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Gareth E Rees

Uncanny Landscapes: From Pylon Love & Mad Benches to Car Park Epiphanies

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees EVENT: Uncanny Landscapes at The Hastings Storytelling Festival, November 9th, 7pm, Havelock Road, Hastings (FREE) I’ve been …

Outer Space Travel In Manchester’s Makro

LOCATION: Manchester WORDS: Gareth E. Rees I only remember Makro because of its car park, the space outside the place. …

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 …

Mock Rock in Ramsgate

LOCATION: Ramsgate WORDS: Gareth E. Rees I was on a trip to Ramsgate with the kids at the weekend. Approaching …

Landscape Punk to Supermarket Car Parks: Unofficial Britain Live in Stoke Newington

  Unofficial Britain was honoured to host an event at Influx Press’s day at The Stoke Newington Literary Festival, 6th …

Brighton’s Unfinished Necropolis

LOCATION: Brighton WORDS & PICTURES: Gareth E. Rees Brighton on a murky Easter Friday. A spectral mist scrubs out the …

Britain’s Subterranean Ham Chambers & Why I Love My local Trophy Shop

LOCATION: Hastings WORDS: Gareth E. Rees When I was 12 I fell off my bike and lost all my maths. …

The Ape Dreams of Charles Dawson & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

LOCATION: East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E Rees Charles Dawson was the Uckfield solicitor who discovered Piltdown Man in East Sussex …

The extraordinary thing I discovered in a Plymouth car park

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Plymouth, Devon This is an early version of a chapter that appears my new book …