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Fine art platinum print viewing: Everest 1953 - the iconic collection

[In-person] To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the first summitting of Mount Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on 29 May 1953 the Society has released a small number of fine art platinum prints from the expedition.

Field visit to Brantwood - Howard Hull

[In-person] Guided walk around Brantwood, John Ruskin's former home, exploring the rich biodiversity of the estate from open fell top to ancient woodland.

Clough Head and Wainwright guided walk

[In-person] An ascent and circuit of Clough Head which gives excellent viewpoints in most directions, led by Tim Foster.


Labour in the lofty peaks: porters in the Everest expeditions (1921 - 1938) - Nokmedemla Lemtur

[In-person and online] Through the Society's Mount Everest collection, this talk recounts the contribution of the porters in the mountaineering expeditions, and explores the possibilities of how a history of their participation can be drawn out through such archival materials.