Travel Stage

The Travel Stage will host a range of intrepid travellers and adventurers on their extraordinary expeditions. 

Horatio Clare
The author on his icebreaker voyage to the frozen depths of the Bay of Bothnia

Dream jobs - how to escape the rat race
Harriet Fitch Little with Gaynor Leeper, a husky trainer in Arctic Sweden, Roderick Stewart, a volcanologist from Montserrat and Yvonne Levene, who set up a remote lodge in Ethiopia

Benedict Allen
The story of his solo expedition to Papua New Guinea, the media storm when he failed to return, and why he believes we are entering a new “golden age” of exploration

Everything Else: the FT culture podcast
Griselda Murray Brown and Alexander Gilmour, co-hosts of Everything Else, chat to Phil Wang, comedian, about being funny on demand


Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
The adventurer and Guinness World Record holder on exploring Arunachal Pradesh, India’s forgotten frontier, on foot and motorbike

Leo Houlding
Climbing the Spectre, perhaps the world’s remotest mountain, on a ground-breaking expedition to Antarctica


The breadth of subjects covered was brilliant, as was seeing and meeting some of our favourite FT writers.
— Past Festival Attendee

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