Sunday, 4 July 2010

London's Burning -a Celebration of Radical London from14 July

'London's Burning' programme of talks, book launches and walks, celebrating radical aspects of the capital’s social history organised by King's Cross based bookshop Housmans. It includes the followng events:
Wednesday 14 July. 7pm. ‘walkwalkwalk London’. walkwalkwalk create live art events inspired by walks through East London’s overlooked places. They will present a selection of archival artefacts and walk stories.
Saturday 24 July, 5pm ‘Poetry from Another London’ with Alan Morrison, David Kessel, John O'Donoghue, Tom Jayston and Jan Bradley. An evening of poetry about imagined Londons. Alan Morrison launches his latest poem, ‘Keir Hardie Street’, a journey to the heart of a secret, parallel socialist London utopia.

Wednesday 28 July, 7pm. ‘The Partisan Coffee House’. Historian Mike Berlin tells fascinating story of this short-lived, but highly influential, coffee-shop which served as the spiritual home of the New Left in the 1950s.
Saturday 31 July, 11.15am ‘Radical St. Pancras & Somers Town’ with Mike Berlin. Email to reserve a spot and to find out where to meet. Full listings information can be found at

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