What’s on September

The Pop up Museum appears at the Ossulston TRA Hall with the ‘Think ‘n Do’ activities between the 15th and 25th September.We are providing walks, screenprinting and Joy in Weaving for our community artwork.Join the History Workshop meeting on the 22nd September at 5.30pm to find out more about the Museum plans, to get involved… Continue reading What’s on September

Story hour online – education

We’re working with Edith Neville Primary School in 2021 on their local Citizen Programme co-curating an exhibition. As we are all in lockdown, the history club is starting a ‘Story hour‘. We have different themes: Housing and Basil Jellicoe Edith Neville Gilbert Bayes Art in everyday life Mary Wollstonecraft – Women and Education Elizabeth Garrett Anderson… Continue reading Story hour online – education

Black activism in Somers Town in the 1950s

Towering political leaders and characters passed through No. 22 Cranleigh Street. Last week’s talk on George Padmore was fascinating – a conversation between academic and author of a book about Padmore, Leslie James, and Professor Esther Leslie. It seems Camden and Somers Town was a hotbed of radical politics and planning for African independence. The… Continue reading Black activism in Somers Town in the 1950s

Somers Town is in the Open House Festival 2020!

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,… Continue reading Somers Town is in the Open House Festival 2020!