John is available to give talks and presentations on his swimming project and book. For more information or enquire about availability and costs please contact John.

Past Events

Wednesday 28th February 2018 - Publication date

Thursday 1st March 2018 - Book launch in Keswick

This is to consist of two separate parts:

John welcomes everyone to come along to support his swim and find out more about his challenging waters project!

John wishes to thank Leah Davies, Cumbria Hotels; The Inn on the Square, Keswick and the Keswick Launch Company for their help and assistance.

Tuesday 13th March 2018 - Words by the Water (Festival of Words and Ideas), Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

John Mather and Jackie Risman will discuss the challenges and delights of swimming in the Lake District and further afield.

Time: 10:45am to 11:45am
Price: Studio £9.00 ticket

Wednesday 21st March 2018 - Penrith Library

John will present an illustrated talk on his project to swim the Lake District.

Start time: 6:30pm.
Address: Penrith Library, St. Andrews Churchyard, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7YA.

Friday the 23rd March - Carlisle Library

John will be signing copies of his new book.

Start time: 10:00am to 12:00 noon
Address: Carlisle Library, The Lanes, Carlisle

Thursday 31st May 2018 - Kendal Library

John will present an illustrated talk on his challenge to swim the Lake District

Start time: 7:00pm
Address: Kendal Library, Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4PY

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