2003-2004 Calendar

Programme 2003-2004


October 9 Paul Goldstein India Spiced Up
Rajasthan - The Ganges - Varanasi - plus superb photographs of the wildlife. Paul has recently won 1st prize in the The Royal Geographic Society for his photographs of wildlife.
October 22 Denise Heywood Descending the Land of the Ascending Dragon
Vietnam's animated cities, seascapes, ancient culture, lovely people.
November 5 Helen Bentley Racing round the Oceans the wrong way
An ordinary nurse's extraordinary voyage in the 1996/7 BT Global Challenge.
November 19 Social

Annual Social for Members

December 3 Guy Mansell Voyage to the Land of the Midnight Sun
Arctic Norway's mountains and fjords, northern lights, the Saami and their reindeer.
December 17 Catherine Hopper Bhutan – the Last Buddhist Kingdom
Life today in a tiny and beautiful Himalayan Buddhist kingdom.

January 7 Angela Rixon and
Peter Crook
Aspects of Africa – Predators and Prey
Wildlife and natural history photographers in love with Africa.
January 21 Vic Quaile By 4X4 round South America
The Inca Trail Rally – 15,000 miles in just seven weeks.
February 4 Elisabeth Parry Northwest Passage
From Baffin Island to Greenland, aboard a Russian research vessel.
February 18 George Band Return to Everest
Recalling the dramas of the first ascent and telling of the climbers and sherpas.
March 3 Norma Joseph And the Dawn came up like Thunder
The great Irrawaddy River, by whatever local craft.
March 17 Audrey Olley Galapagos – the Enchanted Islands
Meet the unique wildlife of the islands, giant tortoises, iguanas, etc.
March 31 John Gimlette At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig
Paraguay portrayed with humour, insight and deftness of touch.
April 14 AGM & Don Mitchell To China, in search of Steam and Culture