Brecon Festival of Adventure and Exploration
31st Oct - 2nd Nov 03
Join us in a celebration of international adventure and exploration at Brecon next weekend.
We have an impressive line up of speakers on adventure and expedition encompassing climbing, caving, canoeing, polar and desert, and ocean.Sir Ernest Shackleton's granddaughter Alexandra Shackelton, extreme white water paddler Paul "Skinny" Jones, the first woman to make both Poles, Caroline Hamilton, George Band, member of the 1953 successful ascent of Everest, Peter Bray, epic sea paddler, Doug Scott, inspirational mountaineer, Kurt Diemberger, legendary explorer/film-maker and the only person alive to have made first ascents of two 8,000m mountains, Martyn Farr, the world's most experienced cave diver, Brian Milton aeronautical pioneer, Trevor Potts, John Thomas, Jim Hargreaves, Alan Hinkes, Brummie Stomes and many more.
There are not only lectures at the festival but also some increasable films, such as "South"; the incredible story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated expedition to traverse Antarctica, "Himalaya", "K2 Daring Death and Destiny". "Swallowing Sea", "El Capitan" and many more.
Then there's the workshops... including Mountain Navigation, have a go at SRT, Climbing Wall, Canoe and Kayak taster sessions, adventure film making and even a "World Toilet Challenge".
Check out our website, or download our poster for more information and booking, or just turn up and be inspired!