Your next adventure might be on hold for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start putting plans in place for you next big two (or three) wheeled trip. If you’re looking for inspiration and advice, there’s only one place to be this weekend; sprawled out and tuned in to The The Armchair Adventure Festival.
Kicking off tomorrow night, the first ever virtual adventure festival promises to bring together some of most inspiring and interesting adventure talks from around the world straight to your armchair. With talks from adventurers, panel discussions, workshops and film screenings (courtesy of Austin Vince and Louis Pryce’s Adventure Travel Film Festival), we know where we’ll be this weekend.
To get involved, all you’ve got to do is visit the website and sign up using the entry form. Then you’ll be sent an email which will allow you to access the stream.
Best of all, The Armchair Adventure Festival is completely FREE. The team behind the event recognise that money might be tight so instead of charging, it’s asking those that can afford it, to make a donation to the NHS Charities Together fund to help the fight against COVID-19.
HERE’S THE FULL SCHEDULE…
19:00 – Festival Opens – Welcome from The Sidecar Guys
19:30 – Q&A with Steph Jeavons
20:00 – Jamie Ramsay
20:45 – Billy Ward
21:30 – Wrap up from The Sidecar Guys
21:40 – Close
10:30 – Festival Opens – Welcome from The Sidecar Guys
11:00 – Lisa and Simon Thomas
11:45 – Candida Louis
12:30 – Chaz Powell
13:15 – Break
13:30 – Sam Manicom Q&A with Graham Hoskins (Adventure Bike TV)
14:00 – Olie Hunter Smart
14:45 – The Sidecar Guys
15:15 – Ted Simon Q&A with Paddy Tyson (Overland Event)
15:40 – Spencer Conway and Cathy Nel Q&A with The Sidecar Guys
16:00 – Nathan Milward
16:45 – Elspeth Beard Q&A with Graham Hoskins (Adventure Bike TV)
17:15 – Kinging It
18:00 – COVID-19 Lockdown in Uganda with Time and Marisa Notier
18:30 – Land, Sea and Petrol panel with Tiffany Coates, Natalia Cohen and Olie Hunter Smart
19:00 – Break
19:30 – Claudio Von Planta Q&A with Billy Ward
20:00 – Charley Boorman Q&A with Billy Ward
20:30 – The Sidecar Guys Big Fat Quiz of Adventure
21:45 – Wrap up from The Sidecar Guys
22:00 – Close
Sunday (Film Night with The Adventure Travel Film Festival)
19:00 – Welcome from The Sidecar Guys and Austin Vince
19:30 – The Road to Independence (Film)
20:30 – Olie Hunter Smart Q&A
20:45 – Festival wrap up from The Sidecar Guys
21:00 – Close
For more information on The Adventure Armchair Festival, click HERE.
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