Poem & Living History Walks in the Olympic zone

Poem & Living History Walks in the Olympic zone

Walks with performance of poems from Jude Rosen’s Reclamations collection 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, work and recreation on the marshes by leading urban activists and writers on Games Monitor website, Julian Cheyne and Charlie Charman.

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 mid April to end of October, with a break in the height of summer. They cost £8/£5 concession, and a pamphlet with maps, historical documents and a sample of the poems is available for £3.

Sat. Oct. 27th 2.00 –   Hackney Marsh South: ‘Marshlands, harsh lands, green fable’ – a poem walk of south Hackney Marsh, meet Hackney Marshes Visitors’ Centre, off Homerton Rd. – Jude and Charlie. Book via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/marshlands-harshlands-green-fable-a-poem-walk-on-hackney-south-marsh-tickets-45684782414

This is the last walk of the season. For future walks please contact Jude Rosen below or on Facebook .  A new website is under construction and further details will be available when it is up and running.

For further details and bookings -you can contact:

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

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