Category archive: Arts and Culture


Free Summer Arts Project for 15-19 year olds in Redbridge

FUTURE MAKERS FOR THE GAME CHANGERS.THE RULE BREAKERS.THE FUTURE MAKERS. Bursting with big ideas, but not sure where to start? We’re looking for young creatives bold enough to break the mould, who want to push boundaries, and shape our future. Join us for a FREE two-week innovative on-line programme designed to build your creative skills […]


The Community Leisure UK Award winners have been announced!

The National Community Leisure UK Awards are held annually and recognise, celebrate and share the achievements of leisure and culture trusts across the UK. Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure were delighted to have finalists in three of the categories for the 2020 awards and a winner in one! Huge congratulations go to Yashmin Harun, a […]


Christmas opening hours

During the Christmas period our leisure centres, libraries, parks and other centres will have different opening hours. To avoid disappointment, please make note of our opening times before visiting. To find out more information on opening times, visit the pages below and click on your centre or library for individual opening times. Find out more […]


Hub Central

Suspended services In light of the the evolving circumstances surrounding the worldwide Coronavirus outbreak, all Hub Central events, workshops and networking is suspended until further notice. We are offering some Business Development webinars, for more information see our Hub Central events page. Work Redbridge & the Business Advisor will be available via email and telephone […]


Sleeping Beauty finds its star-studded cast

Kenneth More Theatre has found its brand new panto cast just in time for Christmas! The theatre, which has recently come under Vision’s management, will continue its tradition of putting shows for the community including the popular Christmas pantomime. This year’s panto is the much loved classic, Sleeping Beauty presented by Anton Benson productions. We […]



Kenneth More Theatre joins the Vision family

Following discussions between Redbridge Council, Redbridge Theatre Company and Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure on the future of the Kenneth More Theatre, Vision will take over the Theatre’s operations from 1 September 2019. Vision is already receiving a significant number of enquiries from hirers and volunteers. We will be responding to these from September, but […]


Vision partners with Circulate Consortium for outdoor arts

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure has partnered with Circulate, a group of arts organisations working together to bring outstanding, free outdoor arts events to London, enlivening the neighbourhoods where people live. Find out more on the Circulate website. We have a range of events taking place in Ilford Town Centre this summer, so come along […]


VR Playground comes to #TechIlford

Saturday 15 June 11am-4.30pm VR Playground is the latest ride experiment by SPACE artist and the world’s first Thrill Engineer, Professor Brendan Walker and his Thrill Laboratory. Scoot through the metropolis inside a mono-wheel; leap tall structures in a single bound; and undulate upwards to escape the deep abyss – don a virtual reality headset, jump […]


Ken Aston Square’s full summer programme announced

In March 2019 it was announced that Vision’s outdoor arts programme in Ken Aston Square had partnered with England’s biggest network of outdoor arts festivals, Without Walls. The outdoor arts programme will run once a month from Saturday 8 June to Saturday 21 September in Ken Aston Square, Barkingside High Street. All shows will be […]


Redbridge Libraries project ‘The Final Party’ wins Edge Award

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure were delighted to win an award for their innovative project, The Final Party, in the Social category at this year’s Edge Awards. The Edge Awards highlight and reward good practice in innovative library and information projects. The Social category recognises work involving communities or target groups, engagement and making a difference. […]


Ken Aston Square partners with network of outdoor arts festivals

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure’s outdoor arts programme in Ken Aston Square is a new partner with England’s biggest network of outdoor arts festivals, Without Walls. The organisation works with festivals and artists and brings fantastic outdoor arts to people in towns and cities across the UK. To find out more visit Without Walls Website. […]


Oliver!

Join us for a collaboration between Redbridge Drama Centre and Redbridge Music Service. Based on the Dickens novel, join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the streets of London searching for a home and a family. With live music brought to you by Redbridge Music Service and featuring all the classic songs such as Food Glorious Food, Consider […]