Newsletter December 2018

BSA holiday closure dates

The Library will be closed to Readers and Visitors (not Members) from Monday 24th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019 inclusively. The Library reopens on Thursday 3rd January 2019. The Offices will be closed from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th December and from Monday 31st December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019 inclusively.

Maurice Pope (1926 – 2019)

It was with great sadness that the BSA learnt of the death of Maurice Pope on 1 August 2019 aged 93. His association with the BSA goes back to the early 1950s and, in recent years, he was a generous supporter. After completing his degree in Cambridge, Maurice Pope began his academic career in South […]

Dr Richard Payne 1978-2019

It is with great sadness that the BSA recently learned that Dr Richard Payne, a former BSA Student and Council member, was one of eight mountaineers killed while attempting to climb Peak 6477, a previously unclimbed subsidiary peak of one of India’s highest mountains, Nanda Devi, in late May of this year. Richard first came […]

Library and Hostel Summer Closure 2019

The Library will be closed on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th August 2019 and will be closed to everyone including Members and Readers for cleaning and maintenance from Monday 2nd September to Sunday 15 September 2019. The Library re-opens on Monday 16th September 2019. The Hostel closes on Friday 9th August and re-opens on Monday […]