Landscapes of SE England

Dr Geoffrey Mead SpeakerNet Sponsor


Region:
South East
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Type:
Local interest/professional
Fee:
Paid: £80 plus travel if needed
Category:
Nature
Updated:
12th October 2020

The South East of England has some iconic landscapes whether urban- St.Pauls, London or Brighton's Palace Pier, or rural as the Seven Sisters cliffs of East Sussex or the Surrey Hills. It has a National Park in the South Downs and many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as Ashdown Forest. This talk looks a samples of our regional landscapes, coast and country, urban and rural.

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About Dr Geoffrey Mead

I am an Associate Tutor with the Geography team at the University of Sussex where I thought I had retired...10 years ago! I specialise in the landscapes of SE England, in both urban and rural areas and I did my doctorate in the suburban growth of the interwar period. I taught adult education for nearly 30 years at Sussex where I worked in the Landscape Studies degree team and was Convenor for Local History. I give talks across SE England to a wide range of groups, from universities to local history societies, WI groups , U3A, Probus and Round Tables. I run weekly classes at local community centres. The most requested from my range of talks are those that combine social history, geography, geology and a 'sense of place'. I can adapt my talks to particular areas or interests.


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