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
We have three special events planned this week, we’d love to see you at one of them! Take part, learn some history or share some of your experiences of Somers Town. Wednesday 19th August – Art workshop in Story Garden, Ossulston St, Somers Town, London NW1 1DF 12:30-2pm. Thursday 20th August – Pop Up Museum… Continue reading Pop Up Museum: Whats on this week
On Wednesday the Pop Up Museum visited the youth boxing club at the Gasholder Park in Kings Cross. There we heard from local people that the area has a history with the sport which is now being revived by Albert’s club. Did you know that the German Gymnasium bar near Kings Cross Station used to… Continue reading Boxing History
Yesterday we were out again at Chalton Street Market. We got cut short by the rain but still got to meet some new people and hear their thoughts on black history in Somers Town, the need to pass on knowledge to the younger generation, the music scene in the 70s and the context behind some… Continue reading Day 3 of the Pop Up Museum
The Somers Town Pop Up Museum has launched! We’ve had two events so far, one at Chalton Street market last Friday and a boxing focused event on Wednesday at the Gasholders. We’re learning new things about our history everyday. Come along and see us tomorrow at Chalton Street market if you have a story to… Continue reading Off to a great start!