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. […]
Mimi will perform her own lyrics anti-HS2 ‘Somers Town Blues’ song… Here she is online in the 1980s.
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?
Becki Seddiki (ex-Big Brother) will be at the Festival on the Main stage at 1pm…here’s You’re a Pest.
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 […]
Steve’s in-depth interview…Festival, murders, Buddhism, Howlin’ Wolf in Soho, and what song will be played at your funeral. Somers Town Festival – Diana Foster interviews Steve Denholm
Great news for cyclists – Dr Bike will be at the festival! Children – are your bikes in a dreadful state? Bring them along to Dr Bike – he’ll fix them! And he’ll have some general information about Camden Cycling.. I’m sure adults bikes are not excluded! The local branch of the London Cycling Campaign – info about cycling in […]
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]