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EXPLORER and broadcaster John Pilkington will visit Portsmouth to talk about his walking tour through Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Iran.

The event takes place at the Discovery Centre attached to Portsmouth’s Roman Catholic Cathedral on November 30.

Proceeds will be used to support Oxfam’s emergency appeal for West Africa and Practical Action.

Tickets cost £10 or £5 for students and can be obtained by calling (023) 9225 4959 or (023) 9225 0267.