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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. 

Join us at Islington Museum for three fantastic events celebrating Bevin Court, Islington. As part of our Bevin Court Community Restoration Project we are exploring the wider architectural heritage of the Grade II* listed building.

Venue: Islington Museum
Date: Thursday 2 June, 6 pm
Admission: Free
Booking: 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 Museum
Date: Saturday 4 June 2 pm
Admission: Free
Booking: 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 Museum
Date: Thursday 9 June 6 pm
Admission: Free
Booking: 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.

 

Art Workshops

Free monthly art workshops at Islington Museum

Venue: Islington Museum
Date(s): 12.30-3.30pm Fridays: 10 June and 8 July 2016
Admission: Free
Booking: 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.campbell-gay@islington.gov.uk or call on 020 7527 2837