Islington green is exactly that, a green.
It is not:
-somewhere to play football or any kind of sport
-have a BBQ
-spend the day sitting on blankets drinking beer
- a perfect spot to enjoy a take away lunch from one of the surrounding take away sandwich/burrito/froyo/cake/coffee shops
-lovely to read a book during your lunch hour
-a great place to natter with friends
In an area...more
My local green is so cute I want to squeeze its little cheeks in my fingers, scrunch up my nose and eyebrows, and say things like: "boosshhie boooshie boooo!" ... But it's definitely a "tween," so I'd certainly be regarded as the weird lost auntie with too much perfume and lipstick on my teeth.
I know Islington Green is a "tween" because it's kind of in that awkward development stage -- a...more
Islington Green is a small, triangular park next to Upper Street. Despite it's small size and some unfortunately chosen modern art it is quite pretty. The is well-maintained and, though small, a relaxing place to stop when out on a shopping trip.
A couple of summers ago I worked a fairly deadening job in telesales and I would come to the green to have my lunch and read. Even though it is...more
Islington Green is a small but perfectly formed little park smack bang in the middle of Islington at the meeting point between Essex Road and Upper Street.
The perfect place to sit and read or picnic with friends during the summer, Islington Green regularly hosts various food festivals in the warmer months and is conveniently located should you want to take food or coffee away from any number...more
I love Islington Green! It's not a big space but is an almost perfect one. If it was a wee bit larger it would be perfect. What I love about the space is that it has art work in the middle and is surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Upper Street. So you are part of the city but not of the city as you take a few moments to rest and find solace in this green space, lying under the trees....more