Islington’s Pride volunteer Isadore Auerbach George is the creator of Book 28. In this entry, he details his motivations for setting up this vital initiative. When I worked in my first library, there was no LGBTQ+ section. Actually, there were hardly any LGBTQ+ books at all. When I went to put together a display to […]
A big part of our Islington’s Pride project is our Heritage Trail – an interactive map of the borough that collects the people, places and organisations – past and present – that have made Islington their home. On this trail we will have 150 pins, each pin with its own personal history. “This is the […]
It goes without saying that Pride Month is an important part of the Islington’s Pride calendar and we are very sad that this year we will be unable to celebrate in person at various events. However this does not mean we can’t celebrate Pride Month; there are several virtual events taking place and plenty of […]
Islington’s (Virtual) Pride 2020
In a year like no other, we present a monthly series of Virtual Pride events that explore the rich local queer heritage in our borough and beyond. Click through the links to visit the booking page. Weds 8 July| 3pm – Polari Workshop, with Dan de la Motte How bona to varder your dolly old […]
Find Finsbury Fox!
The Great Islington’s Pride LGBTQ+ Archive Online Catalogue Treasure Hunt! This is what you’ve all been waiting for; a treasure hunt through the online archives of the Islington’s Pride LGBTQ+ collections. Finsbury Fox is one of Dani the Storyteller’s friends. Finsbury lives at Islington Museum and comes out to lend a hand with tales about […]