“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 October from 19.15pm for a 19.30 start. Tickets cost £10 each with proceeds in aid of the Harringworth Appeals Fund. A donation with also be made to UK Antarctic Heritage Trust who look after Wordie House on the Antarctic Peninsula. Tickets are available by completing the form below or call 01572 747700.
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.
Tickets can be purchased by completing the form below or calling 01572 747700 or 07858 504568
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