New Putney Debates returned with a celebration of land-rights, protest on the 799th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest.
2pm: Boat Trip visit to the Hackney Marshes common land. 2pm at Fordham Gallery Boat, River Lee, White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN.
5pm: Opening of the timeline. This shows a history of land-rights and protest in and around London and the Thames Valley, from the first settlement of London to the entering of the Charter of the Forest and the Magna Carta into statute in 1297. Venue: Fordham Gallery Boat, River Lee, White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN.
7:30pm until late: Lands & Housing Rights protest song sing-a long with Robin Grey, featuring songs from the ‘Three Acres and a Cow, followed by boat party with acoustic music and pizza, featuring musician Pete Deane, Tim Flitcroft and friends. Venue: Fordham Gallery Boat, River Lee,
White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boat-party-charter-of-the-forest-celebration-tickets-28145723617
1pm: Walking tour featuring important points in the development of the Charter of the Forest. Meet by the roundabout outside Lambeth Palace at 1pm, ends at St Paul’s Cathedral at about 3:15pm. FREE