Saturday 26 September 2009 10.42pm
Undoubtedly you would be accused of 'trespass' but as occupying land is not a criminal offence, it would be up to the landowner to take you to court for possession rather than the police kicking you off the land. The old sign 'Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted' is a legal fiction.
It's not a particularly brilliant article from The Times but it does show what's possible - the example is from a current community land occupation in Kew:
Wouldn't mind growing a few potatoes for myself somewhere!