Books

Haunted by a Nuclear Power Station

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Hastings In 2013 I left London for good. It was traumatic. Fifteen years in that …

The Stone Tide – Psychedelic Visions at the World’s End

FILM: Martin Fuller ‘The Stone Tide’, a short film by Martin Fuller, follows Unofficial Britain’s founder Gareth E. Rees, author …

The Gallows Pole: Myth & The Taxonomy of Terrain in Yorkshire’s Rebel Landscape

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Yorkshire Benjamin Myers’ The Gallows Pole [Bluemoose Books] is a novel about the Cragg Vale …

Brexit, Landslip, Divorce & a Very Sussex Apocalypse

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex The Stone Tide: Adventures at the End of the World is an …

An Exploration of St Peter’s, Cardross

LOCATION: The Firth of Clyde, Scotland This is an extract from Angus Farquhar’s photo essay in the new book St …

The North London Museum of Native American Culture: A Southeastern Rail Shaggy Dog Story

LOCATION: Southeastern Rail, London, Hastings WORDS: Ben Thompson The first time I saw Tex (and although at that point I …

The Fate of England’s ‘Infant Hercules’

A review of Stripped Tees: Endurance and Hope in the North East by Richard Milward and Natalie Hardwick [Influx Press, …

On the Trail of the Green Man: An interview with Nina Lyon

WORDS: Gary Budden I spoke to author Nina Lyon about her latest book Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green …

An Unreliable Guide to London

LOCATION: Erm…. WORDS: Gareth E Rees If you’re a regular reader of Unofficial Britain, you’ll know that I like to …

Between Place & Imagination

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees This is a transcript of my talk at the Walking Inside Out Symposium, an event in …