The London Festival of Architecture has made Somers Town its focus on June 24- 26th June with many events and a partial road closure. There will be an outdoor installation by Nooma, the winning architecture practice, and many events. The new People’s Museum Somers Town is providing many walks/ talks and events over the weekend on the LFA theme of ACT! social Justice.
All events outdoors on Phoenix Road unless specified.
Opening ceremony Friday 24th June outdoors on Phoenix Road
Starts at 6pm Film & Q&A ‘St Pancras Rent Strike’ with John Cowley at the People’s Museum at 52 Phoenix Rd, NW1 1ES
Followed by talks in the installation.
Saturday 25th June
Mural Painting from 11am with Nicki Deux and the People’s Museum Somers Town outside
Lunch – decolonised dinner! Try cuisine from different cultures outdoors
12pm Health and Hygiene St Pancras housing by Eleanor Marshall of Open City walk.
Meet at museum – Tickets
Radical Screen Printing from 11am – 1pm
12.30 Ossulston Estate – Echoes of Karl Marx Hof Guided walk Tickets
2pm Fun Auction
The People’s Museum will auction off Somers Town “heritage” with a serious purpose – why were 80 Doultonware Gilbert Bayes artworks from St Pancras Housing stolen and sold at auction? FREE fundraiser for our campaign to restore art to estates. Outdoors on the installation Phoenix Rd
3pm The Model Estate: Oakshott Court by Camden Guide Fabien Watkinson Tickets
A Space For us? Panel Discussion Free
28th June at 6.30pm