Category archive: Theatre

East London Shakespeare Festival returns with sparkling rom-com Much Ado About Nothing

East London Shakespeare Festival (ELSF) returns to Valentines Park and other parks and open spaces across east London this summer, with a sparkling family-friendly production of the Bard’s romanticcomedy Much Ado About Nothing, touring from June to August. Come along to Valentines Park on Thursday 25 or Friday 26 July for this sun-soaked mischief and

Fly to Neverland with Peter Pan at Kenneth More Theatre!

Are you ready to embark on a magical adventure to Neverland? Join us for a spectacular journey with Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinker Bell, and the Lost Boys as they battle the infamous Captain Hook and his crew of pirates. It’s a swashbuckling experience for all ages that you won’t want to miss! Watch our short

Just Sing: Celebrating 10 Years of Performing Arts

The Just Sing performance at the Kenneth More Theatre was an excellent celebration of 10 years of Performing Arts at the Redbridge Drama Centre. Over 150 children came together to put on a full scale production with a multitude of well-known songs and even included dance performances and dramatic monologues and group pieces. In January

MegaMix is Back for the Summer Holidays

Megamix is back this summer with lots of free and low cost activities for children living in Redbridge. Children aged 5-16 have a large selection of activities to choose from during the summer holidays from sports to drama, dance to digital workshops, roller skating to arts and crafts. We’ve put a selection of some of

My Experience At Redbridge Drama and Dance College

By Olivia Quick I’ll be graduating from Redbridge Drama and Dance College in July and I’ve had an amazing time. It’s been a whirlwind two years, and I’ve made memories that will last a lifetime. Coming from a small village in Oxfordshire and moving to South Woodford was daunting, however I was so excited to

A Guide of Activities This May Half Term

May Half Term is almost upon us and across Vision venues we have lots of activities to enjoy. You can see all children’s activities on our Do More page. But we’ve also recapped everything for you here too: Multiple Day Activities Single Day Activities Tuesday 30 May Wednesday 31 May Thursday 1 June Friday 2

East London Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet on sale now!

Coming to Wanstead Park on 15 and 16 July and Valentines Park on 2 and 3 August East London Shakespeare Festival (ELSF) are bringing their riotous and atmospheric production of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers to outdoor London parks and community spaces this summer. Set in a familiar modern East London, this story of secret loves and

Vision opening hours during Bank Holidays in May

During the Bank Holidays in May our leisure centres, libraries and other centres will have different opening hours. To find out more information on opening times, please see below or visit the individual centre pages. Please check the Vision App for further details on Group Exercise Classes. For more information on our Easter Holiday activities

Nominate Redbridge’s Unsung Heroes in the Redbridge Education Awards

Vision is honoured to be part of the Redbridge Education Awards 2022. A special celebration set up by Redbridge Council to recognise those who support young people on their journey to achieve extraordinary futures. Working with young people is a fulfilling and rewarding profession but can also come with its challenges. Especially over the last

Join us this October Half Term for holiday fun

Theatre If your child would prefer a more relaxing half term, then the Kenneth More Theatre and Redbridge Drama Centre have got plenty to do. Join the Kenneth More Theatre as they bring prehistoric animals to life with the Dinosaur Show, packed with fun, facts, and laughter, this is something your child will love! Get

Follow the yellow brick road to Kenneth More Theatre this summer

As Redbridge Creates presents The Wizard of Oz from 29 July 29 to 5 August. A wonderful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from MGM Film. This timeless tale shows the travels of young Dorothy from Kansas over the rainbow to the magical land of Oz. This

Easter Opening Times

During the Easter period our leisure centres, libraries and other centres will have different opening hours. To find out more information on opening times, please see below or visit the individual centre pages. For more information on our Easter Holiday activities view the Children’s events page. Parks & Open Spaces All of our parks and

The TrUst in Us Model

Credit: Community Leisure UK Why Charitable Trusts are great! Here’s a quick summary! Charitable Trusts come in all shapes and sizes. But they all have two things in common. To do good and make things better.  Your Local Leisure and Culture Trust is no different. They help make your community better because as a charitable organisation

More Vision Facilities re-open from 17 May

As we now enter the third step in the Government’s road out of lockdown, more of our Vision facilities have reopened today Monday 17 May. While our leisure centres re-opened last month for gym use and swimming, we are excited to finally recommence indoor sports. Fitness classes such as spinning, body conditioning, zumba and lots

Stay local this summer and enjoy leisure and cultural facilities on your doorstep

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer as Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure prepare their events programme. All events will be delivered in line with government guidance and will enable children and adults to mix again socially and enjoy the fantastic provision we have here in Redbridge. Our Walking for Health group was one

More Vision facilities re-open just in time for the final week of the Easter holidays

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure were delighted to be able to re-open some of their leisure and cultural facilities on Monday 12 April, one step closer to bringing the Redbridge community back together. Following the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown families can once again enjoy swimming sessions at their local leisure centre. Parents are keen

Introducing Vision Venues!

We are introducing Vision Venues, a new way to make effortless bookings with Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure. We are a brand-new team here to help you book into our fabulous venues located across Redbridge! Our venues include: Valentines Mansion, Redbridge Town Hall, Sir James Hawkey Hall and many more! You will be delighted to

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

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