Welcome to Jacki Hill-Murphy’s Official Website

Here you will find all of Jacki’s speaking engagements, information about expeditions, film-making and much more.

“Jacki’s journeys are unique and so are her presentations. Her research, determination and enthusiasm for her subjects is boundless. Prepare to be entertained and inspired by a singular lady!” – Belinda Kirk, Founder of Explorers Connect

Look a little further and you will discover more about Jacki’s writing and have the chance to follow her on Twitter for updates on books, events, expeditions and more.

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Friday 26th October 2018,  Guest speaker at Bristol Literary Festival, Arnos Vale

Thursday 25th October, Organiser and presenter of ‘Meet the Explorers’ Ice

Thursday 18th October, Rangeworthy WI

Wednesday 17th October 2018, Timsbury Wives Meeting

Thursday 27th September 2018, The Brownsword Gallery, The Holborn Museum, Bath

Monday 24th September 2018, Wirrall WI

Tuesday 14th August 2018, St Albans WI

Thursday 9th August 2018, Winterwell WI

Thursday 21st June 2018, Guest speaker at WAExpo at the RGS London

Saturday 16th June 2018, Guest speaker at Immrama Travel Writing Festival, Ireland 2018

Wednesday 13th June 2018, organiser and presenter of ‘Meet the Explorers’ Event

Wednesday 6th June 2018, Theatre Shop, Clevedon

Thursday 24th May 2018,  Southampton

Wednesday 23rd May 2018, Allesley, Coventry WI

Friday 20th April 2018, Kilmersdon Village Shop and Cafe fund raising lecture

Sunday 8th – 19th April 2018, P and O Arcadia, Guest lecturer

Wednesday 4th April 2018, Penrith WI

Tuesday 20th March 2018, Frome and District WI

Wednesday 14th March 2018 – Ashby de la Zouche WI

Sunday February 4th – 18th 2018 – Cunard QM2, Guest lecturer

Wednesday January 10th, 2018 – presentation to Clifton Book Club Bristol

January 25th, 2018 – Belfast RGS NI Region

Monday January 8th, 2018 – RGS Be Inspired Lecture, London ‘When the Research never Ends’ writing Kate’s Marsden’s biography.

November 20th to December 8th  2017 – Saga Pearl II, Jewels of the Canaries with Sir Ranolph Fiennes


October 28th, 2017 – Torquay Museum


October 18th, 2017 – Craghoppers


September 21st, 2017 – Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution


July 26th, 2017 – Book Launch London

July 25th, 2017 – Book Launch Bristol

March 30th, 2017 – Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution

January 23rd, 2017 – The Scientific Exploration Society in London

January 17th, 2017 – Keswick Lecture Society

December 7th, 2016 – Bristol Society of Model and Experimental Engineers (BSMEE)

September 3-4th, 2016 – World Explorers Summit in Cardiff

September 20th, 2016 – Bristol University of the Third Age (U3A)

bath-spaRGS with IBG and Bath Spa University on May 10th, 2016


The Cambridge University Exploration Society Annual Dinner at Jesus College on January 30th, 2016


telegraph-outdoorThe Telegraph Outdoor & Adventure Travel on February 13th, 2016



British Embassy in Moscow on February 19th, 2016

University of Glamorgan (RGS with IBG) on February 23rd, 2016


itb_logo_home-deITB Berlin on March 11th, 2016




cruise-showThe Telegraph Cruise Show on January 10th, 2016


womens-expoWomen’s Adventure Expo 2015


world-travel-marketWorld Travel Market 2015


2015 Base Camp Festival

telegraph-outdoor2014 Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show