Redbridge Children’s Book Award 2022

After two years of not being able to hold our awards ceremony in-person, we were delighted that on Thursday 30 June, over 300 students, teachers and librarians from 7 secondary and 5 primary schools filled the Kenneth More Theatre to celebrate our nineteenth annual Redbridge Children’s Book Awards.  The Mayor, Councillor Thavathuray Jeyaranjan also attended. …

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Top 5 events for the family this May Half Term  

May Half term is on the horizon, which means that we have lots of events and activities for families, friends, and kids to join in with this year!   Here in Redbridge, we are spoiled for choice; with so much taking place, so to narrow things down here is a list of top 5 not-to-miss activities …

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Top 10 Advent Calendar:  Christmas family fun activities for you in Redbridge  

The holiday season is just around the corner with lots of festivities on the way! With the cold weather creeping up, there’s no need to travel far to experience the joys of the festive season. Why not stay local in Redbridge and celebrate!   Advent calendars are full of treats, so we’ve compiled our very own, …

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Redbridge residents mesmerised by Museum of the Moon exhibition

Photo credit: Jimmy Lee We were overwhelmed by the fantastic response to our first Redbridge Outdoor Arts event this season, featuring touring artwork Museum of the Moon by UK artist Luke Jerram. Vision RCL were honoured to home this astounding piece of artwork at the Walled Gardens at Valentines Mansion Gardens. The perfect location enhanced this …

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The Life of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) American novelist, essayist, screenwriter and short-story writer was #BOTD. He is best known for his novels depicting the flamboyance and excess of the Jazz Age (the 1920s) in America. During his lifetime, he published four novels, four collections of short stories, and 164 short stories. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born …

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Becoming a fitness winner

Fitness post-lockdown has been difficult for some people, and exciting for others. With the world opening up again, gyms and leisure centres are starting to get busier, with people that have a renewed sense of wanting to get started or restarted on their fitness journey. Our fitness facilities at Fullwell Cross Leisure centre are perfect …

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Vision Swimming Teachers reveal why it is a fun and fulfilling job

The increase in demand for swimming lessons this year has resulted in the expansion of our Swim Vision team. We are recruiting Assistant Swimming Teachers to learn how to teach this invaluable life skill through our Swim Vision Apprenticeship Scheme.Becoming an Assistant Swimming Teacher has many appealing attributes, particularly for parents looking for a part-time …

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Overcoming the 3 big Cs during 2020: Life Changes, COVID and Cancer

In celebration of Women’s International Day on 8 March, Vision RCL are honoured to share an inspirational story of 2020 which compels such bravery and determination from one of our own. Angelique is a dance and fitness instructor who has worked with Vision’s sport and health team for many years, including classes for our women’s only programme.  Read Angelique’s inspirational story below:  “My name is Angelique and have worked for Vision RCL for over 5 …

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Do More at home this February

We have some exciting new activities for you to get involved with at home this February, in addition to regular Do More at home our online events programme. Redbridge Libraries National Storytelling Week In celebration of #NationalStorytellingWeek we would like to share with you once again, a childhood favourite `The Tiger Who Came to Tea' …

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