Exhibition

"By Endurance we Conquer: Shackleton and his men"

In the Centenary year of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Transantarctic Expedition there will be a private viewing of unseen artefacts on 8 October 2015 at the Scott Polar Research Institute. The evening will begin with an introduction by the Director of SPRI, Professor Julian Dowdeswell, followed by an address by fellow expedition member and well known author, Andy McNab.
This new major exhibition will commemorate Shackleton and his men's achievements by telling the story of the 1914-17 Expedition. The ensuing epic story of leadership and survival is legendary. Manuscripts and artefacts from world-class collections of the Institute and the National Maritime Museum will be complemented by items kindly loaned by a number of individuals."By Endurance we Conquer: Shackleton and his men"
In the Centenary year of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Transantarctic Expedition there will be a private viewing of unseen artefacts on 8 October 2015 at the Scott Polar Research Institute. The evening will begin with an introduction by the Director of SPRI, Professor Julian Dowdeswell, followed by an address by fellow expedition member and well known author, Andy McNab.
This new major exhibition will commemorate Shackleton and his men's achievements by telling the story of the 1914-17 Expedition. The ensuing epic story of leadership and survival is legendary. Manuscripts and artefacts from world-class collections of the Institute and the National Maritime Museum will be complemented by items kindly loaned by a number of individuals.




Exhibition Private Viewing

"By Endurance we Conquer: Shackleton and his men"

Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge
Thursday 8th October 2015, 5 – 8 pm

We are are delighted that you are able to attend our private viewing of the"By Endurance we conquer" exhibition at the Scott Polar Research Institute on Thursday the 8th October.

Guests are invited to arrive from 5 pm when there is an opportunity to view the exhibition of previouisly unseen artefacts and manuscripts from Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
At 5.30 pm promptly there will be introduction in the Lecture Theatre by the Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Professor Julian Dowdeswell. He will provide context to the exhibits and explain the importance of the digital archive project that the Endurance South Pole 100 Expedition is funding.
Author and military personality Andy McNabb will then give an address that will profile the objectives of the expedition and share his experience in challenging situations.
From 6pm there will a drinks reception with canapes and a further opportunity to preview the exhibition and see the wider Polar museum
Given the popularity of the event and likely heavy traffic in Cambridge at that time guests who would like to attend the address are invited to arrive in good time as the talks will start promptly at 5.30 pm.
Those who would just like join us for the exhibition preview and reception are welcome to attend any time between 6 pm and 8pm.

Car parking is available in the adjacent Chemistry Department car park to the west of SPRI on Lens field Road. Postcode CB2 1ER.Please enter the Institute from the door on the West Side next to the replica of the "James Caird"

We look forward to seeing you, but if you do have any difficulty or are unable to attend on the evening do not hesitate to email admin@endurance100.org or telephone DDI 01223 873758 (Andrea Crossman)or the office 012223 873750 (Gill McDonnell)

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