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Shackleton's Journey

Part of the Connected: Polar series

Video Shackleton's Journey with William Grill and Ali Gellatly

This virtual event features star illustrator William Grill talking about his book Shackleton’s Journey and a very special tour of RRS Discovery in Dundee.

William Grill brings the extraordinary Endurance expedition across the Antarctic to life with powerful illustrations and impeccable research. Discover what life was really like for the intrepid explorers of history.

Education Officer Ali Gellatly welcomes you aboard RRS Discovery for a very special guided tour of this iconic ship. Hear about Discovery's beginnings in Dundee, her amazing Antarctic expedition with Captain Scott and her voyages up to present day.

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Scottish Friendly have been sponsoring the tour for over 20 years(this will open in a new window) and they continue to offer support to the touring programme. We reach an average of 6,000 children every year in a vast range of different communities, from rural schools with 8 pupils in Mouswald to a 2000 seat theatre.Scottish Friendly Assurance is a progressive and modern financial services group, who have been around for over 150 years. It provides investors and families with a wide range of financial products. You can find out more about Scottish Friendly on their website(this will open in a new window).

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