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For those who grew up watching Takeshi’s Castle and The Crystal Maze, the prospect of working in one of their inner-city equivalents, escape rooms, is tantalising. Riddles and puzzles Escape games—based on the Japanese online game ‘Takagism’—do away with the...
St. Patrick's Day events and festivities will be taking place all across London this weekend but Islington might be one of the best areas of the city to enjoy them - the borough has a long tradition of Irish immigration,...
Looking for things to do in Islington without breaking the bank? It might sound impossible, but it’s not - and whether you’re looking for cheap date ideas or a budget Mother’s Day trip (your poor Mum), here are the seven best things you can do in Islington on a shoestring.
Being A Woman In Islington, Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm, £5 Head to Impact Hub on Dingley Place and hear academics and researchers discuss whether they think Islington really is the worst place to be a woman in the country. Nibbles from Borough...
Sorcha Bradley Music Martin Harley and Daniel Kimbro Blues, folk and American roots music are on the menu for this duo’s 'Feet don't fail me’ tour. Union Chapel, Highbury and Islington 10th March 2018 Community International Women’s Day Event Islington Council brings together women from across...
There is a rich history of LGBT+ action in Islington, from the first gay rights demonstration in the 1970s to the first openly gay MP. The first openly transgender Labour councillor to be elected, Osh Gantly (Highbury East), is...
What links Upper Street, Pentonville Road, Holloway Road and Seven Sisters Road? As well as being the busiest traffic thoroughfares in Islington, these places are also the borough’s most toxic pollution hotspots. The cost to some Islington residents is certainly...
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...
Toast the luck of the Irish with a pint of Guinness, a double Jameson, a shot of Baileys or all of the above at one of these lively venues. Green garments recommended. St Patrick’s Day House Party! O2 Academy...
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...