Friday 21st May 2021
The Estuary, the Climate and the Future of Energy
To take part in this event, please follow this link to our LIVE page. The event will start automatically at the scheduled time.
What are the probable impacts of climate change on the Estuary in the coming decades? Join our panel of artists, writers, activists and scientists as they explore the Estuary and its climate across time, looking at history, what is happening today, and what is to come.
Our panel of speakers:-
Lucia Dove: artist film and in discussion about floods in the Estuary and her new book VLOED (Dunlin Press, 2021).
Laura Blake: Thames Crossing Action Group on the threat to build a new motorway in the Estuary.
Platform: ‘The People will Possess the Wind’, artist film by Richard Houguez. The Crude Britannia sailboat explores wind and power in the Estuary.
Terry Macalister: co-author of ‘Crude Britannia’
James Marriott: Platform
James Marriot is an artist, activist and naturalist.
Laura Blake joins our Crude Britannia discussion on climate and the estuary on Sat 22 May. She is Chair of the Thames Crossing Action Group, formed to protest against the proposed, new Lower Thames Crossing.
Lucia is a writer from Southend-on-Sea, living in the Netherlands. She is interested in ideas of heritage, memory, place and home.
Terry is a journalist, writer and campaigner.