Islington Local History Centre remains closed and is working on plans for researchers to make personal appointments towards the beginning of September 2020, with visitor and staff safety being our top priority.
Thank you very much for your patience and understanding while we organise a safe way for visitors to return and access our collections.
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How to book an appointment, where to find us and our opening hours
From local history resources to special collections, we have over 100,000 items on the diverse history of the borough
Paid research service
Can't visit in person? Find out more about our paid-for research service
Islington Events Diary
Find out what artistic, cultural and historic events are taking place in the borough
Search our catalogue for a list of our history collections
Islington Online Book of Remembrance
Commemorating the men, women and children of Islington who died as a result of war
Sadler's Wells Theatre Archive blog
Regular updates about our Sadler’s Wells Theatre Archive