Kendal Mountain Festival
- 19th—22nd Nov 2015
Catch us at the Kendal Mountain Festival again this weekend where we'll be spreading the word about our award-winning titles. You can find our stand at Base Camp Village in the Brewery Arts Centre.
This year, The Kendal Mountain Festival will be bringing you an exceptional line up of speakers from the world of adventure. A number of our authors are taking part in events and hosting talks this year.
Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature
13.00 - 14.00, Saturday 21 November, Brewery Arts Theatre
A pioneer in the sport-climbing revolution of the 1980s and a bouldering legend, Ben hit the climbing headlines this June, redpointing Rainshadow at Malham Cove, his second route graded 9a. Ben will be thrilling audiences with tales from his climbing career. Find out more and book tickets here.
13.00 - 14.30, Saturday 21, The Box
A professional climber for many years, editor-in-chief of Climb magazine, and one of the sport’s most prominent contemporary commentators. David will explain the hidden secrets behind the making of his finest images from the vertical world and read two short extracts from After The Crash and other stories, his recently-published collection of short fiction. Find out more and book tickets here.
10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 14.00, Sunday 22, Brewery Arts Centre Theatre
A man who ‘makes Ray Mears look like Paris Hilton’ with a speciality for big walls and winter expeditions. Andy will be taking part in this year's Family Adventure Session with his daughter Ella and his son Ewan. Find out more and book tickets here.
14.00 - 15.30, Sunday 22, Town Hall
A self-confessed cycling obsessive with years of two-wheeled experience, Dave will be talking about cycling’s toughest endurance challenge. Find out more and book tickets here.
See the full Kendal programme here.
We have also arranged for a number of our authors to sign copies of their books at our stand. You can catch them at the following times:
Friday 20 November
Tony Howard (author of Troll Wall).
Saturday 21 November
John Porter (author of One Day as a Tiger), Sandy Allan (author of In Some Lost Place) and John Porter (author of The Climbing Chronicles).
Ben Moon (whose climbing career is document in his offical biography Statement).
David Pickford (author of After the Crash)
Sunday 22 November
Dave Barter (author of The Year)
See you there!