Save our art!

Gilbert Bayes placed his ‘‘Art in everyday life’ on drying posts where people did their washing. Below are examples of his work. We aim to preserve his ‘art in everyday life’.

Please help us save the ‘finials’ which have gone missing!
DONATE for replicas use our Moneypool

Or show support by completing our survey:
Post your support with the tag #artineverydaylifest on Instagram or Twitter #HistoryTown or our Facebook page: Somers Town History Space or email

Our new children’s book – can be bought here.

Do you know which fairy tale or story each relates to?

Ceramic lunette.
Ceramic lunette of the Princess and the Swineherd
A ceramic devil with head in his hands.
The devil
St Pancras Housing - Sidney Estate
St Pancras Housing – Sidney Estate
Madonna statue.
St Christopher’s nursery – damaged and lost
Bird finials atop pink washing on lines.
Washing on lines
Ceramic Lunette by Gilbert Bayes of a lady and Goose
Ceramic detail of a young man and woman about to kiss.
Outside of flats, with decorative detail.
St Mary’s flats – detail.