Sir David Attenborough open Banks Exhibition

This short documentary features David Attenborough discussing the life and legacy of Sir Joseph Banks, botanist, scientist, explorer and President of the Royal Society. Filmed during the opening of a new Banks exhibit at The Collection Lincoln it is a unique insight into the journey of one of science’s greatest unsung heroes.


A behind-the -scenes interview about creating the exhibition.

A gallery guide to the exhibition is currently out of print but the society has arranged for additional copies to be printed, these will be available for purchase from our store. If you would like to know when the guide is back in stock please sign up to our mailing list below.




A gallery of the opening of the exhibition