NAG London have announced some changes to a visit to Paris and Bois du Vincennes. It will now take place between Friday 7th September and Monday 10th September 2018.
It… Continue reading
The College of Policing have just published a briefing note to help frontline police officers with incidents involving public nudity and naturism.
The Public Nudity Advice and Decision-making Aid … Continue reading
This message signifies the end of the housekeeping exercise for the introduction of GDPR. Everyone who is getting this message should have indicated that they would like to remain in… Continue reading
This is the first (and last) reminder that on 25thMay 2018, new regulations (General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR) related to your personal information will come into force in the… Continue reading
On the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulations (2017) come into force and while the data we hold on any individual is minimal, we want registered users… Continue reading
Today, we are publishing our Annual Report for 2018 covering the period 1stMarch 2017 to 28thFebruary 2018.
Financially, NAG ended the fiscal year with a small deficit, largely as a… Continue reading
Posted on behalf of Elle Mower, Assistant Producer at Burning Bright Productions.
We have been contacted by Burning Bright Productions looking for women to take part in a new… Continue reading
Posted on behalf of John Paine.
NAG is making a fact-finding mission to Paris, to experience the officially sanctioned naturist area of the Bois de Vincennes, and other naturist activities… Continue reading
For someone of my generation or older, the digital economy is a mystery with countless purchases being made online, around the world, every hour let alone day. Yet, it is… Continue reading
A final year student at Bournemouth University is writing his (her) dissertation for their undergraduate honours degree course in Events and Leisure Marketing.
The dissertation is looking at participation and… Continue reading
A little while ago, we invited all our registered users to participate in a short survey, asking what made you interested in naturism in the first place. As promised, here… Continue reading
Just a quick update. An error has been noticed in the text for NAG London’s list of summer happenings. The evening meal at The Blue Lion Inn will take place… Continue reading
Posted on behalf of NAG London and John Paine.
We have been busy during the winter planning a range of activities and ongoing work for this summer. We welcome your… Continue reading
UK legislation relating to the Data Protection will be strengthened from May 2018 with the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation, in addition to the Data Protection Act (1998). As… Continue reading
All naturists are invited to act fast and book a ticket for this NAG social event at the Blue Lion Inn at Gray’s Inn Road, London. Be naturist all day,… Continue reading
It is a bit later than we intended, but we are now in a position to announce the winner of the photo competition 2017, run jointly with H&E Naturist.… Continue reading
If you follow us on Facebook you would have seen us share a Bare Thoughts article written by Santana. Her best friend, Mandy, made it obvious that she was curious… Continue reading
For December’s News from NAG we had something a little different, a light-hearted competition with no prizes, just bragging rights and the possibility that people will call you a “smart… Continue reading
The Management Collective for NAG met at Ashdene Naturist Club, West Yorkshire last September and I would like to thank the club’s management for their warm welcome.
The minutes for… Continue reading
Posted on behalf of John Paine.
Following a meeting of NAG’s supporters in, and around, London on 28th October and they discussed the potential sites for open space naturism other… Continue reading
The INF’s Central Committee met in Costa de Caprica, Portugal in early November 2017 and we have seen the minutes. As a consequence, we think there are items worthy of… Continue reading
Something different this month; a lighthearted quiz about the history of naturism. No prizes, just bragging rights and people calling you a “smart arse” behind your back.
© Woodlands Trust… Continue reading
Here is a short video about the last days of this summer at the new naturist zone at Bois de Vincennes, Paris; the interviews are conducted in French, but we… Continue reading
Last month I told you about our change of address, but the gremlins got into the text (my fault, not Sam’s) and the post code was quoted incorrectly. It… Continue reading
It all began in 1950 when Albert Lococq rented some 23 hectares in the Médoc with access to the Atlantic to set up Centre Helio Marin, but by 1954… Continue reading
British Naturism is staying in the INF after an AGM motion’s defeat, hoping to effect change from the inside.
