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, 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 Borough events promoting the Association.

News

Monday, January 1, 2018

If you are Ex Armed Forces, Fire, Police or Ambulance Service or an Ex member of the Merchant Navy or Prison Service and want to become a member of the Islington Vaterans Assoctaion,  then go to the contacts page and email the Secretary or Charman to obation the required application forms and infomation

Monday, September 18, 2017

Do you want to support the IVA. Are you or your organisation looking to support and help local Veteran's within the borough of Islington and surraounding borough's, If you think you or your organistion can benifit by support Veterans, then please contact the IVA to see how you can help. Annualy Waitrose, Costa & Bellanger support Islington Armed Forces Day in May, Can you help and we can put your name on posters and our Website as a supporter of Ex Forces within the community. 2018 is the centenary of the start of the WW1 and a big focus will made on Veteran support, don't miss out.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Again our Benefactor, Shak Inayat has shown is continued support to the IVA by donating £1,000 to the Association, which will be used to promote the Association within islington groups and business. This will allow the association to increase it's support to the Veteran community. Shak attaned our annual Christmas dinner and it was great to have him there to meet members of the Assocation.