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Sunday 3rd September
Marathon Reading of Swallows & Amazons
Don’t miss this one day epic read of the classic novel on the shores of Lake Coniston. Marking the 50th anniversary of the death of its author, Arthur Ransome, chapters will be read by a whole host of celebrity readers. Starting at 9am on the lake shore just north of the Boating Centre and the Blue Bird Café, this even is organised by the Department of English Literature at the University of Liverpool in association with Lake District National Park and the Arthur Ransome Trust. Follow @ifnotduffers for updates on this event.