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…

New LGBTQ+ History walks

To celebrate Pride 2019 Islginton’s Pride has commissioned Islington Guided Walks to create a new walk exploring the fascinating LGBTQ+ history of Holloway Road. Along with our Clerkenwell, Kings Cross and Upper Street Walks, this walk will uncover histories from the Islginton’s Pride archive. Our Holloway Road walk takes in the heritage of the Gay…

Islington’s Pride tote bag printing!

Ever wondered how easy it is to screen print a tote bag? Come to this creative workshop for adults at Islington Museum and have a go at making your very own Islington’s Pride tote bag to take home. Be inspired by some of the brilliant designs in the Islington’s Pride Archive, learn about some of…

Futures in the Making – Open Mic Night

20 February 6 – 8pm Futures – A night of new writing (celebrating LGBT history month)Join us this LGBT History Month for an exciting evening of new writing from nine queer writers where there will be something for everyone. The evening will be co-hosted by writers Ollie Charles and Shiri Shah from acclaimed author Olumide Popoola’s Futures in The Making collective. …

Family craft day!

19 February 1-3pm Join us at Islington Museum for our Islington’s Pride family craft afternoon. Families of all ages and sizes (under 5’s welcome) are invited to come and explore our growing LGBTQ+ archive with artist Ella Phillips. Learn how you can use history and arts to create a truly unique representation of your family….

UAL LGBTQ+ Freshers Fair

We were really excited to be invited by Queer Tours London to join some fantastic organisations at UAL LGBTQ+ Freshers Fair. Our archivist Marlin went down to the Blue Print Cafe to introduce our project to this years new students highlighting our upcoming events events such as our Adult Art Classes at Islington Museum, The…

Islington’s Pride Walks

Join us on our latest LGBTQ+ Heritage trails. These free walks are led by Clerkenwell and Islington guides and take you on a journey from Angel to Highbury Fields learning about LGBTQ+ heritage along the way. Saturday 6 October 11am Saturday 20 October 11am Saturday 10 November 11am Saturday 24 November 11am These walks all…

Yours Faithfully, Edna Welthorpe (Mrs)

Islington’s Pride is thrilled to announce that for this years Bloomsbury Festival, The Postal Museum is hosting a special evening celebrating the hilarious letters of complaint sent by Mrs. Edna Welthorpe – a pseudonym of controversial 60s playwright Joe Orton. 19 October 2018 / 18:30 – 21:00 The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA £12…