Workshop: The Empty Space of Holloway Prison

The workshop ‘The Empty Space of Holloway Prison’ was run by sociologist Carly Guest and criminologist Rachel Seoighe of Middlesex University. Carly and Rachel recap the experience of leading the session: We have been researching the lived experience of Holloway and the impact of its closure since 2016, and have been involved in various ways... Continue Reading →

Talk: Bad Girls by Caitlin Davies

Caitlin Davies, novelist, award-winning journalist and author of 'Bad Girls - A History of Rebels and Renegades', gave a talk at the Cat and Mouse Library and Finsbury Library about 'Suffragettes at Holloway Prison'. Volunteer Susan writes about the event. Caitlin opened her talk by discussing  about her long-standing fascination with Holloway Prison and how she had always wondered... Continue Reading →

Dirt EP Launch

Artist in Residence Hannah Hull produced an EP, called DIRT, as part of the Echoes of Holloway Project.Volunteer Sam Marland writes about the EP Launch Event: Artist in Residence of the Echoes of Holloway Prison project, Hannah Hull, took to Newington Green’s historic Unitarian Church with her band Burning Salt to launch their concept EP... Continue Reading →

Sisters Uncut ‘Reclaiming Holloway’ Workshop

Volunteer Meg Deschamps writes about her experience of attending a workshop led by Sisters Uncut in 2018:  As part of the Echoes of Holloway Prison exhibition events programme, a North London Sisters Uncut representative ran a ‘Reclaiming Holloway’ workshop at Islington Museum, to address issues surrounding women’s prisons, as well as the group’s occupation of... Continue Reading →

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 →

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