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Volunteer Exhibition Closing Workshop

This project would not have been possible without the hard work and insight of our team of committed volunteers. Following the closure of the exhibition, we came together to explore our learning and to discuss next steps. Volunteer Meg Deschamps recaps the event:  To mark the end of the Echoes of Holloway Prison exhibition and... Continue Reading →

Object Focus

The Echoes of Holloway Prison project set out to collect and share the stories of Holloway Prison. Volunteers and staff collected oral histories from people with lived experience of the site, and curated an exhibition of objects, stories and video to share the history of the site with the public. The project would have been... Continue Reading →

Writing Holloway Prison Workshop

As part of the Echoes of Holloway Prison exhibition events programme, resident artist Hannah Hull led a writing workshop. Members of the public worked with Hannah to write poems and prose inspired by the voices, stories and pictures of Holloway Prison. By exploring stories collected during the project we could get closer to understanding the experience of... Continue Reading →

Exhibition Events Programme

The Echoes of Holloway Prison Exhibition ran at Islington Museum, from the 13th of July to the 8th of October 2018. The exhibition was accompanied by a varied events programme.   View our 2018 Echoes of Holloway Prison Events Programme below, and discover more about each event on our blog. Walk: Winning the Vote: Islington... Continue Reading →

Holloway Prison Film Workshop

As part of the Echoes of Holloway Prison project volunteers have been creating films to help tell the story of the prison. Here, volunteer Yun Lu, describes his experience:  During the film workshops, we had the chance to learn how to operate cameras and took a glance at fascinating oral histories already collected for the... Continue Reading →

Oral History Training

As part of the Echoes of Holloway Prison project volunteers were trained to record oral histories with people linked to the prison. Jessie Goodison Burgess wrote about her experience: On the last day of February, a group of nine women braved the cold snowy weather and gathered together in the Islington Museum education room, ready... Continue Reading →

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