This is our Newsletter of 31 March 2022. If you’d like to receive our semi-regular round-up into your inbox, sign up here. 


Simply tonnes going on so a big ol’ roundup is due. If you want to see art, hear music, take on commissions, learn history, or even get help with your tax return, you’ve come to the right newsletter…

1 April: Heritage Memorial Potluck: Artists Sarah-Joy Ford and Astarte Cara share their brand new commissions responding to the partial collapse of Islington MIll in 1824 and the 18 workers who died there. Join us for music, food, reflection and conversation around this fascinating and tragic history.

2 April: Lowri Evans at Salford Museum: The MIll’s Lowri Evans launches ‘Leaves / Leaving’, her new show at Salford Museum & Art Gallery this Saturday afternoon. Book your spot at the event here.

13 April: Tax Club is a super chill drop-in space where you can do your HMRC self-assessment in company, ask questions, get guidance from experienced self-employed peers, have a brew and just take the edge off the whole experience. No pressure and discretion assured!

19 April: Digital artist/collective sought to interpret the Islington Mill Gazetteer, a detailed architectural report of our 5th and 6th floors produced by Salford Archaeology. We want an artist to bring these insights to life with digital technology to produce a dynamic experience of our building. Read more here.

1 May: 140 acts confirmed for the full SFTOC 2022 line-up on 1st of May all over Chapel Street and beyond. There’s nothing quite like this iconic arty party. Only £32 + booking. Read up here and buy tickets NOW.

23–27 May: Islington Mill Summer School is a programme of workshops and masterclasses focused on professional development, learning and well-being for creatives in Greater Manchester.  If you’re interested in attending and want to find out more please fill in this expression of interest form.