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You can collect your tickets on the day of the talk and then be at Studio 15 mins in advance of scheduled talk time or risk losing your seat. Tickets will also be available on the day at £5 per session.

Friday Talks

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Friday 17th May1600 - 1700Julie CarterSports & Well BeingOutdoor adventurer and Human Givens Therapist, Dr Julie Carter, will help you mentally prepare for your weekend of sport. Julie will help to uncover where sport fits with your overall wellbeing and give you guidance on how to ensure it gives you maximum rewards and satisfaction, whatever your level and your aspirations.
Friday 17th May1830 - 1930Alan HinkesAn audience with Alan Hinkes OBE & Fjallraven AmbassadorAlan Hinkes is the first Briton to climb the world's highest mountains. These are the 14 8000m peaks, all of which are in the 'death zone', where human survival rate is measured in hours. Come along and hear Alan speak about enjoying the fells & bigger hills. Alan might even do a Q&A! Books will be available for purchase.

Saturday Talks

DayTimeSpeakerTitleDescription
Saturday 18th May1200 - 1300James ForrestMountain Man: 446 Mountains. Six months. One record-breaking adventureNicknamed 'Mountain Man' by the Sunday Telegraph, James Forrest is the record-breaking adventurer who climbed every mountain in England and Wales in just six months – the fastest ever time. Solo and unsupported, he walked over 1,000 miles and ascended five times the height of Everest during his 446-peak challenge. And he did it all on his days off from work, proving it is possible to integrate an epic adventure into your everyday life.
Saturday 18th May1430 - 1530Gilly McArthur & Ella FooteStories from the WaterCome and hear from Ella Foote, swimming journalist and Contributing Editor at Outdoor Swimmer magazine alongside Gilly McArthur, ice and cold water swimming advocate, on all things open water swimming, highs, lows and ice! This session will also include a Q&A with the audience.
Saturday 18th May1600 - 1700Holly PageNot taking life too seriouslyTeam GB Skyrunner and Ultra Trail Runner, Holly Page, will join us in the studio to talk all things running.

Sunday Talks

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Sunday 19th May1030 - 1130Rachel Crolla & Carl McKeating How to have successful family outdoor adventuresRachel is an outdoors writer and photographer who is also trained as a journalist and teacher. She has hiked and climbed across the UK, Europe and the USA. Hear about the best places to go to hike, bike, scramble explore and get into and onto the water in the Lake District.
Sunday 19th May1200 - 1300Andy BeckThe Wainwrights in ColourInspired by the work of Master Fellwalker and artist Alfred Wainwright, Andy Beck has undertaken a major, 10 year project of producing a watercolour sketch of each of the 1500 illustrations drawn by AW in his seven volume A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. In this fully illustrated talk Andy will tell tales from his extraordinary undertaking, pay homage to the great Alfred Wainwright and provide fascinating insights into how the scenes have changed in the 50 years between AW's project and his. He will also speak about his multi award winning book based on the whole project.
Sunday 19th May1430 - 1530Wonderful Wild Women: Rebecca Tatham & Lauren Munro-Bennett A Wonderful Wild YearWonderful Wild Women ambassadors Bex and Lauren chat through a year in the life of the wonderful wild women community and how being a part of this has positively impacted on their own personal lives. From 36 hour challenges, to social walks and runs to wild swimming we’ll be sharing how as a community we motivate and encourage one another in a supportive way.