Edinam Edem-Jordjie, National Trust London Creative Team: Morden Hall: ‘The Spaces We Need’, 2020 series


The Spaces we Need

Commonly associated with the many country houses it owns, it might come as a surprise to some to learn that the National Trust was founded not just to protect country houses and their way of life, but to save green spaces for the benefit of the working class in London.

In this podcast, Edinam Edem-Jordjie New Museum School Trainee at National Trust – Morden Hall examines the role of the National Trust and its founders in the open spaces movement and what the Trust is doing to uphold the legacy of the movement.

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Image: View of the parkland in July, Morden Hall Park, London. ©National Trust Images/John Millar

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang