Marx Memorial Library engages Clerkenwell community in its radical history

Exploration of the radical history of Clerkenwell will take a big jump forward with a new project announced by the Marx Memorial Library. Here’s their press release: “The Marx Memorial Library (MML) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded funding by the Association for Independent Museums, supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund, for … Continue reading “Marx Memorial Library engages Clerkenwell community in its radical history”

Meet me on the Green – an inspiring exhibition

Today Islington Museum launched an engaging exhibition about 900 years of Clerkenwell history, focussed on the Green. There’s erudite panels including a timeline of protest and demonstration from 1381 … … reference to the excellent Marx Memorial Library… … the role of Clerkenwell in providing water to the City … … and entertainment … The … Continue reading “Meet me on the Green – an inspiring exhibition”

Destination Clerkenwell?

Update: The EC1 Echo has now published a column promoting the idea of Destination Clerkenwell Last year the City Corporation launched Destination City to increase footfall for ailing visitor attractions, bars and restaurants. Would Clerkenwell benefit from an initiative to promote sustainable tourism? The current edition of the EC1 Echo has a host of articles … Continue reading “Destination Clerkenwell?”