The poem, commissioned by the National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, will be read from Arnside Knott situated above Morecambe Bay.
Fugitives has been commissioned to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act.
It is also the beginning of Landscapes for Life Week, which sees Areas of Outstanding Beauty nationwide creating simultaneous Hearts in the Landscape moments. In Arnside & Silverdale, Armitage will join local farmers, dry stone wallers, clog dancers, artists and children who will create a flash mob heart up on the Arnside Knott hillside.
It was the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act which paved the way for the legislation to create the UK’s 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the first of which was designated in 1956 at the Gower Peninsula in South Wales.
When: 21st September 2019
Where: Arnside Knott, Cumbria
More info: www.arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk