NEWS: From Islington Mill


    Are You In A 21st Century Sleepwalk? + a free Gallery gig


    // 30.10: Artist in Residence live performance: Electronic experimental musician Sun Color ( (aka Julio Cesar Palacio) has been in residence at the Mill and will round off his stay with a free gig in the Gallery, with support from Dwellings & Coatic Sequence. Julio has been working on new material and we are sad to see him go but excited to hear new work. Join us and BYOB.

    // 31.10: ‘Three, four, better lock the door’ cos Islington Mill Pot Luck Film Night ( are screening all five of the Nightmare on Elm Street films back to back for Halloween ( at the Mill. BYOCCC (Bring Your Own Coffee, Cushion & Crucifix…)

    // New Year’s Day 2019: That’s the deadline to submit material to We’ve Been Through The Mill ( , a memory project compiling real-life stories from our legendary club. Stories and images will become a published book so be generous with your tales! Read how to submit here ( .

    In brief…

    // Salford Makers ( have a full calendar of hands-on creative workshops open to all, so go ahead and check what’s on offer ( for some fun creative times in this dreary weather.

    // SAVE THE DATE! Christmas at the Mill is coming on 6 December!

    // Are you a queer artist based in Manchester? Join this group ( for fun get-togethers, mutual support and inspiration.

    // Heart of Glass & Mark Devereaux Projects offer professional development for artists, now with added travel/childcare bursaries. Read more ( .

    // Last few days for Ride Your Own Pony ( in Liverpool, part of Independents Biennial ( .

    And finally…

    // impaTV ( were commissioned to produce a showreel to be screened in our stand at this year’s Manchester Contemporary. Current Islington Mill artists were invited to submit images or films to be part of the piece, and to this collection was added the work of previous artists as we looked back over 20 years of independent artist support in Salford. You can now watch this beautiful film in its entirety right here, and it is a thing of beauty indeed…

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