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January 2018

The Greatest Show on Earth

January 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Queen’s Hall, Keswick School + Google Map

Chelsea is the most famous flower show in the world. But what goes on behind the scenes?

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Family History and the Media: Who do we think we are?

January 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Queen’s Hall, Keswick School + Google Map

Nick Barratt will investigate the way genealogy has changed, and why it is more relevant than ever, in the light of the internet and 'Who Do You Think You Are', going behind the scenes of the programme to explore how it’s made and why it’s shown people a different side to the past.

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February 2018

Aristocrats of the Air

February 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Queen’s Hall, Keswick School + Google Map

Their ability to fly has enabled birds, unlike many other animals, to colonise all corners of the globe. Flight has resulted from millions of years of evolution which has produced some truly fascinating adaptations. This presentation looks at how birds
become airborne, how they travel with minimum expenditure of energy and, from vast soaring eagles to miniscule hummingbirds is illustrated with some of the most spectacular examples from around the world.

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Filming the Fells

February 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Queen’s Hall, Keswick School + Google Map

Award-winning filmmaker Terry Abraham will reveal the methods and stories behind his Lakeland BBC 'Life of a Mountain' series and talk about his journey from redundancy to acclaimed producer promoting Cumbria.

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March 2018

Wainwright

March 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Queen’s Hall, Keswick School + Google Map

Clive Hutchby has taken on the daunting task of revising Alfred Wainwright's famous Guides to the Lakeland Fells.

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