Redbridge and the First World War - An exhibition
11 November - 30 May 2015
This major exhibition by Redbridge Museum uncover some of the
local impacts of the First World War. Based on new research, the
exhibition explores how the war affected local life, the
international nature of the conflict and the family histories of
today's Redbridge residents. This display features a wealth of
historic objects, photographs and personal items, many on display
for the first time.
Kelvin Hughes - Land, Sea
8 April - Extended until 31 December 2014
This new small display looks at the Kelvin Hughes company, who
were based in Hainault from 1917 to 2012. This world class firm
makes navigational equipment mainly for ships and aircraft.
This display looks at the history of the firm through the eyes
of some of the people who worked there. It also features some of
the things they made, which have been recently donated to Redbridge
Museum by Kelvin Hughes.
Pop up gardens at Redbridge Museum
Last summer a series of beautiful mini-gardens were outside
Redbridge Central Library & Museum that had been inspired by
These gardens were based on historic green sites in
Redbridge. They had 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
The gardens had been created by Redbridge Museum and
students from Wanstead High School, as part of a project in
partnership with Valentines Gardens, Redbridge Nature
Conservation and the Corporation of the City of London. The
project was funded by Arts Council England.
Venue: Redbridge Museum on the
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