Housmans is open as usual through the Christmas and New Year period, apart from the following days: Christmas Eve: 10am-2pm Christmas Day: CLOSED Boxing Day: CLOSED New Year’s Day: CLOSED We wish you a safe and peaceful end to the year (and courage for the one ahead).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]