialist in zoology, this atlas features huge fold-out spreads brimming with biologically-accurate illustrations by Gaia Bordicchia.

 

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Book Launch: Where the Wild Winds Are by Nick Hunt

Last night we hosted the book launch for Nick Hunt’s new book Where the Wild Winds Are. Mixing travel and nature writing, Nick walks the path of four of Europe’s winds across the continent. Read More Book Launch: Where the Wild Winds Are by Nick Hunt