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This page was last revised on 9th July 2020 –
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To Eritrea and Ethiopia: Retracing a Victorian Expedition
               Expedition bridge Expedition bridge

John’s latest Eritrea and Ethiopia talkclick here for details


‘Eritrea and Ethiopia’ talks in 2020

                  Epiphany in Gonder Epiphany in Gonder

30th April – Tavistock, Devon (Tavistock Ladies’ Luncheon Club)
(
Unfortunately this has been postponed until 2021 – see below)

20th October – Midhurst, West Sussex (Midhurst U3A)
2.30 pm at the Methodist Church Hall on North Street
(admission £2.00 for members, £3.00 for visitors, on the door –
details from David Barlow on 01730 815218)



‘Eritrea and Ethiopia’ talk in 2021

               Mountain priest Mountain priest

25th February – Tavistock, Devon (Tavistock Ladies’ Luncheon Club)
12.00 for 12.30 pm at the Bedford Hotel on Plymouth Road
(details from Norma Thewlis on 01822 615174)



Russia’s Secret Corners
           Army recruits Army recruits

John’s other recent talkclick here for details


‘Russia’s Secret Corners’ talks in 2020

            JP in Ukraine JP in Ukraine

23rd April – Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucs (Wotton Arts Festival)
(
Unfortunately this has been postponed –
see
the Festival website, or contact Anne Parry on 01453 843144
for further information
)

23rd November – Dumfries (Royal Scottish Geographical Society)
An evening event – time and venue to be announced
(details nearer the time from the Society on 01738 455050)

24th November – Galashiels, Selkirkshire (Royal Scottish Geographical Society)
An evening event – time and venue to be announced
(details nearer the time from the Society on 01738 455050)

25th November – Ayr (Royal Scottish Geographical Society)
An evening event – time and venue to be announced
(details nearer the time from the Society on 01738 455050)

26th November – Helensburgh, West Dunbartonshire
(Royal Scottish Geographical Society)
An evening event – time and venue to be announced
(details nearer the time from the Society on 01738 455050)


Exploring the Mekong River
             Upper MekongUpper Mekong

John’s expedition to the source of the Mekongclick here for details


‘Exploring the Mekong River’ talks in 2020

                    Monks in Phnom PenhMonks in Phnom Penh

4th November – Blackpool (International Travel and Holidays Association
or Fylde Travellers)
7.30 pm at Blackpool Sixth (Blackpool Sixth Form College)
on Blackpool Old Road (admission free to members –
visitors £4.00 on the door – details from Joan Gaffiney on 01253 700799)


13th November – Winchester (a fundraising event for Oxfam and WaterAid)
7.30 pm at Winchester Discovery Centre on Jewry Street
(booking available nearer the time from the Discovery Centre on 01962 873603)



China by the Back Door
              A helping handA helping hand

A new talk about the final part of John’s 2011 journey across central Asia


‘China by the Back Door’ talk in 2020

                Dunhuang camelDunhuang camel

1st April – Central London (‘Hand & Shears’)
(
Unfortunately this has been postponed –
contact Sarah Chanter on 01491 572499
or John Pilkington on 01962 863965 for further information
)


An Englishman in Patagonia
                 Torres del Paine Torres del Paine

John’s talk about the southern tip of South Americaclick here for details


‘An Englishman in Patagonia’ talks in 2020

                Welsh pioneers Welsh pioneers

11th October – Hastings, East Sussex (The Stables)
7.30 pm at The Stables Theatre and Arts Centre on The Bourne
(booking available nearer the time from the Theatre on 01424 423221)

28th October – Winchester (a fundraising event for Oxfam and WaterAid)
7.30 pm at Winchester Discovery Centre on Jewry Street
(booking available nearer the time from the Discovery Centre on 01962 873603)



‘An Englishman in Patagonia’ talk in 2021

                  Chiloé island boat Chiloé island boat

26th January – Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria (Grange Lecture Society)
7.15 pm at the Victoria Hall on Main Street
(admission free to members – visitors £5.00 on the door –
details from Dr Jeff Pattison on 015395 52398)



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