Hamish Brown, MBE, is a popular author, photographer, lecturer, educationist, mountaineer and world traveller whose colourful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic presentations are often based on one of his many books. These include his family saga of escaping Singapore in World War Two; the Berber Atlas Mountains (visited over 50 times), based on a 1000 mile end-to-end trek; serious, yet often amusing studies of Scottish oddities and Scottish graveyards; the canals from Edinburgh to Glasgow; the Fife coast from Forth Bridge to Tay Bridge.
He has edited works by Seton Gordon, JHB Bell and Tom Weir and two mountain poetry anthologies besides having his own poems and stories published. Hamish was awarded honorary doctorates by St Andrews University and the Open University and is an honorary fellow of the RSGS. He received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.
He has experience of TV and radio work and participation in various festival activities (readings, discussions, panel, etc). Available all year round.