Image: Rob Fraser
23 June 2018
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick, CA12 4SG
From £5.00 per person RGS-IBG members free
Presentations don’t get much fresher than this – at the end of a seven-day walk across the Lake District, Harriet and Rob Fraser will make time for a shower and then give a presentation about the walk and their wider practice as geographers and artists, finding a sense of place through close engagement with the land and conversations with people they meet along the way. Their work combines immersion in particular places with long walks and wild camping, photography, poetry and installation art, and constant enquiry into the natural and cultural layers of place. This midsummer walk will connect the ‘treefolds’ they created last year, three sculptures that bring together poetry, traditional dry stone wall building and trees, and are separated by fells, valleys and lakes. Starting in Orton in the east of Cumbria, they’ll stroll to Grizedale Forest, then to Ullswater, and finish at Threlkeld. They are hoping the weather will be kind…
Find out more on the Treefolds project
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