In a vote, taken on 8 October 2017, 91 BN members… Continue reading
Just a quick update. In the October issue of News from NAG we stated that our address had changed, but it has been pointed out the post code is wrong.… Continue reading
Change of Address:
NAG has a new postal address: The Risings, Kington Lane, Kington, Worcestershire, WD7 4DH. Please send any letter or donations by cheque to this address from today.… Continue reading
The collective noun for the Sumatran Tiger is a streak, I learned this from ‘Stark Truth About Stripping Off For Charity’; published in The Guardian (16/07/17) shortly after… Continue reading
International Naturist Federation has issued the minutes for the reconvened World Congress in Vienna, held on 22 July and it has answered two questions that we raised shortly afterwards.
The… Continue reading
We are returning to INF matters, as we have been told after a two-hour chaotic, sometimes acrimonious, meeting held on Saturday 22 July, Sieglinde Ivo was re-elected as President of… Continue reading
A short film (under 2 minutes) that we found and think illustrates what so many naturists think. Stick with it to the end and you’ll see what we mean.
An English Person’s Castle…
This is being written in late June and if predictions are correct then a 40 year old record for a June heatwave would be broken. But… Continue reading
An urgent message for any of our supporters in the London, UK area.
NAG has conducted the first part of survey on Hampstead Heath today, asking members of the… Continue reading
It is with reluctance that we return to the subject matter of the INF elections for President, which was so catastrophically managed last November. The mis-management was beyond words to… Continue reading
Casual Naturism Project
When the weather allows, many of us enjoy wild naturism in lots places around the UK. In recent months, the discussion in H&E Naturist suggests that for… Continue reading
Or perhaps that should read, what is naturism? Over two issues of H&E Naturist, starting in March 2017, Rayner Otter has given us the benefit of his and his Fräulein’s… Continue reading
Growing Up in a Naked House
There are times when I wish that I grew up as part of a naturist family, who knows how my life would… Continue reading
We are posting this on behalf of George Davis, and is of particular interest to our friends from the United States, as he compares San Francisco with London and… Continue reading
We have the pleasure of publishing our Annual Report for 2017. As always, we would welcome your comments about anything we are doing, or not doing or how we can… Continue reading
WINNER 2015: Sunset on the Adriatic Sea by Dr Janos Bejusz
Just a brief message to remind you all that the photo competition for 2017 is now open for entries.… Continue reading
Win a Holiday!
Following last month’s brief announcement, we are launching Photo Competition 2017 on the 1 May. It will stay open until 22 September, so plenty of… Continue reading
Just a heads-up to everyone that our biennial photo competition will be launched next month and accepting entries for the summer. This will be our third competition and… Continue reading
The following has been posted on the BN Members Forum:
It is with great sadness to inform you that Michael Farrar died on the 5th February 2017.
Michael Farrar was… Continue reading
In my last post on the subject of the INF World Congress in New Zealand, I did say that the story had run its course until the special Congress in… Continue reading
Feminism & Naturism
Came across a two-part article from 2012 by CP Reece again recently that looked at feminism and the part it can play in the naturist cause. Or… Continue reading
Media: UK Television, Channel 4
Broadcast: 14 Feb 2017
Running Time: 60 minutes.
Screen Grab: The Great British Skinny Dip (c) Channel 4
I should come ‘clean’ straight away and… Continue reading
INF again; a little while back we published an open letter to Sieglinde Ivo and as a matter of course, we sent a hardcopy with translations in French and German… Continue reading
Media: Book, Fiction
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
Published by Orion Books
First Published: 2016
If you remember, I learned about this whodunnit by Anthony Horowitz via… Continue reading
A new document from INF has come our way, suggesting Sieglinde Ivo and Jean Peters are desperately trying to hold onto power.
Twelve national federations, including British Naturism, have produced… Continue reading
Correction: Police College
It is strange how memory can be so fickle.
