Night of Adventure

East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London

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Thu 22nd Mar 2018

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Where:East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5NX
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:From 7pm. Doors open 6pm

About the event

The Night of Adventure series will be making an appearance at Canary Wharf once again this March, bringing with it an ever eclectic collection of top explorers and daredevils to celebrate the spirit of adventure.

Like-minded adventurers will be joining forces to share their captivating stories of exploration, escapism and wonder. Each speaker will be limited to just 20 slides to accompany their tales, 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.

All proceeds from this event will support the work of Hope and Homes for Children.


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! w

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.

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent – an adventurer who explored 2,000 miles of Arunachal Pradesh in India by motorbike, by foot and by boat.

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

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

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