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

Sunday 19 November 2017: Speaker Events

09.00 - 10.15 Sunday 19th
09.30 - 11.00 Sunday 19th

The Ario Dream - Special Film Screening

By popular demand, a special screening of The Ario Dream, raising funds for the Cave Rescue Organisation.

09.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Alpkit Outdoor Swimming Session

Join us on Sunday morning for an exhilarating journey through rivers, lakes and the sea, as seen through the goggles of three intrepid women.

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Ed Douglas - The Magician’s Glass

Award-winning writer Ed Douglas discusses his collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing.

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Ashley Cooper - Images from a warming planet

​Join Ashley, an award winning environmental photographer, as he shares his tales of his travels to every continent on the planet to document the impacts of climate change and the rise of renewable energy.

11.00 - 12.30 Sunday 19th

BMC TV Breakfast Club with Niall Grimes

Supercharge your Sunday with Niall Grimes: climber, storyteller and mischiefmaker. Features BMC TV films, star climbers and prizes.

11.30 - 13.00 Sunday 19th

Steve Swenson

American alpinist Steve Swenson talks about his life, climbs, and new book 'Karakoram Climbing - Through the Kashmir Conflict'

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent - The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains

Join Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent on her thrilling and dangerous solo adventure through Arunachal Pradesh, one of the world's least explored places.

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Hugh Warwick - Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife

It is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines – the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; and the green lanes, roads, canals, railways and power lines, designed to connect. Join Hugh Warwick as he talks about our...

13.00 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Secrets of Snow Leopards

Featuring unique footage from BBC 1's Planet Earth 2 series, come and discover the world of the Snow Leopards. The ultimate children's guide to the secretive 'Ghost of the Mountains'.

13.00 - 14.30 Sunday 19th

Mammut Mountain Speed Session with Dani Arnold & Jérémie Heitz

Meet the fastest men on the mountains: steep skier Jérémie Heitz and Swiss speed climber Dani Arnold.

14.00 - 15.30 Sunday 19th
14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

BLACK ROCK: With Johnny Dawes - from Climbing to Performance

Join us for an exciting panel discussion with Johnny Dawes and a film showing of 'Black Rock', a Kendal Mountain Festival commissioned multimedia performance translating the experience of rock climbing to an audience on the ground.

14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

Veronica Della Dora - Mountain - Nature and Culture

*Unfortunately this event is cancelled due to illness* ​ Apologies for any inconvenience. If you have a ticket, please see the Box Office to exchange or refund.

15.00 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

Drink and Divulge

'Drink and Divulge' - An intimate event with limited tickets!

15.00 - 16.30 Sunday 19th

Richard Else - Wainwright Revealed

This is the first EXCLUSIVE event for Richard, after the publication of Wainwright Revealed. Join him in Kendal Town Hall, where Alfred Wainwright worked, as he shares a new insights into the man and reveals little-known aspects of his character. He will also...

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 19th

Tanya Shadrick - Watermarks

Dive in with Tanya Shadrick and immerse yourselves with prose and poetry celebrating the life aquatic.

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 19th

Nick Hunt - Where the Wild Winds Are

Join Nick Hunt as he talks about his new book 'Where The Wild Winds Are' and how he walked the invisible pathways of four of Europe's local winds to explore how these unseen powers affect the countries and cultures of Europe.

17.30 - 19.00 Sunday 19th

Kendal China Session

Sit back and relax after a weekend of festivities, enjoy a complimentary Chinese buffet and a Tsingtao beer or two and be taken on a journey to far-flung lands.

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