Kendal Mountain Tour 2024: A night of Adventure films + Laura and Stevie Massey-Pugh

Festivals |
7th February 2024

Starts 7pm | Tickets £15.50 | Conc. £9 | Guest Speakers Laura and Stevie Massey-Pugh | Theatre

Fastest round-the-world tandem cyclists Stevie Massey and Laura Massey-Pugh come to Kendal!

On 5 June 2022 husband and wife, Stevie and Laura set off from the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on a round-the-world adventure on a bicycle made for two! 180 days later, and after battling monsoons, sickness, border closures and motorcycle collisions they arrived back where they started and set a new mixed tandem circumnavigation Guinness World Record.

Guest Speakers

Fastest round-the-world tandem cyclists Stevie Massey and Laura Massey-Pugh come to Kendal!

On 5 June 2022 husband and wife, Stevie and Laura set off from the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on a round-the-world adventure on a bicycle made for two! 180 days later, and after battling monsoons, sickness, border closures and motorcycle collisions they arrived back where they started and set a new mixed tandem circumnavigation Guinness World Record.

Join them live on stage to hear their incredible story.

Films

The White Giant
Krister Kopala dedicates his season to riding some of the most unforgiving lines on Jiehkkevárri, the highest and arguably most remote mountain in Norway’s Lyngen Alps. 22’

Lando Steezy
Leo Smith is a self-proclaimed bodge job and helper of people. Forging his own path in the bike industry, Leo is creating space in the sport for everyone. 6’

La Gara
Journey into one of the world’s toughest mountain races in the Italian Alps with mountain runner Hillary Gerardi as she pushes herself to the limit, chasing after a dream. 15’

Soup
Discover the Sheffield Outdoor Plungers (SOUP) in this uplifting film exploring access rights and the cold water swimming community-based in the Peak District. 6’

An Eye For Plants
Plant blindness is our tendency to overlook and undervalue the plants around us. The inspirational 97-year-old Dr Margaret Bradshaw champions doing the opposite. 4’

Soundscape
Using beautiful animation, Soundscape shares the sightless experience of climbing a mountain featuring blind climber Erik Weihenmayer as he ascends a massive alpine rock face deep in the Sierra Nevada. 15’

I Am Because You Are
Despite varying levels of experience, a fearless crew of six women venture into the wild and embark on their first mountaineering expedition in the Bugaboos. Together, they redefine the conventional mountaineering narrative, embodying the timeless African philosophy of Ubuntu. 17’

Freya
Not your typical family holiday, but this is not your typical family. Climber Leo Houlding, his wife Jess, their two children Freya (9yrs) and Jackson (5yrs) climb Norway’s national mountain via a 2000ft big wall. 4’

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DATES & TIMES

7th February 2024

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