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

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]

Chris Bonington : My Climbing Life – RGS, London 11th Feb at 7pm

Join us for an audience with pre-eminent mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington and specially invited guests to celebrate his wonderful climbing life. He will be in conversation with former MHT Chair, Julie Summers, discussing his life and career amongst the mountains.  Spanning more than sixty years, Chris’s outstanding … [more]

Everest’s Wildest Dream

We are delighted to announce Rebecca Stephens and Leo Houlding as our guest speakers at the forthcoming fundraising event on Wednesday  8th October at the Law Society, London. Guests will be welcomed with a champagne reception, followed by a lecture exploring the … [more]

‘Survive on a Mountain’

Our recent family-friendly workshop at Keswick Museum met with much curiosity from the young mountaineers who took their first step on the climbing ladder.  Simon Gee, Medical Officer with the Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team, provided important advice and helped … [more]

Everest Lecture in support of MHT at Longlands, 24th September

This September, Mountain Heritage Trust Chair Julie Summers will give an illustrated lecture on the infamous and romantic figure of Everest mountaineer Andrew Irvine in support of MHT. This is the third instalment of the very popular annual Longlands event … [more]

A Lakeland Revival

We are very pleased to be supporting a fantastic initiative from outdoor brand Arc’teryx to revive 50 Lakeland trad routes that are becoming overgrown. Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival Climbing heritage owes much to the Lake District as it was here that … [more]

Mountain Heritage Trust goes On The Edge!

On the 25th-27th of July, MHT will take part in Kendal Mountain Festival’s inaugural foray into summer fun! ‘On The Edge’ is a unique event in partnership with the National Trust, and the weekend-long programme explores the theme of technology … [more]