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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

To ride or not to ride: The dangers of cycling

February 13, 20142

Anyone regularly cycling in London knows how dangerous it can be to get in the saddle instead of taking the tube. We talk to those trying to reduce the risks

Video: Down at the park – What does it take to become a football pro?

February 8, 20140

Every Saturday teams of kids head to Islington’s parks to play football but only a handful, if any, will ever seriously aspire to a professional career in football. What hope
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Islington’s religious heritage featured at new exhibition in Holloway

December 20, 20130

Contemporary ideas of faith in the borough explored by young people’s arts project, reports Anjali Mandalia

From the Italian Riviera to Islington: A local resident discovers the borough’s film sets

December 19, 20132

Islington’s cinematic history has inspired the launch of a new blog about film locations in the borough. Yannic Rack talks to its founder, Xavier Gomez

Podcast: American Football – big sport on the small island

December 11, 20130

American Football has grown exponentially over the last few years in the UK. Since 2007, the International Series has brought regular season games to Wembley Stadium, with 2013 seeing two
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Meeting the neighbours of Newington Green

November 28, 20130

It can be tough for busy Londoners to maintain relationships with – or even meet  – their neighbours. Ludovica Tronci  found out how the people of Newington Green are trying
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Life of a Big Issue seller

November 29, 20120

We walk past him every day, we ignore him pathologically and we pretend we can’t hear his calls. He is the Big Issue vendor. Operating opposite Angel Station, Sora Robu
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