Celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest

Network member the New Putney Debates have put together a fine line up to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest.

They kick off with an event this Sunday 17th September which involves a boat trip from London out to Runnymede with more amazing speakers and contributors than you can shake a stick at:

Video contributions from
John McDonnell MP and Caroline Lucas MP

Guy Standing (author, academic)                       Marion Shoard (author, This Land Is Our Land)
Dave Wetzel and Carol Wilcox (Land Land Campign)
Guy Shrubsole (Who Owns England)                           Christian Eriksson (Private Eye)
Peter Deane, Julie Timbrell & Carl Fraser (New Putney Debates)
Mothiur Rahman (Rights for Mother Earth)
Amancay Colque (Water rights movements in Bolivia)
Fidel Ernesto Narvaez (First Secretary, Embassy of Ecuador)
Helena Paul (EcoNexus)                                 Tim Flitcroft (Commons Rising)
Woodland Trust and the Charter for Trees, Woods and People (tbc)
Mothiur Rahman on Community Chartering Networks                              ……..and more!

Pilgrimage to the 2500-year-old Ankerwycke Yew tree, which witnessed the Magna Carta, with readings and music followed by Natasha Langridge, “In Memory of Leaves”, preview performance, on Fordham Gallery barge.

Further events are planned for early November which you can find out about on their website and I’m sure we’ll tell you about in an upcoming newsletter. Did you visit the New Putney Debates website yet? Well you should.


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