Last November I referred to our success in getting the Police College to include training in the CPS… Continue reading
We apologise to everyone who is tired of this issue, but we feel that it is important for the future of international naturism.
We have written an open letter… Continue reading
The latest document released by the INF following the World Congress last year has made available. Somewhat in the reverse order of the stuff published previously, INF has now released… Continue reading
Further to our earlier post today, we missed another document, which we feel is important. This one is from the scrutineers in New Zealand.
You will have seen from our earlier post that a ‘civil war’ has broken out among INF leaders over the disputed election which ousted Sieglinde Ivo as President. They have… Continue reading
In the Voices section of The Independent in 2014, an article by Andrew Welch was published, which passed us by at the time, but has popped up more recently on… Continue reading
Known for her acerbic wit on The Weakest Link, last October Anne Robinson looked at Britain’s Secrets, including interviewing a naturist couple – Mike and Wendy –… Continue reading
Park Authority says No.
Last month I mentioned a council in Tasmania that was prepared to hear a proposal by the Tasmanian Nudist Group to create a clothes optional beach… Continue reading
Don’t Hold The Front Page
What would you do on your last day? The Guardian reported (17/09/2016) that the former Ukip leader Nigel Farage marked the end of his tenure… Continue reading
In August 2016, fellow activist John Paine visited Amsterdam for a bodypainting event held in the Museumplein. A repeat of a similar event held last year, this year’s event has… Continue reading
Nudism is Spreading
Following the success of The Bunyadi restaurant in London, according to The Independent (04/08/2016), Seb Lyall, its founder is now looking at a similar pop-up venue in… Continue reading
The International Naturist Federation (INF) has published an open letter to all member organisations and naturists about the naturist campsite, La Grande Cosse. The English translation is sadly, not the… Continue reading
Just a word or two of appreciation for H&E Naturist, the UK’s independent naturist magazine that has been in continueous publication for more than 100 years. Without them NAG would… Continue reading
Following the recent bans on French coastal resorts of the Burkini, as too Islamic, fellow campaigner Duncan Heenan was moved to defend the right of muslim women to wear the… Continue reading
‘Here Comes The Sun’
At the time of writing the hottest day of the year so far is just behind us. Even so, local and regional news outlets up and… Continue reading
We have featured New York-based artist Andy Golub previously on this website and as some of you might know, we have tried to help Andy to create just such a… Continue reading
A Message from Gypsy Taub.
Dear Body Freedom lovers,
You are all invited to our very first Nude Summer of Love Parade in honor of Jerry Garcia. August 1st is… Continue reading
Summer of Nudism
Television and naturism have had an uneasy alliance in the past (just think of Channel 5s Naked Jungle), but that has not put off Channel 4, is… Continue reading
One of the more popular sections of the now defunct NUFF website were the reviews provided by Tim Forcer. Tim can now be found writing book reviews for H&E Naturist… Continue reading
Later than intended, we are however, please to announce the publication of our second annual report that covers the period March 2015 to February 2016. It shows that we are… Continue reading
The London naturist picnic planned for Saturday 25 June has been postponed due to it clashing with other naturist activities. It will now take place at a large north London… Continue reading
Attenborough at 9 or 90
On the 8th May, Sir David Attenborough, one of Briton’s icons celebrated his 90th birthday with an hour special on BBC1. Naturally, one of the… Continue reading
An article by John Paine telling us about the event to be staged in Amsterdam by Andy Golub.
John also gives a further update on our attempt to get… Continue reading
Once upon a time, streakers were considered daring if not outlandish exhibitionists eager for their 15-minutes of fame, considered by Andy Warhol to be everyone’s entitlement. Now though some quite… Continue reading
After the Naked Chef (sorry Jamie), the Naked Restaurant is coming London: The Bunyadi. This story has gained traction on social media especially, but the earliest article… Continue reading
This post will be of interest to those naturists living in and around London, UK. Fellow reprobate John Paine has listed activities that are scheduled to happen this summer. By… Continue reading
Fellow reprobate, Chris Lamb had an interesting idea, which he would like to share with you. He’ll do it so much better than me anyway.
