Day trip to Eastbourne Seaside

In July 2018 IBA organized a day trip for local residents in Eastbourne. At the seaside, the participants explored the beach before they settled down for lunch. After that, the participants did some swimming, paddling in the sea and had a great time and enjoying the fun with one another. The participants explored the pier where they enjoyed some ice …

Children’s Afterschool
& Weekend Club

This year funded through a new 3-Year grant from the BBC Children in Need we started up a new afterschool and weekend club for children and young people from disadvantaged families in Islington. The Project provided support to children to raise their educational and skills achievements and helps children to develop confidence in learning, and confidence in themselves. The literacy, …

Employment Project

IBA’s Employment Skills and Coaching Programme that is run in partnership and collaboration with Octopus Communities based at Caxton House in North Islington. This forms part of joint initiative of a number of local groups focused on getting local people back into work. Through a suite of targeted skills training and employment coaching programmes, the project is working to improve …

After School & Weekend Club

that works to build a better future for all children by giving educational support to children and young people and their families. The key objectives of the club are to raise educational standards and encourage good discipline and behaviour; to help the children who are underachieving in schools. This year the children chose 3 specific themes which they decided to …

Log-On Digital Inclusion

Digital inclusion is an important area of work for supporting our communities in Islington and beyond. Being digitally literate is a must have skill for everyone in order to be able to manage day to day information, communicate, manage money, access support and services. It has now become an essential tool for modern day living and participation and no one …

Inspired by Islamic Art: The Dome and Stars

The Dome and Stars installation celebrated the opening of the new permanent Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at The British Museum which opened to the public on 18 October 2018. Our participants became involved in this project, exploring the dynamic patterns associated with Islamic cultures from around the world, including flowing Iznik designs from Turkey and the geometric …