Naturist Action Group
Blogs defining the naturist philosophy behind the Naturist Action Group; giving comment on an item of news with a naturist slant on it.
Blogs defining the naturist philosophy behind the Naturist Action Group; giving comment on an item of news with a naturist slant on it.
The Campaign for National Parks is celebrating its 80th anniversary by running a survey asking people how they use national parks and how they think parks should be managed in… 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
This update article is for publication – please feel free to pass it on!
John Paine Management Collective
click on the above for details. The meeting is open to all naturists.
John Paine, Management Collective
Some of you may recall that a while back NAG jointly with BN started a project to address the problem of the assumption within some people’s minds that children… 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
Happy holiday season everyone. We are having a bit of a hungry time with regards to news reports featuring the ups and downs of naturism, and if you follow us… Continue reading
Naked Art event in London
This Friday 13 November at the Coronet Theatre, Elephant & Castle.
LOST is a large naked art event with music,… Continue reading
It has come to my notice that British Naturism has carried out a National Survey of Clubs. Or rather a survey of its members about what they find attractive… Continue reading
The closing date for Photo 2015 is 25th September, plenty of time yet but you’ll need to hurry. Enter three pictures for just £6 and support NAG. More details are… Continue reading
There is still time to enter Photo 2015.
There is a fantastic prize for the winner, a one-week holiday for two either in Canada, Greece or Thailand. The choice is… Continue reading
Earlier this year, San Francisco-based body freedom activist George Davis, together with Stacey Lunin – another activist from New York – staged a protest in Washington DC. The event didn’t… Continue reading
If you’re at work, you almost certainly missed this but the new head of the National Police Chiefs’ Council told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire that the public should not expect… Continue reading
This is an update, at July 2015, on the involvement of women naturists in London, and elsewhere.
We have revised the criteria for checking on whether an open space may be suitable for naturism. This is in the light of starting Phase 2 of this work in… Continue reading
In line with a recently introduced policy, we have now updated our website with the minutes taken at our meeting held on 9th May 2015 for you to view.
Lots of naturists enjoy open space naturism at many places in the UK, when the weather allows. As naturists we know that only in a few extreme cases does public… Continue reading
A flurry of NAG (Naturist Action Group) activity before June saw naturist gains at London’s Hampstead Heath. In February a series of articles… Continue reading
Bodypainting Day Goes To Amsterdam – August 15, 2015
Bodypainting Day started off in New York City in 2014 and has quickly expanded overseas to one of the greatest cities… Continue reading
The management team for NAG has met twice a year, for every year it has been in existence. At our last meeting, it was decided that we should begin to… Continue reading
London National City Park*
NAG comments on their Green Paper at May 2015.
Daniel and the team need to be congratulated for involving so many London organisations and people in… Continue reading
2015 Visits to Abbey House Gardens
John Paine, NAG management group member, will be at Abbey House Gardens on Sunday 24 May 2015. If you intend visiting AHG… Continue reading
Queensland, Australia is well known for its lack of official naturist (nudist, clothes optional) beaches. Although to be fair, with weather so conducive to a clothes free lifestyle, it is… Continue reading
With summer around the corner (hard to believe I know, but in a fortnight’s time it will be June), I came across a couple of articles on the BBC News… Continue reading
John Paine and Harvey Allen, two members of NAG’s Management Team will be at Spielplatz, near St Albans, Herts on Saturday, 23 May 2015 from noon. They will be able… Continue reading
This might come a little late for some, but between 23 May and 18 July different World Naked Bike Rides will be held around the UK. This is a protest… Continue reading
A short critique of ‘Dress, Law and Naked Truth’ by Prof. Gary Watt By Duncan Heenan
I read this book, having been lured to do so by the title which… Continue reading
(As Published in Naturist Life magazine (UK))
Vivienne and I took the opportunity of a stop-over in San Francisco in January 2013, to meet with the… Continue reading
An urgent message from Gypsy Taub that will appeal most to our US friends:
Dear Body Freedom Supporters,
We urgently need your help to pay our monthly payments to… Continue reading
As hard as it might be to believe, but NAG is five-years-old this year and we thought it was about time we published a report detailing our progress so far.… Continue reading
It has been brought to our attention that following changes to statute law, our You and the Law leaflet needed updating. We are currently working on a new version and… Continue reading
You may, or may not, know of the struggle the Eastney Beach Group had defending naturist use of Eastney Beach against the owners, who were seeking to develop former… Continue reading
It’s here. The Competition you’ve been waiting for. Like our first competition in 2013, the theme of the second is Living Naturism, expressed however the photographer wishes as long as… Continue reading
All supporters interested in naturism in London are invited to review recent London developments and to plan action by NAG for 2015. This will include the Greater London… Continue reading
With NAG launching its photo competition later this month and having nothing to pontificate on, I thought I’d take the opportunity to pick up on something that one of our… Continue reading
What if London became a National Park? Reimagine London 10.00 – 4.00 Tuesday 24 February South Bank Centre
The NAG display stand will promote naturism in London. If you can… Continue reading
News from the US is that Young Naturists America are teaming up with artist Andy Golub to create a huge bodypainting event in New York with 50 artists painting 50… Continue reading
The following information has been posted on behalf of John Paine and is especially relevant to naturists living in and around London. Your commitment is minimal but requires urgent action.… Continue reading
As the year turned the sad news came from Chatou, northern France that Christiane LeCocq had passed away at the age of… Continue reading
A message from Gypsy Taub and friends, providing an update on their legal action to overturn a nudity ban in San Francisco, which we hope, will interest our supporters in… Continue reading
by John Paine (posted by Reg Barlow)
How valid is the argument that casual open space naturism is harmful and causes distress to others? The police and other authorities often… Continue reading
Campaign update – 21st November 2014
This is a brief update on the campaign that NAG and BN have been running jointly for about 4 years, which started with concern… Continue reading
It is sad when a couple breaks up acrimoniously, often with many hurtful things said by both parties. As if that is not bad enough, some resort to what has… Continue reading
Original article by Duncan Heenan (edited Reg Barlow)
About four years ago, British Naturism and Naturist Action Group came together to look at how the justice system in England and… Continue reading
The latest celebrity to be outed as one of the famous who gets their ‘kit off’ in private is BBC Presenter, Kate Humble. In an article published by The Telegraph… Continue reading
A quick message to all those who are registered and living in or close to London. The next meeting of the Hampstead Heath Naturism Project will be held at the… Continue reading
Police Sergeant turned stand-up comic Alfie Moore is a funny man, his short series on BBC Radio 4 is a testament to that, but like all comedians he also has… Continue reading
We have been asked to share the latest information from the campaign led by Gypsy Taub and George Davis to obtain a fairer deal for naturists in San Francisco.
