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To Eritrea and Ethiopia: Retracing a Victorian Expedition
             Expedition bridge Expedition bridge

John’s latest Eritrea and Ethiopia talkclick here for details


‘Eritrea and Ethiopia’ talk in 2020

                   Epiphany in Gonder Epiphany in Gonder

30th April – Tavistock, Devon (Tavistock Ladies’ Luncheon Club)
(
Unfortunately this has had to be postponed till 29th April 2021 – see below)


20th October – Midhurst, West Sussex (Midhurst U3A)
2.30 pm at the Methodist Church Hall on North Street
(admission £2.00 for members, £3.00 for visitors, on the door –
details from David Barlow on 01730 815218)



‘Eritrea and Ethiopia’ talk in 2021

               Mountain priest Mountain priest

29th April – Tavistock, Devon (Tavistock Ladies’ Luncheon Club)
12.00 for 12.30 pm at the Bedford Hotel on Plymouth Road
(details from Norma Thewlis on 01822 615174)



Russia’s Secret Corners
           Army recruits Army recruits

John’s other recent talkclick here for details


‘Russia’s Secret Corners’ talk in 2020

            JP in Ukraine JP in Ukraine

23rd April – Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucs (Wotton Arts Festival)
(
Unfortunately this has had to be postponed –
see
the Festival website or contact Anne Parry on 01453 843144
for further information
)


The Old Silk Road to Afghanistan
                Wakhan CorridorWakhan Corridor

John’s five-month journey across central Asiaclick here for details


‘Old Silk Road’ talk in 2020

              A helping handA helping hand

18th November – Folkestone, Kent (The Tower Theatre)
An evening event (time to be announced) at The Tower Theatre on North Road
(details nearer the time from The Tower on 01303 223925)



China by the Back Door
              Murghab boysMurghab boys

A new talk about the final part of John’s 2011 journey across central Asia


‘China by the Back Door’ talk in 2020

                 Dunhuang camelDunhuang camel

1st April – Central London (‘Hand & Shears’)
(
Unfortunately this has had to be postponed –
contact Sarah Chanter on 01491 572499
or John Pilkington on 01962 863965 for further information
)


An Englishman in Patagonia
                  Torres del Paine Torres del Paine

John’s talk about the southern tip of South Americaclick here for details


‘An Englishman in Patagonia’ talk in 2020

                 Welsh pioneers Welsh pioneers

11th October – Hastings, East Sussex (The Stables)
7.30 pm at The Stables Theatre and Arts Centre on The Bourne
(booking available nearer the time from the Theatre on 01424 423221)



‘An Englishman in Patagonia’ talk in 2021

                   Chiloé island boat Chiloé island boat

26th January – Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria (Grange Lecture Society)
7.15 pm at the Victoria Hall on Main Street
(admission free to members – visitors £5.00 on the door –
details from Dr Jeff Pattison on 015395 52398)

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