Wild Frontiers hosts a variety of events throughout the year, sometimes with guest speakers, sometimes just about our adventures and destinations. For what's coming up next, please see all details below:
‘Thank you for inviting us - what a fab evening. As you can imagine, we get invited to zillions of events, plus we are in press week, but we were so pleased we took the time out and came along... just our sort of thing.’ Lyn Hughes, Wanderlust
Get a flavour of our events in our short video (click on right hand image to view).
Joining us for our 3rd annual ‘Evening of Adventure’ are broadcaster Kate Humble, adventurer Richard Dunwoody and explorer Benedict Allen. Fresh from their latest adventures, our esteemed line-up will be sharing their travel stories from destinations as diverse as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Papua New Guinea and Japan.
Kate Humble will be speaking about her experience travelling to the Democratic Republic of Congo to visit the Eastern Lowland Gorillas and make a short film to help re-develop tourism in this forgotten part of Africa.
Richard Dunwoody will share the trials and tribulations of walking the length of Japan’s three major islands on a three month, 2000 mile unsupported trek.
Benedict Allen, who found himself in the spotlight in November after going missing in the Papua New Guinea jungle, is back by popular demand with the latest instalment of his return travels to a country that he first visited more than 30 years ago and is still proving to be a challenging environment.
Proceeds from the evening will aid the Wild Frontiers Foundation and a new project we are undertaking in the Congo, giving local people the opportunity to visit the Eastern Lowland Gorillas as a part of a community education and conservation initiative in Kahuzi-Biega National Park. While visitors from around the world come to see the Eastern Lowland Gorillas, only a small number from the local community have had the opportunity to do the same, and seeing these animals first-hand will help raise the awareness of the importance of protecting these great apes.
Working with charity partner the Pole Pole Foundation, we aim to give 200 local people the chance to visit the gorillas as a part of their conservation training.
Speakers: Kate Humble, Richard Dunwoody & Benedict Allen*
Host: Jonny Bealby, Wild Frontiers MD & Founder
When: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Where: Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore,
London SW7 2AR
Tickets: £25 per person
Time: 7pm presentation (doors open from 6pm)
A cash bar will be available 6pm - 7pm
If you cannot make it on the night, unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds. A portion of your ticket price will still be donated towards the Wild Frontiers Foundation.
*Due to the unpredictable nature of the speakers' schedules, there could be last minute changes to the line-up.
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Adventure Travel Show
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st January 2018
Come along and chat about your next adventure. You will find us on stand D25.
We will also be hosting a talk on Saturday afternoon with MD Jonny Bealby sharing his experiences of travelling Pakistan.
Pakistan – Reaching New Heights
with Jonny Bealby, Wild Frontiers
World of Adventure Theatre - Saturday from 4pm – 4:30pm
Having first stepped foot into Pakistan and the remote Kalash Valleys – home to the last of the pagan tribes to inhabit the Hindu Kush – more than 20 years ago and returning almost every year since, travel writer and founder of adventure travel company Wild Frontiers, Jonny Bealby, firmly believes it is still one of the most exciting destinations out there.
Marking its 70th anniversary last year and curiosity in this fascinating country growing, Pakistan is re-emerging as a dream adventure travel destination. With a history dating back to the Indus civilisation of the fourth millennia BC, a warm, varied and hugely hospitable population, a fast improving infrastructure and the most impressive mountain landscapes anywhere on earth, it is a country that is sure to impress even the most experienced traveller.
Join Jonny to delve behind the misconceptions of this wonderful country.
For more information about visiiting the show see - http://www.adventureshow.com
Destinations Travel Show
Thursday 1st - Sunday 4th February 2018
Find us on Stand AP141
We will also be hosting a talk on the Old Silk Road and Central Asia.
Meet the Expertss - Theatre 1
Friday, 2nd Feb - 1:45pm: Journeys Along the Old Silk Road
with Marc Leaderman – Product & Operations Director, Wild Frontiers
The wilds of Central Asia are amongst some of the most mysterious and fascinating regions anywhere on earth. These are lands that still stir the imagination, where glittering palaces of turquoise and gold emerge like shimmering mirages from the desert plains and the call to prayer transports us back to a time of merchant caravans and nomadic invaders.
Join Wild Frontiers’ Product & Operations Director, Marc Leaderman, who with more than 20 years’ experience travelling, leading groups and designing tours across the region, will offer an insight into the wonders of the ancient Silk Road and the unique cultures that have survived and flourished for 1000s of years in one of the most remote corners of the world – from China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and TurkmenistanUnveiling in Iran: A Feast of Ancient Sights, Culture & Cuisine
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For free tickets to Destinations click here and enter the code WFT
For more show details visit - https://london.destinationsshow.com/
An Evening of Adventure with Michael Palin & Guests
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Royal Geographical Society in London on Tuesday 14 March 2017 for our second annual Evening of Adventure with Michael Palin, Benedict Allen and Spike Reid. We hope you enjoyed the event and found the talks interesting, inspiring and hopefully amusing too. We're delighted to have raised over £7000 for the Wild Frontiers Foundation towards the Kalash flood defence wall.
To view the video of our recent Silk Road talk at The Frontline Club click here.
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