Go back to your roots

Go back to your roots

swing riotsLong before the new city of Milton Keynes, industrialisation and growth, most of us lived off the land. Our huge farming gallery is the place to get up close and personal with what that meant for our ancestors: from the daily grind of caring for livestock to the little-known Swing Riots – which led to the death penalty and transportation for some of the farm workers protesting the loss of their jobs as machines replaced them.

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