People's Landscapes in the South West

In 2019, the National Trust launched People’s Landscapes, a series of events and activities that explored 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

The evolving art project exploring why the Tin Coast is so special goes on tour. Free screenings of Gorthwedh, the original film poem, are taking place across West Cornwall in 2020. Will you join us?