A day of walks, talks and discussion that explore our relationship and access to land
CONVERSATION 11am – 1pm
Featuring speakers from around the world and around the corner including:
Hyppolite Ntigurirwa, artist, author and peace ambassador. In 2019, he envisioned and conducted the ‘Be the Peace Walk‘, a 100-day performance piece in which he walked across the country in commemoration of 25 years since the end of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda.
Anita Sethi, journalist and award-winning writer. She is the author of ‘I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain’ (Bloomsbury, Spring 2021).
Alexa DeFeranti Lower Hewood Farm a 45-acre, certified organic small-holding located on the borders of Dorset, Devon, and Somerset a portion of which is a Site of Nature Conservation Interest.
Termokiss a community-run center in Prishtina, Kosovo with the mission of urban and civil exchange, reflection and change-making.
WALKS 2 – 4pm
Starting out from St Georges Centre at 2pm choose from one of the following walks. Booking essential, tickets £3.50
Artist and activist Hyppolite Ntigurirwa takes us on a journey, highlighting how we can use walking as a gesture towards peace-making. More Information and booking HERE
FORAGING WALK WITH BUSHWHACKER TOURS
Join foraging expert Paul Burkhardt and learn about foraging, wildlife and enjoying the outdoors. You will never look at the countryside or coastline in the same way again. More information and booking HERE
PORTLAND WILDLIFE WALK
Join Bob Ford for a beautiful guided walk in two of Portland’s most attractive quarries – Inmosthay and Tout. More information and booking HERE
EXHIBITION 11am – 4pm
An exhibition of photographs, films and documents from the This Land research including archive materials from Stuart Morris’s collection. Open all day but pop in between 2- 4pm for conversation with Andrew Harvey from Portland’s Court Leet and historical author Shelagh Mazey.
Then it’s time to play…..
BIODIVERSITY BINGO 5 – 6pm
It’s bingo but not as you know it with The Portland Office of Imaginary History from 5pm all info HERE