Have your say on plans for British Library with us the History Club…
Please let all know – all we need is a “like”.Thanks for your support for our quest for a local ‘museum’! We’ve kicked off our project – have a look and please register to add “LIKE” to this page: www.spacehive.com/peoplesmuseumsomerstown big thank you for those who have done so!If you haven’t, please do – there’s a […]
A private view for Made of Somers Town went well with many recollections and anecdotes…
Our very own Esther Leslie has an event at Open House Festival called ‘Somers Town: Disappearances and Emergencies‘ – more here Very timely, with 42 Phoenix Road demolition in progress, as shown here, and the hoardings marking the disappearance of our park Brill Place open space for the erection of the 28-storey luxury tower block, […]
Do you have memories of the nursery at 42 Phoenix Road?
Fairy tale walk…
Connect online to our virtual walk this Saturday: ‘Radical journeys’.
Here’s a short film of our event at the British Library at the Somers Town Festival. You may catch some of Owen Hatherley’s excellent talk on social housing, the opening from Library Head Roly Keating with references to our ‘radical thinking’ themes, hear Leader of Camden Council Georgia Gould’s support for the museum as well […]
There goes the old convent and school – photo taken on Thursday 30 November 2018. Sad to see such beautiful (and well-built) building with stained glass windows all demolished and nothing preserved. We need to save Somers Town heritage in some way.
A workshop held about Somers Town Heritage had a great turnout of over 30 and a clear message – it’s a unique heritage, with not only the oldest local buildings, but also social laboratory of social reformers, radical thinkers and a “patternbook of social housing”. We are looking forward to anther workshop in early 2019 […]