A winter series of public lectures in Bristol the theme of which is world-wide adventure.

Our lecturers are well known explorers, mountaineers, travel writers, TV personalities, adventure sports personalities or anyone who has an epic story to tell and can enthral our audience with a rattling good yarn. The talks are invariably illustrated with slides and/or film.

Tickets are available from Stanfords' Bristol shop and their online store. Click our ticket office link

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Night for Nepal line-up

Night for Nepal, provisional speakers

Our Night for Nepal line up now includes: Steve Berry, Paul Donovan, Rich Emerson, Graham Hoyland, Guy Jarvis, Mac Mackay, Adele Pennington, Mungo Ross, Stephen Venables and Bess Manley. All of them have direct experience of working with, trekking or mountaineering in Nepal This will be a 20:20 event, each speaker will deliver a presentation of 20 pictures, each timed to change automatically after 20 seconds...


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Night for Nepal

Night for Nepal line-up - 22/06/2015 19:00

This is an event hosted by the University of Bristol Mountaineering Club with Wilderness Lectures on behalf of the local climbing community and supported by Bloc, Redpoint, TCA, Undercover Rock, the local branches of the Alpine Club, the Climbers Club, Explorers Connect and a number of commercial sponsors including Mountain Kingdoms, Ellis Brigham, Taunton Leisure, Stanfords, Snow & Rock, Icon Films and Clarendon Press. The evening will be a number of presentations from a range of speakers who have personal experiences of working, trekking and climbing in Nepal. We're also planning an auction and/or a raffle. Proceeds will be directed to aid the Nepalese people via a number of charities. There's a bar. We will update this information and provide details of booking as it's confirmed.


To Be Confirmed Shortly - 07/10/2015 19:30

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To Be Confirmed Shortly - 21/10/2015 19:30

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