David Thomas Pitt (1913-1994), later Baron Pitt of Hampstead, was Britain’s longest serving Black Parliamentarian. A doctor by trade, he spent his adult life campaigning… Read more >David Pitt: Black Parliamentarian and campaigner for racial equality
Hampstead Town Hall played an important part in helping protect civilians in the area during World War 2. Between 1939 and 1945 the building became… Read more >Hampstead Town Hall in War Time Britain
Una Marson was a Jamaican feminist, activist and writer. She was employed by the BBC in 1932, and became their first black producer. Hampstead-based Una… Read more >Una Marson: Jamaican feminist and creative
The Old Town Hall has been the locus of a number of exciting events throughout its 140 year history, from tea dances and balls, including… Read more >The Old Town Hall throughout its 140 year history
The Old Hampstead Town Hall opened in 1878 and operated as Hampstead Vestry Hall 1878, it was renamed Hampstead Town Hall in 1900, and renamed… Read more >Can you help Wac Arts explore the rich heritage of the Old Town Hall?
We Are 40 Wac Arts is celebrating 40 years of providing transformational performing arts and media programmes to young people. Wac Arts believes in the… Read more >Wac Arts 40th Birthday Celebration Year