Canon Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley
He was a co-founder of the National Trust; a friend of John Ruskin, a protégé of Alfred Lord Tennyson, a member of Beatrix Potter, a Chaplain to King George V; with his first wife Edith, a founder of the Keswick School of Industrial Arts; a happily marrying, thoughtful man – these are among the facts we know about Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley, residentiary Canon of Carlisle Cathedral from 1909 until his death.
Dr Rosalind Rawnsley
Rosalind Rawnsley, ex Arts Administrator, is a poetry recitalist, translator and lecturer. As a mature student, gained a Ph.D from the Victoria University of Manchester in the history, philosophy and psychology of education. Has edited several books, and has contributed articles to various journals, and with Dr. Michael Allen is joint author of Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley – An Extraordinary Life, 1851-1920 (Methuen, 2021) a new extended biography of Canon Rawnsley, joint-founder of the National Trust, of whom she is a great-grand-daughter.
Canon Rawnsley at Carlisle – Scenes from an Extraordinary Life
Following a commemorative Choral Evensong in the Cathedral at 3pm, join us for our first event in our newly refurbished Fratry Hall on Sunday 30th May for Canon Rawnsley at Carlisle – Scenes from an Exxtraordinary Life – An informal lecture by Dr. Rosalind Rawnsley, his great-grand-daughter, co-author of a forthcoming new biography.
The lecture will start at 4.00pm in the Fratry Hall following Evensong in the Cathedral and pre event refreshments in The Cathedral Cafe.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, capacity for this event is half the normal allowed, hence the event will be ticket only. Tickets are only £5.00 and can be purchased using this link HERE