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Kendal Mountain Festival Film Tour 2018

Kendal Mountain Festival Film Tour 2018

KENDAL MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL TOUR

Following on from the very enjoyable and successful  Kendal Mountain Festival 2017 is the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour. Starting in Caernarfon on 22nd February and ending on 18th May in Penrith.

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The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Winner Announced

The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Winner Announced

The Boardman Tasker Awards 2017
The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Shortlist Announced
This year there were 34 entries, from Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Italy and France.
The judges for 2017 are Helen Mort (Chair), Peter Gillman and Kate Moorehead.

They have selected the following six books for this year’s shortlist:

TOMMY CALDWELL – THE PUSH
ROB COLLISTER – DAYS TO REMEMBER
ED DOUGLAS – THE MAGICIAN’S GLASS
ERHARD LORETAN & JEAN AMMANN – NIGHT NAKED
BERNADETTE MCDONALD – ART OF FREEDOM
CHRISTOPHER NICHOLSON – AMONG THE SUMMER SNOWS
The Award will be made at the Boardman Tasker event at the Kendal Mountain Festival, on Friday November 17th 2017.
Read more about The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature
.and the winner of the 2017 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature is ‘Art of Freedom’ by Bernadette McDonald!
 

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Kendal Mountain Festival 16th – 19th November 2017

Kendal Mountain Festival 16th – 19th November 2017


Kendal Mountain Festival 16th – 19th November 2017
Kendal Mountain Festival is a true global adventure gathering and a premier adventure film & speaker festival. It is award-winning and is the most diverse, creative event of its type in the world. A vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures.
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The Adventure Activists Tour UK

The Adventure Activists Tour UK

outdoor adventure
The Adventure Activists Tour aims to build environmental awareness through adventure.
The 2017 tour will be held across four UK venues, culminating at Kendal Mountain Festival this November.

Speakers:

Rick Ridgeway – ‘The real Indiana Jones’ – Rolling Stones Magazine
Rok Rozman – Kayaker and founder of the Balkan River Tour.
Jack Harries  – Filmmaker and climate change campaigner
Sarah Outen – Explorer, author and environmentalist.
Dan Yates – Kayaker and founding member of Save our Rivers

Tour Dates and Venues:

London – Ellis Brigham Covent Garden Thursday 5th October 2017
Manchester – Climbing Centre Tuesday 24th October 2017
North Wales – Memorial Hall Betws-y-Coed Wednesday 25th October 2017
Kendal Mountain Festival – Kendal Town Hall Saturday 18th November 2017
Read more about The Adventure Activists Tour

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Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2017

Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2017

Submissions Boardman Tasker Awards 2017
Entries now closed for 2017 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature  and submissions for Boardman Tasker Award 2017 have been announced.
This year there were 34 entries, from Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Italy and France. The judges for 2017 are Helen Mort (Chair), Peter Gillman and Kate Moorehead. They have selected the following six books for this year’s shortlist:
TOMMY CALDWELL – THE PUSH
MICHAEL JOSEPH, PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
ROB COLLISTER – DAYS TO REMEMBER
BATON WICKS
ED DOUGLAS – THE MAGICIAN’S GLASS
VERTEBRATE PUBLISHING
ERHARD LORETAN & JEAN AMMANN
NIGHT NAKED
MOUNTAINEERS BOOKS
BERNADETTE MCDONALD
ART OF FREEDOM
VERTEBRATE PUBLISHING
CHRISTOPHER NICHOLSON – AMONG THE SUMMER SNOWS
SEPTEMBER PUBLISHING
The winner will be announced at Kendal Mountain Festival in November
Read more about Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2017