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-service personal across Islington. Membership is open to all who have served in the Armed Forces, the emergancy services, Merchant Navy & Prison service & their 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

Thursday, October 28, 2021

It is with great saddness that the news the IVA have been informed of the passing of Kathy Walter the wife of John Walters (Peraly  King of Finsbury). john is also very ill currently in Hospital with COVID-19.  We wish him a speedy recovery. Our thoughts and prayer are with Darren and the family at this time

 

 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Chairman has arranged the next meeting to be a actual face to face meeting and not on Zoom. The meeting will be held at the Drapers Arms on Barnsbury Street, N11ER. Let make the fisrt meeting a great event and start the end of restrictions well

Monday, August 23, 2021

With the relaxing on COVID19 restrictions, the Committee are now looking at the monthly meeting starting back up and planning other events that the Association can take part in or attend. The Chairman is speaking with Hammertons Brewry to have an eveing/afternoon at that loacl establisment and we are also looking at having a stand at the Whitecross event. This will get the Association back in the public eye.