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National Geographic Traveller Festival

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced the headline speakers for its inaugural Festival: BBC presenter and National Geographic explorer Paul Rose, and adventurer and Olympian James Cracknell OBE.

Chosen for their trailblazing careers in the fields of exploration and extreme adventure, Paul and James will bring to the Festival stage stories of daredevil exploits, pioneering campaigns and hard-learnt lessons, all played out in some of the most challenging arenas on our planet.

Maria Pieri, editorial director, National Geographic Traveller (UK), said: “I’m pleased to announce the addition of two of the UK’s most intrepid travel personalities to our exciting Festival line-up. James’ fearless desire to plot the outer limits of human endurance has seen him return from the brink of disaster, while Paul’s career encompasses groundbreaking marine research and Arctic exploration. We can’t wait to hear more about their work, as well as their...

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