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Ship Ahoy! Redbridge Museum Summer Exhibition 2016

Thursday 21 July - Saturday 3 September 2016

A fun, family exhibition about rivers and the sea

This summer, set sail on the high seas with Redbridge Museum!

Climb aboard an East India Company Ship bound for exotic India or ride the river Roding on a cargo ship and unload your treasure by crane at Ilford wharf.

Find out how the river Roding and the seas connected Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford to the wider world in this fun interactive exhibition.

Discover more about science, navigation, geography, trade and your local history through hands - on display, games, puzzles and much, much more.

For more events and activities linked to the Ship Ahoy! exhibition see the Do More guide or Events Page.

Download Ship Ahoy! leaflet here (PDF 2.10MB)

 

The Fairlop Ring Redbridge Museum display

12 July - 31 December 2016

Redbridge Museum is the first to display a beautiful 17th century gold ring, which was lost in a Fairlop field for 400 years. This small display explores how the ring was discovered and sheds new light on what life was like for Redbridge residents in the 1600s.

 

Redbridge Residents - Can You Help With Our Summer Exhibition?

During the Summer, Valentines Mansion will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare with a special exhibition. Redbridge residents are invited to participate in 'Shakespeare in Redbridge' by lending material – photographs or programmes of Shakespeare performances in the borough, Shakespeare memorabilia, or special volumes of texts – for display at Valentines Mansion during August. Please contact Valentines Mansion on 020 8708 8100 if you have anything suitable.

Valentines Mansion & Gardens  

Redbridge and the First World War book  Redbridge Museum

Redbridge Museum has launched a brand new book about the impacts of the First World War on Redbridge. The book is fully illustrated and feature extensive new research not previously published. Copies can be purchased from Redbridge Museum and most Redbridge libraries, price £4.95. Alternatively purchase Redbridge and the First World War online here for £6.99 (includes postage & packaging). 

 

 

India's Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain Redbridge Museum

18 October 2016 - 28 January 2017

India's Gateway is a stunning new exhibition that weaves together photographs, words and film to explore the fascinating history of Gujarat, Britain and Redbridge - a story that stretches back hundreds of years.

 

 

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