Speaking in January we have
David Cummings – Sicily Jewel of the Mediterranean
David is from South Wales, and has taught & lived in Chester since 1964. After a successful 25 year career as a Head teacher at Christleton Primary School, he has become a guest speaker on a wide range of topics, throughout the North West and Wales. He is an author of a number of books on local history; He writes & illustrates monthly articles on https://www.christleton.org.uk/christleton4/ – He was appointed BEM in the 2020 Queens Birthday Honours List for his services to the village of Christleton and City of Chester.
Sicily – The Jewel of the Mediterranean, is the story of an amazing island, with a complex history. The presentation features the way ancient societies, including Greeks, Romans, Normans, Byzantines, Moslems, Arabs and Christians, have created a fascinating mix of cultures and works of art for us to enjoy today. David also explores the flora and fauna of the island, still dominated by Mount Etna, a very active Volcano.
Simon and Lisa Thomas – Extreme Lives
Join Simon & Lisa Thomas as they share some of their favourite stories, insights & images from two decades of travel and exploration. From near death experiences in Moscow & dinning with Maasai Warriors in Tanzania to surviving a broken neck in the Amazon Jungle and speaking at Adidas Global HQ, Simon & Lisa’s enthusiasm for adventure and travel is infectious. You don’t want to miss this event.
Lisa and Simon Thomas are internationally acclaimed pro photographers, writers, and speakers. As full-time travelers, the pair have explored the globe for 17+ years on their adventure motorcycles, amassing an insane 500,000 miles in the world’s harshest conditions. Along the way, they have developed a bold style that embraces landscape, adventure, and portrait photography. Their Photographic skills have seen them work with NGO’s, International Publications and Major brands around the world.
Doors open at 1pm for 1:30pm start until 4:00pm,
The Grosvenor Museum, 25-27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD.Entrance fee £4 (£3 Globetrotters members) refreshments included.
For more information contact Eve on 01606 301762
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