The Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR.
Wednesday 16 July 2014, 17:45 hrs
Ice Warrior Founder and Explorer Jim McNeill
Project Patron, Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Expedition Patron (to be announced) the Hon Alexandra Shackleton, Granddaughter of the great explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton – will be announcing that this is Shackleton’s unfulfilled ambition
The Mayor of London has also sent a message of support along with many other eminent and influential individuals including Lord Winston and Michael Palin
1. Announcement of Ice Warrior’s Quest for the Inaccessible Pole
The Last True World First in Polar Expeditioning and
A Ground-breaking, critical citizen scientific endeavour directed and lead by the world’s leading scientists and organisations.
Call for further Would-be Explorers (including complete novices) to undertake training and take part in this enormous endeavour
2. A PHOTOCALL of Sir Ranulph Fiennes with Alexandra Shackleton and Ice Warrior Jim McNeill with a selection of equipment and clothing including our innovative and high-tech QAJAQ (purpose designed and built by ProDrive sledge/canoe).
3. An audience of people interested in participating
FORMAT (FOR THE WHOLE EVENING):
17:00 hrs Talk about Ice Warrior and what it is like to undertake such an expedition
17:45 hrs Photo call and Official Announcement/Participant Call
18:00 hrs Doors open for Ice Warrior Jim McNeill’s Interview with Sir Ranulph Fiennes – pay bar available - discounted gear – competition to win places on the Selection Weekends on August 8 – 10 and 15 – 17 2014 – opportunity to join Friends of Scott Polar Institute
19:00 hrs Start of Interview
20:00 hrs end interview and start of audience questions
20:30 hrs end interview and adjourn to the map room for canapés and drinks – Ranulph Fiennes book sales and signing
21:30 hrs end of evening
Additional Material, available on the day
The Quest for the Inaccessible Pole Expedition Announcement – taking place February to May 2015.
The Poles Explained
The Ice Warrior Project – http://www.ice-warrior.com
The Ice Warrior is keen to link with key journalists for the expedition.
Journalists interested in following the Ice Warrior Project and the Expedition should contact:
Jim@ice-warrior.com 07775651471, email@example.com 07834 643977, firstname.lastname@example.org 07703 409622.
Our sponsors Sueme and Buff will be there in force to demonstrate their latest wares.
The public can book tickets to see Jim Interview at http://www.ice-warrior.com/2014/04/23/an-evening-with-sir-ra....
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