The 2017 Festival offered a fantastic variety of inspirational speakers from the sporting, adventure and mountaineering arenas. The speaker programme was hosted at the wonderful Theatre By The Lake which is located adjacent to the Festival Village.

Friday Night

Sports Evening

Running to Extremes - Jasmin Paris & Nicky Spinks
Lauren Steadman

Saturday Night

Mountain Evening

The Wainwrights in Colour - Andy Beck
The Life & Times of Sir Chris Bonington
Filming a legend - Alan Hinkes OBE


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