Interested in Gilbert Bayes local heritage? On Saturday we are holding a Workshop. We will talk about the heritage, then walk to see the remaining ‘finials’ then reconvene to compare and scan photos to create 3D digital models. See below for the agenda. The aim of the workshop is to test photogrammetry to capture the… Continue reading Workshop on Bayes heritage
Gilbert Bayes reaches new audiences as Esther leslie writes for a US art journal on the Bayes’ clock in response to the question: What role have objects, that have long been deemed as “superfluous”, played in shaping and negotiating our political, social, and economic needs, wants, and desires, both past and present? In British Art… Continue reading Bayes as luxury? Somers Town reaches American art audiences
Our #artineverydaylifest competition ends soon DEADLINE JULY 1st. Win £50 – just send in an example of art or a photo – under 19s only. HOW TO ENTER POST WITH TAG #artineverydaylifest email@example.comOR:Instagram: somerstownhistoryspacehttps://twitter.com/HistoryTown Check out our NEW children’s book for ideas – available here.Tales of St Pancras Children’s activity book
History Club donates children’s book to food bank.
We are launching our new magazine ‘Journeys’ at our Spring Fair – Tickets Free on Eventbrite. on May 30th 2-4pm.
Fairy tale walk…
Join our virtual walk this Saturday – Gilbert Bayes finials with fairy tales explained.
Much heated conversation about the missing ‘finials’ that decorated drying posts in St Pancras flats in Somers Town. A number had witnessed the destruction and taking of the finials over the years. “People did used to steal them overnight sometimes, you would go out on the balcony and see another metal post instead of the… Continue reading What happened to the art for the people?
Saturday’s Bayes event was one of our most well- attended – a great success. With the filmmaker present to talk about and show a film of the life of the artist who transformed Somers Town, we pieced together the tale of ‘what happened’ to the finials – stolen, damaged and neglected. It felt, as one… Continue reading Fantastic event – Follow up next week!
Find out more about Gilbert Bayes and its importance to Somers Town at this Saturday family event.