Understanding Ullswater Evening Talks

Understanding Ullswater Evening Talks take place the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, either by ZOOM or in a local village hall

The talk scheduled for June 2nd has been cancelled due to the public holiday

Other talks are being rescheduled and will be published shortly

2022 Talks

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

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, CEO of Lake District Estates

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

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