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First Virtual Walk

Our first virtual walk ‘Radical Lives ..’ was a great success online with 3D mapping street view, cuts to old film clips, instagram video and images of George Padmore, Wollstonecraft and Jellicoe – it was a whistlestop tour through place, centuries and radical thinkers here in Somers Town – from the comfort of our living […]

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Sad news

Young woman.

We lost a dear friend this week, Deborah Lavin, the socialist historian died this week, was a formidable and flamboyant spirit. Actor, poet, comrade and local activist, she will be remembered by us with great affection.  She was inspired by Somers Town history, supported us with generosity and worked towards a Somers Town Museum. We […]

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What’s in a Somers Town ‘Pop up Museum’?

British Library outside with bunting.

Esther Leslie writes on what took place at our Pop up On July 13th, we set up a ‘Pop up museum’ in the Poets Circle on the piazza of the British Library, as part of the Somers Town Festival. Friday – Preview and Launch of magazine Construction of the ‘Pop up museum’ began the afternoon before. Using […]

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Great pop up museum at festival

A man cutting a red tape in public.

We had a great day and more to follow… soon. We showed the film Spirit! in a pop up cinema (gazebo), launched our magazine, and had an exhibition of materials with oral history recordings, ceramics display and a quiz, with the ‘Somers Town pound’ prizes.

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