Last Week of the Pop Up Museum

What a month! in the last week of August we wrapped up our Pop Up Museum tour with two days of appearances. On Thurday we went to Granary Square near King’s Cross and heard from passers by about Somers Town and the railway lands before the new developments. We then moved on to St Pancras… Continue reading Last Week of the Pop Up Museum

At the Somers Town Festival

It was a fantastic festival this year, and the History club was in attendance…amongst the 4 stages, and funfairs. We (tried to) revive the Pub pram race of old,(there not being that many pubs to get round…) If it wasn’t for the Pearly queens, the ‘Cock team’ would have won  it. Some debate about whether… Continue reading At the Somers Town Festival

Heritage centre + digital mapping

Spatial map of Somers Town Land Use .

A great Valentine’s day with a resounding show of support for both the idea of a Somers Town Heritage Centre, and to make the area a ‘Conservation area‘ based on its rich mix of social housing – a show of hands at the Neighbourhood Forum was unanimous! With a interesting presentation by Polly Hudson of… Continue reading Heritage centre + digital mapping

Opening evening – Exhibition

An informal evening to launch our exhibition of old photos, with cheese and wine. 6pm Thursday 28th September 2017 at Cheezelo, 46 Chalton St, NW1 1JB All welcome. Bring photos and memories. If it’s you in the picture, tell us at the event. Get involved in a local project on history. Find out more – come… Continue reading Opening evening – Exhibition