Clousden Hill was a famous late-Victorian utopian back-to-the-land experimental community on Tyneside. The “colony” was anarchist-inspired and sought to combine communal living with “scientific horticulture”, demonstrating a new way of organising society.
About the Author
Nigel Todd is a leading Councillor on Newcastle City Council and works for the WEA in the North East. His previous books include The Militant Democracy: Joseph Cowan and Victorian Radicalism and In Excited Times – the people against the Blackshirts. He is a contributor to North East History, History of Education and Journal of Cooperative Studies.