Author Archives: Rupert Ferguson

About Rupert Ferguson

A lineal descendant of Captain Robert Ferguson (1719-1799) the older brother of the great Scottish Enlightenment Philosopher and historian Adam Ferguson (1723-1816); the friend of Hume, Gibbon and Adam Smith. Also related to the great feminist author and playwright Rachel Ferguson. Have written extensively on a vast range of subjects, been published in print as book author and in various journals and magazines into the bargain. Early work as an underground film maker on the early Goa Trance and radical anti-CJB political scene in the 1990s has since become more refined and ambitious and I have since been a regular contributor to such high profile events as the Portobello Film Festival Annual Film Maker's Convention.....

Voices of Albion Revisited: Sun, Stones and Giants’ Dance

This year, the mainstream media, from the Sun, to the Mirror, to the Independent and RT, all covered the annual celebration of the Spring Equinox at Stonehenge; perhaps indicating a seismic shift in the collective consciousness; or rather unconscious; as most of those who read these publications are completely unaware of what these ancient rites actually symbolize when it comes to the significance of these age old customs. Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: The Long Lost Song of the Giant’s Dance

Close on three weeks ago now, following the appearance of a groundbreaking new theory in relation to the Acoustic Archaeology of Stonehenge, which had received some excellent and well deserved publicity on BBC tv and Radio, I published an article … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: As Once It Was, So It Shall Be!

The oft repeated quote ‘History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce’ generally attributed to Karl Marx, may well have been the original antecedent to that likewise attributed to George Santayana, “Those who do not learn history are doomed … Continue reading

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Remember! Remember the 5th & 6th November!

Inspired by the Levellers and the Diggers New Putney Debates celebrates the 799th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest on 5th & 6th November with a weekend of events looking at how social protest won the commons and ongoing … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: ‘Occupy Stonehenge!’ A Beginner’s Guide to the relevance of the original Free Festival Movement to Occupy

It is now nearly thirty years since the so called ‘Battle of the Beanfield’, the shocking and brutal suppression by Wiltshire Constabulary of the last major attempt to hold a Free Festival at Stonehenge. The event was to coincide, almost … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: Iolo Morganwg The Bard of Liberty

The initiation of this ongoing thread began, to all intents and purposes, as a response to the New Putney Debates of October and November 2012; when the LSX Occupy Group decided to celebrate the 365th Anniversary of the original Leveller … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: The Measure of Albion

In the third installment of this recently reactivated thread we follow on from the concept of Custom Law and Common Right, in relation to Wally Hope’s Stonehenge People’s Free Festival, and the Open Access to Stonehenge Campaign that it was … Continue reading

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