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Islington’s Pride in LGBT month 2018

This LGBT History Month we are really pleased to be a part of Camden and Islignton’s Celebrations. Take a look at the pdf below for all the fantastic stuff you can join in with. Get in contact if you want any more information. lgbthm18screen.pdf You can join us for the following events in February. Events […]

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Up against it – Islington 1967

‘1967: Up Against It’ explores the impact of the Sexual Offences Act (1967) passed on 27 July that year, and the 50th anniversary of the deaths of the borough’s most (in)famous gay couple, Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell, on 9 August. Through the stories of well-known and some not so well-known gay men living in […]

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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 […]