This year's Outdoors Show will be held on 16-18 March and is offering the opportunity for enthusiasts to join leading outdoor photographer Colin Prior in a series of special workshops.rn

This year’s Outdoors Show will be held at Birmingham’s NEC centre between the 16-18 March 2007 and is offering the opportunity for enthusiasts to join leading outdoor photographer Colin Prior in a series of special workshops.

Outdoor lovers will also be able to attend talks in which Prior will discuss his latest challenges and adventures. The Outdoors Show has a range of speakers on the itinerary alongside Prior, such as twitcher Bill Oddie, survival king Ray Mears and the imperious Brain Blessed.

A range of Prior?s images will be displayed in a gallery at the show, with visitors given a chance to bid for them at an auction from which all proceeds will go to the charity Raleigh International.

In conjunction with the workshops, The Outdoors Show is giving photographers the chance to submit pictures of their favourite outdoors place online, with a gallery to be found on the official Outdoors Show website.

New show features for 2007 include:

Brand Showcase – the latest in technical clothing and new outdoors fashions and equipment presented by some of the best outdoors brands, topped off with fashion shows and expert gear talks covering topics including waterproofing, rucksacks and boot fitting.

A Wilderness Camp – where visitors can pick up survival skills and the latest information on conservation issues.

The ICC European Bouldering Championships – hosted live from the show.

Freespirit Beach Festival – fun in the sun.

The Climb Zone & Rock Café – taster sessions for beginners, advanced master classes for professionals run by planetFear and a café to relax in and watch the action.

For more information on the Outdoors Show, visit www.theoutdoorsshow.co.uk

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