Thursday 21 July - Saturday 3 September
A fun, family exhibition about rivers and the sea
This summer, set sail on the high seas with Redbridge
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
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
Ahoy! leaflet here (PDF 2.10MB)
The Fairlop Ring
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
Redbridge Residents - Can You Help With Our Summer
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.
Redbridge and the First World
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
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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