Historic festivals

Shackleton Autumn School Festival

Date
Oct 24 2014 - Oct 27 2014
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Contact details

Address

Athy Heritage Centre, Emily Squre, Athy, Kildare, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)598633075
E: athyheritage@eircom.net

The 14th Shackleton International Autumn School with lectures, drama, film, annual dinner, excursions, Antarctica re-enactors and exhibits.

The 14th Shackleton International Autumn will feature lectures, drama, film, annual dinner, excursion, Antarctica re-enactors and exhibits. Athy Heritage Centre-Museum has the only permanent exhibition devoted to Ernest Shackleton. Highlights include an original sledge and harness from one of his Antarctic expeditions, a 15 foot model of Shackleton's ship 'Endurance' and audio guides and audio visual display featuring original film footage. See website for more information.