Events

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

High in the Wide Lands – Report

On a grim Saturday night in January, a crowd of unwitting climbers and friends bravely forwent the pub and turned out for ‘High in the Wide Lands’, the first in a series of events exploring landscape in art and words, … [more]

High Above Wide Lands

An evening of art and words inspired by landscape at Lyons’ Den, Hagglers Corner Sheffield on Saturday 18th January. There will be Readings from Niall Grimes, Claire-Jane Carter, Mark Doyle, Helen Mort and Heather Dawe. Artwork on display by Tessa Lyons, Jill Ray, Heather Dawe, Al Williams, Alex Ekins, Mandy Payne and Dan Arkle. Music … [more]

A Night on The Ogre

MHT are delighted to present their next fundraising event – A Night on the Ogre with Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott reliving their incredible fight for survival whilst descending. The illustrated lecture followed by a sumptuous dinner takes place on … [more]

Everest Needs You Mr Irvine

Lakes College are delighted to announce the next talk in their Mountain Lecture Series will be by Julie Summers ‘Everest Needs You Mr Irvine’ on Thursday 10th October. The final lecture in the series features Sir Chris Bonington ‘Boundless Horizons’ on Thursday 14th November. … [more]

Brave, Bold, Beautiful & Barmy

Following hot on the heels of the successful lectures given by Rick Allen and Andy Houseman, MHT are pleased to announce the next in the series on Thursday 13th June at our intimate venue Longlands Barn, Uldale where Jim Fotheringham, Jim Lowther … [more]

Andy Houseman Lecture

 The next MHT fundraising lecture sees Andy Houseman giving an illustrated talk about his experiences on the South Face of Denali and the North Face of Chamlang.  The date of the event is 31st January and start time is 7pm … [more]

Rick Allen Mazeno Ridge Lecture

Doug Scott introduces Rick Allen who, with Sandy Allan, made the first traverse of Nanga Parbat by the 6 mile Mazeno Ridge earlier this year. Twenty years ago Doug with Sergey Efimov and two Sherpa friends made the very first … [more]

First on Kangchenjunga

Climbing legend and newly appointed MHT Patron, Joe Brown, made a rare public appearance last night. He thrilled a packed theatre at the Royal Geographical Society in London giving what he claimed to be his first lecture on the subject … [more]

Show us your Nuts!

Show us your Nuts at Kendal Mountain Festival. Welcome to the MHT’s very own ‘Antiques Roadshow’. The idea is simple, you bring along any old bits of kit, archive material, memorabilia or photographs and we’ll offer advice on how to preserve, … [more]

Commercial success to follow?

Plans are underway to develop Dan Smith’s exceedingly wearable and fully functional “Everywhere” Jacket for the commercial market. The design, which draws inspiration from the jacket George Mallory wore on the 1924 Mount Everest expedition, is being developed under the … [more]