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The Ted Simon Foundation


Rare 1st Edition of Jupiter's Travels

We're very pleased to report that after a great deal of searching we've managed to track down a rare 1st edition of Jupiter's Travels, which we'll be offering as another featured lot in the fundraising auction taking place during the Foundation's launch event on 6th October. Read more

Auction Bonus from Overland Expo

Overland Expo, one of the Foundation's media and event partners, have just confirmed that whoever places the winning bid for Austin Vince's Terra Circa overalls at the launch event auction will also receive the full Overland Experience at Overland Expo 2012. Read more

Chris Scott Donates to Launch Auction

Chris Scott, author of the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, is kindly donating the Aerostich Darien jacket he wore during his Desert Riders expedition as one of the unique lots in the Foundation's fundraising auction. The auction is part of the Foundation's launch event on 6th October at Coventry Transport Museum. Read more

First Auction Lots Revealed

As part of the launch event on 6th October at Coventry Transport Museum, a special fundraising auction will take place to support the work of the Foundation. Austin Vince will be acting as auctioneer and we're very pleased to announce that the first confirmed auction lots are one of Ted Simon's helmets from his original Jupiter's Travels journey in the '70s and Austin's trademark white overalls from Terra Circa. Read more

Meet Ted Simon in October

Coinciding with the official launch of the Foundation, Ted Simon will be giving a number of book signings and talks at venues in the UK and the USA during October including Bristol, London, Coventry, Dorchester and Swansea in the UK and Cambria in California. Read more

More Launch Sponsors Announced

We would like to thank James Cargo Services and Kriega for showing their support of the Foundation through sponsorship of the launch event on 6th October at Coventry Transport Museum. Read more

Launch Event Sponsors Announced

We would like to thank Adventure-Spec, Little, Brown Book Group, Metal Mule, Rowan Public Affairs, and Traveldri-Plus for sponsoring the Foundation's launch event in October. Read more

Foundation Launch Announced at Horizons Unlimited

The Ted Simon Foundation featured in the 'Passport' issued to all 600 visitors at the 11th annual UK Horizons Unlimited Travellers' Meeting, which took place near Ripley in Derbyshire from 23rd to 26th June. On Saturday evening, Iain Harper introduced the Foundation and announced the launch event at Coventry Transport Museum on 6th October this year. Read more

Launch of The Ted Simon Foundation

The Ted Simon Foundation will be officially launched to the public and press at an exclusive fundraising event on 6th October 2011 - the 38th anniversary of the beginning of Jupiter's Travels. Read more