Mark Cocker: A Deep Encounter with Nature – July 2023

Saturday 8th July, 2023

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About the Event

Three years into our ambitious Rewilding programme Broughton Sanctuary is fast becoming one of the most important centres for nature in northern England.

Join us on the 8th July where we will be opening up the conversation around our nature recovery project and inviting you to share in the journey.

Head out in the morning with Mark Cocker and experience the amazing wildlife that live in our landscape, followed by an evening talk where Mark will speak on his new book One Midsummer’s Day: Swifts and the Story of Life on Earth.

To read more, visit the event page on the Broughton Sanctuary website here.

Mark Cocker is a widely acclaimed author of creative non-fiction and naturalist who writes and broadcasts on wildlife in a variety of national media. His new book One Midsummer’s Day: Swifts and the Story of Life on Earth (Cape) is both a portrait of a favourite bird and a celebration of the interconnectedness of all life. He has contributed to the Guardian country diary for 35 years. His 12 other books include biography, history, literary criticism and memoir. A Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet (2019) won the East Anglian Book of the Year Award and Crow Country was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, and won the New Angle Prize (2009).