Britain on Film: LGBT Britain

  As Part of the Islington Pride project Islington Museum are showing the Britain on Film: LGBT Britain, a moving and fascinating collection of films spanning 1909 to 1994. The programme documents a century in which homosexuality went from crime to Pride, via decades of profoundly courageous activism. Thursday 8 February 6pm This event is…

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…

Islington Pride – A Guided Walk through 50 Years of LGBT History

Join Clerkenwell and Islington Guiding Association guides to explore the heritage and stories held in the Islington’s Pride Archive. Walk the streets and hear stories of this strong and well established LGBTQ+ community and its long history of campaigning. Tuesday 13th February at 2 pm starting from Angel Tube Station Saturday 17th February at 2…

Mapping Islington’s Pride

There are so many stories still to be uncovered around Islington’s LGBTQ+ past. Come to Central Station and help us map out some of your own personal stories for our important HLF funded Archive. Thursday 22 February 6-8pm, Free, Just turn up If you have photos, leaflets or flyers to share, bring them along and…

Islington’s Pride in LGBT month

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…

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…