Stephen Venables talk

by Rob Naylor For those of you living in the south east, StephenVenables will be giving a talk/slideshow at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks, Kent,on 30th October at 8pm.The lecture is hosted by Tunbridge WellsMountaineering Club and entitled “Everest and Beyond” – but while there will be a short element involving the “E” word, the bulk of the talk will concentrateon his rescue from 20,000 ft on Panch Chuli with 2 broken legs and his crossingof South Georgia last year with Reinhold Messner and ConradAnker.Tickets are £4 for BMC or BMC affiliated members and £6 forothers. A limited number of youth tickets are available (subsidised by Nikwax and Paramo) for under-18s ordering through schools and/or youth groups.Tickets are available through the Stag box office on 01732 450 175 (youth groups should email Rob Naylor at profits will be donated to the Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust, which aims to help kids get mountaineering experience.