TURF WARS: The struggle to cultivate Wanstead Flats in the 20th Century
Sunday 25th February @ 1:00 pm
The Temple, Wanstead Park
A NEW talk by local historians
Mark Gorman and Peter Williams
Tickets £3:00 payable on the door.
As places are limited, advanced booking required with
Before it became the leisure and recreation space it is today, Wanstead Flats was used for hundreds of years by farmers, cattle grazers and then allotment-holders. This is their story, in particular the struggle by smallholders for use of the Flats during the last century.