Spend a fascinating evening with MARTIN THOMAS retired surgeon with an interest in the history of Antarctic exploration.
Friday 23rd March, 2018 in St John’s Church, Fifield
Drinks and light refreshments from 6.30 pm, Talk at 7.00 pm £15 per person
is a retired surgeon with an interest in the history of Antarctic exploration. He will give an illustrated account of
Shackleton’s extraordinary polar adventures, the dangers he faced and his brilliant leadership. Our speaker will add a postscript on his own adventure when sailing the Southern Ocean to South Georgia in 2011 in a 50’ ketch with a
crew of six and then following Shackleton’s exact route across the mountains, the Shackleton Traverse. After deduction of modest expenses, all proceeds from the sale of tickets will go to St John the Baptist’s Church Fabric
Fund to help meet the costs of replastering and repainting much of the west end of the church, and the foot of the
tower, at a cost of £7,600 ex VAT The PCC is grateful to Mr Thomas who is giving his time to support us.
Tickets are available from:- Lynne Henderson (01993 831 771) and Catherine Hitchens (01993 831 881) at £15 per person or email Pat Yaxley at [email protected] for more information.
If you are not able to attend but would like to support this PCC project, then donations of any size, large or small,
would be appreciated and may be sent to:- The Hon. Treasurer, Fifield with Idbury PCC, The Stone
House, Church Street, Fifield OX7 6HF