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Hackney’s squatting past revealed

Posted at 12:00 pm, July 4, 2012 in Secret London
Squatters Walking Tour

Everyone has different views on squatting. With Dale Farm and Occupy still fresh in everyone’s minds, it’s quite easy to forget that it’s not just a contemporary phenomenon. Melissa Bliss, artist and long-time Hackney resident, will be revealing the hidden history of Hackney’s squatting past on July 4, from the Middle Ages to the current rise in squatting today, during a 2hr walking tour. ‘Squatter and the Common Land’ will start at Hackney Museum at 6.15pm and costs £12 per person. Carly-Ann Clements

For info and to book, see rethinkingcities.net.

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