Campaigns and annual events such as Parish Maps and Apple Day have inspired generations of campaigners and alerted people to the importance of what was in danger of being lost – from rare varieties of fruit to local names and traditions. Using music, poetry, sculpture, photography and other art forms, Common Ground encourages activism and conservation and helps bring communities together.

A new indoor and outdoor exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is celebrating Common Ground’s work of more than three decades. The New Milestones project, which took place in Dorset in the late 1980s, ...


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