Fund-raising event with mountaineer

An explorer will be sharing his experiences at an event in Northumberland next month to raise funds for a rescue charity.

Sunday, 29th October 2017, 7:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 4:55 am
An evening with Simon Yates takes place next month.

Simon Yates, one of the most accomplished exploratory mountaineers of all time, is coming to Hexham Community Centre for a talk on Thursday, November 30.

He is best known for his role in a harrowing expedition to the Andes in 1985, recounted in his bestselling book, Touching the Void.

All proceeds will go to the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team.

Tickets, priced £12, can be purchased in advance from