Women’s History Month events

We’re doing a series of events for Women’s History Month in March and April. The first is a talk on Irene Barclay on the 31st March.. Click TICKETS On the 29th April we will be hosting a virtual tour with Blue Badge Tourist Guide Rachel Kolsky, who is known for her fun and informative talks […]

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Made of Somers Town memories

Made of Somers Town is an exhibition of posters as a response to the changes in the area. This is a street exhibition on the hoardings of the demolished building 42 Phoenix Road. A Private View will be held on January 14th. Tickets here. Surrounded by massive developments, this area is dubbed a future ‘Palo […]

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Somers Town memory project

…is ongoing! We have been invited to speak at an oral history event about our work recording local memory. If you wish to join, it’s an online event, a ‘lifelong learning’ event at Working Men’s College and is free on Thursday at 6pm. It’ll be a good introduction to oral history. Please follow this link: […]

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Sad loss

A woman holding a photo outside a church.

In memory of Rachael Floyd, the warden of St Pancras Old Church and a dear friend, who died yesterday of an illness. Her energy, enthusiasm and support of the Church and care for the Somers Town Community will be greatly missed. We are so indebted to her for helping form the History Club and being […]

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Final Week of the Pop Up Museum!

This week on Thursday we’ll be in St Pancras and travelling around and on Friday we’ll be in Chalton Street Market and then outside the Cock Tavern. This is the last week to see the Pop Up Museum, share your stories and have your say on a History Space in Somers Town so make it […]

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Week 3 of the Pop Up Museum

Decorated milk float.

It’s been an action packed week for the Pop Up Museum! On Wednesday Melissa led an art workshop where kids from Somers Town and the Hopscotch youth group made some wonderful artworks about their lives and their ideas about history. They used screen printing, collage and paint to great effect! The next day we took […]

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