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The New Age Travellers

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Isaline Coene

on 23 April 2014

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Transcript of The New Age Travellers

The New Age
Travellers

Who are The New Age Travellers?
British population
Early 1970's
Values
Independant attitude to life
Sense of community
Sharing ressources
Backgrounds
Varied backgrounds
Educated
Bad reputation
Gipsy, Irish Travellers and Romany Gipsy
Ethnic / lifestyle
Modern / old phenomenon
Friends/ family
Strict moral code / few rules
Low education / good education
Free festivals period
Subculture
Summer: The Peace Convoy
Winter: Squats
Festivals
Stonehenge Free Festival (1972-1985)
Windsor Park Free Festival (1972-1974)
...
Mainculture
1974-1975: Wilson
1976: Callaghan
Subculture
Mainculture
1979: Thatcher
Conservative government
New enemy: New Age Travellers
Public awareness
No more full employement
Less tolerance
Squats forbidden
Eviction of squats
Travelling all the year
Real travelling community
Subculture
More and more poor people
Some of them take the road
Mainculture
Turning point: suppression of civil liberties
Corruption of media
1986: Public Order Act (anti-hippies legislation)
Series of raids
1984: Nostell Priory in Yorkshire
1985
:
Stonehenge in Wiltshire (Battle of the Beanfield)
1986: Stoney Cross in the New Forest
Mass arrests and destruction of vehicles and pets
New Age Travellers should not exist
Subculture
In reaction: more aggressive
Drug problems, criminality, ill health, death
Raves period
Mainculture
Subculture
Camping prohibited
Motivations
Moving abroad or stop travelling
Raves
Sound systems, DJs and electronic dance music
Unlicensed party
Wave of young people
Rave culture vs free festival culture
Criticised by the society: negative reputation

1992: Castlemore Common Festival
Fear: Notoriety of raves
1994: The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act
Rights of assembly
Free travel
Repetitive beats

Move to Ireland and Europe
Political movement
Illegal way of life
1999
Mainculture
The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act of 1994:

Outlaw raves
Repealed local councils’ duty to provide sites for Travelling people to park up on
"The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1999 first enabled Councils to enforce certain parking acts"
Criminalised a great deal of the New Traveller lifestyle
Subculture
Changes in the pattern of living
Small groups
Squatting, renting or buying private land
Secondary school age for children help from organisations
Lack of legal sites hard to get permission for their vehicles
Started their own paying festivals

2013
Subculture
Mainculture
Devon (UK)
Sustainable community
refugees
Eviction of unauthorized sites

Live on the local authorities sites (The Act 1994)
Legal camp (15 official plots)
Running water, electricity, sanitation, children’s play area, composting bins...
settled
Government initiative £60 million of funding for new official gypsy and traveller sites
Opponents Taxpayers money
1972 - 1986
1989-1994
1999-2013
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