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

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]

Moments of Being

MHT Trustees Doug Scott, John Innerdale, Chris Bonington and Jeff Ford plus Archivist Maxine Willett at August’s fundraising lecture – Moments of Being by Doug Scott which raised £1675 for MHT – thanks to everyone for their most generous support!

Doug Scott Lecture

MHT are pleased to announce a fundraising lecture evening by Doug Scott on Thursday 30th August in Uldale, Cumbria.  Tickets are £18 and includes welcome drink and canapes. There will also be an auction of signed first edition mountaineering books … [more]

Tonight – Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture

Tonight, Alan Hinkes, the first Briton to summit all fourteen 8000m peaks will deliver a lecture about the last climb to complete the set “Kangchenjunga Finale and the 8000m Peaks”.  The lecture is the fourth sponsored by the Himalayan Trust UK and will … [more]

Show us your Nuts!

MHT will be hosting their first ever ‘antiques roadshow’ style event at next week’s Kendal Mountain Festival. There will be two sessions held over the weekend, between 12-2pm on Saturday and Sunday in the Play Group Room at The Brewery … [more]