With talk by Lt Fergus Holland RN

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Tarset Village Hall   /   Thursday 24th March 

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Presented in collaboration with Tarset First Thursday Films.

Illustrated talk by Lt Fergus Holland RN followed by screening of South (1919)

Photographed by Frank Hurley, South is the film record of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s heroic but ill-starred attempt to cross Antarctica in 1914-16. It is both a unique historical document, and a tribute to the indomitable courage of a small party of men who set out on a voyage of discovery that turned into an epic struggle for survival.

Lt Fergus Holland RN will talk from his personal experiences of ‘Life at sea in the 21st century Royal Navy; what they do, where they operate, and why'. Before talking a little about the RNLI, the voluntary lifesaving organisation covering the entire coastline of the UK and Ireland.

When and where

  • Date: 24 March

  • Time: 19:30

  • Price: £4

  • Venue: Tarset Village Hall


Book tickets

Tickets on the door.

Tarset Village Hall, Lanehead, Tarset, Northumberland, NE48 1NT.

​About the film

  • Year: 1919

  • Director: Frank Hurley

  • Country: UK

  • Run Time: 80 mins

  • BBFC: Not rated

  • Silent with music.

About Tarset First Thursday Film Club


First Thursday Films is a popular North Tyne cultural event that has been running for 16 years at Tarset Village Hall on the first Thursday of the month. Their season typically runs from September to May, taking a break in the summer.

Any profits from the event will be donated to the RNLI.