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The Peasant: Weddings and historical mosaics

March 25, 20140

As part of our series St John Street At Work, we talk to Joel Burns, bartender at The Peasant, who has been working at the pub for about five months

Islington Idol: The borough’s famous past residents

March 24, 20140

The borough of Islington is known to be home to many celebrities. That’s nothing new: its history boasts an array of famous and important figures…

Old Red Lion: Theatre and an ‘old-style English boozer’

March 21, 20140

Next in our St John Street At Work series: The Old Red Lion Theatre at the top end of St John Street has enriched Islington culture since the early 70s, while the
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Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Coffee

March 19, 20140

For the first part of our St John Street At Work series we visit recent arrival Jeff & George, a cafe with Belgian roots and musical ambition

Flashback: Selling vinyl in the digital age

March 17, 20141

Despite the rise of online downloading, there is still demand for a physical product, says Mark Burgess, founder of Essex Road’s Flashback Records

Reel Islington: Q&A with director Sophie Ansell

February 26, 20140

Sophie Ansell is one of the directors that entered into this year’s Reel Islington Film Festival Short Film Awards under the theme ‘Home is where I want to be…’, screening this Friday
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Reel Islington: Q&A with director Dave Lojek

February 26, 20140

Dave Lojek is one of the directors that entered into this year’s Reel Islington Film Festival Short Film Awards under the theme ‘Home is where I want to be…’, screening this Friday
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Reel Islington: Q&A with director Matthew Barton

February 26, 20140

Matthew Barton is one of the directors that entered into this year’s Reel Islington Film Festival Short Film Awards under the theme ‘Home is where I want to be…’, screening this Friday
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Reel Islington: A Canadian film director in London

February 25, 20142

This Friday (February 28) marks the start of this year’s Reel Islington Film Festival, a must for local movie buffs. On the first day, the festival will screen the submissions to
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Podcast: Independent cinema in Islington

February 22, 20140

Independent cinema isn’t just for hardcore movie buffs. We look at what’s on in Islington and find out why audiences are attracted to independent films