Ernest Shackleton – Polar Explorer

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO OBE (1874-1922) was an Irish-born polar explorer who was involved in four major British expeditions to the Antarctic (leader of three).  He was a principal figure in the period known as the ‘Heroic Age’ of Antarctic exploration. This illustrated lecture by Stephen Scott-Fawcett MA (Cantab) FRGS will ‘explore’ Shackleton – the man and the ‘myth’. Stephen is editor of the James Caird Society Journal – named after the 23’ life boat James Caird in which Shackleton set out to rescue his trapped crew. At Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall.

Tickets: £5

Date - Sunday, 12/05/2019
7:30 pm

Our Lady of Lourdes church hall