An eco walk around the Egham campus grounds, visiting sites of environmental and historical interest, and focusing on the importance of local and individual actions
This eco walk around the the Arboretum and other parts of the Royal Holloway campus will take place at weekends during COP26, and explore questions of environmental history, intervention and responsibility.
- Saturday 30 October
- Sunday 31 October
- Sunday 7 November
- Saturday 13 November
- Sunday 14 November
The walk days and times will be finalised to coincide with the most favourable weather conditions and may be subject to change or cancellation. Each walk is limited to 10 participants. Please make sure to check that your walk is going ahead before journeying to the Royal Holloway campus.
Participants must wear robust footwear, preferably walking boots, and, if it is raining, appropriate clothing. Please note that some sections of the walk are steep. Participants must provide contact details for Track and Trace purposes.
Please email the organiser, Liz Schafer, on E.Schafer@royalholloway.ac.uk to express interest and find out further details.
Liz Schafer is a Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies specialising in the performance history of the plays of Shakespeare, a writer who vividly responds to deforestation and climate disruption in the early modern period. Her performance history of The Merry Wives of Windsor – a play that was written as Windsor Forest was turning into Windsor Park – explores theatrical representations of the natural environment onstage over five centuries.