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Listings for Islington Museum and Local History Centre events are shown below (except where stated).
Our exhibitions and children’s events updated links are listed separately and the Islington events diary also provides details of all council events.
Watch this space for more events and activities at Islington Museum and Local History Centre in 2016.
Venue: Islington MuseumDate: Thursday 2 June, 6 pmAdmission: FreeBooking: No booking required
Talk: join Heritage England’s Elain Harwood for an architectural talk. Elain has a passion for post-war architecture in England, and has written 'England: A Guide to Post-war Listed Buildings and Space' and 'Hope and Brutalism: English Architecture 1945-1975'. Elain's talk places the architecture of Berthold Lubetkin’s Bevin Court back into the context of the post-war landscape in London.
Venue: Islington MuseumDate: Saturday 4 June 2 pmAdmission: FreeBooking: No booking required
Film: special screening of 'Utopia London', directed by Tom Cordell. Tom takes us on a journey in film through the city in which he grew up, meeting its architects and reuniting them with the buildings they created. The film explores some extraordinary architecture, including examples of Islington's most famous landmarks, such as Finsbury Health Centre and Bevin Court.
Venue: Islington MuseumDate: Thursday 9 June 6 pmAdmission: FreeBooking: No booking required
Talk: Modernist architect Berthold Lubetkin’s biographer, John Allan, presents a fascinating talk about the man behind Bevin Court. Find out more about the design of this iconic building, the different schemes Lubetkin imagined for the site and their development into the structure we know and love today.
Venue: Islington MuseumDate(s): 12.30-3.30pm Fridays: 10 June and 8 July 2016Admission: FreeBooking: No booking required
During the sessions, discover Islington's local history, learn new creative skills and have fun in a friendly, informal and relaxed environment.
All abilities welcome - from absolute beginners to seasoned professionals!
For further information please contact Rebecca Campbell-Gay, Education Officer at Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 020 7527 2837
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