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16th Shackleton Autumn School 28th - 31th October 2016 BankHoliday weekend

28 October 2016 - 31 October 2016

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“Explorers' Sketchbooks: The Art of Discovery and Adventure ” by Dr Huw Lewis-Jones
“Triumph from Disaster: Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition ” by Meredith Hooper
“White and Green Warfare in 1916: the story of Tom Crean & Thomas Ashe” by Frank Nugent
“Finding Franklin - The untold story of a 165 year search" by Dr Russell Potter
“What makes a successful explorer?” Mick Conefrey
'Icebreakers' A series of short presentations presented by those with a passion for their subject.
“The Last Husky Dog Journey on the Antarctic Continent” by John Killingbeck
'Life after Shackleton: The Conservation and Travels of the James Caird' by Simon Stephens
“The 9,000 mile museum:Caring for our Antarctic Heritage" by Camilla Nicholl
'Ernest Shackleton and Adrien de Gerlache - A Belgian Connection' by Dr.Jozef Verlinden
Film ‘ Towards the Coldest Place on Earth ‘
Open Forum – Chaired by Bob Headland
Bus tour through Shackleton country.