We are delighted to welcome Lord Melvyn Bragg, one of the University of Cumbria’s Honorary Fellows, who will be giving a talk about ‘Writing about Cumbria’ at our Ambleside campus on Sunday 8 March.
Lord Bragg, is best known as a broadcaster and in particular as the editor and presenter of ITV's The South Bank Show (1978–2010), and the BBC Radio 4 discussion series In Our Time. He is also the author of several works of fiction and non-fiction, including a number of novels which are set in Cumbria. He is currently working on a new book which deals with his childhood experiences of growing up in Wigton.
Percival Lecture Theatre, University of Cumbria, Ambleside Campus, Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9BB
Tickets cost £5 each and include light refreshments (we will be giving a contribution of ticket sales towards one of the charities that Lord Melvyn Bragg supports)