The Alpine Club, the world’s first mountaineering club, was founded in 1857.  For over 150 years, members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. 

With membership, experienced and aspiring alpinists benefit from a varied meets programme, regional lectures with notable guest speakers, reduced rates at many alpine huts, opportunity to apply for grants to support expeditions, significant discounts at many UK retailers, extensive networking contacts, access to the AC Library and maps - and more! 

Becoming a Member


Here is a list of lectures at the Alpine Club. Select additional pages using the numbers at the bottom.

The lectures provide a good opportunity for AC members to meet one another and exchange news, views and information. New members and prospective members are particularly welcome. Prospective members are asked to contact the AC office before attending. Lectures generally start at 7:30pm.

For the lectures in London, non-members are asked to register their attendance in advance either by filling in the relevant form on the lecture page or by contacting the office at  (Please note that a donation is requested on entry).

Anyone who has had an interesting trip and would be prepared to lecture is invited to contact the AC Office or the lecture organisers.

Each event includes a clickable map with the address of the venue.

Events Calendar

POSTPONED Warrant Officer Class 2 Will Brant & others. The British Army explore Baffin Island, the world of polar bears and granite giants on skis
Tuesday 24 March 2020, 07:30pm
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 24 March 2020

Due to the coronavirus situation this lecture has been postponed 

In May 2019 a team of 12 British Army personnel travelled to Baffin Island to explore the Auyuittuq national park on skis, they took on un-skied peaks and couloirs and also witnessed the impact of climate change in the Arctic first hand.
Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road