Month: October 2020

 

Online Presentation

Shackleton’s Scouts – Online Presentation 5pm on Sunday 6th December 2020.

Sign up now: £6 a ticket.

All funds will go to the ReQuest2021 Project

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“Sir Ernest Shackleton’s final Quest expedition marked the end of what has now become known as the heroic age of exploration. In 1921 King George V was on the throne and David Lloyd George was prime minister. Back then two boy scouts were selected from around 1700 other scouts to represent Scouting, King and Country by joining Shackleton on the expedition of a lifetime to Antarctica. Alan tells the story from the perspective of the two Scouts and how it changed their lives to be part of this important historic expedition. He then gives an overview of his plans for Kent Scouts to recreate a similar research expedition 100 years later in 2021.”

Zoom Login Details will be sent out just before the event.

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Looking for Christmas card and gift ideas?


Please consider supporting our project!

Christmas cards…

Very cute reindeer ones!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264845577988

Or Friendly penguin ones!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264845726040

Gift ideas…

Buy a #REQUEST2021 Pack of Antarctic Top Trumps
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264717442933

Own the camping rights to your own Antarctic Glacier!    
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CAMPING-RIGHTS-TO-YOUR-OWN-ANTARCTIC-GLACIER-SHACKLETON-THE-PENGUIN-BADGE/263250941189

And visit our ReQuest2021 Fundraising Ladder for lots of other great ideas to help you choose which steps to take to support us online… http://www.fundraisingladder.co.uk/ReQuest2021/

BLUE OPTIONS INVOLVE FINANCIAL SUPPORT
YELLOW OPTIONS ARE FREE WAYS TO SUPPORT US!

Fancy running the London Landmarks Half Marathon in support of ReQuest2021?

We are seeking five volunteers aged 17+ willing get sponsored and ride a penguin (see below!) to take part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday 23rd May 2021 and help raise funds for the Kent Scouts ReQuest2021 Antarctic Research Project. Each volunteer will have a target to raise of £500 or more! Help will be provided with promoting each place and with taking online payments.

London Landmarks Half Marathon Website: https://www.llhm.co.uk/

We will also looking for a support crew to cheer them along on the day.

To volunteer or for more information contact: alan@request2021.org.uk

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.12

EPISODE 12 – Thursday 1st Oct 2020  – Celebrating one whole year of the ReQuest2021 podcast including ReQuest interviews with Alex Maciver, the latest Scottish participant to join the team, and with Michael Smith author of many polar exploration books including “Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer”.

The ReQuest2021 podcast is documenting the Kent Scouts #ReQuest2021 Research Project all the way to Antarctica and back again! Interviews, Scouting historical links, events and research project work recorded along the way. Part of Alan Noake’s Antarctic Soundscapes project.

Show Notes

Alex Maciver

Alex Maciver’s Fundraising Page
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AlexMaciver  

Michael Smith

Michael Smith’s Website:
http://www.micksmith.co.uk

“Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer” – Michael Smith
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shackleton-Endurance-Prof-Michael-Smith/dp/1780747071

Other books by Michael Smith:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Michael-Smith/e/B001HPNMHK

Lots of Different Ways to Follow and Support The Project including our penguin badges, Antarctic Top Trumps and other merchandise…
www.fundraisingladder.co.uk/ReQuest2021