90th anniversary of the Kinder Scout Trespass, Kinder in Colour and decolonising the countryside




Welcome back to On The Outside! We're returnig with an in-depth chat about all things Kinder Scout Trespass. Last month was the 90th anniversary of a mass trespass across Kinder Scout in the Peak District, a moment that is credited with helping to create our National Parks, and rights of way access in the UK.


Francesca is joined by Frit Tam, Ani Patas and Vedangi Kulkarni to talk about who took part in the original Kinder Scout Trespass, and why is happened. Plus, what happened at the commemorative Kinder In Colour event this year, our thoughts on events with large numbers of people in the countryside, and what do we mean by "decolonise the countryside"?


Find out more about the panel:


Ani Patas is an outdoor enthusiast who is chronically ill and disabled. She is also the founder of the blog Outside Our Way, hosted by All the Elements. @ani_went_outside


Frit Tam is an adventure film maker. He runs a film studio called Passion Fruit Pictures, whose sole mission is to add colour and diversity to the outdoors and adventure industry through filmmaking. @frit_tam


Vedangi Kulkarni is an adventure traveller, endurance athlete, writer and expedition manager. I run a business called the Adventure Shared through which I helped plan and manage expeditions and adventures. @wheelsandwords


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CALL TO ACTION:


Learn about the Kinder Scout Trespass (links below) and think about what it means for our rights now


Follow Right To Roam on Instagram and Twitter and find out more on their website, righttoroam.org.uk


Speak to your friends from abroad about what they learned about British colonialism


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ARTICLES SPOKEN ABOUT:


Kinder Scout Mass Trespass


The Manchester Rambler (Song) by Ewan MacColl


Mass trespass of Kinder Scout - Wikipedia


The Mass Trespass: Peak District National Park


Kinder Scout Mass Trespass: how the Peak District became Britain's first national park


Kinder In Colour


Kinder In Colour website


Right To Roam Instagram post


Hundreds recreate 1932 demo over 'barrier' to countryside for people of colour | The Independent


I Belong Here by Anita Sethi


Decolonising the countryside


Colonial Countryside: Facing up to Britain's murky past - BBC Culture


'The English countryside was shaped by colonialism': Why rural Britain is unwelcoming for people of colour


OTHER NEWS:


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Libraries helping locals explore the great outdoors during Staffordshire Day | Express & Star


CREDITS for the episode:


The panel was Ani Patas, Frit Tam and Vedangi Kulkarni

Produced and hosted by Francesca Turauskis

Edited by Jack O'Driscoll

Artwork by Sophie Nolan

Music is Bassbeat by Alex Norton

Social Media by Frankie Dewar