Issue 149 - Spring 2020

Episode 4,  Jan 06, 2020, 03:00 AM

The spring issue is a special anniversary edition of the magazine as the Trust celebrates 125 years of looking after beautiful, natural and historic places for the nation. Discover the three remarkable people who together formed the National Trust, and hear from staff, volunteers and members about how spending time in nature helps uplift and inspire them. 

Find out how contemporary art installations are temporarily transforming Ickworth in Suffolk as part of £5 million conservation project ‘Ickworth Uncovered’, hear from the Trust’s National Specialist for Climate Change about how the Trust is rising to the challenge of a changing climate at the places we care for, and learn how a microscope changed the life of 18 year-old Mary Ward of Castle Ward in County Down.

You can listen to individual articles at these timecodes:

00:00:00 - Introduction and Editor's Letter
00:15:21 - Nature Connection and Wellbeing
00:30:59 - Founding a Future
00:46:57 - Climate Change
00:53:13 - Ickworth Uncovered
01:02:28 - An Object I Love - interview
01:06:55 - From You
01:10:22 - What's On
01:13:50 - Credits

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