june 2018

20jun15:3016:30FeaturedTristan Gooley (keynote)15:30 - 16:30 B: Studio 1

Event Details

Tristan Gooley is an author and natural navigator.

Tristan set up his natural navigation school in 2008 and is the author of the award-winning and bestselling books, The Natural Navigator(2010), The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs (2014) and How to Read Water(2016), three of the world’s only books covering natural navigation. His latest book, due out just before Liquidscapes is Wild Signs and Star Paths.

He has written for the Sunday Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the BBC and many magazines.

In his keynote Tristan reveals the secrets of reading water. Drawing on stories of his pioneering journeys, from wild swimming in Sussex to Omani dhows via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, Tristan explains how to spot the clues, signs and patterns in the water all around us. Tristan explains how to see a compass in a puddle, find meaning in glitter paths, decode rivers and read oceans like a Polynesian.

Tristan’s view of the natural world is unique in that it is about deduction, the art of finding meaning in what we see outdoors. He set up his natural navigation school in 2008 and is the author of the award-winning and bestselling books, The Natural Navigator (2010), The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs (2014), How to Read Water (2016) and and Wild Signs and Star Paths (2018).

Time

(Wednesday) 15:30 - 16:30

Location

B: Studio 1

Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EN