Maps: exploring and recording the world at home and away – Autumn 2015

Maps of England circa 1670, CambridgeShire 6 of 40Maps are in everyday use, as aids to navigation on land and sea, as illustrations for news broadcasts, as attractive decorative objects in their own right, yet the work that goes into their creation is often unnoticed.  Using evidence from the local landscape we will review the history of map-making to the present day, including the work of Britain’s national map agency and the Ordnance Survey.

Tutor – Rod Pearson
Fee – £53.90 or Free
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Date – Thursday 10:15am-12:00pm, 8 meetings from 1 October 2015
Course Ref – C2334961
Online enrolment is available from 1 July – go to


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