Events

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

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]

Raven’s Pit

On Friday the 25th of July, The National Trust and Mountain Heritage Trust invite you to Raven’s Pit, a night of fire, ale and tall tales of climbing heritage at the Sticklebarn, Langdale. Stoking the fire will be the infamous … [more]

WWII ice axe auctioned for MHT

On Friday 6th June MHT Chair Julie Summers, Vice Chair Doug Scott and Patron Sir Chris Bonington gave an excellent Everest themed lecture with Leo Holding; hosted by Sir Melvyn Bragg at Hutton-in-the-Forest, Cumbria to help raise funds for The Northern … [more]

Adventures Exhibition

Mountain Heritage representatives including Chair Julie Summers, Trustee Anna Van Oordt, Collections Manager Maxine Willett, and Assistant Claire Carter were delighted to attend the opening of the Adventures exhibition at Rheged Discovery Centre featuring work of several of our patrons … [more]

Keswick Museum and Mountain Heritage Trust exhibition opening.

The Keswick Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday 24 May, when the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) will launch its first exhibition in its new residency at the museum. The first exhibition offers an intriguing look at the effect … [more]