The Vandal Factory theatre company are based in York/Leeds and consist of Natalie Quatermass and Henry Raby. They have just finished a week of research and development on a new show, English Dirt about the history of land-ownership. They are holding a work-in-progress sharing in Leeds on Saturday 14th September: What: English Dirt is a… Continue reading ‘English Dirt’ scratch performance in Leeds
The Land Research Action Network, Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform, Focus on the Global South, Rede Social de Justicia e Direitos Humanos and La Via Campesina have been collaborating to produce some excellent briefing papers recently. Below is the most recent, the rest can be found in the footer of this page. https://www.landjustice.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/LandResearchActionNetwork_WEB.pdf
This post discusses a research project and accompanying exhibition examining land ownership and new purpose built student accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne. Written by Julia Heslop. Shieldfield is an estate on the outskirts of Newcastle city centre which has seen increasing development pressures, with a 467 per cent increase in student housing numbers between 2011… Continue reading One Hundred and Thirty Million Pounds of Earth: Investigating land ownership in Newcastle upon Tyne
The next national gathering will take place on the 11th November at Friends of the Earth’s Offices in London from 12-5pm with option pub visit afterwards for the freelancers among us… The meeting will be a chance for new and old members to meet, discuss, and make plans for the coming months of land justice… Continue reading LJN National Gathering, Sunday 11th November – London
On Saturday 14th April, after a week of rain, on what felt like the first warm and sunny day of the year, just shy of a hundred people gathered in central London for the inaugural Land Justice Network Landlords’ Game guided walk. The meet point and official start was Brown Hart Gardens, a POPS (privately… Continue reading Report from The Landlords’ Game
I hope we can one day make a video this compelling about land rights in England! Right to Roam from Patagonia on Vimeo.
That lost Marion Shoard documentary isn’t so lost anymore:
Territories of Life is a video toolkit with a purpose. It’s aim is to bring stories of resistance, resilience and hope to indigenous communities on the frontline of the global rush for land. We really hope that Land For What? will be able to put together something similar for communities in the UK facing land… Continue reading Territories of Life – a video toolkit for indigenous communities facing land grabs