Andy Dickson is a triathlete with a passion for the Lake District, the UK’s most visited national park. In 2020 he set himself the challenge of tackling two iconic ultra-endurance journeys - the Frog Graham and Frog Whitton - through the mountains, valleys and lakes of this celebrated landscape, becoming the first person ever to complete both.
Listen to a compelling account of finding adventure on your doorstep, with insights into setting ambitious personal goals and reflections on the difficulties facing this World Heritage site during the coronavirus pandemic.
Featured card image: Andy Dickson
[Online] A lecture on Dr Enns' research on environmental peace and conflict in East Africa, working with youth researchers in northern Kenya.
11 November 2021
[In-person] The talk will explore how we may find nature-based solutions to the climate change crisis.
19 October 2021
[Online] A discussion with the writer Joanna Kafarowski about her book, The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame. A Life of Louise Arner Boyd.
18 November 2021
[In-person] Andrew will reflect on his distinguished diplomatic career in the UK Foreign Office from 1989 to 2020, and discuss how foreign policy has been carried out in this period of dramatic geopolitical change.
2 December 2021
[Online] As the year draws to an end, join the South Committee for a festive online get-together and test your geography knowledge in our Christmas Quiz!
7 December 2021
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