This event has now finished.
  • Date and time: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 7pm to 8.15pm
  • Location: Room ENV/005, Environment Building, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to staff, students, the public
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

Royal Geographical Society Regional Talks

Hear about Richard's trek along the Slovenia Mountain Trail. A 600km trail capturing more than just mountains and scenery, but a place of understanding.

Richard Matthews

Richard grew up living in seaside town of Teignmouth, Devon. Growing up on the coast, he embraced water-based adventures from young age! These included sea swimming, kayaking and canoeing. Changing from water, he then took to the land and air getting involved with Ten Tors taking him all over Dartmoor and beyond. Simultaneously Richard joined the Air Training Corps were he had many adventures, flying, shooting, mountaineering and learning a whole host of skills, then went on to gain 30+ hours flying and a few hours solo flights.

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hearing loop


Jenny Pollard