25/02/2024 in Uncategorised

Focus on sustainable fashion at ARBN

Doing good in the Angel is always on trend. This month members of Angel Responsible Business Network (ARBN) met at the office of B Corp business DEPLOY, a sustainable fashion house based in City Road. DEPLOY spoke about its work to…

Sadler's Wells
23/02/2024 in Entertainment Festival Theatre

Exciting new shows announced for 2024

Get ready for a fresh batch of song, dance and theatre with new season announcements from some of Angel’s iconic arts venues. Here’s a taster… Sadler’s Wells The Flamenco Festival returns this summer for its 19th edition, with seven UK premieres and performances from…

21/02/2024 in Community Uncategorised

Reminder – get involved in Angel Pride 2024

The BID is hosting a virtual meeting on February 22 at 2pm to discuss proposals to mark Pride Month in June in the Angel. Many venues across town are already planning initiatives supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and the BID is keen to hear…

19/02/2024 in Uncategorised

February newsletter – out now!

The days are getting ever so slightly longer as we approach Spring with more to do, see and try in the Angel. Catch up with what’s going on in our latest newsletter, which includes: How to feature in the Angel…

12/02/2024 in Community

Angel images make Historic England archive

Four images by neighbourhood photographer Gary Williams have been selected for inclusion in Historic England’s photo archive. Gary’s shots of The Camden Head Pub, The Hovis sign above the Størksen shop, Sally from Arta’s Flowers, and the Old Queens Head pub,…

01/02/2024 in Uncategorised

Valentine’s events in the Angel

Celebrate love in the Angel. Whether it’s booking in some ‘me time’ for yourself, getting together with friends to show you care, or creating that special date for your favourite human, here are some ideas of what you can do…

30/01/2024 in Business

Book now for free cyber crime security advice

Supercharge your cyber-security by booking a free visit from the Cyber Resilience Centre for London (CRC). The not-for profit organisation works alongside the police to provide businesses with practical support to help tackle cybercrime. The BID will be hosting members of the…

Gerry + Leoni
29/01/2024 in Business

Save the date for business crime reduction meeting

Don’t miss the next Business Crime Reduction Partnership meeting on Thursday, February 1, at 10am.  Hear the latest crime data and crime trends affecting trading in the Angel and solutions to tackle the issues. It is an opportunity for you to report…

Children playing
26/01/2024 in Community

Love these Half Term activities in the Angel

There’s no such thing as ‘I’m bored’ in the Angel with a toy-box full of things to do over February Half Term. Stay tuned as this page will be updated as new events come in… February 11Estorick Collection – Family…

26/01/2024 in Uncategorised

Angel Pubwatch – latest

Initiatives to improve women’s safety in the neighbourhood will be discussed at the next Angel Pubwatch meeting on February 6 at 3pm. Share your thoughts and hear from representatives from the police, local council and other partners at the event, which…

25/01/2024 in Business

Help shape the future of the Angel as a Company Member

Have your say on the Angel by applying for Company Membership of Angel Islington BID. All BID levy-payers are invited to attend the annual general meeting but only Company Members can speak and vote at these important events. Company Members can also apply to…

24/01/2024 in Events

Roses are red, violets are blue, share your events, so we can plug you!

Businesses and venues, are you hosting something special for customers or visitors to the Angel this Valentine’s Day? Perhaps a swoonsome themed event, drop dead gorgeous special offers, cocktails or menus for lovebirds, or workshops and activities with a romantic…

23/01/2024 in Business Environment

Build a more sustainable business with these free resources

Sign up for a free series of online and in-person workshops to help you build a greener business. The Government-funded Better Futures sessions include: January 25, 9am-12.30pm Leadership workshop: sharpen your skills to drive forward net zero engagement in your team…

22/01/2024 in Community Festival

Collaborators needed for Angel Pride

Annual Pride celebrations are just a few months away and the BID is looking to bring the community together to mark this important annual event in the Angel.  Many venues across town are already planning exciting initiatives supporting the LGBTQ+…

19/01/2024 in Community

January newsletter – out now!

