1974 Movie Swallow
Watch Swallows and Amazons at Dusk
The evening event will include the 1974 movie and music by Room Full of Mirrors. It will take place at Brantwood, overlooking Coniston Water, close to many of the locations where the movie was shot.
The Arthur Ransome Trust will have a small stall at the event. Please do come and say hello, if you are interested in finding out more about the Trust, want to chat about Arthur Ransome’s life, his books, or the film, or want to take the opportunity to buy some (or all!) of the Swallows and Amazons novels.Read more
Her reminiscences have just reached the scene where the Amazons’ attack the Swallows’ campsite, and include her original diary, behind the scenes photographs and excerpts from the film script. Well worth a browse!Read more
Movie Swallow Returns to Coniston
The dinghy used as the Swallow in the the 1974 movie version of Swallows and Amazons returned to Coniston Water for the first time in 37 years last Sunday, 10 April.Read more