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About the transit | Observing the transit | Get involved online | General information About the transit of Venus 2004 transit of Venus taken from the Royal Observatory On 5–6 June 2012 a very rare astronomical event took place: the planet Venus passed directly between the Earth and the Sun, appearing as a small black dot against the face of our parent star.
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The Pleasance Theatre Islington has been one of the most exciting Fringe theatres in London since it opened its doors in 1995, providing a launch pad for some of the most memorable productions and most renowned practitioners of the past decade and staying true to its mission of providing a platform for future talent. More > To operate Pleasance Islington successfully we depend heavily on a number of voluntary positions and internships. This year we've launched Pleasance People - a scheme whereby be invite volunteers to come and share some of their free time with us (and make a real difference to our theatre). We ask that Pleasance People donate their time and in return they will have the opportunity to see Pleasance shows during the year (for free), and enjoy the fun atmosphere that ultimately compels our volunteers to return year after year.
Website last updated: 28 Mar 2013 @ 20:18 History So Far... 05 Sep 2007 Islington Admiral United began life back in 1983 when a group of office workers at Times Newspapers Limited decided to start a football club. They had started playing friendly matches the previous year against a team from The Daily Mail & once a league had been joined, a few of these players would be invited to join the new side. The Islington Midweek League was applied to.
Celebrating the creative legacy of the Keskidee Centre Islington’s Black History Month Closing Event with Creative Islington and Islington BME Forum 27 October 2011, 7-9pm Creative Islington and Islington BME Forum are hosting a joint Networking Event at the Keskidee Centre for the closing of Black History Month 2011. It will be an opportunity to find out more about the rich history of this venue and enjoy talks and performances from artists originally involved.
Named after the famous 17th-Century herbalist who published his works in Islington, Culpeper started life as a joint project between the Free School on White Lion Street, a local alternative school for excluded children, and Penton Primary School, located adjacent to the garden until its sad closure in 2002. The aim was to provide somewhere for children to learn to grow and care for plants and vegetables. In 1982, with a small grant from Islington Council, work began to transform a derelict, rubbish-filled site into the beautiful public open space it is today. Local people were consulted and when it was discovered that the site was already earmarked as Public Open Space things really took off.
The London Borough of Islington ( i / ˈ ɪ z l ɪ ŋ t ə n / ) is a London borough in Inner London . It was formed in 1965 by merging the former metropolitan boroughs of Islington and Finsbury . The borough contains two Westminster parliamentary constituencies, Islington North and Islington South & Finsbury .