Poem Walks & Living History Talks in the Olympic zone

Poem Walks & Living History Talks in the Olympic zone

Walks with performance of poems from Jude Rosen’s Reclamations collection (forthcoming) inspired by  voices and narratives of the Olympic zone and Lower Lea Valley, with a living history commentary on struggles over contested ownership and use of the land, the environment, employment and recreation on the marshes by leading urban activists and writers on Games Monitor website.

There are six different walks around the Olympic zone and the marshes of the Lower Lea Valley:- the north Olympic Park; the south Olympic Park, Leyton Marsh and the Essex Filter Beds; north Hackney Marsh; south Hackney Marsh, East Marsh & Wick Wood; Hackney Wick & Fish Island.

The walks last for two and a half hours including a half-hour tea break and take place roughly once a fortnight from April 30 to October 29 . They cost £7/£4 concession with free tickets for those without income, and a pamphlet with maps, documents and some of the poems is available for £3.

2.00 Saturday May 27 Olympic Park north, meet at back of Stratford International station, International Way, London E15 2ER. Stop at Timber Lodge café halfway for refreshments.  Walk ends at apple orchard, Mandeville Place – half way between Hackney Wick and Stratford stations To book https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/everything-you-want-to-know-about-the-olympic-park-and-never-dared-to-ask-tickets-34630319217

2.00 Saturday June 10th Anti-University – Free walk, Olympic Park south  meet Stratford station forecourt, steps up to Westfields, opposite old Stratford shopping centre   To book https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-secret-life-of-the-olympic-park-south-walk-tickets-33687709847?aff=es2

For further details and bookings -you can book direct via Eventbrite or

email: juderosen@gmail.com with Poem Walks in the subject heading                 phone mobile 077234906134 + note down no. to let us know if you are lost or late.

For more information follow us on  Facebook:www.facebook.com/olympiczonepoemwalks                                        Twitter: Jude Rosen @poemwalks

Walks may be tailored to individual requirements for small groups at special request.

Eventbrite - Everything you wanted to know about the Olympic Park and never dared to ask