The Hunters Grimm – immerse yourself into a world of fantasy!

I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for when I joined the audience of The Hunters Grimm promenade performance in Valentines Park today, but boy was it fun, I didn’t stop smiling (even when I should have been sad!!)Our hosts, Dot and the Brothers Grimm wanted us to help them in their quest …

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The Very Successful Labyrinth Theatre Festival Ends With A Magical Performance Of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Picnic baskets, blankets and brollies were out in full force on Sunday evening as an audience gathered in the beautiful gardens of Valentines Mansion, awaiting Oddsocks’ 25th anniversary performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I had barely entered the gates of Valentines Park, yet it was instantly clear to me that spirits had not been …

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A High Street Odyssey – An experience like no other!

Well, I have just enjoyed one of my funniest half hours ever! Joined by my colleagues and some members of the public we embarked on our High Street Odyssey journey through Ilford Town Centre. Issued with our ‘shopping bags’ we found our instructions inside telling us to don our headphones (also inside) and follow direction …

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Ilford Welcomes Summer With Fantastic Outdoor Performances In The Sun

Shoppers in Ilford Town Centre on Saturday were in for a right treat as Redbridge Music Lounge was set up right at the heart of the hustle and bustle which offered a chance to sit down and enjoy some great music in the sunshine. If people hadn’t quite made it to the music, then they …

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Meet comedy poet Neal Zetter at Fairlop Fair!

I am not really a lover for poetry, but I’ve heard of a few poets and appreciate words that entertain.  We are all different; some people live for thrills, some for adventure… but some live and breathe poetry, some worship poetry like a saint… Meet Neal Zetter! I am so happy that Neal Zetter is …

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Visit London Glider Cider Company at Fairlop Fair!

I am so excited that the London Glider Cider Company is going to be at Fairlop Fair, such an original company which are going to be selling draft and bottled cider made from 100% fruit at the fair on Saturday 5 July at Fairlop Waters. The London Glider says their fruit is hand-picked from surplus …

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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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Object of the week – 3 to 7 June

At the heart of Redbridge Museum is a unique collection of over 7000 objects, oral history and film. Once a week we will be selecting one object from Redbridge Museum’s collection to share with you online. This week we revisit one of our artifacts on display in our temporary exhibition a History of Redbridge in …

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vInspired asks “What’s your story?”

Young volunteers celebrate the contributions of migrants to their communities in their campaign Routes to Roots. Team v is joining communities across the country, telling the stories of its people and their journeys. Team v Redbridge is celebrating the brave people that migrate across the globe and throughout the UK to create new lives for …

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