Winchester Festival: Sir Chris Bonington

Winchester Guildhall

9th Jul 2019 6.00PM - 9th Jul 2019 Event Type: Lecture

Sir Chris Bonington in conversation with Jim McNeil

Sir Chris Bonington began climbing in 1951, at the age of 16.  He made the first British ascent of the North Wall of the Eiger and has undertaken nineteen Himalayan expeditions, including four to Mount Everest (which he climbed in 1985 at the age of fifty).  He has written 17 books and received a knighthood in 1996 for services to mountaineering.  In this talk, Sir Chris discusses his many daring climbs and near-death adventures with experienced Polar explorer and expedition leader, Jim McNeil.

Tickets £15 (+ £1 booking fee, capped at £5 per transaction) available online or from the Cathedral Box Office, 01962 857275

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