‘Real change comes from below!’: walking and singing about places that matter; the formation of Commoners Choir

@article{Taylor2018RealCC,
  title={‘Real change comes from below!’: walking and singing about places that matter; the formation of Commoners Choir},
  author={Lisa Taylor and Boff Whalley},
  journal={Leisure Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={38},
  pages={58 - 73}
}
ABSTRACT This article details the first event Commoners Choir performed: a singing and walking project, Magna Carta, about the rights of lay people to access land for leisure and recreation. Using original songs, the project conceives both singing and walking as political acts of protest and commemoration. Situated within new walking studies, it argues that the choir’s walking is embodied and politically ‘artful and wilful’. Drawing on radical walking collectives and practitioners from British… 
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