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Events

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 forthcoming events and activities at Islington Museum and Local History Centre in Autumn/Winter 2014. 

Walks

From Hay To Houses: Stroud Green Discovered

With Crouch End Walks in conjunction with Clerkenwell and Islington Guides Association (CIGA)

Walk lead by qualified CIGA guide

Time: 2pm
Date: Saturday 18 October 2014
Meet: World's End public house, 21-23 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, N4 3EF
Price: £7 (optional tea £3 extra)
Booking and further details: Contact Crouch End Walks on crouchendwalks@btinternet.com or 07539 399549

Talks

The First World War in Islington: series of talks and activities

Keep the home fires burning: Islington during the First World War

Speaker: Mark Aston (Islington Museum and Local History Centre)
Time: 6.30-7.30pm
Date: Thursday 13 November 2014
Venue: First Floor Gallery, Central Library, 2  Fieldway Crescent (off Holloway Road), London N5 1PF
Admission: Free (no booking required)

Shell shocked Britain: The First World War legacy for Britain's mental health

Speaker: Suzy Grogan (author of 'Shell shocked Britain', 2014)
Time: 6.30-7.30pm
Date: Monday 17 November 2014
Venue: First Floor Gallery, Central Library, 2  Fieldway Crescent (off Holloway Road), London N5 1PF
Admission: Free (no booking required)

The streets they left behind: Islington's First World War memorial plaque project

Speaker: John Shepherd (WW1 Project Manager - Islington Museum)
Time: 6.30-7.30pm
Date: Thursday 27 November 2014
Venue: First Floor Gallery, Central Library, 2  Fieldway Crescent (off Holloway Road), London N5 1PF
Admission: Free (no booking required)