“When we vote in national… Continue reading
Some day we shall have street furniture like this here in the UK. Well, we can dream can’t we….
The Management Collective for NAG met at Sun-Folk Society, near St Alban’s in April 2016. Naturally, we thank our hosts for putting up with us and you can read the… Continue reading
Thailand Association Naturist has organised a 2.5Km run (or walk) for October 2016, or if you think that’s too short, they are also offering a 5Km run too. Bruce Kendall… Continue reading
Those of you who have been getting posts from NAG for some time should have guessed by now that I’m a fan of BBC Radio 4 and one of its… Continue reading
An event that might be of interest to women in southern UK, northern France, Belguim and Holland. More details can be found through the Diogenes Sun Club website. Help Diogenes… Continue reading
After eight years of hosting BN’s Nudefest, Newperran Holiday Park will continue to offer a nude experience for naturists in 2016.
Back in 2008, BN had organised a nude event… Continue reading
A Film for All The Family
It is not often that I mention a film in this column. Ok, not ever. I leave it to others but if you are… Continue reading
You might be wondering when the next version of the You & the Law leaflet will appear, having promised it some months ago.
Our progress towards publication had gone quite… Continue reading
You may know that on 13 September 2015 a few NAG supporters met at Hampstead Heath for very successful naturist picnic. On the same day Natasha, a naturist photographer who… Continue reading
Have you holidayed in Crete, at Vritomartis perhaps? Then you could be the winner of a writing competition by writing 200 words or more about your experience. The competition ends… Continue reading
Launching its new Volunteer Policy for NAG, Reg Barlow has written an article on the advantages of volunteering for both the organisation and the volunteer.
It’s understood that not everyone… Continue reading
Mention nudity and you can bet your bottom dollar that the British press will pounce on it, often to the delight of their readers. The Telegraph (21/02/2016) was… Continue reading
In January 2016, Stéphane Deschênes resigned from the Central Committee of the International Naturist Federation (INF-FNI) in the belief that he was ‘unable to make any meaningful impact’ with his… Continue reading
We are re-publishing a message originally posted on the BN Forum by Judith Stinchcombe, British Naturism’s chairperson, about the forthcoming Women in Naturism. Inspired by similar events in North… Continue reading
Sorry for the delay, but here are the notes from our last meeting held in the British Library on 7th November 2015.
Our next meeting will be held at Sun… Continue reading
Art vs. Reality
It is not unknown that the Musee d’Orsay in Paris features nudes by some of the great artists of the past: Manet, Monet, Degas, Renoir, and the… Continue reading
In April 2015, NAG launched its second photo competition with the theme of living naturism.
The judges: Natasha Porter (aka Natansky), Sam Hawcroft and myself have now selected the best… Continue reading
You may already know that Nudefest is moving to Somerset this year.
Christine and Keith – owners of Newperran Holiday Park in Cornwall where Nudefest had been held –… Continue reading
An article by Clarkson University headed Shared Culture of Nudism in Unified Germany and published by Newswise.com said: ‘Annegret Staiger, a Clarkson University associate professor of anthropology who teaches on… Continue reading
As with last month, News from NAG – published in H&E Naturist is month – is here to provide links to interesting blogs and websites. If you don’t already subscribe,… Continue reading
For some months now, NAG has asked people to support our campaign for open space naturism in London, taking its inspiration from the German parks like those in Munich. We… Continue reading
Member of NAG’s Management Collective, Duncan Heenan wrote in response to Daniel Finklestein, who argued that although he has not done anyone any harm, Steve Gough deserves being locked up.… Continue reading
For everyone that doesn’t know anything about me, I listen to the radio far more than look at the TV. I find the pictures are far better and have been… Continue reading