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A Pride Month Like No Other: Our Past and Our Future

Islington’s Pride, is Islington’s LGBT Archive project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. For over three years the  council’s Heritage Team has been working to collect, preserve and celebrate the rich queer heritage of Islington. Project Manager, Seán McGovern, gives us an update and insight into the importance of the project, tells us about their digital […]

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Islington’s Pride

Festive and seasonal greetings to all as we say goodbye to 2019 and look ahead to a new year. Exciting developments lie ahead, including the debut of the Digital Landscape of historic and contemporary LGBT+ Islington, the collection of our oral histories and a new batch of fun and engaging public events. Why not make […]

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Previous Events: Coming Out of the Black Country: an illustrated talk

On 18 June 2019 in the lead up to Pride 2019, Islington’s Pride and Islington Libray and Heritage Service hosted an illustrated talk by author and Charterhouse resident Stanley Underhill. This talk was co hosted by fellow Charterhous brother Stephen McGhee. The talk has been kindly filmed by Thomas Voelker as part of a wider […]

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Derek Jarman Plaque Unveiling and Display

In 2017 the people of islington voted for Derek Jarman (1942-1994), artist, film director and queer activist to join our Islington People’s Plaque in the borough. Join us on 1 February at 1.30pm to celebrate this event at his Liverpool Road address. (60 Liverpool Road, Islington N1 0PY) Free, Please RSVP local.history@islington.gov.uk 020 7527 7988 […]