Category Archives: London-Meeting

London Meetings, Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Jonny Bealby – Trips and origins.
  2. Olie Hunter-Smart – India – top to bottom

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Brian Anderson – Galápagos Islands

    The Galápagos Islands, 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, were named the ‘Enchanted Isles’ by superstitious sailors, and famed for their number of endemic species. The isles were a hiding place for C16 pirates, visited by C18 whalers including the author, Herman Melville, and later, by Charles Darwin on ‘The Beagle’ in 1835.

    In this richly illustrated presentation, photographer and adventurer, Brian Anderson, shares his travel anecdotes and stunning images of the unique wildlife he encountered, including; galápagos penguins, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, sealions and bluefooted boobies. We also learn how these animals which frightened early visitors, have adapted to live on this fragile, isolated and ever changing Pacific archipelago.

    Brian Anderson - Galápagos Islands
    Brian Anderson – Galápagos Islands
  2. Richard Evans – Laidback travel tales – Part 2

    From the vast deserts of Kazakhstan to the Pyrenees via the monsoons of Southeast Asia, the Australian Nullarbor, the Canadian Rockies and Great Lakes, this is Richard Evans’s travelogue of his six-month journey around the world by recumbent bicycle in 2014.

    Averaging around 1,000km per week, Richard shared treacherously potholed highways with speeding juggernauts, faced freezing nights and scorching days, and battled headwinds strong enough to blow him off the road. Having lost 7kg in the first seven weeks and with 19 weeks still to go, it was important to stabilise the weight loss. A cure was found in beer and dumplings.

    Find out more at http://laidbackaroundtheworld.blogspot.co.uk

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Paul Goldstein – TBA
  2. Sian Pritchard-Jones & Bob Gibbons – Angola/Eritrea

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Mary Fogarty – Travel in the Balkans
  2. John Pilkington – Up the Mekong to Tibet

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, there is no meeting in August.

There is no meeting this month.

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Members Slides : Around the world in eighty minutes. 10 presentations of 10 slides This month we have a fast paced journey around the Globe..

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, June 3th, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Paul Hughes – Rare Escapes – Adventures nearby.
  2. Duncan Gough – Travelling in Spain & how to write about your travels.

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Kendra Ansley – Burma.
  2. André Brugiroux – The Earth is but one country.

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Charlie Knight – Walking from Mexico to Canada.

    In April 2016, Charlie took a 6 month break from his marketing job and set out from the Mexican border to walk to Canada. Travelling the entire length of America, his 2650 mile trek took him across the Mojave Desert and the snowy Sierra Nevada mountains in California, through the forests and lava fields of Oregon and the rainy, misty peaks of Washington before 144 days later, he finally made it to the Canadian border.

    Along his journey he had run-ins with mountain lions, rattlesnakes and bears. He forded torrential rivers and crossed numerous high mountain passes. He endured severe cold, heat, dehydration and extreme hunger, losing 15kg in body weight in under five months.

    Having gone through his own private battle with anxiety and depression, Charlie undertook his adventure to promote awareness of mental illness and raised nearly £4000 for SANE mental health charity.

    Find out more at www.charlie-knight.com

  2. Jacki Hill Murphy – Travelling the Length of the River Amazon.

    In recreating the tragic 1769 journey of the first women to travel the River Amazon from a stream in Ecuador to the Atlantic in Brazil, a journey of 4,200 miles, Jacki travelled in local boats and encountered many dangers and wonderful encounters.

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September. If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here

London Meetings, Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Speaking this month we have:

  1. Darren Axe – Treading lightly… Journeys among the mountains of Europe by boot, snowshoe and train.

    Darren is an International Mountain Leader with a passion for sustainability in the mountain environment. During ten years of journeys to, from and around Europe’s high places he has developed a wealth of knowledge and passion. This talk critically assesses our place in wilderness; from how we move in, out and around it to the activities we undertake within it. From the emblematic Alps to the intrepid Carpathians, this thought provoking talk takes us there and back again with stunning photography throughout.

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  2. Tim Holland – Russia

  3. Philip Bichon – Yemen

    For many years Philippe Bichon has been working as architectural assistant in a workshop set in southwest of France, specialized in the preservation of architectural heritage. He enjoys travelling around the world with a pencil in his hand. As he wanders lonely he fills his travel diary with account, and also sketches and watercolors drawn on the spot that he doesn’t alter once back. This diary becomes a collective work enhanced with the accounts written in their own tongues by different encounters, or sometimes with their own drawings. More than a diary, the travel book becomes a link then, a way to share the journey with people met on the road.

    His artistic approach is mainly based on the travel diary itself. As he return home however he share his genuine account and sketches in a faithful published book so as to invite the reader to follow in his footsteps. Since people were becoming more and more enthusiastic, he decided to work as an artist, sharing his travels.

    About Yemen …

    Today, troubles in Yemen are so huge that we can’t know if we could again travel one day in this amazing country. Particularly attracted to architecture Philippe has been dreaming about discovering Yemen for many years. He was absolutely delighted when he first travelled there in 2009, a lonely six weeks tour by share taxis throughout western Yemen. He was overwhelmed by the outstanding architecture but also by the discovering of a so authentic and welcoming country. Speaking a little Arabic and playing ud, plus the fact that he draws on the spot helped him to meet several people. He was glad to be invited in 2010 by the Yemen Department of Tourism along with seven other European artists, a wonderful opportunity to increase his Yemen’s work.

    To know more : www.globecroqueur.com

London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.

Admission costs, £3 for Members and £6.00 Non-members. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we do not sell advanced tickets, please just come on the day, the doors open at 2:15pm and the program starts around 2:30pm with each talk lasting approximately 40 minutes.

There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.

If you would like to keep up to date with what’s happening at the Globetrotters London meetings and to be sent email reminders prior to the meeting, please sign up here