Lecture/Events listings

(Please click the images to view full size photos taken at CAN’s lectures and events)


Doug’s lectures are famous for his personal and thought provoking commentary, illustrated with his stunning photography of the world’s most  spectacular mountain landscapes.

During 2016 Doug will be visiting various locations and full details of this lecture tour celebrating his historic climb on Everest in 1975: Everest The Hard Way are below. Next year the focus will shift to The Ogre and Doug’s tale of survival exactly 40 years ago when he literally crawled down the mountain with two broken ankles.

 Monday 19



Tel: 01524 64695        

 Tuesday 20


Click for the box office at The Tivoli Theatre

Tel: 01224 592755

 Wednesday 21 + DUNDEE info@gardynetheatre.org.uk

Tel: 01382 434940

 Thursday 22 +STIRLING stirling.gov.uk/alberthalls

Tel: 01786 473544

Friday 23 + HULL Click here to reach the box office at Hull City Hall

Tel: 01482 300300

 Sunday 2 HUTTON IN THE FOREST – DOG DAY canepal.org.uk

Tel: 01768 484842

 Tuesday 4 +HOLMFIRTH Click here to go to the box office at the Holmfirth Picturedrome
 Wednesday 5 *COLNE Click here to reach the Pendle Hippodrome box office

Tel: 01282 863210

 Friday 7 *HOLYHEAD ucheldre.org.uk

Tel: 01407 763361

 Saturday 8 *CAPEL CURIG Click this link to reach Moel Siabod’s website

Tel: 01690 720429

 Sunday 9 *STROUD  Click this link to reach the box office at The Subscription Rooms in Stroud

Tel: 01453 760900

 Tuesday 11 * LONDON  canepal.org.uk
 Friday 21-Sunday 23  PENRITH – MOUNTAIN ARTS FESTIVAL Click here to go to The Mountain Arts Festival programme at Rheged, Penrith
 Tuesday 25 *BRISTOL canepal.org.uk

Tel: 07986 372558

 Wednesday 26 *EXETER Click to reach the box office at Barnfield Theatre

Tel: 01392 271808

 Thursday 27 *PLYMOUTH plymouthcollege.com

Tel: 01752 505114

 Friday 28 *ST. AUSTELL canepal.org.uk

Tel: 07986 372558

 Monday 31 *DURHAM Click link to get through to the Box Office at The Gala Theatre

Tel: 03000 266600

 Tuesday 1 *LONDON, RGS John Porter “One Day as a Tiger”  portersprogressuk/events
 Thursday 17 *STOCKPORT With Paul “Tut” Braithwaite


Tel: 0161 4946047

 Friday 18 *MARYPORT Maryport Literary Festival 2016 with Robin Ashcroft

Tel: 01900 816168

 Thursday 17 –        Sunday 20       * KENDAL                      MOUNTAIN           FESTIVAL
 Sunday 20 MOFFAT With Paul “Tut” Braithwaite    


Tel: 01683 221102

 Tuesday 22 *OXFORD    With Mick Fowler      

 Lecture on Gave Ding [6,571 m]

Tel: 01865 778536

Saturday 25 COLCHESTER charter-hall.co.uk

Tel: 01206 573948


 Thursday 30 *ANDOVER www.thelights.org.uk

Tel: 01264 368368

 Tuesday 21 *OXFORD With Sir Chris Bonington:        THE OGRE
 Wednesday 22 *LONDON, RGS  With Sir Chris Bonington:            THE OGRE
 Thursday 23 *BIRMINGHAM          THE OGRE                                     

Asterisk indicates profits from ticket sales to Community Action Nepal

Cross indicates profits from ticket sales to Doug Scott CBE

Also available to purchase at lectures:

              Doug Scott Up and About
  • Doug’s books  including Volume 1 of his autobiography, ‘Up and About’ which has been well received including Michael Palin’s favourable comment:    Up and About is an understatement.   In this book are clear and comprehensive accounts of some of the most dangerous things it’s possible to do.    From winning a baby show in Nottingham to taking on the most perilous rock faces in the world this is a full and fascinating portrait of one of the great figures of mountaineering.   A man for whom no challenge went unanswered.      Michael Palin, January 2016
  • Other books for sale include Doug’s  ‘Himalayan Climber’ and ‘The Shishapangma Expedition’. Lord Hunt, writing in The Alpine Journal about Doug’s Himalayan Climber said “…… the odyssey of a man who has made mountains a way of life.”

  • Posters featuring  Doug’s mountain photography
  • Framed prints autographed by some of the world’s best-known climbers

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