november, 2018

24nov11:0012:30Islington Pride - A Guided Walk through Islington's LGBT History (Angel - Highbury Fields)11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Janet Foster

Picture of Highbury Fields demo 1971, Islington Local History Centre

Event Details

Islington has a strong and well established LGBT community, with a long history of campaigning.

This guided walk is offered by Clerkenwell and Islington’s Tour Guide Association (CIGA) in partnership with Islington Heritage and funded by Islington’s Pride, an heritage lottery fund funded LGBT archive project.

Starting at Angel tube station and ending at Highbury Fields the walk includes Islington’s significant LGBT “firsts” such as the UK’s first gay mayor, MP, march and demonstration as well local characters such as Joe Orton, Derek Jarman and the extraordinary Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

This walk is free of charge but booking is essential.

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Time

(Saturday) 11:00 - 12:30

Location

Angel

Angel Underground Station, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 9LJ

Guide

Janet Foster[email protected]

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