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Category Archives: Kings Cross local history
The Seventh Kings Cross Walk is this Sunday 2nd June taking a circular route around the boundary of the area, finding out what’s new; sharing information and finishing with a drink (and food) in The Harrison. We will walk up … Continue reading
Click here for more information about the London Canal Museum’s Ice project
A wonderful series of talks on the history of the church and surrounding area is to be given by leading historians and authors between May and October this year. St Pancras Old Church is one of the oldest established in … Continue reading
From May to October the London Canal Museum is offering volunteers the chance to be a member of their Front of House or Education team gaining a unique insight into the history of London’s ice trade, the ice house at … Continue reading
Wonderful picture below of Kings Cross past and present by local artist Anne Howeson. Anne says: It’s from a recent project: ‘The present in the Past’ (not exhibited yet) appropriating and responding to archive prints of the area. The … Continue reading
This Sunday, 18 November will mark 25 years since a ferocious fire swept up the Piccadilly line escalator at King’s Cross underground station during evening rush hour, killing 31 people in the ticket hall. The Rail Maritime and Transport union … Continue reading
It’s been fantastic to see the historic narrow boat, the Ilkeston (built in 1912), travel through our neighbourhood being pulled by Buddy, the lovely shire horse. This was the first time a narrow boat has been pulled this way on London’s … Continue reading