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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

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Vote for a plaque to Derek Jarman in Islington!

As part of our project to get more LGBT heritage acknowledged and collected in the borough, Islington’s Pride is campaigning to get Derek Jarman a plaque. The acclaimed film director was an advocate for gay rights and HIV/AIDS awareness and he lived in Liverpool Road in Islington. There is some stiff competition, so please vote so […]