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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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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Women’s History Month – The woman behind the poster

With Women’s History Month well under way this March, Redbridge Libraries has begun it’s month long programme of events and activities to celebrate the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. You may have seen the poster around the borough promoting all of the events taking place in Redbridge throughout March, but …

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Festive Fun this December

Jingle those bells, jump on your sleigh and make your way to Redbridge, because we’re inviting you to come and celebrate the magic of Christmas with us!Christmas Writers Competition, 7-10 yrsMonday 10 December- Saturday 5 JanuaryThink you’ve got what it takes to show off your writing skills? Get writing this December, and pick up a …

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Ladies light up the High Road in Ilford

Following on from the success of the Lumiere London Umbrella Project, I along with my fellow umbrella dancing troupe were asked back to perform at the opening of the magnificent public art installation O.T. 968 on the High Road outside Redbridge Town Hall last night (15 March). We had a few new faces join us …

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Fabulous February: Top 5 General events for you and the family this half term

It’s time to make the most of your holidays, February is the perfect time to get active and prepare yourself for the summer. We’ve got a wide range of activities available to help you to get out and get active, or sit back and enjoy one of our shows, the choice is yours! This is …

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