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A symposium on landscape and literature

Moonrise, Haworth Moor

Moonrise, Haworth Moor

Saturday 6 October 2012, 10.00am-4.30pm West Lane Baptist Centre, Haworth BD22 8EN tickets £15/£12 from jenna.holmes@bronte.org.uk 01535 640188

The line-up for this one day conference has been announced:

• Professor David Atkinson of Hull University introduces humanistic geography in relation to Jay Appleton’s habitat theories

• Professor Simon Dentith of Reading University considers the role of moors and heaths in novels and poems

• Artist Rebecca Chesney describes her Brontë Weather Project, Hope’s Whisper

• Simon Armitage discusses the Stanza Stones project and his new book Walking Home – Travels with a troubador on the Pennine Way

• 3 members of Whitestone Arts Company – Simon Warner, Judith Adams and Stacey Johnstone – present walking and writing as mixed media performance

• Stephen Carver of the Wildland Research Institute introduces new methods of defining, identifying and mapping wilderness

• Painter and printmaker Carry Akroyd documents her extensive engagement with the poetry of John Clare

• Stephen Wood brings to life the history of settlement on Haworth Moor

• William Varley of West Yorkshire Geology Trust leads a walk to Penistone Hill quarries to see prehistoric fossils, industrial archaeology and public sculpture

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