The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as Tourist Destination 1750 – 2010

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 from 2.00pm – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Talk

Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere

What’s happening: Speakers will include contributors to a new volume of essays on Lake District tourism, edited by John K.Walton and Jason Wood. Ian Brodie, former Director of Friends of the Lake District, will speak on the subject of landscape preservation. Contributors will debate the relationships between history, heritage, landscape, culture and policy that underlie the activities of the National Park, Cumbria Tourism and the aspirations to recognise the Lake District as a UNESCO Heritage Site.

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