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** Lab Central is currently closed but join our meetup group to receive email updates with ideas for activities to complete from home **

Lab Central is a digital makerspace for people to meet, learn, create and innovate at Redbridge Central Library in Ilford. It is the place for makers, tinkerers and inventors to work together, imagine, try new things, learn and have fun!

We offer the opportunity to participate on digital activities such as 3D printing, coding, robotics, electronics, animation, virtual reality and much more for people of all ages. Come to Lab Central to try out equipment that you wouldn’t normally have access to and learn how to use it by participating on workshops or dropin on one of our self-learning sessions.

Check out our Youtube channel to see Lab Central in action as well as the other range of exciting activities at Redbridge Libraries. Subscribe and hit the notification button for the latest updates and video content! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT_PeXXHdFWCn8QZLAhNjkw

Upcoming events (5)

Writing Fantasy Workshop, 8-13 yrs

Redbridge Central Library and Museum

*** Book on Eventbrite - see link at the end *** Discover how to create fantasy worlds and stories with award-winning writer Simon Maeder. Do you have an idea for a story but don't know how to get started? Have you ever wondered how authors create brand new worlds from scratch? Join award-winning writer, Simon Maeder, for an online writing workshop and learn the basics of how to start writing fantasy! In this online workshop you will learn the basics of how to begin writing your very own fantasy story. You will: ** Learn about how to create and describe your main character ** Begin the process of building your own fantasy world. ** Understand the difference between various 'magic systems' ** Learn how to structure a satisfying plot ** Get resources for learning more about how to become a fantasy writer Even if you don't want to write a book, these lessons can be applied to any creative project or discipline you like. Writing is a wonderful hobby that lets you stretch your creativity and who knows, maybe one-day people will be reading your work and getting lost in the worlds you've created. This workshop will be delivered on Zoom and is suitable for kids aged 8-13 years of age. Joining details will be sent closer to the event. No previous writing experience is necessary Book your free space on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/writing-fantasy-workshop-tickets-137322030891

Tech Meetup Redbridge, adults

Needs a location

This online meetup is perfect for adults in Redbridge who are interested in technology and want to come together to discuss various topics. The sessions will be hosted by moderators who have significant experience in the technology industry. They will help guide open discussions on any technology topic and can provide general advice. If you work in the technology industry and want to talk to others about what your job comprises, we would love to hear from you. Please, join us also. This event is online and we will add the link here on the day of the meeting. Make sure to come back here to see it. IMPORTANT: Make sure your zoom username is the same as your name on the RSVP here.

Tech Meetup Redbridge, adults

Needs a location

This online meetup is perfect for adults in Redbridge who are interested in technology and want to come together to discuss various topics. The sessions will be hosted by moderators who have significant experience in the technology industry. They will help guide open discussions on any technology topic and can provide general advice. If you work in the technology industry and want to talk to others about what your job comprises, we would love to hear from you. Please, join us also. This event is online and we will add the link here on the day of the meeting. Make sure to come back here to see it. IMPORTANT: Make sure your zoom username is the same as your name on the RSVP here.

Tech Meetup Redbridge, adults

Needs a location

This online meetup is perfect for adults in Redbridge who are interested in technology and want to come together to discuss various topics. The sessions will be hosted by moderators who have significant experience in the technology industry. They will help guide open discussions on any technology topic and can provide general advice. If you work in the technology industry and want to talk to others about what your job comprises, we would love to hear from you. Please, join us also. This event is online and we will add the link here on the day of the meeting. Make sure to come back here to see it. IMPORTANT: Make sure your zoom username is the same as your name on the RSVP here.

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Tech Meetup Redbridge, adults

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