Author Archives: Sarah James

Things to do in Islington this week

Spring is just around the corner, and there’s plenty to do in Islington this week. Here’s our handy guide to what’s on.   1. It’s British Pie Week! Celebrate by going out and treating yourself to a savoury pie at Piebury Corner on Holloway Road, where you can eat among Arsenal fans, or for a spicier

Continue reading

The Suffragettes that knew jiu-jitsu

On International Women’s Day at Archway Library historian Roz Currie is taking the crowd on an inspirational romp through the history of the suffrage movement in Islington. But these aren’t just any suffragettes, these are the Jewish Suffragettes. Currie, a former curator at the Jewish Museum in London and a proud feminist is an expert

Continue reading