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Our Events in JUNE LFA 2022
The People’s Museum Somers Town is part of the London Festival of Architecture – we’ve a full programme of events on its themes of ACT Social Justice. We will offer Free Friday Curated lates and Wednesday Lunchtime Social Justice walks. Please note: we always have a low income option on all paid events: many of these are… Continue reading Our Events in JUNE LFA 2022
Join us in our new activities for 2022 – Memory Cafe Wednesday afternoon, and Screenprinting Thursdays
Celebrations.. We have A Space For Us
We finally have a space for us! Last friday we received the keys to our very own premises..52 Phoenix Road. We were joined by our friends and supporters as we cut the ribbon and celebrated getting the keys. It was an excellent turn out with music, food and a Guy made by the local children… Continue reading Celebrations.. We have A Space For Us
A night to remember… ‘Jellicoe 100’ at the St Pancras Old church. Join us at this Fundraiser for our museum.
Black History month event
Join us on Friday for a walk through Black revolutionary activism in Somers Town….book tickets now.
Come to a Workshop on Somers Town
Join us for a Workshop! A Co-Design Workshop on heritage of Somers Town If you are passionate about the area, please join us. Creative souls welcome! You can take part. November 20th 7-9pm PART 1. 7-8pm What would you conserve? 3 presentations of 5 mins each followed by activities PART 2: 8-9pm What would a museum have?… Continue reading Come to a Workshop on Somers Town
Mary Wollstonecraft Open Weekend
Celebrating the life of Mary Wollstonecraft in the ancient parish church of St. Pancras Old Church Art Exhibition inspired by her life / Churchyard tours / Talks on Wollstonecraft in London / Homemade cakes and tea Mary Wollstonecraft the 18th Century radical writer and feminist was married in St Pancras Old Church, lived in the Parish… Continue reading Mary Wollstonecraft Open Weekend
Share photos Sunday
Share your photos on a Sunday afternoon. Do you have photos that capture the community spirit of Somers Town in the past? …of the street parties, festivals, mum’s club, pub pram race, Plot 10 or pub get togethers? Bring your photos of events to show, and also see others’ photos at this informal Sunday event. Photos… Continue reading Share photos Sunday
How did Somers Town come to be? A lecture by Professor Linda Clarke (June 2017) at the British Library
We welcomed Professor Linda Clarke to the British Library on 20 June 2017 for a lecture on the research that culminated in her book, Building Capitalism: Historical Change and the Labour Process in the Production of the Built Environment (1991). The book is a socio-economic study of the built environment focusing on the development of Somers Town… Continue reading How did Somers Town come to be? A lecture by Professor Linda Clarke (June 2017) at the British Library