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December 2, 2016
Join award winning writer and coastal explorer Karen Lloyd for a walk & talk between the tides charting the elements of Morecambe bay through history, stories, analogue and digital data.
Meet at 2.00pm at the main car-park in Overton village. After the walk (5.00pm ca.) we will head to the Storey, Lancaster, for soup & sandwiches and a spot of ‘mapping’ with the data collected during the walk. More information about this on the day. At 6.30pm, Karen will give a talk in conversation with Chris Donaldson, Lecturer in Regional History at Lancaster University, expert in the history of cross-bay travel & transport technology and working on geospatial innovation research. Mulled wine & homemade mince-pies will keep us going till the end of the event (9.00pm ca.). More information on Edgebits.
Walk + Data Workshop
2.00pm – All meet at Overton Car park – lifts can be arranged
2.15pm – Start of the walk, an outline will be provided on the day
5.00pm – Soup, sandwiches, and data mapping at the Storey
6.30pm – Seminar by Karen in conversation with Chris
9.00pm – Event ends
– leisurely walk with stops at key natural and built landmarks;
– bring comfortable shoes;
– bring waterproof wear and dry change, in case it’s wet;
– bring warm clothing, in case it’s cold;
– bring some water and snacks