John is an enlightening and charismatic public speaker, who tailors engaging and useful material specifically for each audience. He is a master of teaching through storytelling, and uses colourful and relevant examples from his own experiences, contemporary research and deep historical knowledge of his subject. Here's an overview of some recent appearances:

Vintage RAF pilot's wool battle-dress hanging amongst cutting edge modern wool garments

Vintage RAF pilot's wool battle-dress hanging amongst cutting edge modern wool garments

Campaign for wool

As part of their "wool week" event, John was invited by Prince Charles' Campaign for Wool team to talk about the benefits of this wonder yarn. Wool has been an essential element of pilot survival clothing for a century now, and John described its many benefits over synthetics. See here for more.

 

Photo courtesy of Lloyds Pharmacy

Photo courtesy of Lloyds Pharmacy

Lloyds Pharmacy Safer care conference

John was asked to talk to the Lloyds Pharmacy delegates at their annual Safer Care conference. John drew parallels between their network of volunteer safety ambassadors and the way survival training was organised by the volunteer specialists within the RAF, from it's beginnings to the present day.

 

Photo courtesy Jo Cantello

Photo courtesy Jo Cantello

WILDERNESS festival 2017

This summer John was invited to talk again, as part of the Sunday Papers Live. He gave survival-themed tips on the subject of global travel, personal safety and positive psychology.

 

Photo: ahandfulofcreativity.com

Photo: ahandfulofcreativity.com

citadel festival, london 2016

John was invited to talk as part of the Sunday Papers Live, representing the travel section. He gave survival themed tips on how to arrive in new places with the least amount of stress; ideal if you're going on any trip.

 

Photograph courtesy Jo Cantello

Photograph courtesy Jo Cantello

culture bite, london 2016

John gave a talk for the Culture Bite festival on how to survive anywhere, taking some basic survival skills that can be applied to any situation, and telling a few tales along the way.

 

the tattered cover, denver

A little while ago John was giving another talk in a Denver bookshop when he was rudely interrupted by Tezza and friends...

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Please check back periodically, or follow John on Twitter, for announcements of new events in 2017

 

If you would like to book John for a public, private, or corporate SPEAKING event please contact: 

Wolfsong Media     jo@wolfsongmedia.co.uk