A chance to hear from the Outdoor Swimming Society founder Kate Rew who joins us on stage to share her latest work The Outdoor Swimmer's Handbook.
Experience vivid first-hand accounts of swims in astonishing places and with remarkable people and hear deeply researched information on how to swim safely.
Whether you're new to Outdoor Swimming or a seasoned swimmer, Kate Rew explores the rich and varied life of outdoor swimmers, from the physiology of cold to planning lazy hazy downstream swims.
Kate Rew will be in conversation with Colin Hill.
About Kate Rew
Born on a Devon farm, she began river swimming as a child and hasn't stopped since. As founder of The OSS, Kate has founded three iconic open water events (Dart10k, Swoosh and Hurly Burly) and has spearheaded an international resurgence in swimming outdoors.
About The Outdoor Swimmer's Handbook
'An important, inspiring book by someone that has encouraged million of people to experience the wonders and friendships of Britain's rivers, lakes and seas' Robert Macfarlane
There will be a book signing straight after the event.
The Outdoor Swimmer's Handbook will be available to purchase at the Festival book store over the Festival weekend.
Published by Penguin.