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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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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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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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ArchWay With Words Book Festival 2019 // Sat 14th – 21st September // Housmans special offer!

Now in its 7th year, this excellent community-centered, week-long literary festival returns to Archway. There’s a great line-up of events covering comedy, fiction, technology, biology, philosophy, poetry, cinema, memoir, history and politics. Full details on all the events can be found here:http://www.archwaywithwords.com As a special collaboration with Housmans we can offer a special event pass […]

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Richard Gott Library Sale

Richard Gott is a former Latin America correspondent and features editor for the Guardian. A specialist in Latin American affairs, his books include Cuba: A New History, Guerrilla Movements in Latin America, The Appeasers (with Martin Gilbert), Land Without Evil, Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution, and Britain’s Empire. Richard has very kindly donated over 1,000 books from his personal library, across […]

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