Lost LGBT Scene | The Duke of Clarence, Islington

Lost LGBT Scene | The Duke of Clarence, Islington

We’re creating an online memory board for some of London’s lost venues. Since the turn of the century, London’s gay scene has lost over 100 venues.

We’d love for you to help us grow this historical archive of London’s lost gay scene. If you’ve got photos or memories of any of the venues you’d like to share please use the comment section below and we’ll add them right here.

The Duke of Clarence

A lesbian bar in Islington off the Essex Road, most likely closed at the end of the 90s.

A reader shares, “. Lesbian bar on Rotherfield St just off Essex Road N1 – when That area was full of gays bars. After about a year of trying to remember the name someone finally came up with it last night!  The Duke of Clarence. It deserves to be remembered purely because it existed in Islington when it was THE gay place to be”


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