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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

11.30 - 13.00 Saturday 17th

Performing Mountains: How do Artists Touch the Void?

Film and literature have always been wedded to the mountains but what about the other arts?

13.30 - 15.00 Saturday 17th

Anna McNuff - Fifty Shades of the USA

Join Adventure Queen Anna McNuff as she shares tales of her 11,000-mile cycling adventure on her own, through each and every state of the USA.

15.30 - 17.00 Saturday 17th

Yvonne Reddick – Translating Mountains

Award-winning poet Yvonne Reddick shares her poetry about mountains, hiking and her father's sudden death in the Highlands.

17.30 - 19.00 Saturday 17th

Travels and tours in Cumbria before the ‘Discovery’ of the Lakes

Christopher Donaldson and Ian Gregory explore some of the sensational stories and curious facts about early travellers in Cumberland and Westmorland from the period before the lakes became the Lakes.

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 18th

Aileen Harvey – The Shape of a Place: Walking, Art and the Landscape

Aileen Harvey is an artist whose work focuses on the experience of place.

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 18th

Entwined Lines: Art & Climbing

A performance by artist Paul Evans and poet Mark Goodwin exploring climbing and art as entwined forms of movement.

14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 18th

Max Leonard – Higher Calling

Why do road cyclists go to the mountains? What is it about the high peaks that inspires us and why do we love something so hard?

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 18th

Raynor Winn – The Salt Path

The true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey not of escape but salvation.

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