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Geography Senior Lecturer @ Newcastle Uni. Researcher of 'night'. Book: 'The Nocturnal City'. Posts ≠ employer endorsed.
Oct 11, 2021 12 tweets 3 min read
Hello to followers who are National Trust members 👋 If like me you have NT membership for days out, but rarely vote in AGMs, in 2021 you may want to vote to protect the NT's support for LGBTQ+ inclusivety & its recokning with colonial past of properties. 🧵follows #nationaltrust A group called The Restore Trust are seeking to place ‘anti-Woke’ campaigners on the Council. They accuse the NT of using “history as a weapon” and “demonizing people’s heritage”. They want to “restore the Trust’s original apolitical ethos”