A warm, friendly and entertaining evening where explorer, Jim McNeill explores the life and times of a truly remarkable, iconic person. And you, in a small gathering and amazing surroundings, have the chance to get up-close and meet that person. With rare footage, beautiful photography and thorough research, Jim discovers what really makes them iconic; behind the familiar public face.
After huge success with Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Hon Alexandra Shackleton, Sir Chris Bonington and Sir David Attenborough, Polar Explorer Felicity Aston MBE, Shipwreck Hunter David Mearns OAM, Ireland's most prolific climber Pat Falvey and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, explorer, Jim McNeill, returns to the stage to interview more icons of our time.
"A fabulously inspiring evening" - Jo. "An exclusive event, and such an extraordinary character to see interviewed. Enjoyed it enormously." - Adam. "Wonderful setting, amazing guest, great evening!" - Fiona B. "I thoroughly enjoyed the whole evening, looking forward to seeing more guests" - Michael. "Ice Warrior’s "Icons Interviewed” event with Felicity Aston was a fascinating, insightful and inspiring evening. " It was the perfect setting to understand the importance of Felicity’s successes and awe-inspiring words" Amelia
Rosie Swale-Pope MBE
The extraordinary world runner and adventurer - now in her 70's and still hasn't stopped! Rosie Swale-Pope, MBE is a British author, adventurer and marathon runner. She successfully completed a five-year around-the-world run, raising £250,000 for a charity that supports orphaned children in Russia and to highlight the importance of early diagnosis of prostate cancer. Raising awareness and funds for PHASE.
Tuesday, 9th November 2021, HQS Wellington, Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN
Doors open at 18:00 - Interview starts at 19:00 - Questions at 20:15 - Meet Rosie until 21:15
Tracy Edwards MBE
Global yachtswomen who skippered the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, becoming the first woman to receive the Yachtsman of the Year Trophy and was awarded an MBE honour. Extraordinarily inspiring! Raising awareness and funds for The Maiden Factor Foundation.
Wednesday 10th November, HQS Wellington, Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN
Doors open at 18:00 - Interview starts at 19:00 - Questions at 20:15 - Meet Tracy until 21:15
Previous Icons Interviewed