Our very own Esther Leslie has an event at Open House Festival called ‘Somers Town: Disappearances and Emergencies‘ – more here Very timely, with 42 Phoenix Road demolition in progress, as shown here, and the hoardings marking the disappearance of our park Brill Place open space for the erection of the 28-storey luxury tower block, […]
We attended a meeting for residents by Camden Council and presentations on this troubled history, and presented ideas for names. As the TRA prefers not to use people, Esther Leslie researched a number of connections to the area – the most obvious being Fleet, after the subterranean river which used to run in front of […]
A wonderful drawing of everyday life – the winner of our artineverydaylifest competition is … Aizah of Edith Neville school. We would like to congratulate all entrants for their lovely work below. The judges decided unanimously that this drawing captured the essence of our theme ‘art in everyday life’ – a drawing of school and […]
Summer opportunity for young person researcher.
Gilbert Bayes reaches new audiences as Esther leslie writes for a US art journal on the Bayes’ clock in response to the question: What role have objects, that have long been deemed as “superfluous”, played in shaping and negotiating our political, social, and economic needs, wants, and desires, both past and present? In British Art […]
Talk and Q&A Claudia Jones – recordings available!
Our #artineverydaylifest competition ends soon DEADLINE JULY 1st. Win £50 – just send in an example of art or a photo – under 19s only. HOW TO ENTER POST WITH TAG #artineverydaylifest email@example.comOR:Instagram: somerstownhistoryspacehttps://twitter.com/HistoryTown Check out our NEW children’s book for ideas – available here.Tales of St Pancras Children’s activity book
Cecil Rhodes to change name?
In Somers Town too.
Our new publication out now! Journeys on migration and more…