Information about lectures, displays, exhibitions and outreach activities being organised by or in conjunction with MHT.

Scouts help raise over £500 for Mountain Heritage Trust

A packed Bradley Wood Scout Camp listened to Mountain Heritage Trust ambassador and mountaineer Nigel Vardy recount his exploits across the globe back in November 2017. Over 100 people from the Scouts and other local outdoor groups listened to the … [more]

Savage Arena moves to Preston Park Museum

The Mountain Heritage Trust is delighted to announce that its successful exhibition, Savage Arena, on mountaineer Joe Tasker will be displayed at Preston Park Museum, Stockton-on-Tees from the 27th March 2018 – 24th June 2018. Joe Tasker’s disappearance on Everest with … [more]

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MHT fundraising event with British mountaineer Nigel Vardy – 24th November

Nigel Vardy (otherwise known as “Mr Frostbite”) is a record-breaking mountaineer, speaker and author.  In 1999, he suffered severe frostbite climbing on Mt McKinley in Alaska. After 3 years recovering, Nigel has taken part in over 20 cross-world expeditions, set … [more]

Women in Climbing at Keswick Museum

        The Mountain Heritage Trust are pleased to announce that their new British Women Climb exhibition will open at Keswick Museum on the 29th September 2017. From pioneering travellers, to bold adventurers and elite athletes; the exhibition focuses on … [more]

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Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker exhibition extended until September 2017

Ushaw College, Durham from the 25th June – 1st September 2016 Keswick Museum and Art Gallery from the 9th September 2016- September 2017

Savage Arena Exhibition Launch Photos

Photographs from our exhibition launch at Ushaw College in Durham, featuring best selling author and mountaineer John Porter who kindly spoke about Joe Tasker and his climbing life before the exhibition was officially opened by Father Barker, one of Joe’s … [more]

Past Events: A Night on the Eiger

On the 25th October 2016 Sir Chris Bonington and Ian Parnell, alongside compère Julie Summer will bring you ‘A Night on the Eiger’. 

Past Events: Prepare to Climb at Keswick Museum and Art Gallery on the 4th August

Drop in and find out about what people wear to climb the world’s highest mountains! Examine some real mountaineering items, and design your own kit! Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied. Find out more here.  

Past Events: A Brief Golden Light – an evening with John Porter

Join us for an evening of stories about the ‘generation that nearly climbed itself into extinction’ from mountaineer and author John Porter, with an introduction by Doug Scott. This event will be held at Longlands at 7.30pm on Thursday 25th August … [more]

Past Events: Tom Price Exhibition at Keswick Museum

Inspiring Adventure: An exhibition on Antarctic explorer and lifetime adventurer Tom Price. The exhibition will begin on the 12th November 2015 and continue through to February 2016 at Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, click on the link below to find … [more]