Adventures in paradise - Benedict Allen
Sunday 3 September at 7.30pm
Regional Theatres Programme (Keswick)
The full story of Benedict’s return to Papua New Guinea, from his inspiring BBC2 series, through the swamps with Frank Gardner in search of elusive birds of paradise.
Venue: Theatre by the Lake, Lakeside, Keswick, CA12 5DJ.
Places: Prices vary, RGS-IBG members (and one guest) £9.50 each (quote membership number).
017687 74411 theatrebythelake.com
Art in the extreme - Lincoln Rowe
Wednesday 20 September 7.30pm-9.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
Lecture and exhibition (Coniston)
Lincoln works primarily in pastel because it doesn’t freeze – a useful quality when you are halfway up Everest! Hear of his experiences as a leading expedition artist and visit the exhibition. Joint event with Brantwood. Lecture is linked to current exhibition, (9 September - 12 November).
Venue: Brantwood, East of the Lake, Coniston, LA21 8AD.
Places: £5, RGS-IBG members free (quote membership number).
Contact Brantwood 015394 41396
Mountaineering in the Stans - Simon Yates
Saturday 23 September 7.00pm-8.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
Simon has visited, travelled and climbed in the area since 1991. Come and share his experiences of the little-visited Tian Shan, Pamirs and Fann mountains. Joint event with University of Cumbria
Venue: Percival Lecture Theatre, University of Cumbria. Rydal Road, Ambleside, LA22 9BB.
Places: £5, University of Cumbria students (with student ID) and under 18s free.
Contact Chris Loynes email@example.com
How the First World War was mapped - Stuart Eastwood
Thursday 5 October 7.30pm-9.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
Understanding terrain is key to any military operation, but the challenges of WW1 - from the trenches of the Western Front to the wilderness of the Middle East – were particularly taxing. Joint event with Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life.
Venue: Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life, Alma Block, The Castle, Carlisle, CA3 8UR.
Places: £5, RGS-IBG members £3. Contact Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life 01228 532774
Explore North West 2017
Saturday 7 October
Fieldwork and expeditions event (Ambleside)
A one day seminar for anyone planning expeditions and field research overseas, with a focus on self-led student projects.
Venue: University of Cumbria, Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BB