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!
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!
Are you a local resident with strong ties to your local community? Are you interested in our history? Do you want to see a museum representing the amazing social reformers and history of Somers Town and St Pancras areas past and present? Then, we are looking for you! We are starting a Steering Group made… Continue reading CALL OUT: Steering group members
Find out more about what we are doing – drop in dates in July and August!
Have your say on plans for British Library with us the History Club…
Lockdown blues? Make something and add your name to an artwork!
A private view for Made of Somers Town went well with many recollections and anecdotes…
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
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