Sun 26 April, 11am - 2pm Huntly Cricket Club
Discussion with path makers, pilgrims and other walkers
Long Distance Walks and other Pilgrimages
Join in a post Slow Marathon chat with your experiences, ideas and utopias. Among others, contributors will be:
John Sparshatt is the Chairman of the Long Distance Walkers Association. He has also been involved in the creation of two new long distance paths: The Six Dales Trail and the Lancashire Witches Way.
Christos Galanis is a Human Geographer who has undertaken hundreds of kilometres of long distance walking, including the Camino de Santiago pilgrim path.
Marilyn Lennon has been working with Ramblers groups to create a path along the Irish-Irish border, exploring the potential of critical cartography.
Maureen Ross, a walker local to Huntly, will contribute to the discussion through her experiences walking the St Cuthbert's Way.
Oliver Giles from Huntly and District Development Trust can tell us about walking and cycling initiatives around Huntly; in particular a new path being created from Huntly to the Greenmyer's Farm.
More info on the speakers can be found here.
Lunch by Rhynie Woman.
A walk to the Ba Hill will take place after the discussion event.