Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Date of issue: 21 June 2022 Putting the buzz back into Bowland’s wildflower meadows Nearly 40 hectares of hay meadows were regenerated in the Forest of Bowland last year thanks to Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust through the Meadow Makers project led by Plantlife. This nation-wide project […]
Mr Wainwright back on the road
John Burland, the founder of the Wainwright Society is hoping to be back on the road this next Spring & Autumn with his dramatic presentation of the life and works of AW. This was first presented at the Wildman Theatre at Ilkley Playhouse as part of the Ilkley Literature festival on Thursday 15 October 2009.
A capacity audience of approximately 130 people attended this event. John took the audience on a journey through AW’s life from his humble upbringing in Blackburn through his life-changing visit to the Lake District in 1930 and then his eventual move to Kendal in 1940 and the fifteen years spent writing the Pictorial Guides between 1952 and 1967.
Since then, over the last 4 years, John has given gave a further thirty two presentations in a wide variety of venues including Arnside, Baildon, Bingley, Blackburn, Bramhope, Brindle, Cookridge, Dewsbury, Durham, Easingwold, Faceby, Guiseley, Haltwhistle, Hawes, Horsforth, Kendal, Keswick, Marple, Mellor, Otley, Penruddock, Pickering, Ramsbottom, Richmond, Seathwaite, Terrington, Ulverston and Windermere.
As a result of these talks, many thousands of pounds have been raised for various charities throughout the North of England and also refugee & children’s charities abroad.
If any groups or charitable organisations wish to book John for a talk in either the spring or autumn of 2014 to raise funds for both themselves and John’s chosen charities, please contact him via e-mail at: email@example.com or ring 07725434036
Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority – Joint News Release Date of issue: 21 June 2022 All barns great and small! Dales’ ‘laithes’ receive a makeover Two field barns which helped make the Dales landscape world famous have been restored with the support of the family of the late All Creatures […]
An independent chair has been appointed to the Bradford District Health and Care Partnership to head up a new committee that will be responsible for making decisions about how NHS resources are used across the place. Craven resident, Elaine Appelbee MBE will be taking up the reins on 1 July 2022. The NHS West […]