Tigerland

Year

2017

The peoples of East Anglia are well known for their argumentative ways; From Hereward The Wake who resisted the Norman invasion, to Thomas Paine and the Boston Pilgrims who founded modern America, and Oliver Cromwell who asserted the primacy of democracy. The 'Fen Tigers' have had cause to remind Parliaments & Kings that they ultimately govern by consent of the people. No surprise then, when in 2016 the area became the crucible for Brexit with some areas recording over a 70% vote for leaving the EU. Dismissed as a place of 'low information people' by those that considered themselves enlightened liberals this ongoing project looks at daily life beyond the soundbite in the place which William the Conqueror referred to as 'that most disputatious part of England'.

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Villagers celebrating the Queen's Birthday in Great Moulton, Norfolk.