Tidal Energy Exhibition

The Forum is hosting an exhibition examining the potential of building linked tidal gateways across the six main estuaries of the North West Coast. North West Energy Squared Ltd has constructe...

Simon Yates - My Mountain Life

On a mountain in Peru in 1985 Simon Yates found himself in an unenviable position.  He was slowly being pulled off the mountain face by his injured partner - Joe Simpson.  His decision to cu...

Germaine Greer - The Disappearing Women

Forty years ago it seemed that women were about to take their rightful place in the world, in parliament, in the church, in the judiciary, in the workplace but when you open the newspaper you find t...

Doug Scott - Everest: The Hard Way

40th Anniversary Lecture

Autumn 2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of the first ascent of ‘Everest: The Hard Way’, when the late Dougal Haston and Doug Scott made the first ascent of the mountain’s massive South West Face....