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Abbot Hall Centre

This venue is very close and walkable to the Brewery Arts Centre. From the Brewery Arts Centre turn right onto the High Street and walk approx.150 metres. Turn left onto Dowkers Lane and in 10 metres you will see the Abbot Hall Centre on your right hand side.

Abbot Hall Centre Events

19.30 - 21.00 Friday 17th

Emma Henderson - The Valentine House

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been CANCELLED. Apologies for any inconvenience.

9.30 - 11.00 Saturday 18th

Dr. Fiona Edmonds - Mountain names and Myths in Medieval Cumbria

Who named Cumbria’s Mountains? And what was the significance of this world-famous landscape in the past?

11.30 - 13.00 Saturday 18th

Harvey Wilkinson - ​Big Rocks: Culture and the Lake District’s Climbing Landscape

What is a cultural landscape and how does climbing history and bouldering venues such as The Bowder Stone reflect our changing attitude to nature?

13.30 - 15.00 Saturday 18th

Jim Crumley - The Nature of Winter

Venture with Scottish nature writer Jim Crumley into our countryside and experience firsthand the chaos and the quiet solitude of nature’s rest period.

15.30 - 17.00 Saturday 18th

Christopher Somerville - The January Man

Over the hills and along the byways of the British Isles, Times columnist and author Christopher Somerville shares his story of a year of walks describing the history, wildlife, changing landscapes and people he passes and reflects upon his childhood and the relationship...

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.

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

*Unfortunately this event is cancelled due to illness* ​ Apologies for any inconvenience. If you have a ticket, please see the Box Office to exchange or refund.

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.

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