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Alpine Club Lecture November: Peter Berg gives a unique sildeshow of Whymper's magic lantern slides.

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Peter Berg: Whymper's Lantern Slides
To mark the centenary of the death of Edward Whymper in Chamonix on 12 September 1911, Peter Berg published, via the Alpine Club, Whymper's Scrambles with a Camera and at the same time reconstructed Whymper's magic lantern lecture. A rare opportunity to see a slide of show of historical importance!

      Time Wednesday 14th November 7:30pm
      Venue Cafe, Outside Hathersage

The Alpine Club is the only national club for alpinists and is the world's first mountaineering club. For a century and a half its members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration.

The club is well known for hosting regular lectures on a wide variety of subjects. Outside are proud to be one of only three hosts, including the official clubhouse, for these lectures in the country. The Hathersage cafe, the club's Northern venue, hosts an evening lecture every month.

The Alpine Club also produces a range of guidebooks to the European Alps which can be found here

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012

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