Category: Podcast

 

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

REQUEST2021 PODCAST – INTERVIEW PREVIEWS

A 7 MINUTE SNEAK PREVIEW OF ALL THE FANTASTIC UPCOMING ANTARCTICA RELATED INTERVIEWS WE HAVE PLANNED FOR THE YEAR AHEAD!

Between October 2020 and August 2021, we have some fantastic interviews each month lined up for you to listen to with: –

OCT 2020: Michael Smith, Polar Author including Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer

NOV 2020: The Honourable Alexandra Shackleton, Shackleton’s Granddaughter

DEC 2020: Camilla Nichol, Chief Executive of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

JAN 2021: Ann Savours Shirley, Polar Author including The Voyages of the Discovery

FEB 2021: Philippa Davies, Polar Enthusiast and founder of Cantarctica

MAR 2021: Angie Butler, Polar Enthusiast and director of Ice Tracks

APR 2021: Stephen Scott Fawcett, Polar Enthusiast and creator of Sir Ernest H. Shackleton Appreciation Society

MAY 2021: Vanessa O’Brien FRGS, Explorer and the First Woman to Reach Earth’s Highest and Lowest Points

JUN 2021: Mark Wood, Explorer and UK Chairman of The Explorer Club

JUL 2021: James Ketchell, Adventurer, Scouting ambassador and author of The Ultimate Triathlon

AUG 2021: Louis Rudd MBE, record-breaking polar adventurer, expedition leader, former Royal Marine Commando and SAS soldier.

And we also have our special Christmas episode planned with Wayne White, the 2020 manager based at the South Pole.

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.11

EPISODE 11 – Tuesday 1st Sep 2020  – this episode includes the commemorative plaques to Marr and Mooney; the final clip from Alan Noake’s Walderslade presentation to Medway Towns SAS, this time focusing on our ReQuest2021 research projects; and the ReQuest interview with Alan Noake project leader of ReQuest2021 conducted by fellow participant Emma Johnston.

Alan Noake

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

A link to Alan Noake’s Fundraising Page:
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AlanNoake

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

Alan Noake with Mark Brooks from Artisan Memorials
Commemorative Plaque to Marr and Mooney at Gilwell Park Scout HQ
Commemorative Plaque to Marr and Mooney at Gilwell Park Scout HQ
The Gilwell Plaque before installation
Alan Noake with the Gilwell and Fordell Firs Plaques
Alan Noake with The Fordell Firs Scottish HQ Plaque

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.10

EPISODE 10 – Saturday 1st Aug 2020  – this episode includes the voiceovers by Query The Penguin used to educate beavers, rainbows, cubs, brownies, scouts and guides as part of our fantastic Climate Quest event; the penultimate clip from Alan Noake’s Walderslade presentation to Medway Towns SAS, this time focusing on Shackleton’s leadership skills and Kent Scouts’ partnership with the Lady Daphne Thames Barge; and the ReQuest interview with Laura Bernard another Kent participant over 25.

Laura Bernard

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

Climate Quest
http://climatequest.sevenoaksscouts.org.uk

The Lady Daphne Thames Barge
http://www.lady-daphne.co.uk

A link to Laura Bernard’s Fundraising Page:
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/LauraBernard

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

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.9

EPISODE 9 – Tuesday 1st July 2020 – A short extract from the book “Cold” about the Bark Europa and sailing with whales; yet another clip from Alan Noake’s Walderslade presentation to Medway Towns SAS, this time focusing on what happened to Marr and Mooney after the Quest Expedition including James Marr’s participation in Operation Tabarin during WW2; and the ReQuest interview with another of our Kent participants – Matt Wood from Malling.

A podcast 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.

Matt Wood


Show Notes
A link to Matt Wood’s Fundraising Page
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/MattWood2021

Thijs Heslenfeld’s book “Cold – Sailing To Antarctica” about a voyage on the Bark Europa.
https://thijsheslenfeld.com/cold-sailing-to-antarctica

Square Knots & Penguins – The Antarctic Scout Philately Connection
https://sossi.org/pdffiles/antarctic-scouting.pdf

Operation Tabarin: Britain’s Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica https://www.amazon.co.uk/Operation-Tabarin-Stephen-Haddelsey/dp/0750967463

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

“Cold – Sailing To Antarctica” by Thijs Heslenfeld
STAMPS – INCLUDING MARR PRESENTING FLAG TO SCOUTS OF TRISTAIN DA CUHNA
MARR COLLECTOR’S CARD – FAMOUS BOYS

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.8

EPISODE 8 – Monday 1st June 2020  – A short extract from James Marr’s private diary in September 2022 reflecting on his year on the Quest Expedition; another clip from Alan Noake’s Walderslade presentation to Medway Towns SAS this time focusing on Mooney leaving the expedition at Madeira and Shackleton’s death in South Georgia; and the ReQuest interview with the second of our Scottish participants – Sam Payne from Aberdeen.

