An exhibition of photographs, paintings, films, letters, and maps of Arabia illustrating the expeditions of five extraordinary British Women in the late 19th and early 20th century at The Royal Geographical Society, London
Open daily 10am-5pm from 6 February to 6 March 2023
To celebrate the opening of the exhibition there will a launch event on Wednesday 8th February, featuring a discussion between Arabist and Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge, Dr Elisabeth Kendall and Saudi Explorer Reem Philby, who has just completed the ‘Heart of Arabia’ expedition in the footsteps of her grandfather Harry St John (Abdullah) Philby. At the event there will also be an inaugural UK showing of Journey of a Lifetime, a short film about Princess Alice’s 1938 journey across Arabia. Doors open at 19:15 for a 19:30 start.
Tickets for the discussion are free but due to limited space, must be booked in advance via the Eventbrite page – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-explorers-in-arabia-tickets-516848486737