Join in a 3-day event of talks, walks, films and family activities about Somers Town: What future? – it 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 happens to ‘community’ and the future of social housing?
- Join the Big debate – Saturday 18th at 4pm
- Add your photos of Somers Town to the exhibition of local photos -post here
You are invited to take part – and it is FREE!
- Come along to events at the Chalton Gallery Find out more at the Opening Thursday 16th at 6pm
Heres the full programme:
A 3-day Programme – photos, films, walks and a big debate!
Exhibition Opening + Refreshments
4pm Map Workshop FREE
6pm – 8pm Film Night
‘Somerstown’ (1984, Sue Crockford) documentary with Archival footage of 1930s slum clearance ((45 mins)
+ ‘somerstownwishes’ documentary (2015, D Foster) (25 mins
Sue Crockford will open the film night!
(Donation to Somers Town History Club)
12pm – The Great Destruction Walk
(meet at Chalton Gallery)
2 pm – Social Housing History Walk
(Model estate: Oakshott Court
Suggested donations £10 / Somers Town Residents Free
4pm Debate: Somers Town – Don’t squeeze us out!
on change, housing, community, social cleansing – and are there alternatives?
Michael Parkes, Donna Turnbull, members of the Somers Town Planning and Development working group, local councillors and YOU!