12 March to 22 June 2013
Discover over 500 years of Redbridge's gardens, parks and open
spaces in this special exhibition by Redbridge Museum. Follow a
fascinating journey from medieval farmland to grand 18th century
country estates to the growth of modern suburban gardens and
discover an area where the city meets the country.
Through a range of objects, photographs, films and documents,
visitors will view Redbridge in a new light.
Caught on Camera!
18 June to 28 September
In this new display, find out about life in Wanstead and
Woodford from World War II to the 1970s through the eyes of local
amateur photographer and film maker Fred James.
This newly researched Redbridge Museum collection is displayed
for the first time. Photographs and film by Fred James reveals a
unique and personal view of war, work, leisure and suburban life in
the twentieth century.
World War I - can you help?
The centenary of the outbreak of World War I will be
commemorated in 2014. Redbridge Museum is researching the impacts
of the war on Redbridge and would like to hear from local people
about their family stories.
The Museum would be particularly pleased to hear from residents
with an African Caribbean or South Asian background whose ancestors
may have fought in the war.
or call 020 8708 2317
Pop up gardens at Redbridge Museum
2 July to 28 September
This summer, visit a series of beautiful mini-gardens outside
Redbridge Central Library & Museum that have been inspired by
These gardens are based on historic green sites in Redbridge.
They have been created to show the history of gardens, parks and
open spaces in Redbridge, from farms to grand 18th century
country estates, Victorian suburban gardens and many more.
The gardens have been created by Redbridge Museum and
students from Wanstead High School, in partnership
with Valentines Gardens and Redbridge Nature Conservation. The
Project is funded by Arts Council England.