An Antipodean Arrival

Sir Joseph Banks visited Horncastle and the Sir Joseph Banks Centre on his return from the Endeavour voyage. He greeted residents in the market place and met members of the Society as he strolled round the Banks Tribute Garden. He looked quite magnificent in his Georgian outfit and wig. Mike Connor, a botanist who is … [Read more…]

Gravity Fields Festival

President’s Lecture Our President Libby John delivered a lecture at the Gravity Fields scientific extravaganza on 26th September, an event that offered serious lectures relating to Sir Joseph together with instructive yet fun activities such as an interactive globe, and parades through the town of Grantham. The lecture by our President focussed on Sir Joseph’s research … [Read more…]