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Friends of the Ullswater Way ‘Understanding Ullswater’ Evening Talks

All the talks will be FREE, but you are requested to make a voluntary contribution towards costs.

Friends of the Ullswater Way ‘Understanding Ullswater’ Evening Talks event.

Event Date

04 November 2021

This event will also happen on the following dates:

Thursday 08 Apr 2021
Thursday 06 May 2021
Thursday 10 Jun 2021
Thursday 01 Jul 2021
Wednesday 04 Aug 2021
Thursday 02 Sep 2021
Thursday 07 Oct 2021
Thursday 04 Nov 2021


  • April 8th 7.30pm via Zoom - The Geology and Landscape of the Ullswater valley, John Rodgers President, Cumberland Geological Society
  • May 6th 7.30pm via Zoom - The Lake was saved – the story of Lord Birkett and the Ullswater Preservation Society, Miles MacInnes Chair, Ullswater Preservation Society, Former Chair FOUW
  • June 10th 7.30pm tbc - The English Lake District World Heritage Site and the National Trust, Jamie Lund Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Advisor, National Trust
  • July 1st 6pm tbc - Archaeology in the Ullswater Valley, Eleanor Kingston Archaeologist for the LDNPA
  • Aug 4th 2pm - Lowther Gardens - Guided tour of Lowther Castle Gardens, Martin Ogle Head Gardener Lowther Castle
  • September 2nd 7.30pm tbc - All the fun of the follies: Lyulph’s Tower and its context, Emeritus Prof Jane Taylor Durham University
  • October 7th 7.30pm tbc - The Cumbrian Night Sky Stuart Atkinson
  • November 4th 7.30pm tbc - From Romans to Normans: the Lakeland Landscape, Geoff Cowell Senior Volunteer LDNPA

Event Venue

The choice of location will be made later depending upon the COVID regulations in force at the time

Event Website