Creative play with glass

I had been promising myself for ages that I would make time and book myself on a creative workshop at Valentines Mansion, and I am so pleased that I did and to add to the pleasure,  I had talked one of my old school friends into joining me so it gave us time to have …

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Meet Miss England semi-finalist at Fairlop Fair

Miss Redbridge, Krishna Solanki, is in the running to become Miss England after securing a place in the semi-finals. Having just finished her second year studying maths at Portsmouth University, she had to juggle the pageant with revising for her exams, which she finished just a couple of days before the heats. Krishna, who is …

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National Libraries Day: Users Reveal What the Library Means to Them

Every year, libraries everywhere provide joy, help and knowledge to their community. From their countless shelves lined with books waiting to be read, to the fantastic staff who help organise all the activities, there's always something to gain from spending time at the library. That is why on Saturday 7 February National Libraries Day was …

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A celebration of libraries and the Arts: Fabula Festival is a true success!

After hearing about the library being jam-packed on Saturday, for the first full day of the Fabula Festival, I did not want to miss out. So, I went to along on Sunday to enjoy the talks, stalls and the company! There’s something about being in the library on a Sunday, when it’s not usually open, …

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Seeking local musical performers to take part in public art project

Artist Lucy Harrison is looking for Redbridge based musical performers to take part in a one-day event in Ilford, as part of her public art project Good Company. Good Company is a project focussing on how local businesses contribute to the social and cultural life of Ilford. Lucy is selecting local businesses to be hosts …

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Let Doggy’s Delights groom your dog at this year’s Fairlop Fair

If I asked you what Paris Hilton and Kate Middleton had in common would you be able to tell me? My guess is that you’re still shocked from me even daring to put our beloved Duchess of Cambridge’s name in the same sentence as Paris Hilton’s. But bear with me, because surprisingly they do actually …

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Animal Ark Vets bring their expertise to Fairlop Fair

Us Brits are a dog-loving nation, with 25% of UK households playing home to those loveable canines, it seems we just can’t get enough of man’s best friend! As a hardcore animal lover (I’m the girl who had to hold back tears when Jack Black kicked Ron Burgundy’s dog off of the bridge in Anchor …

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Call Out for Arts and Craft stalls – Handmade items only  

Fairlop Fair – Saturday 5th July 2014 – 11.00 - 6.00pm Set in the beautiful backdrop of Fairlop Waters Country Park, situated in Redbridge, Essex, Fairlop Fair returns for its 3rd year, after a successful year we are facilitating an arts and crafts marquee. Last year footfall was between 3000-4000 people. The event is free …

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Application Requirements and Form – Stall Holders at Fairlop Fair 2014

We know it’s early but… Apply now to be an exhibitor at the Fairlop Fair! We are pleased to announce that the next festival will be taking place on Saturday 5th July 2014 from 11am to 6pm.   The Event The Fairlop Fair is a popular community festival which takes place once a year at …

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