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We’ll Meet Again: Islington on the Home Front during the Second World War in photographs (1939-45) 

Unfortunately due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, Islington Museum will be postponing the reopening to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause our visitors. [This page updated 14 September 2020]

Visit the We’ll Meet Again
 Online exhibition presented by Islington Museum 

The 75th anniversary of VE-Day (Victory in Europe)marking the end of the Second World War in Europe, was commemorated nationally on 8 May 2020. On 15 August 1945, VJ-Day (Victory over Japan) was also  celebrated and its 75th anniversary was commemorated across the country in 2020 too.

Find out more about Islington and Finsbury on the Home Front 1939-45.

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Locals gather at Finsbury Food Office Mobile Unit in 1942.

The Second World War was a conflict fought on several fronts. On the Home Front, twelve million British families, including those in Islington and Finsbury, fought their own battle between 1939-1945 and went without all but the most basic necessities.

We’ll Meet Again portrays the daily sacrifice and determination of the people of Islington and Finsbury, and how they ‘kept calm and carried on’ during these six historic years.

The full exhibition is rescheduled for presentation at Islington Museum in October 2020. 

‘We’ll Meet Again’ is dedicated to memory of Islington historian Mary Cosh (1919-2020). 


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

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