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The Long Walk in Search of the British

27 September 2023, 1.00pm

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27 September 2023, 1.00pm

The Long Walk in Search of the British

Join David Taylor-Smith as he takes you on a photographic and sonic journey across the United Kingdom, reflecting on what it means to be British.
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About the event

Covering over 2,000km on foot, David Taylor-Smith travelled the length of the UK, from the Scilly Isles in the south to the Shetlands in the north. His mission was to learn more about the country and the people who live here, and to gain a better understanding of our collective identity.

In this beautifully illustrated talk, David will examine the environmental and man-made factors that have shaped the nation, and share his conclusions on what it means to be British today.

Event image courtesy of David Carroll, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

About the speaker

David Taylor-Smith MBE FRGS is a former soldier, expedition leader and business man. He is a trustee of the Churchill Fellowship, a member of the advisory board of the Scientific Exploration Society, a WWF Fellow and an advisor to the Royal Hospital Chelsea and RE:ACT Disaster Response.

His long walk across the UK raised nearly £20,000 for RE:ACT’s work in Ukraine.

David Taylor-Smith
David Taylor-Smith

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27 September 2023
1.00pm - 2.00pm
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Royal Hospital Chelsea (State Apartments)
Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4SR United Kingdom