Somers Town has a rich heritage and cultural life. Apart from the Friday market, there’s great community with annual sports and music events.

  • Annual START Festival of cultures set up after racist gang murder of Richard Everitt- see START website for photos.
  • In 2013 and 2015 there was a Fair and ‘Sports Day‘ in Brill Place park
  • Local bands like Mighty Caretakers and ohGunquit!
  • historic old St Pancras Church with concerts and events
  • Plaques to Charles Dickens, Mary Wollstonecraft, filmmaker Mike Leigh, Basil Jellicoe – all lived here once
  • unique social housing history with slum clearance in 20th century
Drummers at festival.

Drummers at festival 2014.