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Springfest: Paul Evans

Saturday 24th March     7pm

Venue: Waterstones,  2-8 King Street, Lancaster, LA1 1JN

Tickets:  £12/£10 OR SPECIAL OFFER SPRINGFEST COMBOS

                 £20/£16 for two events £36/£32 for four events

Tickets can be purchased in a variety of ways: AVAILABLE NOW!

Online here (Single event ticket) or here (Springfest Combo tickets)

In Person: Lancaster and Morecambe Visitor Information Centres

By phone: 01524 582394/ 01524 582808

Field notes

In Field Notes from the Edge, the acclaimed writer of the Guardian’s ‘Country Diary’, Paul Evans, takes us on a journey through the in-between spaces of Nature – such as strandlines, mudflats, cliff tops and caves – where one wilderness is on the verge of becoming another and all things are possible. Here, Evans searches out wildlife and plants to reveal a Nature that is inspiring yet intimidating; miraculous yet mundane; part sacred space, part wasteland. It is here that we tread the edge between a fear of Nature’s dangers and a love of Nature’s beauty. Combining a naturalist’s eye for observation with a poet’s ear for the lyrical, Field Notes from the Edge confirms Paul Evans’s place among our leading nature writers today.

Dr Paul Evans

Best known as an author of The Guardian’s Country Diary column, Paul Evans is a naturalist, university lecturer, broadcaster of natural-history documentaries and award-winning dramas for Radio 4 and performance poet. He’s already acclaimed as one of Britain’s leading nature writers – the ‘John Clare of his generation’.

 

Natalie Charlesworth • February 3, 2018


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