New Putney Debates is celebrating the anniversary of the Charter of Forest, Magna Carta’s twin charter, over the weekend of the 5 & 6 November, the 799th anniversary .
This ticket is for the Fordham Gallery boat party, with Robin Grey who will be leading a sing-a long of Land and Housing protest songs from our folk history , drawing on the 3 acres & a cow show, starting at 7:30pm . This will be followed by an acoustic set from Pete Deane and friends, followed pizza and a rebel song set. Please bring along your favourite track to play!
Other events in the programme are free, see below :
All events on Fordham Gallery Boat, River Lee, White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E15
2pm Boat Trip visit to the Hackney Marshes common land
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.
7:30 pm 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 and friends.
1pm: Walking tour featuring important points in the development of the Charter of the Forest , starting at Lambeth Palace at 1pm and ending at St Paul’s Cathedral at 3:15pm