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Programme

  1. Thursday 16th November
  2. Friday 17th November
  3. Saturday 18th November
  4. Sunday 19th November

Sunday 19 November 2017: Kendal Mountain Literature Festival

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Ashley Cooper - Images from a warming planet

​Join Ashley, an award winning environmental photographer, as he shares his tales of his travels to every continent on the planet to document the impacts of climate change and the rise of renewable energy.

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Ed Douglas - The Magician’s Glass

Award-winning writer Ed Douglas discusses his collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing.

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Hugh Warwick - Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife

It is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines – the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; and the green lanes, roads, canals, railways and power lines, designed to connect. Join Hugh Warwick as he talks about our...

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent - The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains

Join Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent on her thrilling and dangerous solo adventure through Arunachal Pradesh, one of the world's least explored places.

14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

Veronica Della Dora - Mountain - Nature and Culture

​In this compelling journey through peaks both real and imaginary, Veronica Della Dora, explores how the history of mountains is deeply interlaced with cultural values and aesthetic tastes, with religious beliefs and scientific practices.

14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

BLACK ROCK: From Climbing to Performance

Join us for an exciting panel discussion and film showing of 'Black Rock', a Kendal Mountain Festival commissioned multimedia performance translating the experience of rock climbing to an audience on the ground.

15.00 - 16.30 Sunday 19th

Richard Else - Wainwright Revealed

This is the first EXCLUSIVE event for Richard, after the publication of Wainwright Revealed. Join him in Kendal Town Hall, where Alfred Wainwright worked, as he shares a new insights into the man and reveals little-known aspects of his character.

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 19th

Tanya Shadrick - Watermarks

Dive in with Tanya Shadrick and immerse yourselves with prose and poetry celebrating the life aquatic.

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 19th

Nick Hunt - Where the Wild Winds Are

Join Nick Hunt as he talks about his new book 'Where The Wild Winds Are' and how he walked the invisible pathways of four of Europe's local winds to explore how these unseen powers affect the countries and cultures of Europe.

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