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Somers Town event – then and now

Children.

Somers Town: What Future? took place over the weekend with walks,’People’s gallery’ Somers Town Now photo exhibition, archive film and photos,and a talk about planning, on the eve of the  planning decision for the Central Somers Town CIP. A children’s activity created hats and a pienata. Camden Tour Guide Fabien Watkinson took a group round Oakshott Court, […]

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Old photos, walks, and films event

Somers Town archival films and photos feature in an event called Somers Town: What Future? next week. What are the history highlights? Locals are invited to join in – come along to the exhibition, or add your photos here. All new photos will be displayed in alongside archive photos – so ‘Then and Now’.  Friday 6pm – Historical Documentary […]

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Regent School event

Poster for Competition.

We attended Regent High’s Community and Family day with posters for the upcoming photography competition and history posters. School pupils are particularly welcome to join the competition! We hope to run ‘photography workshops’ in the Chalton Street Gallery on Fridays – after school at 4pm in June. Watch this (and that) space!

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Walk round Somers Town

Our last history event was a walk round Somers Town with a Camden Tour guide. She walked us through the different ages of social housing, starting with St Pancras Housing, to LCC to the golden age of Camden Council exemplified by Oakshott Court, with a detour to the Grafton Chambers, which we learnt once housed women medics from […]

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Our Launch

Poster.

What a great launch with Cllr. Roger Robinson – and we were pleased so many heard about this and came. There were five old Somers Town Pathe newsreel films unearthed by Jaime and shown to a mix of locals, ex-locals and the interested. Storytelling and great cake followed (cheers to local cafe Pinners)! Remember it wil be […]

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