Sir Ranulph Fiennes speaking at College Dinner

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We are delighted to announce that Sir Ranulph Fiennes will be our guest speaker at the College Dinner Dance on Saturday 21st April. Noted in the Guinness Book of Records as The Worlds Greatest Living Explorer Sir Ranulphs achievements are numerous and legendary

Educated at Eton, the youngest Captain in British Army and a member of the SAS
First to reach both Poles
First to cross Antarctic and Arctic Ocean
First to circumnavigate the world along its polar axis
First unsupported crossing of the Antarctic Continent
Climbed Mount Everest 3 times and the North Face of the Eiger

In 2003, only 3 months after a massive heart attack, 3 day coma and double heart bypass, Ranulph achieved the first Seven marathons on all Seven continents in just Seven consecutive days

The Daily Telegraph listed Ranulph Fiennes as "One of the world's top ten speakers".
Ranulph will be speaking on Beyond the Limits - Lessons learned from a Lifetimes Adventure and will be available at the end of the evening to sign his book of the same title.

As well as being inspired by Sir Ranulph, you will dance the night away with one of Londons top bands The Superlatives play at events all around the UK and internationally in cities such as Milan, Dubai, Cannes, Paris and Munich. Some of their more prestigious venues included: The Dorchester and Grosvenor House Hotels, The Ritz and the Lansdowne Club as well as Wentworth Golf Club and The Madinat, Jumeirah Beach Resort in Dubai and now Ellesmere College!

The Black Tie Dinner is the culmination of a superb weekend of events for Old Ellesmerians. All the College facilities are available to you through Saturday with archery in the old gym, rifle shooting on the College range and a Golf Master Class with Stuart Tunit Penrose. In the afternoon there will be OE sports competitions where you can purchase a hog roast, enjoy the beer tent and take the opportunity to try your hand at Clay Shooting on Parrys Field.

A wine tasting starts the evening at 6.30pm before a Champagne Reception at 7.30pm and the College Dinner at 8.00pm after which we will welcome Sir Ranulph Fiennes and later be entertained until the early hours by The Superlatives. Accommodation is available for Old Ellesmerians at the following rates to save booking a hotel or driving home at the end of the dinner.

Parents and staff are also very welcome to join us for the Dinner Dance but places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

The weekend is complete with a Sunday morning service in St Oswalds Chapel led by the College Chaplain. 

All day Saturday and B and B accommodation

All activities and entertainment on Saturday
The College Dinner Dance and
Champagne Reception,
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
and Dancing to the Superlatives

Dinner Dance - no accommodation

The College Dinner Dance and
Champagne Reception,
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
and Dancing to the Superlatives

100 per head

55 per head

To book your place and to secure your accommodation please call Doris Taylor on 01691 626541 or email and then send full payment or a non-refundable 40 pp deposit to the Development Office, Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, SY12 9AB A full programme of activities will be sent to you with your booking confirmation

6th March 2012  Back to News