Auction for Sir Vivian Fuchs signature on TAE paper circa 1960
Fascinating oral history project capturing the history of British endeavor in the Antarctic launches to the public on the BAS Club website. Collaboration between polar organisations brings ambitious British Antarctic Oral History Project to life, with the first 51 recordings and transcripts now accessible online.
Royal Meteorology Meeting to mark the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s exhbition in January at the RGS. Speakers include many FIDS.
The December Magazine No 74 is now available on the website for viewing and download
To mark the centenary of the loss of Endurance SPRI is displaying iconic objects and documents from the exhibition in a new public display ‘By Endurance we Conquer: Shackleton and his Men’.
The latest version of the IceSheet, internal newsletter of BAS, is available on our website. Articles include an update from Operations, a piece about Chris Hindley – latest Fuchs medal winner, and the latest on the Halley relocation programme.
Sue Finigan, wife of Paul Finigan, let us know of Paul’s death on 17th September 2013. Paul wintered at Signy and Stonnington in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Sue said he ‘loved his two tours’ and was always sharing stories of his adventures.
Ellie – the Clubs Web Organiser has written successful book for children – READ ALL ABOUT IT
The BAS Club Painting assets are viewable on line. Members can log in and view in the Members News section
Christmas cars for sale – proceeds to benevolent fund – see the POST under Members News section