Upcoming Events


Gala Dinner 2021

Mike Rowse & David Bellis
Saturday, 23 Oct 2021
The Hong Kong Club, 1/F, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no blue denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club. For details, please go to www.thehongkongclub.hk/public/dress-code-policies.html

"Hong Kong Stories and Controversies:
A Hitchhikers Guide to My Odyssey: Through the Iron Curtain, Kyber Pass
to a Controversial and Colourful Life Hong Kong, and Meeting Bill Clinton, Mick Jagger and Mickey Mouse!"
Mike Rowse
Former Commissioner for Tourism
and Senior Mandarin


"Exciting Tales from Hong Kong's History"


David Bellis

Plus a 1970s - 1980s Pop Music Competition with Champagne Prizes 

Table prizes and unlimited drinks all night



The Shikoku Pilgrimage: Japan's Sacred Trail

John Lander
Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
The event is free of charge for members. For members' guests or non members, the registration fee is $50. The webinar link is going to be sent to members, members' guests and non members at 12.30 pm on Tue, 26 Oct.
We are delighted to welcome John Lander to RGS-HK again to tell the extraordinary story of the Shikoku Pilgrimage, one of the few circular pilgrimages in the world, around Shikoku Island. At 1,200 km in length, the trail includes 88 temples and passes through diverse countryside such as idyllic bamboo groves, deserted beaches and ordinary Japanese neighbourhoods.

The Bumbling Traveller: Sketching the World

Thomas Schmidt
Thursday, 28 Oct 2021
Complimentary Drinks Reception at 6.30pm; Talk at 7.30pm
Bonhams, Suite 2001, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
In this talk, Tom Schmidt illustrates his belief that travel sketching is one of the best ways to understand a destination, and its architecture and culture. He shows excerpts from over three decades of his watercolours, detailed architectural sketches and maps, of numerous destinations around the world.

People's Choice Award of the Hong Kong Young Geographer of the Year Awards 2021

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2021

Dear Members,

RGS-HK is delighted to announce that the Winner of People’s Choice Award of the Hong Kong Young Geographer of the Year 2021 is Isabella Umansky of German Swiss International School.