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Voices from King’s Cross Past

An illustrated talk by Richard Knight about the King’s Cross Voices Oral History Project


Image shows Chris Chrysafi 2005 (Copyright Sarah Weal/ London Borough of Camden)

Where and when?

Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at 7.15 pm
(Doors open at 6.45 pm)

Venue: local studies and archives centre

Admission Free

War, Women and Wounds: Endell Street and Beyond

 An illustrated talk by Kevin Brown

On International Women’s Day, Kevin Brown, Medical Historian and Author, looks at the contribution made by women in Camden to the care of the wounded during the Great War.

Endell Street

Image shows Stretcher Bearers at Endell Street Military Hospital, Holborn during WWI (Courtesy of the Wellcome Institute).

Where and when?

Saturday 7th March 2015 at 1 pm
(Doors open at 12.45 pm)

Venue: local studies and archives centre

Admission Free

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

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St Pancras Station bomb damage 1941