People's Landscapes in the South West

This year, the National Trust is launching People’s Landscapes, a series of events and activities that will explore landscapes where people came together to seek social change.

A large tree in summer, next to a small wooden hut

The Tolpuddle Martyrs' Tree

The 320 year-old Sycamore tree where the Tolpuddle Martyrs met has become a symbolic birthplace of the Trade Unions movement. This year we're working with artist Bob and Roberta Smith to explore how ordinary people create change.

View of the Botallack mines

Gorthwedh: art project

A new evolving art project in Cornwall: Gorthwedh considers why the Tin Coast is so special, through film, architectural installation and discussion. Will you join us?