Events & Exhibitions

Ever since our first National Mountaineering Exhibition at Rheged in 2000 we've crossed continents, scaled mountains and discovered Britain's most colourful climbers. Now we're bringing those exhibitions online for all to enjoy.

Man + Mountain: The Life of Chris Bonington

The Life and Times of Britain’s most successful mountaineer who made his life in the Lake District, Sir Chris Bonington.


Upcoming Events

Opening the Archives


July 25, 2019

Mountain treasures from the RGS-IBG and Mountain Heritage Trust. Archivist Eugene Rae will select some unique artefacts from the RGS-IBG collection and will be joined by one of the Mountain Heritage Trust's Collections Managers. Together they will embark on a journey encompassing climibng and mountaineering over the last 100 years. This is a unique opportunity to discover the fascinating stories and personalities behind these collections.

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An Evening with Jasmin Paris: Three Rounds, one Spine, one baby


August 3, 2019

Round record breaker, and Spine record holder Jasmin Paris will be speaking about her recent years of racing and motherhood alongside an auction and raffle in aid of Mountain Heritage Trust. £20 ticket price including a welcome drink and canapes. Doors open at 19:30.

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