Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure releases ‘What’s On’ app

With advert and poster display space at an absolute premium in Redbridge Libraries we have invested in a new kind of virtual noticeboard, bringing together technology and simplicity. Like all libraries, we receive a myriad of posters and leaflets for display whilst we also have limited amounts of space with content that varies hugely in …

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Redbridge Libraries: celebrate life while acknowledging death

As Redbridge Libraries continue their mission to spark conversation about life and death during the Dying Matters Festival, join us for a series of events, workshops and arts installations. During the May bank holiday weekend Sarah Weller, a Soul Midwife will be facilitating two workshops using her knowledge and skills from her therapeutic sound practitioner …

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Keep busy in Redbridge this Easter: Top 10 activities

Feel like the New Year only just begun? Have the Easter holidays crept up on you? If you find yourself with no plans for the kids this Easter, don’t worry we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled a list of fantastic events and activities taking place across Redbridge. So there is nothing left to do except …

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Let’s take it to ‘The Streets’

“One of the best things about London is how much is going on around every corner, and in each and every community. Festivals like The Streets are doing excellent work to highlight some of the capital’s local gems.”  Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) After its successful launch last year, The Streets returns this summer with …

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Can you make a difference to Valentines Mansion?

Valentines Mansion & Gardens in Ilford is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us to create a truly memorable experience for visitors on our open days.  Working within this wonderful Georgian Mansion, dating back to 1696, you will be surrounded by many stories and an ever-changing architectural gem.  This would suit anyone with an interest …

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Don’t miss the Redbridge Green Fair this Sunday!

Held once every 2 years, The Redbridge Green Fair is a large, vibrant, inclusive community festival with a “green” theme that raises public awareness of environmental issues and brings the community and businesses together in Valentines Park, Ilford. This year the Green Fair takes place on Sunday 25 May from 11.30am to 7pm in Melbourne Field, Valentines …

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Coming Soon… A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sunday 29 June, 6pm Oddsocks return in their 25th Anniversary year with another high-energy, feel-good, family theatre show and this summer it’s the magical, spectacular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, performed with live music, exhilarating circus skills and some outrageous hunting dogs! Four lovers run-off to the countryside where mysterious woodland creatures …

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It’s beginning to look a lot like a Barkingside Christmas!

Donning a Santa hat and munching on Gingerbread men, Raeesa Mukhtar joins Barkingside residents as they welcome the festive season. It's officially Christmas in Barkingside! Okay so, it may not be snowing, the presents haven't all been wrapped and it's definitely not time to buy the turkey… Yet, when I went to Barkingside Christmas light …

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