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Celebration at Alnwick

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At the BAS Club Annual General Meeting earlier in the day, the motion put forward by BAMT Trustee Tony Wincott for the Club to donate £500 to the Trust for foundations for the Southern Monument was carried unanimously.  At the end of the reunion dinner the result of the auction for the Mike Skidmore painting was announced.  The winning bid was £1250.  Both these additions to the BAMT funds for completing the Southern Monument gave the fireworks an even greater significance.  A celebration indeed!  Thank you BAS Club members for showing such support.

Fireworks at Alnwick

The BAS Annual Reunion was held in the Pavillion at the foot of the Grand Cascade. 

The fireworks were part of the evening festivities at Alnwick Castle following the wedding of a daughter of the Duke of Northumberland.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Brian Dorsett-Bailey

Brian Dorsett-Bailey, who has died aged 79, was a Trustee of the British Antarctic Monument Trust. He was the brother of Jeremy Bailey who died in a crevasse accident in 1965 near the British Antarctic Survey base of Halley Bay. Jeremy was a pioneer in the technology of ice-depth radar which allowe… Full Story...
Saturday, October 27th 2018

A gleaming Southern Monument

Ian Bury, our contractor friend in the Falkland Islands, has thoroughly polished the Southern Monument in preparation for the influx of tourists either staying for a holiday in the Falklands or passing through on a cruise ship bound for South Georgia and the Antarctic. There has been a significant a… Full Story...
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