8 UK EVENTS

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BANFF MOUN­TAIN FILM FES­TI­VAL Var­i­ous UK venues, un­til May 19 www.banff-uk.com From £12. Tick­ets avail­able from var­i­ous venues

From Ox­ford to Ed­in­burgh and across the Ir­ish Sea to Kilkenny, the BMFF is back for 2018, with two pro­grammes of ad­ven­ture travel cin­ema.

GUERNSEY HER­ITAGE FES­TI­VAL 2018 Chan­nel Is­lands (excl Jer­sey), 30 Mar–10 May www.vis­itguernsey.com Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions and prices. Visit web­site for full de­tails and to book tick­ets.

The Guernsey Her­itage Fes­ti­val re­turns for 2018, this year re­flect­ing on the is­lands’ oc­cu­pa­tion by the Nazis dur­ing the Sec­ond World War and its lib­er­a­tion. The fes­ti­val con­sists of six weeks of events, spread across four is­lands (Guernsey, Alder­ney, Sark and Herm). Some Ger­man forts will be opened for the first time, with guided walks, brew­ery tours, open-air cin­ema shows and even a Potato Peel Pie So­ci­ety ex­hi­bi­tion.

GLO­BE­TROT­TERS CLUB Lon­don, 7 Apr www.glo­be­trot­ters.co.uk The Church of Scot­land, Crown Court, Covent Gar­den, WC2B 5EZ. Doors open at 2.15pm. £6; £3 for mem­bers. Call 020 7193 2586 to book.

At this month’s meet­ing, ad­ven­turer Olie Hunter-smart re­counts his epic India walk from top to tail, and The Global Con­voy, a band of young ad­ven­tur­ers, chat about their cir­cum­nav­i­ga­tion of the planet, us­ing only two cars saved from a scrapheap.

BRIS­TOL TRAV­ELLERS’ CLUB Lon­don, 10 Apr www.mar­copolo­travel.co.uk YHA, 14 Nar­row Quay, BS1 4QA. £3.50 with part of the en­try fee do­nated to Wat­eraid. From 7.10pm. Tick­ets avail­able on the door.

Lester Durston chats about his Philip­pines ad­ven­ture and Jenny Fen­nell shares the sto­ries behind her ‘snap­shots’ of Mex­ico.

FOOD OF VENICE AND THE LA­GOON Lon­don, 24 Apr www.rgs.org Royal Ge­o­graph­i­cal So­ci­ety, 1 Kens­ing­ton Gore, SW7 2AR. From 6pm; tick­ets cost £20. Book on­line at www.veni­cein­peril.org or call 020 7736 6891.

Restau­ra­teur Rus­sell Nor­man ex­plains how learn­ing the culi­nary tra­di­tions of Venice are the key to truly un­der­stand­ing the wa­tery city. The event will raise funds for the Venice in Peril Fund, an or­gan­i­sa­tion that do­nates money to­wards the restora­tion of the city’s mon­u­ments and build­ings, help­ing pro­tect them from threats such as wa­ter dam­age and ris­ing la­goon lev­els.

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