We’re shortlisted for a Museums Change Lives Awards 2022. Diana Foster is finalist for the Radical Changemaker Award.
Untold Stories Grant win for Somers Town!
We win a grant to restore working class heritage to Somers Town -Untold Stories
Stolen art back from the USA!
The People’s Museum has made the front page of the esteemed Camden New Journal with our story of retrieving the ‘missing’ 1930s Gilbert Bayes artwork: Stolen art back from the USA. The Somers Town People’s Museum – known as A Space For Us, and based in Phoenix Road – raised thousands of pounds to bid… Continue reading Stolen art back from the USA!
The 1980s are back – at our museum this February – the month of strikes, protest and a book launch – Badgeland!
2022 to 2023
A review of our year…
What a year! 2022 was our first year as the People’s Museum in Somers Town at 52 Phoenix Road.
Book Launch: Black radicals
Author Theo Williams is giving a talk at the People’s Museum on the 7th December on how black radicals transformed socialist politics in Britain in the years before decolonisation. His book shows Making the Revolution Global shows how African and Caribbean activist-intellectuals, such as Amy Ashwood Garvey, C.L.R. James, Jomo Kenyatta, Kwame Nkrumah and George Padmore,… Continue reading Book Launch: Black radicals
Steve Denholm RIP
Stephen Denholm, who passed away this week, was a buddhist, a man who made a huge difference to Somers Town by founding and running the Festival of Cultures for 20 years, and someone whose presence added to life of all who encountered him. A rare being, he made time for those whose voices don’t get… Continue reading Steve Denholm RIP
Black history Zine + Walk
Learn with our events for Black history month this week!
A true socialist – Roger!
A truly affectionate thank you event for Roger Robinson at the People’s Museum Somers Town…