Replanting of William Blake’s Oak in Peckham Rye Park

Went to a wonderful event in the park this lunchtime. Poetry, walk, art installation and tree planting. 

As the website of the artist says.

In 1765 at the age of 8, William Blake saw his first vision while walking on Peckham Rye. ‘A tree filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.’

In collaboration with the Blake Society and the Forestry Commission, an oak sapling was saved from the eroding margins of England and transplanted to Peckham Rye as an invitation to future generations of Peckham Angels.

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