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Programme

  1. Thursday 16th November
  2. Friday 17th November
  3. Saturday 18th November
  4. Sunday 19th November

Friday 17 November 2017: Speaker Events

11.30 - 13.00 Friday 17th

BBC’s - Mountain Life at the Extreme - Behind The Scenes

The new hit series from the BBC - 'Mountain Life at the Extreme' comes to Kendal!

13.00 - 17.45 Friday 17th

The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature

Join us as we announce the winner of the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2017.

14.30 - 16.00 Friday 17th

Monster Cracks with Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall

Pete and Tom will be with us, fresh (!) from their latest exploits in Utah. Expect tall tales and even wider cracks.

15.00 - 16.30 Friday 17th

The Sherpa Secret Sessions 1

The 'Sherpa Secret Sessions'…insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend featuring Andy Kirkpatrick and his 'special' guests.

17.00 - 18.30 Friday 17th

The Sherpa Secret Sessions 2

The 'Sherpa Secret Sessions'…insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend featuring Andy Kirkpatrick and special guests.

18.00 - 19.30 Friday 17th

Adam Ondra

The problem with writing stuff about Adam is, the moment you think you’re up-to-date, he goes and does something bigger and better. And so it proves now.

18.30 - 20.30 Friday 17th

European Film Première - Bonington: Mountaineer

Stories of friendship, love, risk and devastating loss run deep through this intimate journey of one man’s dream.

19.00 - 20.30 Friday 17th

Karen Lloyd - The Blackbird Diaries •BOOK LAUNCH•

Join us to for the launch of local author Karen Lloyd's second book 'The Blackbird Diaries'

19.15 - 20.15 Friday 17th

Ask Andy!

Join Andy Kirkpatrick and the team behind Psycho Vertical for a small, informal gathering before the film's European premiere.

19.30 - 21.00 Friday 17th

Emma Henderson - The Valentine House

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been CANCELLED. Apologies for any inconvenience.

20.00 - 23.00 Friday 17th

Petzl Underground Session

An awesome mix of caving films and lectures brought to you by Petzl and in association with UK caving.

21.00 - 22.00 Friday 17th

Tom Musgrove and Simon Bray - The Edges of these Isles

​Artist Tom Musgrove and photographer Simon Bray talk about their collaboration depicting seven landscape locations from across the British Isles using their respective mediums. Their pieces will exhibited at the venue.

21.00 - 22.30 Friday 17th

European Film Première - Psycho Vertical: The Andy Kirkpatrick Story

European Film Première - Psycho Vertical: The Andy Kirkpatrick Story

21.00 - 22.30 Friday 17th

Jim Herrington - The Climbers *UK Launch*

A UK exclusive! All the way from NYC we are delighted to have Jim Herrington on-stage to share his story of photographing the Icons of Mountaineering.

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