This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 13th Aug 2019
We are thrilled to welcome Lisa Drewe to Stanfords London, author of Islandeering, who will take us on a unique adventure around the outer edge of the UK's 50 most spectacular islands.
From urban islets to clifftop nature reserves, Lisa will talk about the research for her latest book and her experiences discovering hidden coast paths and walking, scrambling, wading and sometimes even swimming out to explore the many secrets of our magical archipelago.
'Islandeering' provides all the information you need to circumnavigate 50 amazing hidden islands off the shores of England, Scotland & Wales. From Essex, Somerset and Cornwall to Pembrokeshire, Northumberland and the Hebrides; follow wild foreshores and remote coast paths. Complete each journey to discover a magical archipelago world. 50 islands to bag, with routes from easy to difficult and detailed directions with GPX downloads. Beautiful photography and maps.
Hidden islands for the best wildlife, local food, swimming, wild camping, secret beaches, coasteering, legends and foraging. Engaging writing charting historical, geographical and wildlife highlights. Tips for coasteering, scrambling, camping, wild swimming and kayaking.
Tickets £4 (redeemable against the price of Islandeering by Lisa Drewe).
Includes a glass of wine/soft drink.
About the author:
Lisa Drewe has hiked, biked, run, swum and kayaked around over 150 of Britain’s islands and before that spent her adult life exploring the mountains and islands of the world. Initially trained as a biologist, she lives in Wiltshire and the Isle of Skye with her husband. She is the chair of the charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-08-13 2019-08-13 Europe/London Islandeering by Lisa Drewe Lisa Drewe, author of Islandeering, will take us on a unique adventure around the outer edge of the UK's 50 most spectacular islands. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/08/13/islandeering-by-lisa-drewe-208974 Stanfords,7 Mercer Walk,,London