Our next Spirit! publication is on the theme Journeys. Contact us to get involved or contribute. Here are next events below. Somers Town is between the tracks: Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross. We are surrounded by journeys…and a rich history of migration here – French aristocrats escaping revolution to Wollstonecraft, Shelley, Elizabeth Garret Anderson […]
The Somers Town History Space – and Club continues onto a new publication – our third. We have successfully won funding from Culture Seeds the Mayor Of London fund. Our third next spring will be called ‘ Journeys’, starting from early French and Spanish influx into Somers Town, to Irish railway workers and more… Do […]
What buildings matter to you? Do you have a knowledge of old Somers Town? A community may value different buildings to what planners think. Find out more on the 14th February about an innovative project that’s chosen Somer Town as a prototype for a web ‘record’. We’re hoping it will help the community record the […]
Somers Town History Club is kicking off its film project: “Spirit! An interactive journey through mum’s clubs, priests in pubs and street festivals” We’d love you to be involved – it’s a community project – if you have stories, photos, memories or wish to help, please get in touch. ‘It’s ‘for locals, by locals’ We […]
We attended Regent High’s Community and Family day with posters for the upcoming photography competition and history posters. School pupils are particularly welcome to join the competition! We hope to run ‘photography workshops’ in the Chalton Street Gallery on Fridays – after school at 4pm in June. Watch this (and that) space!
Are you keen on photography? Take a photo of Somers Town now and you could win a prize! A ‘Then and now’ photo competition is about to be launched – with great prizes and a panel including The Guardian photo desk and an advertising agency. Watch this space! Here’s a photo of old Somers Town – […]