|Heavenly light over Castlerigg as seen from Latrigg last December.|
Quick plug for a talk I’ll be doing for Friends of the Lake District this September….
Kirby Lecture – Living on the Fells – filming Lakeland landscapes
We are delighted to announce that filmmaker, Terry Abraham, will be speaking at our 2015 annual Kirby Lecture, which will take place on 18th September, 7.30pm at Cumbria University Ambleside campus.
Terry Abraham has had a rapid rise to fame in the world of outdoor filmmaking through directing and producing ‘Cairngorms in Winter’ and ‘Life of a Mountain: A Year on Scafell Pike’, which caught the imagination of the British public when it was aired on BBC 4 earlier this year. Terry launched his outdoor film making career when he was made redundant from his IT job four years ago. ‘Life of a Mountain’ became a personal project of his, created on a shoe string budget and funded using crowd-funding websites.
Terry gave himself tirelessly to the film, working almost entirely alone, wild camping for long periods of time and working all hours of the day. However, Terry has not tired of his love of capturing beautiful and wild landscapes in film. His next project, ‘Life of a Mountain: Blencathra’, is in full swing.
Join us at this year’s Kirby Lecture to be inspired by the huge lengths Terry goes to capture the beauty and essence of England’s best loved mountains. Tickets cost £5 and can be booked online by visiting http://www.friendsofthelakedistrict.org.uk/Event/the-kirby-lecture or by calling 01539 720788.