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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 forthcoming events and activities at Islington Museum and Local History Centre in Autumn/Winter 2014.
Talks and performances
Global Productions perform an evening of readings looking at Britain in the months leading up to the outbreak of the First World War and reactions to the first months of conflict.
Time: 6.30-8pmDate: Monday 24 November 2014Venue: First Floor Gallery, Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent (off Holloway Road), London N5 1PFAdmission: £6 per person (no booking required). Refreshments provided.
Speaker: John Shepherd (WW1 Project Manager - Islington Museum)Time: 6.30-7.30pmDate: Thursday 27 November 2014Venue: First Floor Gallery, Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent (off Holloway Road), London N5 1PFAdmission: Free (no booking required)
Historical walk by members of Clerkenwell and Islington Guides Association (CIGA).
Hidden away in Manor Gardens is an Islington war memorial - how did it get there and whose name is listed? Where and what was Islington Tank Week? Which pub in the area was wrecked by German bombing? Who was elected as the first woman MP from Holloway Prison? Find out the answers plus learn more about how the First World War affected families in Holloway and the local area.
Time: 11amDates: Wednesdays: 19 & 26 November 2014. Saturdays: 22, 29 November 2014Meet: Upper Holloway Overground station (above Gospel Oak platform)Duration: Approx. 1.5 hoursBooking and price: £8 per person. Booking through Eventbrite
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