Locals explore Ilford’s suffragette history

Redbridge Central Library paid homage to International Women’s Day on 8 March by reviving Pat Heron’s walk around Ilford, discovering iconic sights of the suffragette movement. Raeesa Mukhtar joined the group to discover how much history is retained right on her doorstep! Development Librarian Rhonda Brooks was our leader for the day. She assembled us in …

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Championing Strong Female Voices: International Women’s Day – The power of unity amongst women

Observed since the early 1900s, International Women’s Day remains a prominent day of appreciation and celebration of women's progression and achievements throughout history. Spanning from social to political and economic issues, women who were previously denied voices, began to emerge and demand recognition, in aspects including a woman’s right to vote and equality in the …

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Youth Charity vInspired – Healthy Relationship Event

We'd like to give a warm welcome to Team V Redbridge! Join us and show your support for the great work vInspired do in and around our borough. The cheesy cards, love hearts and chocolate of Valentine's Day, yet do many of us actually know what makes up a healthy relationship? Team v Redbridge is …

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SPECIAL AUTHOR EVENT! Melissa Benn

‘We have reached a tricky crossroads in modern women’s lives and our collective daughters are bearing the brunt of some intolerable pressures…a manifesto for modern womanhood – and a guide through the perils and pitfalls of parenting girls.’ Melissa Benn What should we tell our daughters? The Pleasures and Pressures of Growing Up Female. Melissa …

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