Sea change for Branscombe speech

11:00 27 January 2013

John Hughes, the last of the Branscombe fishermen, out crabbing

John Hughes, the last of the Branscombe fishermen, out crabbing

Archant

A marine consultant hopes to bring about a sea change for audience of the Branscombe Project’s first lecture of the year.

Neville Copperthwaite’s talk, entitled ‘Contested Seas; the tide is turning,’ is on the contested seascapes of Lyme Bay fishermen and conservationists.

He will celebrate the work of the trail-blazing Blue Marine Foundation Project, which shows what can be achieved when people sit round a table and actually talk to each other.

Neville hopes to give an uplifting speech that conveys the feeling that management of the sea is changing for the better.

The talk takes place in Branscombe Village Hall on Monday from 7.30pm, and entrance is free.

0 comments

Other Entertainment Stories

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

An appeal has been issued for memorabilia to be put on display for the Shute Local History Weekend.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Bowie Experience will be bringing a ‘spectacular concert’ to Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, October 14, from 8pm.

Read more
Monday, September 19, 2016

Flower arrangers will be going to Exeter Racecourse to compete in the Devon and Cornwall area of National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS) show.

Read more
Thursday, September 15, 2016

With just over four weeks to go to Exmouth Carnival Fun Day and Illuminated Procession on Saturday, October 8, organisers say the event is ‘shaping up nicely’.

Read more
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Gittisham village fete is set to take place on Saturday, September 17, starting at 2pm.

Read more
Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Beehive will be hosting the return visit of The Birthday Girls after their outrageously funny show last year.

Read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Spirit of the Exe and the Exmouth Mussel Festival is coming up on Saturday, September 24, at the Exmouth Beach and Gardens, from noon-7pm.

Read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

After a two-month summer break, the Tuckers Jazz Club will start again on Saturday, September 17, at 8pm.

Read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

River Cottage is holding its first-ever family-friendly music festival, on the farm at River Cottage HQ near Axminster, on Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 14°C

Most Read Entertainment

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications