Water World : A fun family exhibition about water Water World 2015

21 July - 5 September

This summer, let Redbridge Museum take you on a watery adventure. Find out how water keeps us alive, learn about the clouds in the sky, discover wet and wonderful wildlife, wash clothes in a Victorian laundry or join the Fire Brigade and use your hose to fight fires! Explore the world of water in this fun interactive exhibition. Discover more about science and your local history through hands-on displays, games, puzzles and much, much more.

Venue: Redbridge Museum on the map


 

Redbridge and the First World War book and website  

Redbridge and the First World War Exhibition

This summer, Redbridge Museum will launch a brand new book and website about the impacts of the First World War on Redbridge. Both will be fully illustrated and feature extensive new research not previously published. Visit the new website www.redbridgefirstworldwar.org.uk from late August.

 


Guests of the Nation Belgian Refugees - The First World War and Redbridge

Redbridge Museum17 February – 26 July

An exhibition by Redbridge Museum In the first few months of the First World War, several hundred Belgian refugees arrived in Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford, where they found a home. This Redbridge Museum exhibition explores where they stayed and what life was like for them. Many stayed at Valentines Mansion and the display recreates one of their rooms.

Open: Tuesday & Sunday 11am-3pm

Venue: Valentines Mansion & Gardens on the map


  

What's In a Name?Redbridge Museum

17 March - 5 September

Where do you live? Redbridge, east London or Essex? Ilford, Wanstead or Woodford?

The London Borough of Redbridge was created 50 years ago in 1965 but could things have turned out differently? In this new small Redbridge Museum display, discover how and why 'Redbridge' was created, where the name comes from and how the borough's boundaries have been shaped by geography, history, religion and politics. Find out about the meanings behind local place names and the other boundaries that affect our daily lives.

There will also be a rare chance to see ceremonial items from the old boroughs of Ilford and Wanstead and Woodford, including a precious mace donated by Sir Winston Churchill.

  • Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Free admission

Venue: Redbridge Museum on the map

 

 


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