Union Chapel

For the past 10 years Mary Stevens, now 38, has lived at Highbury Barn and coped brilliantly with all sorts of life changes from full time commuting, job hunting and becoming a mum. All that time she was fully involved in community activities such as school governor, babysitting circle and…
Frank Turner: singer-songwriter Everyone has a story. Singer-songwriter Frank Turner with his¬†tattoos, on-stage energy and clever songs has built up a massive indy following. Frank is based in Holloway but spends a lot of time on tour, recently finishing the UK leg of newest album “Positive Songs For Negative People” with a huge¬†gig…
Richard Frostick: Islington Music Centre maestro Everyone has a story. Since his first weeks as a trainee teacher at William Tyndale Primary School back in the 1980s, choral maestro and music educator Richard Frostick has been helping Islington teachers bring music into the classroom. High points include setting up Islington Music Centre and a British Council…
Andy Gardner: historian Everyone has a story.¬†Andy Gardner, the heritage and outreach worker at Islington‚Äôs fabulous Victoriana landmark and music venue, the Union Chapel, talks about Canonbury, George Orwell’s Islington life and the Margins Project for the homeless.¬†Interview¬†by Nicola Baird. The Union Chapel, where Andy Gardner, 44, is¬†heritage and outreach worker, is a…