Welcome to the Islington Veterans Association (IVA)

The Islington Veterans' Association is a community organisation that promotes camaraderie and seeks to provide help for veterans and ex-servicemen across Islington. Membership is open to all who have served in the Armed Forces, the emergancy services, Merchant Navy & Prison service & btheir families and anyone associated with the Borough who seeks to further the aims of the Association, whether they have a military background or not.

The Veterans' Association is instrumental in organising the annual Remembrance Day Acts of Remembrance and Parades in Islington, Armed Forces Day and associated events and other occassional commemorations which happen in the Borough and is closely involved with the Borough on issues affecting the welfare of all veterans.

The Association also maintains a strong social calendar with monthly meetings of the Association in Islington Town Hall, The Association organise trips around the country (which have included visits to such places as the National Memorial Arboretum and the Air Force Museum at Hendon), dinners and other social events, and takes part in various Borough events promoting the Association.

News

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Dear All

Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus all IVA activity has been posponed or cancelled. The IVA committee along with the council,  are reviewing ideas to ensure special events are commemorated and not forgottern, by looking at ways they can be celebrated once the restrictions have been relaxed. The IVA committee and its membership will now meet on Zoom as per the dates in the events calender, every first Tuesday of each month at 19:00 pm.