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!

Thanks for your ‘likes’!

Please let all know – all we need is a “like”.Thanks for your support for our quest for a local ‘museum’! We’ve kicked off our project – have a look and please register to add “LIKE” to this page: www.spacehive.com/peoplesmuseumsomerstown big thank you for those who have done so!If you haven’t, please do – there’s a… Continue reading Thanks for your ‘likes’!

Black activism in Somers Town in the 1950s

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