Tolworth is a district of Kingston upon Thames, yet it has its own development plan. The piece was an attempt by myself - and walking artist Lucy Furlong- to showcase Tolworth’s cultural and natural heritage, not just its development opportunities. We invited Ben to dress in period costume and lead our walk through the busy Tolworth Broadway to the peace of the Farm beyond.
Alison Fure has spent 22 years working as an ecologist and taking the public on wonderful walks from wildlife, wassails and more recently, Soundwalks.
This story is read by Mariah Gale and is one of nine selected from entries to a competition run by the Museum of Walking and included in an anthology called Flash #MyLandmarks published in November 2019 by Sampson Low Publishers and available from them or from the Museum of Walking.