John Beatty Peak District sunset

Theatre Tours

Sir Chris Bonington

Touring UK theatres, in association with Cotswold Outdoor and Berghaus

Sir Chris Bonington is Britain's best known mountaineer and one of the most successful expedition leaders in history.  He started climbing at the age of 16 and has been on 19 Himalayan expeditions, including 4 to Everest.  He is renowned for having made many first ascents in the Alps and all the greater ranges of the world.  This Autumn Chris will be giving six new “life and times” talks, covering his sixty years spent in the mountains.  With original images and raw footage, this is a rare opportunity to hear about some of the greatest expeditions of the twentieth century.

Tue, 20/01/2015 - Fri, 17/04/2015

Visiting Christchurch, Tunbridge Wells, Durham, Worthing, Barnstaple, Harrogate

Ash Dykes - Breaking Mongolia

 

In summer 2014, Ash Dykes walked across Mongolia, solo, and set a new world record in the process, covering more than 1500-miles on foot in the process. During this epic test of endurance and stamina, Ash battled sandstorms, heat exhaustion and dehydration and became known to the natives as ‘the lonely snow leopard’, an acknowledgement of the respectful distance kept by the (ordinarily) dangerous wild wolves. In Breaking Mongolia: The Lonely Snow Leopard Ash talks of the challenges he faced, and the determination he summoned, to achieve this feat, using complimentary audio-visual

Wed, 04/03/2015 - Wed, 29/04/2015

 

Visiting Malvern, Epsom, Radlett, Sheffield, Lancaster, Caernarfon, Inverness, Brecon, Buxton & Andover

Niall McCann
As a TV Presenter, Explorer, Adventurer and Biologist, Niall McCann has travelled the planet; two biking trips in the Himalayas, canoeing the Yukon River, big wall climbing in the USA and Europe, man-hauling across Greenland, rowing the Atlantic, mountaineering in the Alps, ski-mountaineering and ice climbing and speed flying in the Caledonian Alps, Greenland. 
 

In his work as a conservationist, he has worked on many endangered species in some of the most remote parts of the globe, he has lobbied governments to protect National Parks on three continents and faced dozens of brushes with death at the jaws and claws of the world's most charismatic dangerous animals.

In Adventure: Red in Tooth & Claw, Niall recounts his adventures in a compelling audio/visual supported talk which will enthuse adventurers of all levels.
 
Fri, 08/05/2015 - Sun, 31/05/2015

 

Visiting Brecon, Derby, Sheffield, Christchurch, Tunbridge Wells, Radlett, Birmingham, Durham, Inverness, Dundee, Aberdeen