From the evening of Wednesday 13thFebruary, we will be beginning to change our ISP. This may disrupt our service for a short time and apologise if this occurs. Normal service… Continue reading
Please don’t take this as an endorsement for or against Brexit, but economics professor Dr. Victoria Bateman sat in Radio 4’s Today studio naked making the argument that Brexit leaves… Continue reading
NAG supporters will be very active in London during 2019. Our first action will be to meet on Saturday 16 February to plan a range of activities. These include several… Continue reading
We plan to visit naturist Paris again, as a book yourself option with a possible basic cost of about £200, for Friday 13 – Monday 16 September 2019. H& E… Continue reading
Early in 2019, NAG will be setting out to tackle the poor treatment of naturism, and nudity in general, by the press and media. We intend to do this initially… Continue reading
Jordi Casamitjana is taking the League of Cruel Sports to an Employment Tribunal claiming that his dismissal by them… Continue reading
Eight years ago, when we launched Naturist Action Group, we had two aims; to campaign for the lifestyle’s wider acceptance and to represent a broad range of views within UK… Continue reading
Last October, the members of the Management Collective (ManCol for short) met in Worcestershire to discuss progress. Our friends in London have made excellent progress following the guidance published by… Continue reading
You can read the Report on the NAG September 2018 mission to Paris here NAG mission to naturist PARIS
John Paine 20 October 2018
NAG has achieved a major breakthrough at Hampstead Heath. Hard work, initiated by Duncan Heenan of NAG and a team of volunteers over 8 years, led to the publishing… Continue reading
The meeting starts at 2.00pm on Saturday 29 September, very near to Russell Square underground station, at Marchmont Community Centre, 62 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB
Updates on NAG… Continue reading
Women in Naturism ‘Clothing Optional’ Body Positive Activity Day
All women naturists – including those thinking about it – are invited to attend this… Continue reading
I have received the following from George Davis. George has for a long time been campaigning for Body Freedom in his native San Francisco (see previous posts about San Francisco),… Continue reading
NAG supporters keep coming up with new campaigning issues and actions. Recently these have been preliminary work on a possible swim in south London, a campaign march, confirming a beach… Continue reading
Campaigner Juliette Gill… Continue reading
Hundreds of naturists flocked to Abbey House Gardens on Sunday 24 June to enjoy the sun. Dozens of NAG supporters met with John Paine and Peter Knight, two members of… Continue reading
NAG supporter Gwyn Edwards has “A delightful residential smallholding with approximately 15 acres of land, Rhydlewis West Wales” for sale, which he says would suit anybody that is involved with… Continue reading
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 management of Abbey House Gardens, at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, has decided that Sunday 24 June is a clothing optional day. On past experience there are likely to be hundreds… Continue reading
The NAG 4-day visit to naturist PARIS will now be Friday 7 – Monday 10 September which replaces the previous 25 August proposed visit. During our 4 days in Paris… 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
The Meeting is to be held at 5.30pm Saturday 2 June 2018 after the earlier Naturist Picnic in north London.
We will meet in Carlie’s flat, just 5… 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
NAG London activities
Saturday 2 June 2018
You and your friends may like to be involved in any of the following activities taking place in north London on Saturday 2… 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
Non-naturist wives to visit PARIS ?
We have had an enquiry from a London naturist who does not want to leave his non-naturist wife in the UK during the planned… 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
Although the booking deadline for the NAG lunch in London, on Sunday 25 March, has passed it is now possible for naturists to come along and socialise with us from… 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
The following press release came from San Francisco activist George Davis on 30-1-18:
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 12:30pm
Steps of San Francisco City Hall
Body Freedom Speech
Presented… Continue reading
The next meeting will be on Saturday 10 February 2018. For more details see 10feb18 flyer flyer and contact me as indicated.
John Paine NAG London Co-ordinator
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
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
Posted on behalf of John Wood.
Would anyone be interested in joining me to start a new campaigning team to promote naturism and public nudity in the UK? Subject to… 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
Changes 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
Would you be interested in joining a naturist sailing flotilla? For the last 2 years a group of British naturists have got together to enjoy a sailing flotilla in the… 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
A recent case involving nudity in a public place (2017). Here is a brief synopsis of the case. It is hoped that we can all learn something from it. It… 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
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
As part of the NAG Naturism on Hampstead Heath campaign we are running a brief ‘vox pop’ opinion survey on Hampstead Heath. Already we have collected 380 responses from people… Continue reading
Willing members of the public have responded positively to the NAG survey on naturism there. Now we need a few more people to join with Harvey, Ray and John Paine… 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
The group met on 20 May. Here are the Notes from that meeting, but some proposals have been overtaken by events. If you would like to be involved contact John… Continue reading
NAG is gathering evidence that open air naturism does not ’cause alarm and distress’.
This article was published, with a photo supplied by Natansky, on 25 May 2017 by the Hampstead & Highgate Express
This article gives details and has been written for publication by naturists
Following media publicity about the NAG campaign at Hampstead Heath we are now seeking volunteers to seek opinions from HH users. Details on how you may help are… Continue reading
There have been numerous radio and TV interviews about this over the past week, and the situation is summed up in the London Evening Standard at : http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/naturists-call-for-naked-sunbathing-rights-in-hampstead-heath-and-other-london-parks-a3555521.html
Copied below is a brief preliminary summary of a study done earlier this year by London Regents University into the effects of exposure to nudity in childhood. It has… 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
A request, posted below as received:
BBC Three is looking to speak to young 18-35 year old naturists in the UK who may be interested in taking part in… 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
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
Attached is a corrected version of the PDF published earlier about our scheduled visit to Abbey House Gardens.
Camera Ready 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
By Duncan Heenan
I was in a pub a while ago and asked for a pint of Guinness. The barmaid said apologetically that they didn’t keep Guinness. I… Continue reading
NAG and BN are working with various academic institutions on projects to rigorously examine the interplay between nudity, mental health, general wellbeing and happiness. As part of this ongoing process… 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.
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
An Important (to naturism) victory happened in a Kent magistrates court yesterday. A newspaper report can be found at: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/malling/news/naked-carpenter-cleared-120208/ and is reproduced below. Though we await… Continue reading
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
Here’s another update on the San Francisco situation. It is an email received today from George Davis, who originally started the Body Freedom movement there, and is still campaigning against… Continue reading