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Adam Sedgwick – Geologist and Dalesman

Dales Countryside Museum | Station Yard Hawes | DL8 3NT

May 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Adam Sedgwick – Geologist and Dalesman

Launch of Colin Speakman’s fascinating and entertaining biography of Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873), who was born and raised in Dent and became one of the great figures of Geology and of Victorian-era Science. Meet the author and buy your signed copy.

Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) is one of the great figures of Geology and of Victorian-era Science. Colin Speakman, well known for his writings and broadcasts on the Yorkshire Dales, carries the reader from Sedgwick’s early fascination with geology as a schoolboy in Dent to his academic position of Woodwardian Professor at the University of Cambridge. The book will appeal not only to readers with an interest in the history of science but also to those who enjoy a fast-moving and diverse story of success, often against all the odds. Lovers of Yorkshire, and in particular the Dales, will find much to enjoy.

Meet the author Colin Speakman and buy a signed copy of the book or, if you have already purchased a copy, bring it along for Colin to sign.

Event Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Events Categories:
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Website / Tickets:
www.dalescountrysidemuseum.org.uk
Phone:
01969 666210
Email:
hawes@yorkshiredales.org.uk
Charge for this event
Yes - charge applicable
Other info (e.g additional charge for parking)
No charge to meet the author, book purchase price £12.00. The usual admission price will apply for entry into the Museum itself

Venue

Dales Countryside Museum
Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map
Phone:
01969 666210
Website:
www.yorkshiredales.org.uk