The transglobe expedition trust launches Campfire 2017! Explorers Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Ed Stafford have joined up again to host the Transglobe Expedition Trust’s ‘Campfire’ event for the third time on June 30th at Home Farm near Elstree, Hertfordshire.
Date: Friday 30 June 2017; 1900 – 2300
Venue: Home Farm Glamping, Aldenham Road, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AZ
Ticket prices (includes free pizza): £65 (£45 concessions)
Speakers include ocean adventurers Olly Hicks and the Coxless Crew; Spike Reid famous explorer who has recently returned from paddleboarding on the River Ganges; Ness Night who traversed the Namib desert on a fatbike; Laura Bingham who crossed South America without money on a bicycle and Red Bull’s adventure editor Pip Stewart.
Here’s what Ed Stafford from the Discovery channel said about Campfire 2017:
“Campfire is a unique, relaxed event where we provide inspirational talks from a renowned team of explorers and adventurers as they tell of their agonies and ecstasies in taking on extraordinary challenges – physical and emotional. Add in the opportunity to meet our speakers informally, great live music, food and drink and all the elements of a brilliant evening are there.”
The evening also has live music from The Vagaband; craft beer and cider; a prosecco van; award-winning sodas; free wood-oven pizza; and informal chats with the speakers around the Campfire.
All proceeds go to fund the work of the Transglobe Expedition Trust – a charity supporting humanitarian, scientific or educational projects which follow in the Transglobe Expedition’s tradition of adventure and perseverance.
Mike ‘Spike’ Reid
To wet your appetite for adventure paddleboarding, here’s a little bit more about what Mike ‘Spike Reid has been up to. Reid has completed numerous expeditions in a wide variety of countries, ranging from first ascents in Tajikistan and Siberia; training young people in the Norwegian Arctic and the jungle of Borneo; and trekking in Bhutan and Afghanistan. In 2008, Spike circumnavigated the world along the line of 50°N after winning a bursary from the Royal Geographical Society and Land Rover. Spike has done numerous journeys by stand-up paddle-boarding, having recently completed the first descent of the River Ganges from source to sea by this means.
Want to be inspired for your next paddle-boarding expedition?
Don’t miss out of Campfire 2017