Recent Posts

March 8, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day from King’s Cross Story Palace

Here at Story Palace HQ, we can think of no better way to celebrate the contribution of women to society than to take a closer look at some of the wonderful women of King’s Cross. Last week, as part of our regular programme of Older People’s Activity, we visited the Elizabeth Garret Anderson Hospital Gallery. Even …

By Aimee Taylor

February 2, 2018

Chadswell Healthy Living Centre and the Bangladeshi Community

Over the course of the last few months the King’s Cross Story Palace  team having been running workshops at the Chadswell Healthy Living Centre.  The centre is run by the King’s Cross and Brunswick Neighbourhood Association and works with Somali and Bangladeshi women as well as the Chinese community. Over three sessions we worked with …

By Aimee Taylor

January 22, 2018

Three Lessons in Community Storytelling

Over the last few months the King’s Cross Story Palace team have been looking back at the stories we’ve heard, so that we can do them justice when we share them with the world. Understanding the storytelling process, and pushing the limits of how we share stories with the communities we’re working with will also …

By Polly Rodgers

January 19, 2018

Meet the Volunteers: Patrick Narine

Over the next few months the King’s Cross Story Palace team will be sharing the experience of some of the wonderful volunteers on the project who are giving up their valuable time, skills and expertise to support the project. In this blog post we hear from Partick Narine who has been volunteering on the project …

By Aimee Taylor

December 14, 2017

Somers Town History Club: Christmas Party Invitation

We’re delighted to share news of a fantastic local organisation in the Somers Town area: You’re invited to a party at the beautiful St Pancras Old Church 20th December | 7pm – 10pm Somers Town history Club cordially invites you to their Christmas Party. Dance performance by Swing Patrol & taster lesson! Live Music and …

By Sophie Dayman

November 16, 2017

Jonathan Blake Decides to Live

Jonathan Blake was born in 1949. He is 68 years old when we meet him to talk about his memories of King’s Cross and LGSM, in September 2017. He is officially a pensioner, he tells me proudly; he never expected to be able to say that, having been diagnosed with HTLV-3 – which later became …

By Polly Rodgers