The Cock Tavern designation as a ‘Community Asset’ is at risk as it has expired. We support it as a heritage site in Somers Town.
Our second publication Spirit! 02 100 years of Social Housing is now in national libraries. In depositing a copy at the British Library, (a legal requirement) we were told to send five copies to libraries such as Oxford University’s, because: The British Library cherry-picked your book for the 5-copy deposit… Your 5 copies are now… Continue reading We’re in National libraries!
Cecil Rhodes to change name?
In Somers Town too.
Wondering how Skype works? Here’s a short guide for first timers.
Spirit! our first publication, is now in stock in the Owl Bookshop on Kentish Town,…
All about Somers Town – get your copy of our first publication in Chalton Street’s City News Newsagent or Cheezelo, or Housmans. A publication about curious histories – it’s a Limited Edition with old photos, first hand research – the only publication to connect feminists, anarchist to Pearlies and pubs. Esther Leslie (our Editor) Birkbeck… Continue reading Where to get my copy of Spirit!?
There goes the old convent and school – photo taken on Thursday 30 November 2018. Sad to see such beautiful (and well-built) building with stained glass windows all demolished and nothing preserved. We need to save Somers Town heritage in some way.
Somers Town archival films and photos feature in an event called Somers Town: What Future? next week. What are the history highlights? Locals are invited to join in – come along to the exhibition, or add your photos here. All new photos will be displayed in alongside archive photos – so ‘Then and Now’. Friday 6pm – Historical Documentary… Continue reading Old photos, walks, and films event
‘Finding Somers Town stories… by locals for locals’