The website of the Newington Green Meeting House lists one Joseph Priestley amongst the intellectual friends of the influential Richard ...
We are so thankful to Jenny for allowing us to host her wonderful sculpture to Mary in the Mary Wollstonecraft ...
Who was Mary Wollstonecraft? One of the best ways to find out is to look at the portraits artists have ...
An atheist, supporter of universal suffrage, a secularist, promoter of trade unions and a political activist
The fascinating female history of Abney Park.
Hello all – we’ve had a whirlwind month at the Meeting House! Firstly – our events programme this month has been ...
The mystery surrounding Mary Shelley and Frankstein obscured a family with a fascinating history heavily embedded in literature and misfortune.
Our current prison system is built upon decades of change, a small part of which were influenced by John Howard; a man, in the 18th century with a 21st century perspective on prisoners and their treatment.
Hackney’s early feminists on Education, Social Reform and the Right to Vote
‘Infusoria’ a word with a fascinating history embedded in science and revelation
This month is Black History Month – although we are committed at the Meeting House to sharing, learning and celebrating Black ...
Education, Creativity and Grief came together for Anna Laetitia Barbauld to influence literacy creations and a new educational system.
This blog showcases a forgotten figure of history, Dr John Burgh, and the role he played in the political and educational sphere during the 18th century.
Over the next few months, we have a fantastic set of events sharing radical ideas and stories.
During World War Two many Jews began to migrate The ‘Battle of Ridley Road’ on June 1st 1947 was one of ...
A forgotten fight against British post-WW2 fascism
A new way to learn about the fascinating history of the Dissenting Academies and their links to Newington Green.
We can finally share with you the fantastic progress the Meeting House has made while staying safe.
History of the Mildmay Radical Club at the turn of the 20th century and its legacy today.
The story of how an inspirational feminist with a passion for art and education influenced Newington Green.
Tales from the Green are free, online storytelling recordings for small learners that take inspiration from other cultures.
Celebrate the legacy of activism in Hackney by reflecting on the past and looking at the present.
A 6-week free craft programme for young people.
Discover how India and Feminism were introduced in the 19th Century in the form of Sophia Dobson Collet: Cosmopolitan, feminist and English promoter of the Brahmo Samaj