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South 2015: an Antarctic voyage to remember - Film Premiere
Wed, June 14, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM BST
South 2015: an Antarctic voyage to remember is a film about the contribution that Britons have made in the exploration of British Antarctic Territory and the cost in lives lost. It follows the voyage of Antarctic veterans to attend the dedication of the Southern Antarctic Monument in February 2015 and thence to visit the places in the Antarctic Peninsula where those "who lost their lives in Antarctica in pursuit of science to benefit us all" lived, worked and perished. It covers the creation of the Antarctic Memorial in St Paul's Cathedral, the Antarctic Monument at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge and its Southern counterpart on the waterfront in Stanley, Falkland Islands. You can view a trailer on YouTube.
Felicity Aston MBE, Polar Medal will introduce the film. She is the first woman to ski across the Antarctic alone in 2014 and is leading a team of women from Europe and the Middle East on an expedition to the North Pole in April 2017: the Women's Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition 2017.
Bar from 18.00: Lecture 19.00 - 20.30: Bar from 20.30 - 21.30.
Everyone very welcome