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
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
Learn with our events for Black history month this week!
A truly affectionate thank you event for Roger Robinson at the People’s Museum Somers Town…
Join us at Open House.
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
An impressive programme by the People’s Museum Somers Town for the London Festival of Architecture…
The final weekend if June closes part of Phoenix Road, for a performance and events, for the London Festival of Architecture, where the focus is Somers Town. You can view stages and installations, and take in many performances including our “mock auction” on Sunday at 2pm. We open the festivities with our film showing at… Continue reading Weekend of events! June
The People’s Museum Somers Town is part of the London Festival of Architecture – we’ve a full programme of events on its themes of ACT Social Justice. We will offer Free Friday Curated lates and Wednesday Lunchtime Social Justice walks. Please note: we always have a low income option on all paid events: many of these are… Continue reading Our Events in JUNE LFA 2022
Georgia Could’s favourite part of our museum is its Radical Wall and here’s why…