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Camden in Shakespeare’s Day:

Elizabethan and Jacobean Holborn,
Hampstead and St Pancras

An historical exhibition marking the quatercentenary of the Bard’s death

Where and when?

Tuesday 3rd May – Friday 26th August 2016
(Mon 10-6 Tues 10-6 Thurs 10-7 Fri 10-5 Alternate Sat 11-5)

Venue: local studies and archives centre

Admission Free

Humans of Holborn

An exhibition of photographs by local 13-18 year olds
Inspired by the blog and bestselling book “Humans of New York”

Where and when?

Monday 1st August – Friday 30th September 2016
(Mon 10-6 Tues 10-6 Thurs 10-7 Fri 10-5 Alternate Sat 11-5)

Venue: local studies and archives centre

Admission Free


Post-Agincourt in Camden

 An historical talk by Lester Hillman: Six centuries ago King Sigismund, a future Holy Roman Emperor, was in Holborn and feasting in Kentish Town with local resident William Bruges. In a richly illustrated presentation, today’s streetscape and Camden’s archives will bring to life the post-Agincourt peace initiatives and the summer of 1416.

 


Where and when?

Monday 15th August 2016 at 7.15pm
(Doors open at 6.45pm)

Venue: local studies and archives centre

Admission Free



Literary London

Go to https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/literary-london-27th-march-2015/ to listen to Tudor Allen, Senior Archivist, speaking  on Radio Resonance about Camden’s history and literary links and about the collections and work of Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre


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St Pancras Station bomb damage 1941

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