A week on St Kilda

Roger Butler


Region:
Anywhere
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: 100
Category:
Nature
Updated:
1st March 2017
Tagged:
Scotland | Islands | Adventure Travel | Wildlife

Remote St Kilda lies 40 miles west of the Outer Hebrides and this isolated archipelago is the only World Heritage Site in Britain to be nominated for both its natural and cultural interest. This talk describes the fascinating history - after more than 4000 years of human habitation the last islanders were evacuated in 1930 - as well as the wildlife, the scenery and a way of life which has now gone forever. You'll see the highest cliffs in Europe, the world's biggest gannetry and the famous jagged sea stacks. St Kilda is an extraordinary place!

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About Roger Butler

Roger is an experienced lecturer who speaks to groups and societies throughout the UK. He also an established writer/photographer and regularly contributes to a wide range of magazines covering the outdoors, countryside, canals, heritage and travel.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society and a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute. He is also a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

Roger has a particular interest in the heritage of our canals and can offer talks which include fascinating archive images of our wonderful waterways - as well as colourful contemporary images.

Zoom presentations can be provided. All talks can be tailored to suit and canal-based talks will always include aspects of local interest. There's always time for questions and answers.

Here are some examples of feedback received:

  • “Outstanding!” - The Arts Society, Chipstead, South London
  • “The most interesting talk I've ever been to” - Inland Waterways Association, Milton Keynes
  • “The audience sat riveted well past the usual lecture time!” - Shipston Arts & Crafts Society
  • “Thank you for a fascinating lecture - not a prompt in sight!" - National Trust, Sutton Coldfield
  • “I hope this report can do justice to his pictures” - Harbury Civic Society
  • “The best talk we've ever had” - Cheshire County Council

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