Travel Stage

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

11:00-11:45
Horatio Clare
The author on his icebreaker voyage to the frozen depths of the Bay of Bothnia

12:00-12:45
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

13:00-13:45
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

14:00-14:45
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

15:00-16:00
Break

 16:00-16:45
Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
The adventurer and Guinness World Record holder on exploring Arunachal Pradesh, India’s forgotten frontier, on foot and motorbike

17:00-18:00
Leo Houlding
Climbing the Spectre, perhaps the world’s remotest mountain, on a ground-breaking expedition to Antarctica


SPEAKERS:

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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