Luke Blazejewski: Stories Of The River Irwell


Chorlton Library


Tuesday 24 May, 2016 - 19.30


Stories of the River Irwell explores the misunderstood River Irwell; a 39-mile stretch of water often described as “the dirtiest river in the country”. The River Irwell played a fundamental role during the Industrial Revolution, but became polluted (almost) beyond hope as a result. Today the river stands as one of the greatest untold conservation stories of our generation.

Join us at Chorlton Library for a screening of Stories of the River Irwell, followed by a talk by Luke Blazejewski about his work as an urban wildlife photographer, and his love for a river that many people turned their back on long ago.

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