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

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]

Past Events: Everest SW Face Anniversary Dinner

We are very excited to announce our next event which will be taking place on the 25th November 2015 in London. Please see the flyer below to find out more about the Everest South West Face Anniversary Dinner. EverestSWfaceFlyer

Past Events: Leo Houlding Lecture Success

Click here to view more photographs. Evening round up: First of all, many thanks to those who were able to attend and help make the evening a great success. We had around 70 people attend the evening and after expenses … [more]

Past Events: Leo Houlding Lecture

Leo will be talking at Longlands on 20th August 2015. Tickets are very limited so please get in touch to book.      

Past Events: John Porter – Moving Mountains

Local mountaineer and author John Porter is giving a lecture Moving Mountains at Theatre By The Lake, Keswick on Wednesday 11th March at 12:45pm as part of the Words By The Water literature festival. John tells the history and style of a … [more]

Doug Scott on Kangchenjunga

MHT’s Vice-Chairman Doug Scott will be appearing at the forthcoming Keswick Mountain Festival on Thursday 14th May 2015 to talk about his experiences on Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain at 8,598m.  This talk coincides with the launch of our … [more]

Sir Chris Bonington : My Climbing Life

A huge audience joined Sir Chris Bonington, friends and family to celebrate his eightieth year by sharing stories and anecdotes of his outstanding climbing career and personal life. The evening commenced with an introduction by former MHT Chair, Julie Summers and a … [more]