What’s On

Exhibitions, Events and Activities

Islington Museum is now open. The museum’s opening times are: 11am-4pm (M, Tu, Th, F) and 10am-5pm (Sat). Closed (Wed and Sun). All visitors are required to wear face coverings in our galleries, apart from those who are exempt.

Our current exhibition:

We’ll Meet Again: Islington on the Home Front during the Second World War in photographs

Monday 17 May – Saturday 5 June 2021

Admission free

Finsbury Food Office Mobile Unit, 1942
Finsbury Food Office Mobile Unit, 1942

Islington Museum is pleased to present We’ll Meet Again: Islington on the Home Front in Photographs (1939-45).

This exhibition shares a series of captivating images of the people and places in Islington and Finsbury during the Second World War, shedding light on the hardships endured and perseverance demonstrated by those that lived through this momentous and historic time. 

 

Pride of Place: Celebrating Islington’s LGBTQ+ Heritage

Monday 21 June – Saturday 18 September 2021 

Bob Crossman (right) pictured with his "consort" Martin McCloghry
Bob Crossman (right) pictured with his “consort” Martin McCloghry

An exhibition of the Islington’s Pride heritage project. Discover the colourful history of Islington and how one borough shaped the LGBTQ+ life and culture we know today. Featuring a range of archive material, oral history extracts, and our brand new interactive heritage map which you can also explore here!

 

Please continue to enjoy our programme of online exhibitions, presentations, blogs and learning activities and resources.