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

Mick Conefrey: Everest 22
Tuesday 24 May 2022, 07:30pm
Tuesday 24 May 2022
Documentarian and author Mick Conefrey joins us to discuss his new book 'Everest 1922: The Epic Story of the First Attempt on the World's Highest Mountain'.
100 years on from the 1922 Everest Expedition, Mick will reflect on the politics behind this attempt and the tragic avalanche that brought it to an end.
The talk will be held at the Alpine Club's premises at 55 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3QF and, as always, non-members are welcome to attend but should book in advance by completing this Google form or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road