For those who missed out on this year’s BAS Club Annual Dinner, you can read the address made by BAS Club President, Barry Heywood here.
Article on the US research station, McMurdo
Wanted: RRS John Biscoe ship’s plaque. If anyone has one gathering dust in the attic I’ll pay good money to boost your beer fund or into a charity of your choice. Please contact Paul Rodhouse – firstname.lastname@example.org
South Georgia event at BAS
Huge iceberg splits from Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf
First official wedding in the British Antarctic Territory
The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter IceSheet is available (along with all back copies) on our website. This issue articles include mid-winter celebrations, an update from the director of operations, Jerry Burgan’s retirement, the new library at Cambridge … and more!
The June edition of UKAHT’s ebulletin includes an update on the Enduring Eye exhibition, which is currently on display at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. To support the exhibition UKAHT will be hosting another Polar Family Fun Day on 28th July and is requesting volunteers to help (spot the BAS Club volunteer at April’s…
From Dave Probert — Phil Hombrey a wintering doctor at the time of the Rothera rebuild is walking from John ‘O’ Groats to Lands End in aid of the charity “MIND” It would be good if any BAS Personel past or present would give support. Dave Probert will be going to walk with him on his leg from Alston to Middle in Teesdale. He will be bringing 2 or 3 of my huskies on the 20 mile jaunt. – Read the Post for further details
Exactly 100 years after the SY Aurora set sail for the last time, the ANARE Club held a ceremony to mark the loss of the SY Aurora and her crew. The ceremony took place at Newcastle Cathedral in New South Wales, as it was from Newcastle that she made her last departure.