Autumnal Apple Juicing

Last week the King’s Cross Story Palace team were invited to take part in an Apple Juicing day on the Priory Green Estate. Run by The Orchard Project, a national charity dedicated to the creation, restoration and celebration of community orchards, the Apple Juicing day was a lovely way to bring the local community together. …

The Last Chapter in our LGBTQI* and Women’s History theme

As our LGBTQI+ and Women’s History theme starts to draw to a close, we’re looking forward to letting our hair down. We’ve joined forces with our friend Rob Pateman, to host an afternoon of showcase stories, informal chats and musical highlights. We’ll look at gay London through the ages, so we can reflect, reminisce, and …

The Lives of Others: Petals on a wet, black bough

It’s always good to stop and pause — to look back at what you’ve been doing, and to, well, enjoy it. So it seems timely to highlight a few of the stories we’ve been gathering for the King’s Cross Story Palace, to reflect on the experience, and on the lives of others. Sue Smallwood Walking into Sue’s house, …

Pride of Place

We’re continuing our summer focus on gathering LGBTQI+ stories of King’s Cross. Last weekend, we pitched up our rainbow coloured mobile Story Palace at the Queer and Now festival at Tate Britain. Thanks to Jan Pimblett from the The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) and Speak Out London for letting us tag along! Several brave souls bared their King’s Cross stories of love and …