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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Britain Ashamed? 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Do you have a relation for whom it is difficult to buy the perfect Christmas present? Here is a suggestion from our fellow reprobates at Naktiv, especially if they –… 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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