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Peebles Outdoor Film Festival

Written by Fiona

February 11 2015

The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival joins a fast growing stable of outdoor and adventure festivals in Scotland. The Peebles programme of events launches this weekend (February 13 to 15, 2015) and promises a great line up of films and speakers.

 

The festival will be hosted in the Eastgate Theatre with two days and three nights of short films, feature-length presentations and some top sports and adventure speakers.

Speakers include:

Dr Andrew Murray.

Dr Andrew Murray.

  • Edinburgh GP and ultra-marathon specialist Andrew Murray, who will treat the audience to the first account of his Namib 550 adventure (he has just finished running across the desert).
  • Acclaimed cycling journalist Richard Moore,  who will introduce a screening of Slaying the Badger, a new film based on his book of the same name that captures the high drama of the 1986 Tour de France
  • Downhill mountain biker turned TV/film stuntman and Berghaus extreme sports athlete Rob Jarman
  • Global adventurer and founder of the Microadventure, Al Humphreys
  • Outdoor photographer and film-maker Lukasz Warzecha.

See the full programme.

Tickets are available from the Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. See www.eastgatearts.com or call the box office on 01721 725 777.

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