Books

103 Xmas Books

We’ve put together a list of 103 titles picked by Housmans’ staff and volunteers, which can be bought online here: https://housmans.com/product-category/books/ Postage is only £2 per package, whether you order one book or twenty. The list is a curated and personal selection of titles, it’s not meant to be exhaustive. It includes topical, provocative and […]

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History

Peace House 60th Anniversary

The 21st November 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the commandeering of 5 Caledonian Road by Peace News and Housmans. Both organisations are in fact older than this – Peace News began publishing in 1936 and Housmans began trading in 1945 – but since 1959 we have made our home here in King’s Cross. This […]

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Housmans News

Job Opportunity: Campaigning Conference Organiser

November 2019 marks the 60th anniversary since the building at 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross was transformed into Peace House, a space which has gone on to provide a base for many campaigning organisations, such as Peace News, War Resisters’ International, Gay Switchboard, Campaign Against Climate Change, amongst many others – it is also the […]

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History | Housmans News

Peace House on Dissident Island Radio

The current episode of the brilliant Dissident Island Radio podcast pays tribute to the hive of radical activity that is Peace House in the run-up to the building’s 60th anniversary. Peace House resident interviews include: ***Catherine from Housmans Bookshop telling some of the history of Peace House and discussing why it’s such a vital space […]

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Housmans News

Global Climate Strike Week, 20-27 September

Housmans will be closed from 2.30pm-6.30pm on Friday 20th September so as to join the Global Climate Strike. In the UK there will be a week of actions taking place, with a large demonstration taking place in London on the 20th, led by the school strikers. During this week will be offering a 20% discount […]

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