We’re getting excited about an event that’s happening here in the Lakes later this summer which will stir longings for everyone who’s ever wanted to run away to a desert island. Continue reading The Swallows and Amazons marathon
Would you like to be involved in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons ?
Fans of Arthur Ransome who want to take part in a marathon reading of the classic Lake District story Swallows and Amazons can now volunteer via a new website. The site, www.ifnotduffers.org , invites readers to choose from a list of chapters for the … Continue reading Would you like to be involved in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons?
A MILNTHORPE business will be ensuring thirsts are quenched at a marathon read this summer. Clocktower, a kitchen appliance firm, will be at the Swallows and Amazons read at Coniston, providing a supply of tea and coffee for the team of readers and … Continue reading Brews all round thanks to Milnthorpe business
The Swallows and Amazons marathon at Coniston this summer is to be sponsored by a team who will keep the kettle boiling for the readers… Continue reading Dreaming of a camp-fire as sponsor backs Swallows and Amazons marathon
A DESCENDANT of a much loved poet is to join the marathon reading of a classic children’s story. Christopher Wordsworth, the great great great great grandson of William Wordsworth, will read a chapter of Swallows and Amazons this summer at Coniston.
A marathon reading of the classic children’s story Swallows and Amazons will be staged this summer on the shore of the lake where the tale was set. The event, to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the author, Arthur Ransome, will take place at … Continue reading Marathon reading of Swallows and Amazons at Coniston
Over the course of the event, 30 films will be screened, including American classic Casablanca and Cumbrian favourite Swallows and Amazons . The film’s producer Nick Barton will host a Q&A session…
A Yorkshire-based mountaineering and guided walk leader is ready to capitalise on the weakness in Sterling post-Brexit, by creating walking holidays that will appeal to North American and Antipodean outdoor and literature enthusiasts and help them explore some of Cumbria’s rich literary connections. Continue reading Walks Leader Entices Dollar-Spending Outdoor and Literary Enthusiasts to Cumbria
Barrow pupils set out on an exciting Lakes adventure to experience the stunning setting of a classic book and film. Children of St George’s CE Primary School enjoyed a Swallows and Amazons inspired trip to Coniston Water. Continue reading Barrow children inspired by Swallows and Amazons trip