Warm up with our latest round-up of events, offers and activities in the Angel for the month ahead. This issue includes: Get involved in Angel Pride celebrations this June Help shape the future of the Angel by applying for Company…

16/01/2024 in Angel Loves Indies

Angel Loves Indies… Llerena

Llerena Restaurant, 167 Upper Street, N1 1US Restaurateur Alberto Torres Sosa comes from a long line of Spanish farmers and producers dedicated to sharing the best of Spanish fare with the world. Take a bite of our chat with this tapas…

02/01/2024 in Business Design Centre Festival

Special offer at Stitch Festival

Get £2 off entry to The Stitch Festival, coming to the Business Design Centre on March 21-24, this year. Dedicated to all things dressmaking, sewing and stitch, the event gathers leading designers, demos, Q&As and hundreds of craft workshops. Simply book here once the offer…

27/12/2023 in Police Pubwatch Safer

Angel Pubwatch – latest

Women’s safety and latest crime trends were among topics discussed at December’s meeting of Angel Pubwatch. An update on business sign-ups to the GLA Charter – which sets out a range of commitments to improve customer safety in venues – also featured,…

23/12/2023 in Uncategorised

Double win for Chapel Market in 2023 trader awards

Chapel Market vendors Adrian Serrano and John Papworth have been recognised in Islington Council’s annual Market Trader of the Year competition, as voted for by the public. Mr Serrano’s paella stall, La Real Paella, which only received its licence in…

21/12/2023 in Uncategorised

Special offer – Badiani Angel

Christmas is a time for giving – especially at gelato experts Badiani Angel! Simply quote ANGELDEC for 10% off in-store or a free scoop of gelato when you buy a slice of panettone or pandoro. The pinkest shop in Camden Passage also has…

19/12/2023 in Christmas Uncategorised

St Mary’s Christmas carol services

Come along to St Mary’s for song and worship this Christmas. On December 19 from 6pm-7pm the church hosts ‘Carols on the steps’ of the church. Warm refreshments will also be served. Christmas Eve from 4pm-5pm will be a ‘Children and Families’ service with carols and…

17/12/2023 in Community Festival Uncategorised

Community gathers for Chanukah celebrations

Islington Green was illuminated for the Jewish festival of Chanukah, festival of light and joy, where some 700 people came together for the traditional lighting of the Menorah. Event organiser, Rabbi Mendy Korer of Chabad Islington, led the lighting ceremony with greetings from…

15/12/2023 in Business Community

December newsletter – out now!

We have a stocking-full of stories for you this month – our final round-up for 2023. Inside this issue: What’s the BID been up to for members in 2023? Charity boost at Glow in the Angel Chapel Market Traders of…

Emily Thornberry MP visits the Angel for a crime walkabout
12/12/2023 in Uncategorised

BID praised for action on retail crime

Our very own Business Crime Manager Gerry Morgan was recognised for his part in creating a safer Angel when Islington MP Emily Thornberry joined him and colleagues for an area walkabout. Ms Thornberry was keen to hear about the work…

11/12/2023 in Business Uncategorised

Important new arrangements for your levy bills

Islington Council, which collects Angel Islington BID levy, has informed the BID of the following important information. Your 2023/24 Angel Islington BID levy bill has been adjusted to take into account a 2023 revaluation of properties, which has led to…

11/12/2023 in Brighter Cleaner Council Recycling

BID services over Christmas and New Year

This year the BID offices will be closed from Friday, December 22, to Tuesday, January 2, 2024. You may wish to make a note of the following services available to you over Christmas and the New Year: Recycling services will be available…

Gerry + Leoni
27/11/2023 in Safer

Stay safe and crime-free this winter

As the holiday season approaches, it’s essential to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community and businesses. Here are some safety tips from our Business Crime Manager Gerry Morgan for you to consider: Double-check your security systems and cameras…

The Big House
25/11/2023 in Charity

Charity transforming young lives seeks gala sponsors

Can you help a creative arts charity that works with care leavers and at-risk young people aged 16-25? The Big House (TBH) is looking for sponsorship for its gala fundraising dinner on November 27. Established in 2012 TBH uses art to help change…

Glow in the Angel
24/11/2023 in Christmas Glow in the Angel

Hundreds raised for charity at ‘Glow in the Angel’

Generous visitors to our ‘Glow in the Angel’ festive fun day helped raise nearly £700 for local charity Islington Giving. Crowds thronged to Islington Green on Saturday for free seasonal entertainment, live music and craft sessions. This year the event…

Glow in the Angel
23/11/2023 in Christmas Glow in the Angel Uncategorised

Watch: ‘Glow in the Angel’

Relive the revelry with clips from Saturday’s festive fun…