• Out now!!

    'Descent issue 291 is published on 1 April, so subscribers' copies will be posted out next week. Please note: we are currently away on a caving trip, so our online shop will be closed until 20 April. While we are away, individual copies can still be bought from Inglesport and Starless River.'.

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BCRA Seminars for the next few months. Next event Monday 13 March

For further information about these talks, which will be streamed via Zoom, please go to bcra.org.uk/seminar

On Monday 13 March, Dr. Alexander Klimchouck [pictured] of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine will speak on Hypogene caves and karst: varieties and global examples.


On Mon 17 April we have the first of three talks presented jointly with the Ghar Parau Foundation. The title of this first presentation is Cave Science on Expeditions. Dr. Andy Farrant of the British Geological Survey will speak on The Mulu Experience. Prof. John Gunn of the University of Birmingham will speak on Exploring cave hydrology.

On Mon 15 May, Jess Eades of Peak Ecology will speak on Bats in Caves and Underground sites.

On Mon 12 June, Prof. Andrew Chamberlain of the University of Manchester will speak on Bones in Caves