A podcast 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.

Sam Payne

Show Notes

A link to Sam Payne’s Fundraising Page:
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SamPayneRQ21

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

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.7

EPISODE 7 – Thursday 7th May 2020  – Celebrating being half way on our ReQuest2021 Fundraising, more from Alan’s presentation to Medway Towns Scout Active Support with a focus on the 1921 Scout Selection Process by Shackleton and ReQuest2021 Interview with Emma Johnston.

A podcast 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.

Emma Johnston

Show Notes

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

Sir Ernest Shackleton, Sir Percy Everett (Deputy Chief Scout at the time) and Major Wade, plus the other scouts up for selection along with James Marr and Norman Mooney, 1921.
The 10 Boy Scouts put forward for final selection back in 1921
(Source: The Daily Graphic, Thursday August 18th 1921)
Norman Mooney, Sir Ernest Shackleton & James Marr, 1921
(Photo: Scout Association Archives)

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.6

EPISODE 6 – Wednesday 1st April 2020 – Chinstrap penguins and climate change, More from Alan’s presentation to Medway Towns Scout Active Support and Interview with Cathy Mummery

A podcast 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.

Cathy Mummery

Show Notes

Darcey’s Loo Roll Penguin Craft Project video…
https://youtu.be/H1uhHGSNWKg

CBS Newstory about Chinstrap penguins and climate change…
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/declining-penguin-populations-warming-antarctica-cbs-news-visits-remote-shores-of-elephant-island/

Medway Active Support Team…
https://www.medwaytowns.org.uk/spage-section-mast.html

Cathy Mummery’s Sponsorship Link…
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/CathyMummery

Photographs by Frank Hurley
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Photographs_of_Antarctica_by_Frank_Hurley

Herbert Ponting Photos
https://www.gettyimagesgallery.com/collection/herbert-ponting/

Henry (Harry) McNish (1874-1930) – Biographical notes
https://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/History/biography/mcnish_henry.php

James Marr’s School Aberdeen Grammar.
(Photo: A.S. Noake)
James Marr’s University, Aberdeen.
(Photo: A.S. Noake)
Cushnie Farmhouse, Auchterless, Turiff, Aberdeenshire
– the house where James Marr was born.
(Photo: A.S. Noake)
6 Albert Street, Kirkwall, Orkney – where Mooney lived in 1911.
(Photo: A.S. Noake)
1st Aberdeen Scout HQ – James Marr’s Scout Group
(Photo: A.S. Noake)
2nd Orkney Scout HQ – Norman Mooney’s Scout Group
(Photo: A.S. Noake)

Our Fundraising Ladder with lots of other ways you can follow and support the project….
http://www.fundraisingladder.co.uk/ReQuest2021/

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.5

EPISODE 5 – Saturday 7th March 2020 – Louis Rudd MBE, Presentation to Medway Towns Scout Active Support and Interview with George Stonor

A podcast 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

Louis Rudd MBE…
http://lourudd.com

George Stonor’s Sponsorship Link…
http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/GeorgeStonor

George Stonor

Medway Active Support Team
https://www.medwaytowns.org.uk/spage-section-mast.html

Our Fundraising Ladder with lots of other ways you can follow and support the project….
http://www.fundraisingladder.co.uk/ReQuest2021/

ReQuest2021 Podcast Ep.4

EPISODE 4 – Monday 4th February 2020 – Goudhurst Scouts, Athy Heritage Centre and Interview with Darcey Holmes

A podcast 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

Athy Heritage Centre Website…
http://www.shackletonmuseum.com

Darcey Holmes

Darcey Holmes’ Sponsorship Link…
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/DarceyHolmes

The Quest for the Silver Penguin Treasure Hunt (Feb 2020)
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SilverPenguinQuestTreasureHunt

Our Fundraising Ladder with lots of other ways you can follow and support the project….
http://www.fundraisingladder.co.uk/ReQuest2021/

Goudhurst Scouts who kindly raised nearly £800 for the Project!
The Antarctica Board Game played for 24 hours by Goudhurst Scouts!
Alan Noake with Shackleton Statue, Athy, Ireland
Norwegian sledge used by Shackleton on the 1907-1909 Nimrod Expedition.
Comfy Antarctic Wear!
Scale model of the Endurance.
Cabinet of Quest related memorabilia.
Marr and Mooney helping to load the Quest.
Reviews poster of the Southward on the Quest film.