Night of Adventure, London 2018


Tuesday 13 March, 7pm – 10.30pm (doors open 6.30pm)

UCL Institute of Education, London WC1H 0AL


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Hear from first-class explorers, daredevils and pioneers as they share their captivating stories of exploration, escapism and wonder at this sell-out event. Each speaker will be limited to just 20 slides to accompany their tales, shown on a huge screen, each slide leaving the screen after just 20 seconds. It’s fast. It’s furious. But ultimately, it’s a chance to be swept away to a world filled with adventure, all without leaving your seats.

With this unusual and challenging presentation format, once the talks begin there is no stopping or going back, the audience must be ready to be swept from adventure to adventure!

To learn more, watch a short film of last year’s event at the bottom of this page.


The adventurers in 2018


Alastair Humphreys – an adventurer, author and recipient of National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year award for his pioneering work on the concept of Microadventures. Alastair will host the evening.

Ben Saunders – one of the world’s leading polar explorers who recently attempted a solo, unsupported and unassisted crossing of the Antarctic Continent.

The Overlanding Family – a family with two young children and a dream to explore the globe, by truck.

Charlie Walker – a British adventurer specialising in human powered expeditions, who has travelled across  Mongolia on a semi-wild pony.

Anna McNuff – endurance athlete and self-proclaimed ‘mischief maker’, Anna recently spent 184 days pedalling her bike 5,500 miles across the Southern Andes.

James Forrest – this ‘Mountain Man’ recently tacked 446 mountains in England and Wales, in just 6 months!

Ben Page – an avid cyclist who has travelled across five continents on two wheels.

Robert Twigger – an author and illustrator with views on how to put adventure back into everyday life.

Tim Howell – a Royal Marine Commando with a passion for climbing, mountaineering and Wingsuit BASE jumping.

Lindsey Cole – an adventurer who was inspired to follow the Rabbit Proof Fence.

Lisa Trollope and Libby Kerr – a pair who recently completed a continuous self-propelled journey across 282 mountains in Scotland.


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