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World of Cats!

A rare Kenneth Halliwell one-off collage screen was bought at auction for Islington Heritage in September 2016 with funds raised from an Art Fund grant and private donation. The screen is part of the Islington’s Pride: an archive for the future exhibition on until 16 March 2017.  The four-panel collage screen, by former Islington resident Kenneth Halliwell, […]

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Islington’s Pride Exhibition

We are very excited to be launching a new exhibition at Islington Museum – Islington’s Pride: an archive for the future. Tuesday 31 January – 16 March 2017 Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, Open daily 10am – 5pm (closed Wednesday and Sunday) This exhibition takes a look at some of Islington’s LGBT+ heritage through […]

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Jarman Success in Drizzlington!

We are pleased to announce that the celebrated film director and LGBT activist Derek Jarman will be receiving one of next years Islington’s People’s Plaques *cheers*. We have yet to set a date for the unveiling of the plaque, but watch this space for more info. If you want to see who else has a […]

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Mark Aston talking at Catalyst in Brighton

Literary Catalyst Special with Andy Miller & Mark Aston 27th October 2016 8:00 pm Tickets: £ 7.00 This literary special begins by exploring the subversive art of Joe Orton and Halliwell who, in 1962 were imprisoned for 6 months for ‘crimes against library books’. Their acts of vandalism now hang as works of art in […]

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Islington’s Pride in the Islington Gazette