Come to Phoenix Road for this outdoor open day on the 5th August, and tell us what the heritage of Somers Town means to you.
Find out more about what we are doing – drop in dates in July and August!
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!
We’ve been accepted onto IHR Our Century: thinking back, looking forward with our event on Women in Somers Town
Join us at Half term making stuff and designing in the open air at the Story Garden. JUNE 2nd- 4th 10am to 1pm(drop in for one day or all days) Open to 11 – 18 year olds Snacks available! You work in groups, trying out new skills – give us your version of history in… Continue reading Half Term Age 11- 18? – FREE activities!
Have your say on plans for British Library with us the History Club…
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’!
A private view for Made of Somers Town went well with many recollections and anecdotes…
Photo Event coming up on January 19th – made of Somers Town
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