Somers Town has a long history of street festivals and we were pleased to celebrate their return after a two-year break. This year’s – coincided with EID celebration – saw a number of live performances from local groups and bands and activities along Chalton Street, the British Library Stage, the Pearly stage, and local resident… Continue reading Highlight: Somers Town Festival
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Highlights: London Festival of Architecture
An impressive programme by the People’s Museum Somers Town for the London Festival of Architecture…
Join us in our new activities for 2022 – Memory Cafe Wednesday afternoon, and Screenprinting Thursdays
2021.. in review!
Thank you for all your support in 2021. A Space For Us is looking forward to developing and welcoming you all to the Somers Town Museum.. watch this space! Here are a few of our best bits… What a year – from lockdown online work experience for 80 teenagers, to 3 outdoor hoarding exhibitions and… Continue reading 2021.. in review!
Jellicoe 100 on December the 1st, was a centenary and a tribute to Rob Inglis’ inspiring work, as well as a fundraiser for our museum.
Celebrations.. We have A Space For Us
We finally have a space for us! Last friday we received the keys to our very own premises..52 Phoenix Road. We were joined by our friends and supporters as we cut the ribbon and celebrated getting the keys. It was an excellent turn out with music, food and a Guy made by the local children… Continue reading Celebrations.. We have A Space For Us
Half Term fun!
Over the half term we teamed up with Central Saint Martins for fun co-design with local young people. And their ideas will influence the design of a ‘parklet’ aka a Somers Town “History Space”. This is part of the Phoenix Rd Greening project with Camden Council. The children were asked to research, design and build… Continue reading Half Term fun!
SPIRIT! Our exhibition on Phoenix Road!
Our display features spreads from our Spirit publications that show the faces and memories of Somers Town – the history that makes Somers Town the special place it is today. Through journals that were developed via the use of photography, interviews and other forms of historical research, the History Club are able to present an… Continue reading SPIRIT! Our exhibition on Phoenix Road!
Children’s Activities with Edith Neville Primary School
Throughout lockdown, Somers Town History Club have been working with Edith Neville Primary School on some fantastic online projects that can also be found in our Fantastic Tales of St Pancras activity book. These projects will contribute to our much anticipated outdoor display on Phoenix Road, where the children will be showcasing their work and,… Continue reading Children’s Activities with Edith Neville Primary School
Women’s History Month events
We’re doing a series of events for Women’s History Month in March and April. The first is a talk on Irene Barclay on the 31st March.. Click TICKETS On the 29th April we will be hosting a virtual tour with Blue Badge Tourist Guide Rachel Kolsky, who is known for her fun and informative talks… Continue reading Women’s History Month events