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Competition – win £50 ends soon!

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 somerstownhistory@gmail.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

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What happened to the art for the people?

Damaged finial on ground.

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 […]

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Fantastic event – Follow up next week!

Crowd at Event.

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 […]

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