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#heath150 Anniversary post

Today,  June 29th, marks the 150th anniversary of the 1871 Hampstead Heath Act which preserved the land from being built upon – for future generations of Londoners to enjoy in perpetuity. The current Heath landlords, City of London Corporation, celebrated the occasion with a day of festivities last weekend. We made sure we were also […]

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#Heath150 Event this Sunday

Please join us this Sunday June 27th 2021 from 1-5 pm on the Heath to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Hampstead Heath Act of 1871. #heath150 Meeting point: Parliament Hill Farmers’ Market 1pm. (from where we will move up to Kite Hill and then on to South End Green end of the Heath.) Please […]

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Ham & High coverage of May 16th demo

Not the most inviting weather but a good, committed turnout. Many thanks to those from all three bathing ponds who ventured across the heath with us to spread the message that compulsory charges have GOT TO GO! Covenants on the land in the Hampstead Heath Act of 1871 – this year being its 150th anniversary […]

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Demo this Sunday for Mental Health Awareness Week

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CANCELLED! Winter solstice vigil

–Due to Tier 4 restrictions suddenly imposed, this event can no longer take place– Please join us this Sunday December 20th at dusk starting from 3.30 until 4.30pm by the Boating Lake on Millfield Lane, N6 for a winter solstice candlelit vigil where we will use candles and sparklers to spell out SAVE OUR PONDS […]

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All Hallows Gall

‘Howling at Halloween’ against compulsory charges – Saturday October 31st. At dusk, Halloween Ghouls haunted the ‘free speech’ obelisk on Parliament Hill. Pond swimmers dressed in ghoulish garb protested the suffocation of our voices by The City of London Corporation and the threat to local representative democracy if the proposed abolition of the Hampstead Heath […]

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What a Sh*t Show – demo on Oct 11th

‘WHAT A SH*T SHOW!’ We held a mini-demo on Sunday October 11th at Hampstead Ladies Pond to protest City of London Corporation’s ‘gross negligence’ over sewage contamination. In March 2020, the City of London Corporation forced through compulsory swimming charges for the first time in the history of Hampstead Heath, defying the Consultative Committee and […]

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‘LOCKED OUT’ demo this Sunday Sept 20th

DEMO_FLYER_20.09.2020_LOCKEDOUTDemo this Sunday Sep 20th 2-4pm. “LOCKED OUT” Be there! Keep #hampsteadheathponds #freefromcompulsorycharges. We need MARSHALS, MEGAPHONE, DRUMMERS, TRUMPETS & tons of artwork on the theme of LOCKED OUT! We are also having and seeking speakers on the subject of the privatisation of public land, right to roam, community benefit societies running communal swimming spaces, […]

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Survey Results Community Vigil tomorrow

CALL OUT! Community Vigil tomorrow Sept 9th at 3.30pm Guildhall. We will be delivering Forum’71 Swimmers’ Survey results to our pond landlords @CityCorpHeath  Please bring green ribbons in honour of #MentalHealthAwareness Location: City of London’s West building, Guildhall, Basinghall Street, London EC2V 7HH

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LGBTQ+ Aug 22nd & friends demo by the Men’s Pond

Photos by Forum ’71 Photos by Joshua Bratt @Joshbratt87 Movie – demo Aug 22nd 2020