02/03/2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Patrick Barkham at Bath Literature Festival
Told through a series of walks by the sea, nature columnist and author Patrick Barkham "Guardian columnist and acclaimed nature writer" explores Britain's beaches, coasts and cliffs in his latest book Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore. From smuggler's coves to Brownsea Island, witness the profound story of our island nation and how we are shaped by our shores.
Patrick Barkham at Rossiter Bookshop
Patrick Barkham will return to Rossiter Books to talk about his book Coastlines. Told through a series of walks beside the sea, this is a story of the most beautiful 742 miles of coastline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: their rocks, plants and animals, their views, walks and history, and the people who have made their lives within sight of the waves.
03/03/2016, 2:45 - 3:45
Oliver Morton at Bath Literature Festival
With limited time for action on climate change, some scientists are now proposing planned human intervention in the biosphere. Science writer Oliver Morton joins us to unpick the moral implications of our responses to climate change, and explore the potential for good when people themselves become a force of nature.