Great Festival 2016

It’s over but what a year… we really enjoyed it – and thanks to all for adding to the diversity of stalls, events, food, music, art.,performance…and for taking part.  A local 8-year won the ‘Somers Town Now’ photo comp, Regent High School pupil Abrahym won the ‘People’s favourite’ + had a New Horizon highly commended winner. […]

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Oh!Gunquit are back at the Festival – multi-talented hula-hooping, garage rock. rumble-bob, surf punk …and they’re local Somesr Town activists. What more could we need?

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Only a week to go!

Poster 2016.

Are you ready? It’s only a week to go … it’s bigger and free! Saturday July 9th. Still space for street performers and in the street (if you bring your own table as all tables gone) MUSIC  – two stages with variety rock, Oh!Gunquit (Rumble-bob), Somers Town Blues Band BECKI Seddiki (Big Brother Celeb) MIMI – HS2 song […]

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Film night

Tonight is a showing of Somers Town: Then and now Film night traces a changing community via screenings of two short documentaries: ‘Somerstown’ (45 mins) of the origins of an innovative social housing project in the 1930s with rare archival footage; and a contemporary short of views of people in the area ‘somerstownwishes‘ (Diana Foster 2015) (25 mins) […]

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The 2016 Poster

It’s here – our 2016 poster – courtesy of top local ad agency St Luke’s! And with a photo from a previous festival. And it has our programme – so far…i(it’s not too late to join, and food stalls are welcome) This year has a focus on Somers Town then and now.. with Pearly Queens […]

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Somers Town: what future? programme

Join us for a 3-day event of talks, walks, films and family activities next week.  Somers Town: What future? features in this year’s London Festival of Architecture. Is Somers Town at a turning point? With HS2, CrossRail 2, the Housing bill, and the decision over the CIP plans imminent – with the possibility of luxury blocks encroaching on our parks – what […]

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