Join in this week!

There is lots going on this week: lunchtime walks on huge social justice themes and find out how you could shape our museum in Wednesday’s meeting. Walks – Founders of Feminism starts at 1pm; and Black Activism at Wednesday 22nd September 1.30pm. To be sure of a ticket, please book online: Feminism and Black Activism.… Continue reading Join in this week!

Activism Walks!

We are offering lunchtime walks tomorrow and next Wednesday as part of the Pop Up on Social justice. Join our Pop Up at the Ossulston TRA Hall. Lunchtime Wednesday 15th September¬† 1pm. Anarchist traces in Somers Town 1.30pm. Communist activists in Somers Town 22nd September 1pm. Footsteps of Feminism in Somers Town 1.30pm. Black Radicals… Continue reading Activism Walks!

Made of Somers Town memories

Made of Somers Town is an exhibition of posters as a response to the changes in the area. This is a street exhibition on the hoardings of the demolished building 42 Phoenix Road. A Private View will be held on January 14th. Tickets here. Surrounded by massive developments, this area is dubbed a future ‘Palo… Continue reading Made of Somers Town memories

Black activism in Somers Town in the 1950s

Towering political leaders and characters passed through No. 22 Cranleigh Street. Last week’s talk on George Padmore was fascinating – a conversation between academic and author of a book about Padmore, Leslie James, and Professor Esther Leslie. It seems Camden and Somers Town was a hotbed of radical politics and planning for African independence. The… Continue reading Black activism in Somers Town in the 1950s