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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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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