Video: Picnic on Wanstead Flats

Wanstead Flats is adjacent to Wanstead Park, and both are part of Epping Forest. The coming of the Olympic Games to east London brought into sharp relief, once more, that these wonderful open spaces can be threatened. This film highlights the historic struggle since Victorian times to save and maintain these open spaces in the context of the Olympic authorities desire to build a police “Muster centre” on Wanstead Flats.