Review: ‘Trumpageddon’ at King’s Head Theatre

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For those Islingtonites imaging what a Trump presidency will look like going forward, Sofia Quaglia got a frightening – if fictional – insight on Tuesday night before the polls closed. Read her verdict on Simon Jay’s satirical show, ‘Trumpageddon’ – which will return to the King’s Head Theatre Pub for a post-election More...

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By Igor Nikolskii On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Review: ‘Fire! Fire!’ at Museum of London

This year marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London and to commemorate the occasion, the Museum of London are hosting a dedicated exhibition, ‘Fire! Fire!’. Our reporter Igor Nikolskii leaps straight More...

By Sofia Quaglia On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Review: Oil At Almeida Theatre

In the latest of her theatre reviews for St John Street News, Sofia Quaglia delivers her verdict on the Almeida’s complex but fascinating new production of ‘Oil’… Image Credit: Evening Standard It More...

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By Valerio Esposito On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Local Haunts – Islington’s Top 5 Spookiest Venues

All Hallows’ Eve might be done and dusted, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still haunting treats to be found throughout the London Borough of Islington, as St John Street News deputy editor More...

By Nicolo Gervasi On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Footloose 2016 – How #SaveFabric’s Dance Protest Became “Bigger Than Anticipated”

In our latest feature, Nicolo Gervasi discusses with organiser Tim Griffith, attendees and more how a 24-hour dance protest in Islington helped further the campaign to #SaveFabric, as well as the legal battles which More...

By Sofia Quaglia On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Review: The Book Club

Discover our verdict on King’s Head Theatre’s latest production, which showcases Amanda Muggleton’s versatility like never before… Image Credit: YouTube Drama veteran Amanda Muggleton feels More...

By Vera Mikusch On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Death Imitates Art – Investigating Sutton House’s New Exhibition

Image Credit: Stone Letters Sutton House are currently hosting a unique exhibition dedicated to the often-taboo topic of death. Vera Mikusch travelled to Hackney to find out the inspiration behind ‘Life. Death. More...

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By Tom Buxton On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Review: ‘London in Video Games’ at the Museum of London

Image Source: Games Wiki As the Museum of London moves from 150 London Wall to West Smithfield on June 16th, Tom Buxton delivers his verdict on one of the final displays to grace the venue’s Show Space… If More...

Jon Martyn and Tania Kaczinski, the New Art Studio
By Jessica Williams On Friday, June 10th, 2016

Islington and the Refugee Crisis: The Power of Art

The biggest ever Refugee Week is taking place this month with more than 400 events due to take place across the UK. It has a particular resonance for Islington. During December 2015, ten Syrian refugees arrived More...
By Katarina Poensgen On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

The Rise of the Artisan Craft-maker

From small shops to large communities, artisan skills are a huge part of Islington today. It is a place where a large community of artists can dare to take a chance on making a business out of their artistic More...