Open day to launch expanded Redbridge Drama Centre

Myths, monsters, Bollywood dancing and tightrope walking will be some of the activities on offer at the newly-expanded Redbridge Drama Centre.

The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Muhammed Javed, will launch the borough’s Youth Theatre Festival on June 23.

Events including a myths and monsters drama workshop and an imaginary space bus ride will be on offer for children.

Adults can present a television weather forecast or try zumba, Bollywood Dancing and circus skills.

The new building, with a foyer, extra rooms and circus space, was funded by �225,000 from the Arts Council last year and �85,000 from Redbridge Council.

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The centre will now be able to put on more productions, work with young people, local artists and other theatre makers. A circus company will also take up residence, offering workshops as well as performances.

Live music will be played at the free open day and refreshments will be available.

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The day will run from 2pm to 8pm at the centre in Churchfields, South Woodford.

For information on youth festival performances, visit

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