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Sad news

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We lost a dear friend this week, Deborah Lavin, the socialist historian died this week, was a formidable and flamboyant spirit. Actor, poet, comrade and local activist, she will be remembered by us with great affection.  She was inspired by Somers Town history, supported us with generosity and worked towards a Somers Town Museum. We […]

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Journeys – George Padmore

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A great Turnout for our final meeting for our Journeys issue of Spirit! our Somers Town History publication, the third in our series. Out soon. We had locals, the Hopskotch youth group and a surprise visit and tribute to George Padmore from those who campaigned for his plaque in Cranleigh street via a musical tribute […]

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‘Journeys’ events – dates for your diary

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Our next Spirit! publication is on the theme Journeys. Contact us to get involved or contribute. Here are next events below. Somers Town is between the tracks: Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross. We are surrounded by journeys…and a rich history of migration here – French aristocrats escaping revolution to Wollstonecraft, Shelley, Elizabeth Garret Anderson […]

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News…funding and next project

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The Somers Town History Space – and Club continues onto a new publication – our third. We have successfully won funding from Culture Seeds the Mayor Of London fund. Our third next spring will be called ‘ Journeys’, starting from early French and Spanish influx into Somers Town, to Irish railway workers and more… Do […]

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