Understanding Ullswater Evening Talks

Understanding Ullswater Evening Talks generally take place the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in a local village hall and also on ZOOM

2024 Talks

Did you miss a talk or want to listen again? Enjoy the recordings

Did you miss a talk in 2023?

Recording of talk by Jim Bliss, Assistant Estate Manager at Lowther Estate

Recording of talk by Lev Dahl, River Restoration Manager for Eden RIvers Trust

Recording of talk by Sue Millard, Council Member of the Fell Pony Society and Libby Robinson, CEO of the Fell Pony Heritage Trust

Recording of the talk by Dr Simon Carr FRGS from Cumbria University Institute of Science & Environment. 

We apologise for the problem  in recording between minutes 4 -14, slides 1-5 .

Presentation Slideshow

Recording of talk by Jim Walker from Cumbria Tourism, Daniel Holder from The Quiet Site and Rachel Bell from Ullswater Steamers

Recording of talk by Tim Taylor, Manager of Patterdale Hall

Presentation Slideshow

Did you miss a talk in 2022?

Recording of Talk by Professor Lois Mansfield, Professor of Upland Landscapes, University of Cumbria, Ambleside

Recording of a talk by Prof Jane Taylor, Emeritus Professor at Durham University

Recording of talk by Judith Cooke, Chair of the Friends of the Lake District. We apologise that the sound quality is poor for the first 8 minutes of this talk

Recording of Talk by Peter Hensman O.B.E., CEO of Lake District Estates 

Guidebook author Mark Richards in conversation with Dave Felton

Apologies for the poor quality of the recording

Recording of Talk by Lee Schofield, Senior Site Manager at the RSPB's Naddle Farm in Haweswater

Recording of Talk by Dr Chris Donaldson, Lecturer in Cultural History at Lancaster University

Recording of Talk by Nick Austin, Learning and Adventure Manager at Ullswater Outward Bound Centre

Recording of Talk by Keith Cooper, Historian and Guide at Dalemain Estate

Did you miss a talk in 2021? 

Recording of Talk by Jeff Cowton, Curator, Head of Learning, Wordsworth Trust

Recording of Talk by Dr. Julia Aglionby, Professor of Practice at University of Cumbria, Executive Director of the Foundation for Common Land

Recording of Talk by John Rodgers, President Cumberland Geological Society

Recording of Talk by Miles MacInnes which tells the David and Goliath story of how Ullswater was saved from becoming a reservoir for Manchester

Recording of Talk by Jamie Lund, National Trust Archaeologist and Cultural Heritage Consultant 

Recording of Talk by Eleanor Kingston, Lead Strategy Advisor - Historic Environment, for the Lake District National Park

Slide show for the talk given by Robert Ince at Glenridding Village Hall on October 7th 2021. and a partial recording of the talk on ZOOM (apologies that the recording is not of the whole talk) 

Recording of Talk by Geoff Cowell, Volunteer Ranger, Guided Walk Leader and a Supervisor of the National Park Archaeology Team