National Geographic Traveller launches first festival
Award-winning magazine National Geographic Traveller UK has announced the inaugural National Geographic Traveller Festival, an all-day live event featuring inspirational speakers, writers, photographers, travel experts and workshops.
The Babbel sponsored festival is designed to bring the magazine to life, and embodies the brand’s trailblazing spirit, global scope and vibrant visuals, according to the event organisers.
The magazine’s editor Pat Riddell, said: “We’re very excited to be bringing the magazine to life at this one-day reader event with our ever-popular Travel Writing and Photography Masterclasses, our Travel Geeks panels and a wide variety of travel-related activities, classes and experiences.
“The National Geographic Traveller Festival is a don’t-miss event for anyone with a wide-eyed urge to see the world.”
Meet the experts
Matthew Jackson, managing director and publisher, said the event would give readers the opportunity to “step into the pages of the magazine to meet the experts, whether they’re explorers, adventurers, writers or photographers”, as well as the people who inspire and create its content.
Festival-goers will be able to pick from an eclectic menu featuring photography and travel writing masterclasses, Babbel language lessons from the headline sponsor, dance and martial arts classes, cooking demonstrations, National Geographic Traveller (UK)’s popular Travel Geeks panels, and more.
The event takes place on 17 September 2017 at The Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD, with tickets priced £150 (£135 earlybird rate). For more details visit natgeotraveller.co.uk/festival