Highbury Fields Play Street

We held a Play Street event on Saturday 25th September to celebrate Car Free Day and the permanent closure of the road through Highbury Fields to traffic. It was fantastic to see children enjoying the road space – we had skipping, chalk drawing, bubbles, and some hotly contested egg-and-spoon and three-legged races! Several families passingContinue reading “Highbury Fields Play Street”

Highbury Fields Play Street event

We are running an event on Saturday 25 September (2-4PM) in Highbury Fields to celebrate Car Free Day, as part of our Unite the Fields campaign. There will be activities for all, including chalk, drawing, skipping, fun races, and more. The event takes place on Highbury Crescent, the road dividing the park, which has nowContinue reading “Highbury Fields Play Street event”

New campaign: Unite the Fields

The Highbury Crescent road dividing the two sections of Highbury Fields has been closed to traffic since 2014. Initially it was used as a construction compound for the rebuilding works at Highbury Corner. In 2020, Islington Council agreed to reopen the road to pedestrians and cyclists only, under temporary rules. This has enabled children toContinue reading “New campaign: Unite the Fields”