Make winter count: with a BMC Skills Lecture 2018

Posted by Becky McGovern on 31/07/2018

#MakeWinterCount and get tooled up with all the skills at one of our winter lectures this November. Tickets on sale now!

Who can go? The Winter Lectures are brilliant for anybody who wants to learn more about winter mountaineering skills.  You’ll go from bumbling about to striding with confidence to the summit after you’ve gained all the knowledge from expert Winter Mountaineering Instructors Sam Leary and Mick Jones.

What’s more, there’ll be loads of Lowe Alpine goodies up for grabs in the free prize draw to tool you up!

So what skills will you learn about? Everything the new winter adventurer could possibly need, including:

Equipment and clothing
Navigation
Footwork
Route planning
Avalanche awareness
Climbing
And much more!

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets can be purchased online, click the relevant link below each venue. Tickets cost £7 for BMC members and £9 for non-members. Group discount: £4.75 when purchasing 10 or more tickets.

Tickets can be purchased on the door on the night for some venues, please see below.

We’ve joined forces with Lowe Alpine to make our winter lectures better than ever.

#MakeWinterCount Competition

Over the whole of winter, the BMC and Lowe Alpine are running a winter competition.  Share your winter adventures on social media with the hashtag #MakeWinterCount and you’ll be entered into a fantastic prize draw worth thousands of pounds (winners will be announced next Spring). 

And that’s not the only competition we’ll be running. At every lecture there’ll be the chance to win one of many Lowe Alpine goodies.

LECTURE VENUES & DATES 2018

All lectures start at 7pm and finish at approximately 9pm with a half-way interval.

Nottingham: Monday 19 November 

Tickets available on the door, exact cash only, £7 BMC member & £9 non-member

University of Nottingham, Coates Road Auditorium, Nottingham, NG7 2TQ
Location map
 

Durham: Tuesday 20 November - buy in advance, no tickets on the door

Durham University, CG93 - Scarborough Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lower Mountjoy, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE
Location map click the button on top left of map for building list

Buy Durham tickets online by 3.50pm on the day

You CANNOT buy tickets on the door for Durham
 

Lancaster: Wednesday 21 November

Lancaster University, Faraday Lecture Theatre, Bowland College, Bowland Avenue, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YT
Location map

Buy Lancaster tickets online by 3.50pm on the day

Tickets available on the door for Lancaster, exact cash only, £7 BMC member & £9 non-member
 

Betws-Y-Coed: Thursday 22 November SOLD OUT

Moel Siabod Cafe, Capel Curig, Betws-Y-Coed, LL24 0EL
 

Bournemouth: Monday 26 November

Bournemouth University, KG01 Lecture Theatre, Kimmeridge House, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB

Buy Bournemouth tickets online by 3.50pm on the day

Tickets available on the door for Bournemouth, exact cash only, £7 BMC member & £9 non-member
 

London: Tuesday 27 November SOLD OUT

University College London, Christopher Ingold Building (XLG2), 20 Gordon Street, WC1H 0AJ
Location map
 

Bristol: Wednesday 28 November

University of Bristol, The Anson Rooms, Students' Union, Richmond Building, 105 Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1LN
Location map

Buy Bristol tickets online by 3.50pm on the day

Tickets available on the door for Bristol, exact cash only, £7 BMC member & £9 non-member

Further information

Please contact Becky McGovern at the BMC


#MakeWinterCount

Calling all winter warriors – share your winter journey to join our amazing competition. Want to find out how to win free stuff with your polar pics? Read on.

Over the whole of winter, starting in November, the BMC and Lowe Alpine are running an immense competition that you don't want to miss.

If you've a penchant for snowy slopes, frosty escapades, or dicey ice adventures, make sure to take some epic snaps or short videos along the way. Then, when you return to your hero's welcome, share your winter journey with us via social media with the right hashtag to enter our fantastic monthly prize draw.

Follow us to find out more

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Watch and learn: BMC TV's Winter Skills Videos

Become a winter warrior with BMC TV's skills channel. Watch our series of educational winter videos:

Series one: The Basics

Series two: The Basics Part Deux

Series three: Climbing Grade I/II

Series four: Time to get technical

WATCH: Climbing and protecting steeper mixed ground

READ: Essential winter know-how


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1) Anonymous User
03/08/2018
Why are there no events in the South West?

Last years session at Bristol Uni was rammed so there must be the attendance numbers
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shame the whole of the Yorkshire area has been missed off the list?

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