Full programme Best of Kendal Film Night 2016

Unmissable – The best action and adventure films from around the world! Each year the very best films from Kendal Mountain Festival are hand-picked by Porter’s Progress UK as we proudly host the Best of Kendal World Film Tour for our 10th year! Come and join us and experience the essence and inspiration of Kendal […] Read more »

Best of Kendal Mountain Film Festival May 2016

* Please note change of date to 18th May 2016* Unmissable – The best action and adventure films from around the world! Each year the very best films from Kendal Mountain Festival are hand-picked by Porter’s Progress UK  as we proudly host the Best of Kendal World Film Tour. Come and join us and experience […] Read more »

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Stephen Venables Lecture – Life After Everest

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After climbing a new route up the world’s highest mountain, reaching the summit alone without oxygen and surviving a record bivouac at 28,000 feet, you might think that Stephen Venables would have decided to hang up his boots.  Far from it.  Record-breaking success on Everest was just the preparation for many more adventures around the […] Read more »

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Telluride MountainFilm – London

We are super excited to partner with dZi Foundation and Mountainfilm to bring you a fantastic selection of current and best-loved films from the annual festival in Telluride, Colorado USA. We have carefully selected the best culture, environment and of course adventure documentary films for a hugely entertaining evening.  The event is a fundraiser for […] Read more »

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Donate your kit with eBay

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For several years Porter Progress UK have been collecting outdoor clothing and equipment from our supporters from all around the UK and Europe to redistribute to the Mountain Porters, primarily through the clothing banks we support in Nepal. The collections have been a huge success, with literally thousands of pieces donated to us. In the […] Read more »

Rebuilding Nepal – a long trek with many mountains to climb

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Yesterday another massive earthquake hit Nepal, this time with the epicentre in the Everest region. Our partner charity Community Action Nepal is feeding back information on what is happening in the communities with which we work. You can read more here: http://www.canepal.org.uk/. Regular supporters will know that PPUK runs a clothing bank in Lukla; at […] Read more »

Earthquake in Nepal

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Our thoughts are with the people of Nepal suffering following the huge earthquake on Friday. We have had many enquiries and we are so thankful to say our Trustees (Denise and Tom) and colleagues (Medex and Everest Black tie Dinner party) who are in Nepal are safe, but such relief is linked with deep sadness […] Read more »

Film Programme for Best of Kendal 26th March 2015

Unmissable – The best action and adventure films from around the world! Each year the very best films from Kendal Mountain Festival are hand-picked by Porter’s Progress UK as we proudly host the Best of Kendal World Film Tour for our 9th year! Come and join us and experience the essence and inspiration of Kendal […] Read more »