Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

This week our Map of the Week takes us to Valentines Park.  It was opened in 1898 after Ilford Council bought land from the owners of Valentines Mansion. At this time Ilford was a fast developing suburb and the Council wanted recreation space for its residents.  The Council gradually bought up more of the estate …

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Celebrity ‘Great British Bake Off’ at Valentines Mansion!

Valentines Mansion is back on TV!!!! In a series of four special Sport Relief programmes four celebrity bakers will take on the Great Bake Off challenge.   Set against the backdrop of our stunning Mansion in Ilford, famous faces compete to claim the star baker title! This series is in aid of Sport Relief and sets …

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