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 […]
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 […]
Book for Tuesday to get a copy of our new publication ‘100 years of social housing’ unmissable event!
A great panel at a discussion of ‘100 years of social housing’ With Owen Hatherley and John Boughton at the Francis Crick.
Come to see our film on Old Somer Town Friday November 8th Basil Jellicoe Hall.
This weekend is our walk and find out about the competition.
It’s 100 years of social housing and Somers Town is a map of social housing…
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 […]
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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