Our founding in 1945 was prompted by the threat to build on the green space that surrounds Chipping Barnet on three sides. Seventy-five years on, it is appropriate to celebrate that countryside – and to review threats and opportunities for its future.
The following five articles are a collaboration between Owen Jones, a longstanding member of the Society and editor of Rambles Round Barnet Parts 1 & 2, and Robin Bishop, who write about the challenges today to the landscape in which each walk is set.
22 May 2020 – May blossom celebrating 75 years of the Barnet Society
29 May 2020 – Barnet’s hidden rhododendron spectacle
12 June 2020 – Barnet’s new regional park?
24 June 2020 – How green is our valley – but for how much longer?