We’ve got a really exciting evening planned for March’s Esc Wednesday (What is an Esc Wednesday?) on the evening of 16th March.

Our special guest is Dave Cornthwaite – www.davecornthwaite.com

Dave Cornthwaite is a record-breaking endurance athlete, adventurer, author & speaker whose original & thought-provoking expeditions & projects have been shared with millions.

Dave continues to explore the possibilities of endurance travel and human potential through Expedition1000: 25 journeys of 1000 miles or more, each using a different form of human, animal or natural powered transport that will see him travel across 3 oceans, to both poles and undertake expeditions on every continent.

To attend please do two things:

  1. Buy your ticket – click here
  2. Send us a question to ask Dave on the night: team@escapethecity.org

6 reasons to come…

  1. You might be considering making a new start in life, whether it’s beginning a business or heading off into the unknown.
  2. You would like to hear about the pros and cons of Dave’s transition from Graphic Designer to Adventurer/ Author.
  3. You’d like to hear advice about fundraising, the do’s and don’ts, from a man trying to raise £1,000,000 for charity
  4. You may have heard about Dave’s upcoming book about Dating. He’ll be open to questions about this, as well as adventure.
  5. You would like to meet some like-minded people in a friendly and informal atmosphere.
  6. You want to hear more about Escape the City and want to come and have a chat with the founders Dom & Rob.


  • Date: Wednesday 16th March
  • Time: Bar opens 6 pm, talks start at 7.30 pm
  • Venue: The private bar above The Yorkshire Grey pub (use side entrance)
  • Address: The Yorkshire Grey, 29-33 Greys Inn Road, WC1X 8PN
  • Directions: Nearest tubes: Chancery Lane (Central) & Holborn (Piccadilly)
  • Capacity: 50 people
  • Food: Food is available from the bar menu till about 8.30/9 pm
  • Cost: £5 contribution to the minimum spend – buy your ticket here
  • More: What is an Esc Wednesday?
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