Coorie Mini Festival: Mollie Hughes


Coorie is a brand new mini festival of whisky and books. This January and February, The Citizen Bar in Glasgow is bringing you  rare whisky tastings from legendary distilleries, together with some talks from a few of Scotland’s authors, adventurers and artists.


Author & Adventurer Mollie Hughes, 31st January, 7.30pm.

One adventurous spirit meets another. Mollie Hughes has scaled Everest, kayaked the world over and is the youngest woman to ski solo to the South Pole.

Featuring a tutored tasting of Laphroaig 10YO, 10YO Sherry Cask and Lore along with a talk from Mollie about her adventures, this promises to be an evening of strong peat and wild places.

Ticket price £45, includes:
• A talk/Q&A with Mollie
• A tutored 3 dram tasting featuring Laphroaig 10yo, 10yo Sherry Cask & Lore
• Book signing

About Mollie Hughes:

Mollie Hughes is a world record-breaking sports adventurer, mountaineer, polar explorer and international motivational speaker. In 2017 she broke the world record for becoming the youngest woman to climb both sides of Mount Everest and in 2020 became the youngest woman to ski solo to the South Pole.

About Blue Scotland:

Scotland is famed for its rugged coastlines, pristine beaches, endless rivers and deep lochs. The whole country is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world.

In this unique guide, adventurer Mollie Hughes introduces many of her favourite places to paddleboard, kayak, swim and surf. Mixing world-class surfing breaks with kayaking adventures on the west coast, and urban paddleboarding along the Clyde with invigorating swims in the lochs of the Cairngorms, the book shows us how to access and enjoy these varied blue spaces.

Mollie includes her own personal experiences and tips, enabling wild watersports fans of all levels to make the most of the amazing opportunities Scotland has to offer.


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Tuesday 31 Jan 2023
The Citizen, Glasgow. United Kingdom