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At a time when trans activists and celebrities are more visible than ever, you’d probably expect to hear more about the Labour Party’s first elected transgender politician. But local councillor and trans woman Osh Gantly remains under the radar in...
It’s not often the best seat in an opera house is right at the back. The King’s Head Theatre isn’t your average opera house. The intimate space behind the Islington pub makes Paul Higgins’ adaptation of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly...
The books on the shelves behind the humanoid robot slowly disappear throughout the play. It is a powerful visualisation of the erasing of a life. The life is Sally’s. Our protagonist in Spillikin is a foul-mouthed older woman, played...
The greatest artists have the audacity to portray as beautiful something that is, on the surface, quite banal. This is what makes responses to their work vary from “this is breathtaking” to “this is not art”. The collection about...
A new group of female photographers is taking Islington by storm. Harriet Agerholm finds out more Following International Women’s Day, Islington Arts Factory is hosting an exhibition of photographs by women who have suffered violence.
Cubitt gallery holds a series of talks focusing on social justice
FANS of the hit 90s TV game show The Crystal Maze can now have a go at cracking the maze themselves, after a new immersive experience opened in Islington on Tuesday. A replica set has been built behind Angel...
A collection of photos depicting the people of Islington, who are beautiful inside and out. We give you an insight into the characters making up our diverse borough. Here are the best ‘Humans of Islington’.
After a thorough analysis of the typical Londoner, I have discovered that they all gather in places of worship called a ‘pub’ where they share a ‘pint’ and get piss-drunk. Whilst trying to be British by singing “God save the Queen,”...
The Italian’s have given the world so many wonderful things: Prosecco, Pasta, heck even Pavarotti. But most importantly, our Euro chums have given us the gift of pizza. Back when our Roman friends created the scrummy treat, little did they know...