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.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Over the last few months the IVA have sadly lost a few members who have passsed away. Those members from left to right are:

Phil & Liliam Menham who had thier funeral on the 14th June 2021. Phil was one of the founder members of the IVA

George Smith:  Passsed away on Tuesday 17th August. His funeral will be on the 9th September 2021 

Kenneth Watts who passed away on the 22nd of Augut 2021. Kenneth's Funeral will be on the 21st September 2021.

Sunday, February 7, 2021


At the IVA AGM, Chancellor, Mick Messinger, was offiically appointed the new president of the IVA, taking over from Dr Charles - Goodson Wicks. He is one of a number of Deputy Lieutenants appointed  by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, all Deputy Lieutenants (DL) appointments being of distinguished residents of Greater London who have served their local community or have a history of service in other fields.

Sunday, February 7, 2021

On the 2nd February 2021 during the AGM Dennis Sharrocks stood down as Chairman and Martin Kirk was elected as the new Chairman of the Islington Veterans Association. The IVA wish him well for the future and leading the IVA into 2021 and beyond.

Norman Willson remains as a member of the committee and the Members Committee member.  Mark Samson continues as tresurere.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Manor Gardens Mamorial Arch Restoration Campaign 



Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Islington Branch of  Armed Forces Breakfast Club has now resumed meetings at St Luke's on the third Friday of each month for the remaining dates in 2021. It is hoped that meeting will revert back to Saturday morings in 2022, or when the centre opens at the weekends again. More infomation to follow. Please ensure you email Petre McCafferty if you are attending so he is aware of numbers for breakfast.

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 Charman to obtain the required application forms and infomation