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The Fleet, Tyburn and Westbourne: Camden’s Trio of Lost Rivers

A free illustrated talk for City Read by Stephen Myers, Author of “Walking on Water – London’s Hidden Rivers”


Image shows the River Fleet near St Pancras Old Church by J P Neale, 1815

Where and when?

Tuesday 21st April 2015 at 7.15pm
(Doors open at 6.45pm)

Venue: local studies and archives centre


Many Cultures One Community presents…

Post-War Kentish Town

A Free Audiovisual Exhibition
Comprising interviews with local Kentish Townites by students at Acland Burghley School and an exhibition created by local historians as part of the local history and multimedia project, 'Many Cultures One Community' which culminated in a carnival in June 2013.


Image shows Lawford Road in the 1950s (Courtesy of London Metropolitan Archives)

Where and when?

16th February to 18th April 2015
(Opening Hours: Mon 10-6 Tues 10-6 Thurs 10-7 Fri 10-5 Alternate Saturdays 11-5)

Venue: local studies and archives centre

Literary London

Go to 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

Versed in History


St Pancras Station bomb damage 1941