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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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
NAG activists meet twice a year to discuss our projects and over the weekend 14th/15th September 2013, we held our autumn meeting on the Isle of Wight. Apart from Duncan… 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
At the end of June there was a lot of hand wringing going on as the managers of Holkham Beach, Norfolk announced that it would be closed to naturists from… Continue reading
By Duncan Heenan, with additional material by Reg Barlow
Don’t be ridiculous; you can’t make everything illegal!
You may think that, but currently before Parliament is the Antisocial Behaviour,… Continue reading
Unbelievably, 1st April 2013 saw the second anniversary of our founding as an organisation and thought it was about time that I, as chairman, explained what is passing over my… Continue reading
The following text has been upload on behalf of John Paine:
As part of our work on The London Question we want to demonstrate that naturism in a setting such… Continue reading
It is a common belief that the difference in attitude towards public nudity in the US and Europe is as wide as the Atlantic Ocean, with the US being repressive… Continue reading
If you have arrived here after reading the article in January’s issue of H&E Naturist, expecting to read the expanded version then I must disappoint you. This is not the… Continue reading
The consultation process
The purpose of this consultation is to seek a range of views on the Interim Guidelines on prosecuting cases involving communications sent via Social Media.… Continue reading
The following article is by Duncan Heenan, and only posted by me.
As part of NAG’s long-term project to get some sense in to the policing of public nudity, last… Continue reading
Hello all, We’ve just enjoyed a marvellous weekend at Spielplatz and many thanks to Mark and Tina Yates for their wonderful hospitality.
Over the last two days we had separate… Continue reading
It is just three days to the Spielplatz get-together on Saturday afternoon. I know the weather isn’t promising (its forecast to be mostly sunny, but just 19C), but we would… Continue reading
Since my last foray naturism has been in the news much more than usual, particularly in Scotland, with Steve Gough taking much of the limelight and possibly burying other news… Continue reading
In the latest series of articles about The London Question for H&E Naturist, John Paine explains that London isn’t as bereft of naturists and naturist events as we first thought.… Continue reading
Shortly, Steve Gough will be returning to Kirkcaldy Sherriff Court following his Breach of the Peace conviction and another assessment his mental health.
On 26 August 2012, Bernard Boase –… Continue reading
Every few months, the directors of the Naturist Action Group get together to talk over the issues we are confronting and as our Autumn meeting is going to be held… Continue reading
It has been pointed out to me that in my enthusiasm for taking The London Question beyond the naturist community that I have been clumsy with my words. The use… Continue reading
Last May and June saw the World Naked Bike Ride being staged in the UK. As I write, they should be putting the finishing touches to the London ride, which… Continue reading
After the publication of the article on Steve Gough in April a few comments were made here, which were broadly supportive. Oddly enough, not long afterwards – and purely by… Continue reading
If you are going to either of the two World Naked Bike Rides in London (9th June) or Bristol (10th June) then you have the opportunity to meet other Naturist… Continue reading
What prompted this question was an article written by journalist Douglas Belkin, and originally published in The Wall Street Journal. I know; it’s like the Financial Times publishing a long… Continue reading
Apologise to our regulars but issue two of our (occasional) newsletter is now available to download from the website. You’ll find it under ‘Downloads’
Not so long ago, I came across two surveys that reportedly gave an insight into British sunbathing habits and supported the notion that nude sunbathing is as popular as ever,… Continue reading