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Fort William Mountain Festival 18th-22nd February 2015

Celebrating the Wild in the Outdoor Capital of the UK

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Presenting partner

Jottnar

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Get in touch with us

The Highland Mountain Culture Association Limited c/o The Granite House High Street Fort William PH33 6AD

info@mountainfestival.co.uk

Festival Programme 2015

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The 2015 festival is set to be a cornucopia of delights to engage and enthral you, take a look at this year’s line-up below.  Don’t forget to look at our Bookfest, Fringe Events, Exhibition Area, and Workshops, and check back regular as several new features are added to the programme in the coming weeks.

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2015 Programme Details

Film / Speaker Date/time Venue Price
 Festival Launch Night
Kick off the Festival with an evening that lets you truly embrace the adventure of Scottish mountains.
7.00 pm
Wednesday 18th February
2015
Pinemarten Cafe Bar
Online/On the Door
Tickets
£10
European Outdoor Film Tour at the Mountain Festival 
The European Outdoor Film Tour showcases the most inspiring outdoor and adventure films of the year, taking you to breath taking places and introducing you to adventurous minds.
Including a showing of: Presentation and the winning Films of Fort William Mountain Festival Film Competition.
Thursday 19th February 2015
Main festival Theatre Nevis Centre 01397 700707
Online Tickets
Adult £12.50 Child £3.00 
Booking Office 1st – 19th February Adult £14.00 Child £3.00
Friday Bookfest
Authors:
John Allen, Alan Rowan,
Bob Shepton
12.00-4.00 Friday 20th February 2015
In the Studio Nevis Centre
Online/On the Door Tickets Adult
£5.00
Student/Local Area School Child £3.00 
 Spinks & Span… Let’s Go Wild!
We welcome back the highly talented all round hill runner and mountaineer Finlay Wild, Adventure & Lifestyle Photographer Nadir Khan & introduce the legendary hill runner, farmer and record holder Nicky Spinks for an evening of film and chat.
Friday 20th February 2015
Main festival Theatre Nevis Centre 01397 700707
Online Tickets
Adult £12.50 Child £3.00 
Booking Office 1st – 19th February Adult £14.00 Child £3.00
Paddle Night – In the Studio Spend an evening with Dean “Deano” Dunbar a registered blind adventurer with a history of over 17 years, 80+ challenges, and setting over a dozen world firsts.
Followed by Mick Hunter’s adventure: Prying, Crying & Just About Surviving – Canoeing 1000km across Scotland. 
Friday 20th February 2015

In the Studio Nevis Centre

01397 700707
Online Tickets
Adult £12.50 Child £3.00 
 Booking Office
1st – 20th February
Adult £14.00 Child £3.00
 Saturday Bookfest
Authors:
Martin Boysen &  Dave Macleod
Performance:
Mallory Beyond Everest
by John Burns
12.00-4.00 Saturday 21st February 2015
In the Studio Nevis Centre

 

Online/On the Door Tickets Adult
£5.00
Student/Local Area School Child £3.00  
Climbing Night
This year the Climbing Night will feature 2 outstanding climbers many of us could only dream to emulate, join us for an evening with Martin Boysen and Ines Papert.
Saturday 21st February 2015
Main festival Theatre Nevis Centre 01397 700707
Online Tickets
Adult £12.50 Child £3.00 
 Booking Office
1st – 21st February
Adult £14.00 Child £3.00
 Bike Night
Get hyped for an evening with Stu Thomson, the man behind the lens at Cutmedia.
Stu is a long time friend of Lochaber, and is here to share his passion for all things mountain biking and tell you his story so far.
 Saturday 21st February 2015

  In the Studio Nevis Centre

01397 700707
Online Tickets
Adult £12.50 Child £3.00 Booking Office
1st – 21st February
Adult £14.00 Child £3.00
Sunday Bookfest
Authors:
Richard McHardy, Noel Williams, Felicity Aston
12.00-4.00 Sunday 22nd February 2015
In the Studio Nevis Centre
 Online/On the Door Tickets Adult
£5.00
Student/Local Area School Child £3.00 
Best of Banff World Tour

A showcase of some of the most inspiring, creative and exciting films from the Banff Film Festival.
Sunday 22nd February
Main festival Theatre Nevis Centre 01397 700707
Online Tickets
Adult £12.50 Child £3.00 Booking Office
1st – 22nd February
Adult £14.00 Child £3.00

If you need somewhere to stay during the festival, visit our accommodation page. Additional Workshops, Fringe Events and Bookfest listings are being added to the programme here, so check in regularly to see what’s new or follow us on Facebook.  Join us on Facebook

 

Presenting Partner

  • Jottnar

Major Sponsors

  • Corpach Boat Building Company
  • Ellis Brigham
  • Hotscot
  • Marine Harvest
  • Nevis Landscape Partnership
  • Nevis Range
  • Rare Breeds Production
  • Rio Tinto Alcan

Supporting Sponsors

  • All Round Signs
  • Beatsuite
  •  Crannog Concept
  • National Trust Scotland

With thanks to

Abacus Mountain Guides
Bill Scott Architect
Cotswold Outdoor
John Muir Trust
Outdoor Capital of the UK
Printsmith
The Granite House
Three Wise Monkeys Climbing