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Recovery Conversations – Gillian Burke

30 June 2021 @ 19:00 - 20:30 / Free

A recovery conversation with special guest Gillian Burke from BBC’s Springwatch.

About this Event

Gillian joined the BBC’s much-loved Springwatch brand in 2018 alongside hosts Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan & Iolo Williams. She also recently presented the BBC’s Blue Planet UK with co-host Steve Brown.

Having earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Bristol University, Gillian pursued a career in natural history filmmaking, working her way up the ranks from Researcher to Producer/Director on several Animal Planet and Discovery Channel series.

Whether from the natural world or the human world, she is drawn to the rich vein of stories that are full of universal themes of awe and wonder, defeat and victory, struggle and survival. As a scientist, she is committed to tracking down and sharing evidence of hope. It’s why she defiantly remains an optimist (on most days).

Recovery Conversations are a series of online talks and discussions with experts in the three areas that we use as lenses for our addiction recovery work – Nature Connection, Mindfulness and Creativity.

These talks are free and open to everyone, whether in recovery, or not. You might be curious about what we do, or have participated with us already, or are simply interested in the topic of today’s talk. You’re welcome to join, and we look forward to connecting.


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