Projects are vital to Islington Museum and Local History Centre. Each project allows us to focus on a particular narrative, group or hidden story.

Check out some of our current projects:

Bunhill Heritage

Three years, three artists, three works of public art. Bunhill Heritage works with the community to explore the rich history of south Islington.

Islington Pride: an archive for the future.

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A project collecting, exploring, and celebrating Islington’s LGBTQ+ history through archives, a digital map, and exhibitions.

Echoes of Holloway Prison

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A project dedicated to capturing the stories of Holloway Prison after its closure in 2016, so that those memories are not lost.

People’s Plaques

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A project to showcase Islington’s rich heritage by highlighting some of Islington’s most influential people and places.

Bringing the World to Islington

A project to improve conditions in the museum to allow us to borrow objects from anywhere…

You can view some of the past projects here, to see what else Islington Museum has been up to.