welcome

The Golden Lane Estate website is run by GLE residents (GLE website comms team) and supported by the Golden Lane Residents' Association.

The forums are moderated.  Any comments which appear to be abusive or potentially libellous or which contravene the terms of service under which the site is licensed by the service provider Ning will be removed. 

Privacy Statement

Forum

GOLDEN LANE RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION

Discussion of matters arising from GLERA.

75 discussions

RCS SITE CITY OF LONDON ACADEMY AND HOUSING

Plans for developing the Richard Cloudsley site

46 discussions

BERNARD MORGAN HOUSE

Plans for developing the Bernard Morgan House site.

16 discussions

COMMENT ON GOLDEN LANE

Comment on all aspects of Golden Lane life

1146 discussions

ESTATE OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements from the Estate Office.

350 discussions

ITEMS FOR SALE OR RECYCLE

Personal items for sale or recycling

176 discussions

HEALTH & WELLBEING

12 discussions

@GoldenLaneEC1

Text Box

Facebook

There are two Golden Lane Estate related facebook accounts and you can follow them here:

GLERA and City of London

Hi, there are still places available on this free walking tour tomorrow morning from 11am - starting at Angel station and finishing at Kunstraum gallery - please email me on thomas@kunstraum.org.uk if you would like to join us!

---

I am writing from a new art gallery in Islington called Kunstraum, which is just off Whitecross Street. This Saturday 30th July at 11am we are offering a FREE historical walking tour of Islington, starting at Angel underground station – with a focus on water, rivers and wells – followed by a brief introduction to Kunstraum's current exhibition. The tour will last 2 hours, but we won't go too fast a pace. The tour is completely free but places are limited so please book by sending me an email tothomas@kunstraum.org.uk.

The tour is lead by London Blue Badge guide and Clerkenwell and Islington Guides member Colin del Strother. Some of the locations we will visit are New River Head, Spa Fields and Well Court (Clerkenwell) and some other locations on the way to arriving at Kunstraum, 21 Roscoe Street, EC1Y 8PT.

This tour is designed to coincide with Kunstraum's current exhibition at Kunstraum, by Palestinian artist Jumana Emil Abboud – which I will be pleased to give you a brief introduction to. Taking Palestinian folk tales as a starting point, Jumana's work is about physically locating springs and wells which, according to Palestinian tradition, were thought to be haunted or blessed. The relationship of 'spirits' to water is a trope which is common to folk stories across the world, and the stories of different cultures often have shared origins.

--

Kunstraum
21 Roscoe Street
Jumana Emil Abboud
Haunted Springs and Water Demons in Palestine
13 May - 30 July 2016
 

Views: 2

Reply to This

© 2018   Created by Paul Lincoln.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service