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
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
Media: UK Television, Channel 4 Broadcast: 14 Feb 2017 Running Time: 60 minutes.
I should come ‘clean’ straight away and… 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
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
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
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
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
Commentary on INF’s letter to Stéphane Deschênes of 17th April 2017 By Duncan Heenan, Naturist Action Group, UK
Introduction In January this year Stéphane Deschênes resigned as a member of… 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
News about nakedcreatives.com.
A marketing system for nudists and naturists is open for business. Whether you want to promote your nudist business via our dedicated ads serving solution, or simply… Continue reading
In The Nudist, 10 year old Raul looks at a naked couple, stripped of all kinds of prejudices. To share in the same kind of freedom, Raul must learn… 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
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
The Brighton leg for the WNBR caused a bit more of a stir than usual this year, as it was alleged that a girl – thought to be eight or… 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.
Auntie Beeb – an affectionate name given by a certain generation to the BBC – has published an article American writer Mark Haskell Smith who spent a year as a… Continue reading
I think I can say without fear of contradiction that Steve Gough divides naturism like no other issue. Not even whether we should call ourselves nudists or naturists. However, I… Continue reading
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
Dear body freedom supporters, dear friends, I am excited about Pride Parade this year, hoping that many of you will come and proudly join our Body Freedom contingent! Last year… Continue reading
I’m organising a group art exhibition in central London starting 16th July 2015. My own work is partly performance-based and I am looking for volunteers to appear without clothes during… Continue reading
As being serious all the time is hard work, here is something of a lighter note from Augustus Stephens. Naturally, this is a post for London-based naturists or those living… Continue reading
Naturists are making progress at Hampstead Heath
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Back when June was really flaming, a comment was made on facebook site Naturist England expressing the poster’s regret that he could not visit his local club mid-week, it being… Continue reading
Have you entered our photographic competition yet? Here is your chance to win a fabulous holiday for two people on the island of Formentera by sending your photographs on the… Continue reading
Over the last two years, a dedicated group of 50 naturists (both men and women) have reviewed 25+ parks and open spaces in London for The London Question (TLQ). After… Continue reading
Help Needed – quickly please!
I hope you will have read the articles on this website and elsewhere on this Bill. It could be used against naturism if it goes… Continue reading