Dear… Continue reading
In July, two articles published by the travel section of Independent Online (IOL) of South Africa possibly gave a confusing picture about naturism in Europe in general and Germany in… Continue reading
Why is a nude San Franciscan politician making a campaign speech in exile in Times Square, New York City at noon, Wednesday, August 6, 2014?
George Davis… Continue reading
This is currently just a piece of idle speculation but on 19th September 2014 the people of Scotland will be voting in a referendum in which they have the choice… Continue reading
If everything runs to schedule then this will be published on the NAG website just about the same time as the 2nd Clacton WNBR event takes place and an edited… Continue reading
George Davis, Nudist and Body Freedom advocate, is standing again for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in the 4th November 2014 General Election, and will be making a campaign… Continue reading
With a working title of The Naked Village, Leeds-based TV production company Daisybeck Studios has been commissioned to produce a documentary focusing on life at Spielplatz to be screened later… Continue reading
Although we often deplore politicians and their antics, always suspecting their motives for being in politics in the first place, I think we would actually miss them, if they weren’t… Continue reading
A message from Gypsy Taub via Naktiv.net
Dear body freedom supporters,
Let’s celebrate the 238th anniversary of San Francisco by honoring Saint Francis on
THURSDAY, JUNE 26TH at NOON,… Continue reading
This is a repeat of a post from The Academic Naturist and is aimed at our North American cousins. If you are able, please act and help the Naturist Action Committee.
Richard Foley has sent us an email giving details of a book that has just been published. If you know someone that enjoys hiking and being naked at the same… Continue reading
I run the Kings Cross start of the World Naked Bike Ride. This event is a protest against the oil culture and for the safety of cyclists on the… Continue reading
Last February, blogger Jillian Page wrote about an incident that involved one of her male naturist readers for the Montreal Gazette. Apparently, despite being vetted and approved as a… Continue reading
I want to tell you a joke. It isn’t very good and you’ve almost certainly heard it before, but I’m going to tell it anyway. ‘I wanted to start an… Continue reading
It appears that our efforts to gain equality under the law with more consistent decision making by the Police, the CPS and the courts has gained approval from nudist social… Continue reading
It was with utter dismay that I read the latest membership figures from British Naturism, published on 12th February 2014. As of 31st January there was 6,824 members in BN.… Continue reading
For over 2 years NAG has been leading a joint project with BN to address the issue of how the police and Courts deal with naturism. As part of this,… Continue reading
For those that know me, will also know of my love for BBC Radio 4, specifically its drama. Last night (March 21) I came across this monologue by Juliet Ace… Continue reading
If you fancy a little bit of light reading, can I recommend this article from the website examiner.com. You might need to read the odd sentence a couple of times… Continue reading
Every now and then, something happens and an idea becomes the zeitgeist of the population, at least for the moment. That happened to naturism the 1930s, so why could it… Continue reading
I think we can all agree that despite naturism’s popularity, it is still only a minority of the population that sees the world as we do. But then, perhaps not… Continue reading
Over the summer of 2013, Naturist Action Group held a photographic competition with the theme of Living Naturism. The Judges included professional photographer, Laura Pannack, H&E Editor Sam Hawcroft… Continue reading
An Exhibition by Edo Zollo is NOW COMPLETED
‘Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety’ – Shakespeare
My project celebrates beauty with 10 photographs of gorgeous women… Continue reading
Picture this: the sound of a children’s choir singing ‘Good Vibrations’ by the Beach Boys, while you see a group of women run down a New York street.… Continue reading
,NAG Supporters will be aware that we (and many other organisations) have been campaigning hard against the definition of “Antisocial Behaviour” in the Antisocial Behaviour Crime & Policing Bill,… Continue reading
The use of photography is everywhere. From the advertising posters in the street to your newspaper in the morning and, of course, for those into their social media, a picture… Continue reading
John Paine, who attended Sid Western’s funeral on 8th November, has provided an obituary.
For the last 3 years NAG has been running a project to monitor the fate of naturists who come in to conflict with The Law, help where we can, and… Continue reading
On 27th September 2013, in Huntsville, Alabama, USA teenager Christian Adamek ran naked across the field during a high school game of American Football. One week later, he was dead.… Continue reading
Artists’ collective JocJonJosch are looking for people to help them with rehearsal for a performance work in central London. You are welcome even if you cannot join them for the… Continue reading
This deeply worrying Bill has not been altered in its passage through Parliament so far, but is about to come before the Lords, who tend to be a bit more… Continue reading