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Our projects

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Children's Activities

Working with chldren at Edith Neville Primary school and we have created online activities.

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August Pop up

We came to you – onto the estates and streets for consultation for co-design of our History Space.

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Youth Takeover!

The Asian Youth Group Hopscotch took over our Pop up with great insights into Bangladeshi culture. They are involved in gathering stories for Journeys histories of migrations in the area.

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100 years of Social Housing

A Launch event for our new publication to commemorate 100 years of Social Housing is held at the Francis Crick Institute with a pnel including John Boughton and Owen Hatherley chaired by Professor Esther Leslie.

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Pop Up Museum

Our first Pop Up Museum was at the Somers Town Festival 2019 at the British Museum. 

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Publications

Spirit! is our first curious histories publication – connecting Mary Wollstonecraft to boxing rings and pubs; to anarchists to artists Gilbert and George. 100 Years of Social Housing and Journeys follow.

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Somers Town Memory Project

Recording Somers Town memory – an ongoing project. 

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Spirit! film - an interactive journey

An interactive journey through Somers Town community memory – from the 1920s to recent Festival.

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Postcard project

A photography project with Somers Town community – then and now.

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Workshop on heritage: Gilbert Bayes

Raising awareness of heritage in the area though the finials. A talk, film showing and walk resulting in press coverage. 

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Community Photo Competition

A ‘Somers Town then and now’ competition for locals was exhibited at the Festival, with prizes awarded by Kier Starmer to local youth.

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Event: Lecture

Professor Linda Clarke attracts a huge audience for her Building Capitalism Talk we organised at the British Library.

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Workshop weekend - Futures

‘Somers Town Futures’ was a three-day event we co-curated with partners – with photo walks, and gallery exhibition and film called somerstownwishes.

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