Nan Shepherd Conversations: Kerri Andrews & Merryn Glover

Online

Event details

2022-06-09 20:00
20:00 UTC
FREE

Merryn Glover talks to Kerri Andrews about her new book ‘The Hidden Fires’ and how working on this book has helped return Nan Shepherd to the Cairngorms.

About this event

Merryn Glover has spent the past two years following Nan Shepherd’s footsteps across the Cairngorms. Her account of the experience is told in her upcoming book The Hidden Fires. In this talk, accompanied by images, she will share about some of the key locations Shepherd describes in The Living Mountain and Glover’s own discoveries in visiting them 75 years later.

Kerri Andrews

Kerri Andrews

United Kingdom

Kerri Andrews is a writer and academic, working on women's literature and the history of walking. She is also a keen hill walker and Munro 'bagger'. Her book, Wanderers: A History of Women Walking, combines all these passions, and is published by Reaktion ...

2 thoughts on “Nan Shepherd Conversations: Kerri Andrews & Merryn Glover

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Also check out

Free
Walking Event
Tuning to the open air – Thurston Pond Soundwalk

Akari Komura

2022-06-26 14:30

Thurston Pond Trail, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

The walk will invite you to imagine sounds of the past, present, and future that are heard internally and externally to our ears.

Walking Event
New
Dancing Landscape x Presentscape

2022-07-09 06:00

Vic, Spain

A walkshop about shadow and sound, and how the breeze may shift your perception of distance and color. Capturing a moment and sharing it multiplies personal enjoyment of the amazing wealth of experience every landscape holds. With Sin Wah (Hong Kong) - Lise Brenner (US)

Free for supporting members
walk · listen · café
New
‘Don’t walk to your tune, walk carefully’

2022-07-19 18:00

Online

Indian city dweller Samprati Pani draws on her walking practices as an anthropologist interested in the making of public places in the city. Through an ethnography of walking practices performed in the bazaars of Delhi, the talk will illustrate how walking in the bazaar, even for a solitary walker, is a social activity because its rhythm and pace is continuously modulated in relation to others and the materiality of the place.

Walking Event
New
Walking perimeters of Vic

2022-07-08 20:00

Vic, Spain

A derive around the perimeters of Vic with the Deriva Mussol group

Free for supporting members
walk · listen · café
New
40 ARK|40DAYS

2022-08-02 18:00

Online

Sylvia Molina (Sweden/Spain) discusses 40 ARK|40DAYS, her sound-visual project based on the walk and drift through the  city of Stockholm. Every day, the journey traveled is stitched (Black Notebook)  thus building the score on which the rest of the project will be built.  

Free
Walking Event
Women Walking: In Conversation with Dr Kerri Andrews

The Culture Capital Exchange

2022-03-24 11:00

Online

'In Conversation' event launches the Women Walking Festival and will see Kerri Andrews provide an insight into the history of women walking, re-examining assumptions of gender and exercise, before moving to consider contemporary aspects of women walking and walking the pandemic more generally.

Free for supporting members
Walking Event
New
SWS22
Walking Sideways – 10 years from, 10 years on

2022-09-18 18:00

Online

Walking Event
New
Derives. Creació i caminar en relació.

2022-07-09 15:00

Vic, Spain

Nuria Ortuño & Nil Nebot

Walking Event
New
I DIE LIKE A COUNTRY

2022-07-09 18:00

Vic, Spain

A walking performance by the internationally awarded artist Gemma Hansson Carbone (Sweden/Italy), crossing archeology, hiking, performing arts and poetry.

Walking Event
New
Walking to stimulate writing – an Arvon Tutored Retreat

Arvon Creative Writing Courses

04 - 9 Jul, 2022

The Arvon Foundation, Clunton, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 0JA, UK

Join tutors Jean Atkin and Tom Chivers for an inspirational week of walking and writing in the abundant Shropshire woodlands, hills and valleys that surround Arvon Centre's "The Hurst". Let the rhythms of walking clear your mind and align your body with your imagination, stimulating new ideas and fresh writing.

Walking Event
New
Writing and walking with Madeleine Bunting & Chris Stewart, Guest Neil Ansell

MONIACK MHOR

27 Jun - 2 Jul, 2022

Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness IV4 7HT, UK

Taking advantage of Moniack Mhor’s beautiful setting, this course will take you out into the hills and glens around the centre, using the landscape and local history to inspire some great new writing.

Curated news
New
Well with Nature – 2022 photo competition — European Environment Agency

24 Jun, 2022