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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Bill Arnott (Gone Viking: A Travel Saga)

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The image is of a starry night sky with a comet crossing the lower left corner. The sky is above what looks like a mountainous bay with the glow of city lights on the left side. The Words Nautical Nights Speaker Series are distributed across the middle

Nautical Nights are back! This fall, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.


This month’s speaker: Bill Arnott

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Talk Summary:

Gone Viking: A Travel Saga

In this multimedia presentation, bestselling author Bill Arnott shares stories, reading, and photos from his trek around the northern hemisphere in the wake of Scandinavian explorers. Granted a Fellowship at London’s Royal Geographical Society following his expedition, Bill shares firsthand experiences from his excursion. It’s maritime exploration blending real time encounters with history and humour. This is an armchair travel adventure like no other!

About the Speaker

Vancouver author, poet, songwriter Bill Arnott is the bestselling author of Gone Viking: A Travel Saga (WIBA Awards Finalist and ABF International Book Awards Finalist), and Dromomania: A Wonderful Magical Journey. His work is published in Canada, the US, UK, Europe, Asia and Australia and his column Bill Arnott’s Beat is a feature in magazines around the globe. Bill’s been awarded for prose, poetry,

songwriting and performed at hundreds of events internationally. When not trekking the planet with a small pack, journal, and outdated camera phone, Bill can be found on Canada’s west coast, making friends and misbehaving.





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