Talk on the Endurance Expedition 1914 – 1916

“In my grandfather’s footsteps – a personal account of the Endurance expedition 1914 – 1916 through the diaries and recollections of James Wordie, Shackleton’s Chief Scientist”

Alan Wordie, a resident of Harringworth will give a personal account of the Endurance expedition 1914 – 1916 through the diaries and recollections of James Wordie, Shackleton’s Chief Scientist.

The evening which will include Cheese and Wine is taking place in St John the Baptist Church, Harringworth on Friday 6th June from 19.15pm  for a 19.30 start.  Tickets cost £10 and can be ordered using the form below.

Alan Wordie is James Wordie’s grandson and has researched his diaries and papers relating to the iconic Endurance expedition (and his account of 18 months on the ice and Elephant Island awaiting rescue) and also his Polar research and expeditions, senior roles in FIDS (now BAS), SPRI and RGS, confidant and supporter of many polar leaders notably Vivian Fuchs and chairing the Himalayas committee in 1953.

Shackleton Wordie Endurance
20 October 1914 Wordie and Shackleton Palace Hotel Buenos Aires