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…

Coming out of the Black Country

Author Stanley Underhill, a resident of Charterhouse in Islington, gives an illustrated talk about his recent autobiography Coming out of the Black Country. Tuesday 18 June 6pm at Finsbury Library 245 St John St EC1V 4NB This is a free event however booking is essential Join us for an illustrated talk on a true and inspiring…

Christmas with Cookie!

We are so excited to be welcoming  Cookie MonStar from Drag Queen Story Time UK to Islington’s Libraries.

Volunteer with Islington’s Pride

We need your help! We can  only do what we do with your help. Got a spare afternoon, or can you spare a few hours to help out with an event? Take a look at the roles below and give us a call or an email if you’re interested in joining our team. Volunteer with…

[Insert Name Here] rebranding Islington’s Pride

One of the first activities to take place in our Islington’s Pride project was to ask the  LGBTQIA youth group [Insert Name Here] to rebrand our project. During the autumn of 2017, young people worked with artists Ella Phillis and Alice May Williams to rework a vision for the project, based on the fantastic archive…

Islington’s Pride CPD for Secondary, Primary and EYFS providers

Join us for a training session from the Sex Education Forum to introduce changes to the Sex Ed Curriculum and provide tools for creating inclusive learning spaces. Thursday 1 March 2018 4-6pm We will also be introducing some fun ways for educators to use our HLF funded Islington’s Pride archive to celebrate LGBTQ+ heritage and…

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…

Islington Pride & [Insert Name Here]

Visit Islington Town Hall foyer to see some of the remarkable work the LGBTQIA youth group [Insert Name Here] have created in response to the Islington’s Pride Archive. This new display will showcase badges, posters and a fanzine created by the group for the Islington’s Pride archive. Also visit Islington Museum to see the beautiful…