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Direct! Action! Protest and the Forest

An exploration of Waltham Forest's rich history of community action and protest, including a panel discussion with me talking about the threat of enclosure during the C19th, and the people who helped save the forest, including my ancestor Thomas Willingale.

Iron Age earthworks in Epping Forest

Iron Age earthworks in Epping Forest

The first in a series of blogs exploring the history of Epping Forest. This one is all about the Iron Age hillfort, Loughton Camp.