Epping Forest Opens Up


Queen Victoria thrilled the locals with a personal appearance on May 6th 1882, to dedicate Epping Forest, near London, as ‘the people’s forest’.    It was a pivotal moment in the preservation of green space for public recreation – as industrialisation around the capital lead to increasing swathes of land being developed for profit. In …

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Introducing… The Retrospectors


Revisiting remarkable moments from history – with considerably less respect than that suggests. new daily entertainment show from Olly Mann, Rebecca Messina, and Arion McNicoll.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.