Event Type: Festival
POFF – Final Ascent: The Legend of Hamish MacInnes

DATE:
Sun 26 January

TIME:
6pm-7.20pm

PRICE:
£9, £6 under 15, £13 adult + child

Feature Film (PG)

Auditorium

The legend of Hamish MacInnes began early. At 16 he climbed the Matterhorn. At 17 he built his first motor car – from scratch. He attempted Everest in 1953 with his friend Johnny Cunningham, and almost stole the peak before Hillary and Tenzing. As an explorer, expedition leader and engineer he achieved world fame. As inventor of the all metal ice axe, author of the International Mountain Rescue Handbook and founder of Glencoe Mountain Rescue he has been responsible for saving hundreds of lives, if not thousands. But at the age of 84, his accomplishments could not save him from being institutionalised against his will, suffering from delirium. After a spell in psychogeriatric detainment in a hospital in the Highlands, during which he made many escape attempts, he emerged to find his memory gone. This film tells the story of his life by mirroring his greatest challenge: to recover his memories and rescue himself.

OTHER EVENTS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU

The Fureys
The Fureys Date: 05/04/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £23, £20 under 26 The Legendary Fureys return.
Blue Rose Code
Blue Rose Code Date: 19/11/2021 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm Price: £10 Side Gallery seats now available at a reduced price of £13
Rejoice - Scott Gibson
Rejoice - Scott Gibson Date: 15/01/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Price: £15, £13 A darkly comedic sorytelling show from Glasgow's award winning comic Scott Gibson.
Heidi Talbot and Boo Hewerdine
Heidi Talbot and Boo Hewerdine Date: 29/10/2021 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £18, £16, £8 under 16 Multi-award winning singers and songwriters Heidi Talbot and Boo Hewardine join forces for a celebration tour.