Event - River Holme Connections

River Festival 2019

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22/10/2019 10:30 am 8:00 pm


Heritage Quay,
Schwann Building
The University of Huddersfield
9 Queensgate,


This event is free to attend.

More Details:

To celebrate the Our Holme project, we’re holding a River Festival on Tuesday 22nd October.

Throughout the day we’ll be bringing you a series of river-related speakers.

All events throughout the day are free to attend.

You can book on our events online via Eventbrite by clicking here or on the links below. Alternatively, call 01484 661756 or email admin@riverholmeconnections.org to reserve your place.

10.30-11.30am: Saving the planet in the hills above Huddersfield, by Mr Chris Dean
1.00-2.00pm: Climate change and National Parks: from threat to opportunity? Andrew McCloy
2.30-3.30pm: A body in the river: the new science of forensic hydrology, Professor Carolyn Roberts
5.30-6.30pm: Reducing the impact of plastic waste on the water environment, Mr Rob Casey
7.00-8.00pm: Lifeblood of Your Town: Why Should you Make Friends with Rivers like the Holme and Colne? Dr Paul Gaskell