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Building Bridges

Day 8: 6.30-7.30pm Word Bridges –  is a showcase of work by young refugee and migrant writers, created as part of the Royal Society of Literature’s 2019 RSL Literature Matters Awards, awarded to writer Rosemary Harris in partnership with English PEN and Salusbury World. After … Continue reading

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A Festival of Festivals

Sunday 23 June 12-6pm: – Story Street & #Islington4Women ‘Speakers Corner’ at Cally Festival – Cally Festival is a huge one-day street party on the Caledonian Road with something for everyone! Enjoy the wonderful Thornhill Primary Pupil Poets,  John Hegley, Booster Cushion Theatre, … Continue reading

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Weekend Word Garden

This weekend, why not visit the wonderful permanent WORD GARDEN at Kings Square Gardens, Lever St. EC1. Created by older residents at St. Luke’s Community Centre in 2018, working with All Change associate artists – Carl Stevenson and Francesca Beard, and Islington Council’s … Continue reading

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Day 5: Women Walking and Talking

Friday 21 June, 6pm: #Islington4Women Women’s Walk – Join women of all ages for a special midsummer twilight promenade, from Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, along the Cally to Bingfield Park. This special event will explore the contribution women have made to the borough … Continue reading

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Posy Simmonds – A Retrospective exhibition

25 May – 15 September:  Posy Simmonds’ sharp satire and progressive female characters have defined a career spanning 50 years. The exhibition features her early-career pastiches, iconic cartoon strips for The Guardian and children’s books such as Fred, which became an … Continue reading

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A Story of Child Refugees for Refugee Week

15 June – 16 July 2019: The Basque Children – The Story of Child Refugees from the Spanish Civil War  From the Huguenots in the 17th Century to Syrians in the present day, many groups and individuals have found safety … Continue reading

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Day 2: Original Stories Original Voices

Tue 18 Jun  – a day of original stories and voices of all ages… Finding a Safe Home – Under 5’s Storytelling 10.45 and 11.30am – Join Storyteller Dani for an imaginative, interactive adventure to discover the stories of the Basque … Continue reading

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