Join Jill Darrell (Palaeontology Department) and Hellen Sharman (Library & Archives) in the Attenborough Studio to learn about William Smith and his famous geological map (1815).
Jill will be in the studio discussing the history behind the science and the story behind the man, and Hellen will join her via live link to the Library, to introduce the map and discuss it's features.
Come along to the studio ready for a 14.30 start.
This event is free.
To learn more about this map and William Smith read our previous Item of the Month blog http://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/community/library/blog/2010/08/24/item-of-the-month-no-1-august-2010--william-smith-a-national-treasure