Why does PPUK care about community education

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  PPUK has built something of a reputation for our Best of Kendal Film Festival and Autumn Lecture events – primarily because they let us all bask vicariously in high mountain adventures. The association for us as a charity is (hopefully) clear: we work with mountain porters to make the vital income they  time in […] Read more »

Best of Kendal Mountain Film Tour

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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 the essence and inspiration of Kendal with a selection of […] Read more »

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SPECTRE: A trans-Antarctic Expedition – Lecture by Leo Houlding

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The Spectre, Trans-Antarctic Expedition 2017-18 was an ambitious, first of its kind project, aiming to combine an unsupported, wind assisted journey of 1700 km across the interior of Antarctica, with exploration and ascents of the extremely remote and technical Gothic Peaks. This included a peak named the Spectre, by far the most southerly rock spire […] Read more »

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Best of Kendal Mountain Film Tour 2018

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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 the essence and inspiration of Kendal with a selection of […] Read more »

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Mountainfilm on Tour

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Enjoy a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films selected from Mountainfilm, America’s most prestigious mountain film festival, exclusive to the UK. The films will be introduced by Ben Ayers, dZi Foundation Nepal Country Director. Please note this event is in aid of our friends at Community Action Nepal and dZi Foundation.  […] Read more »

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The Mic & Vic Reunion

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29 years after their ground breaking ascent of the Golden Pillar of Spantik in Pakistan Mick and Vic re-united in 2016 and showed that age is no barrier to Himalayan success by making the first ascent of the spectacular peak of Sersank (6,050m) in the Indian Himalaya.   Powered by Eventbrite Read more »

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Let’s go into the summer inspired to do more

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Hi everyone, Well, there goes another bank holiday weekend. No more long weekends for a while, but the summer is rolling in. And as we creep into May it means we’re barely 2 weeks from the Best of Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society. This year’s film line up contains a […] Read more »

Best of Kendal Mountain Film Festival Tour 2017

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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 the essence and inspiration of Kendal with a selection of […] Read more »

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