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Talks // Coming up // Dreams, Jungles, and Exploration: An Evening with Charlotte Austwick
17 February

Dreams, Jungles, and Exploration: An Evening with Charlotte Austwick

Delivering tales of her recent expedition to the Bolivian Rainforest and the culmination of a 7 year, Voices of the Maya Project in Belize.  

Starting her exploration journey in the plains of Africa, Charlotte went on to be named the Scientific Exploration Societies Rivers Foundation Explorer 2019 and has been exploring ever since. 

Her work has taken her to the depths of the Central America jungle, where she lived and worked with the Maya in a bid to preserve Q’eqchi’ and Mopan Maya languages before globalisation causes their extinction. In this talk Charlotte will publicly for the first time, reveal the final chapter of this story.

The evening will consist of an illustrated talk including videos & photos. Followed by a chance to ask questions and experience Mayan culture first hand. 

Come along and be part of the adventure! 

Since last speaking at The Poly, Charlotte has been awarded the “Cadogan Award for Resilience” by the British Dyslexia Association and has embarked on her PhD in Environmental and Amazonian Anthropology.

Find out more about Charlotte on her website and join her on her adventures online. 

Website: Instagram @charlotteaustwick

Award winning explorer and Royal Geographical Society Fellow Charlotte Austwick, once again, adventures to Southwest England and returns to The Poly, Falmouth to share the news of her latest expeditions.

Dreams, Jungles, and Exploration: An Evening with Charlotte Austwick

Friday 17th February, 7pm

Tickets: £8/£10   - exclusive £5 members tickets avliable until 30th January.  

A £1 Poly Fund payment is added to each ticket sold.



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