On 30 October 2017, Witches Against Real-Estate (WAR) organised an event they called Hex in the Park to protest against Taylor Wimpey’s The Denizen AKA The Turd development, and the proposed redevelopment of the Finsbury Leisure Centre. The witches marched on a circular route between St Luke’s Gardens and Fortune Street Park, ending where they’d started and hexing the proposed developments in order to protect local trees, children and wildlife. The witches say they have contained the ‘evil forces’ occupying the site of Taylor Wimpey’s proposed development but it is not safe to enter it. And they are warning people not to buy luxury apartments in The Denizen because they are cursed.
For a more detailed account of Hex in the Park go here: https://reclaimec1.wordpress.com/2017/11/12/hex-in-the-park-cursing-out-ec1-ghost-homes/
Photos above by Mai Omer Teplitzky.