Land as Commons
The day at a glance – for more information about the events and arts programme see the talks, workshops and arts pages above.
The following events are free – donations welcome.
All events take place at Roseangle Commons unless stated otherwise.
Roseangle Commons can be found at Dundee West Church, Lower Hall, 132 Perth Road, DD1 4JW – enter via Roseangle Arts Cafe.
9.30 – 10.15: Breadmaking with Claire Briegel
Join Claire to make bread for today’s Commons Lunch and to reflect on the day’s theme.
10.30 – 11.45: Roseangle-River Circuit Walk with Tina Scopa
Join Tina for the first of five easy walks exploring a circuit that connects Roseangle Commons, Magdelene Green and the Tay Estuary.
Where: Commencing from, and returning to, Roseangle Commons
11.45 – 12.45: Dundee Common Land – Britta Funck-Januschke and Tom Wallace
Find out more about the commons as it relates to Dundee. An informal discussion with invited guests and questions from the floor.
12.00 – 14.30: Silvery Tay-Haired Women workshop with Kate Clayton
The first of two workshops exploring women’s resistance, ageing and related themes. (Booking essential.)
Where: Hannah Maclure Centre, Abertay University, 1-3 Bell Street, DD1 1HP
12.30 – 12.50: Back Stories Songbook – Emil Thompson
Acoustic performance of local headlines from the Dundee Courier reimagined as song.
13.00 – 14.00: Land as Commons: How Half of Scotland was Privatised – Andy Wightman
Join Andy for a lunchtime talk exploring the history and politics of land use in Scotland and the relevance of common land today.
(Note: lunch is available at Roseangle Cafe or by donation at the Roseangle Commons Hub from 12.30.)
14.30 – 17.30: Design in Common Action with Jonathan Baxter et al
The first of three co-design workshops offering participants the opportunity to engage in the planning of the Waterfront Development. (Places limited. Booking essential. Contact jb4change[at]gmail.com.)
Where: Discovery Point, Discovery Quay, DD1 4XA
19.30 – 21.30: Grasp the Nettle – film screening and discussion
Join us for an evening screening of Grasp the Nettle – a documentary about land use, urban development, human relationships, and wider geo-politics.