Springing into Adventure

A series of conversations live-streamed for FREE from our website, YouTube and Facebook.

Kindly supported by Grangers.

As the days get lighter and we start to feel the warmth of the sun once more, it's time for you to take on the spring...

Over the coming months we're hosting a series of live-streamed conversations covering everything from cooking in the mountains to family bike touring in the UK, with fresh stories and expert tips from special guests to prepare you for your adventures in the near future.

Here's what to expect from our five live events:

Fell Foodie - Thursday 15th April - 7.30pm

Dive into Outdoor Swimming - Thursday 29th April - 7.30pm

Family Bike Touring - Thursday 13th May - 7.30pm

Adventure Art Workshop - Thursday 27th May - 7.30pm

The Secret World of Weather - Thursday 10th June - 7.30pm

Save the dates and catch each event streamed live on our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

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Full details about upcoming events and how to get reminders below.

Fell Foodie

15th April - 7.30pm

Join Fell Foodie Harrison Ward as he shares his passion for replicating restaurant style meals in remote locations on minimal equipment and how cooking literally transformed his life and wellbeing.

In conversation with Festival Director Steve Scott, Harrison will share insights and tips for prepping scrumptious meals in the outdoors. Expect a few surprise recommendations to add to your backpack before you venture out into the hills or dales.

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Dive into outdoor swimming

29th April - 7.30pm

Outdoor swimming boomed over lockdown and now so many of us find ourselves dipping in cold water for fun but what are the next steps? How do you go from dipping to swimming? 

Outdoor swim coach Colin Hill will be providing us all with his hints and tips of this training transition.  

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Family Cycling Adventures

13th May - 7.30pm

From cycling with babies to teens; Karen Gee and her family have figured it all out along the way. Join this event to discover how to get all your family on two wheels and pedalling into your next trip.

Karen will be discussing her family adventures from the Cornish coast to trips in the Alps. If you'd like some inspiration for the family this summer, look no further.

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Thursday 27th May - 7.30pm

Kickstart some artistic adventure journalling by joining this creative online workshop. Bethany Mercer has always used sketchbooks to record and remember her adventures, and has developed stunning ways to capture memories, in the moment.

Learn how to create maps for your secret places, and sketch your outdoor inspiration with whatever materials you have to hand. Feltips, pencils, highlighters, charchol, watercolour, whatever you choose – bring it along! 

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The Secret World Of Weather

Thursday 10th June - 7.30pm

Bestselling author, navigator and explorer, Tristan Gooley shares incredible insights into how to decode tell-tale signals from our natural world, looking at the land as well as the sky. In conversation with Festival director and avid weather watcher Steve Scott.

Learn top tips from the nation’s best natural observer and debunk some of those weather myths that have endured generations. After this you might never need that weather app again!

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