29 Apr 2015: Redbridge Music Lounge

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The Redbridge Music Lounge

next sessions 11 am - 2 pm
Wednesday 15 and 29 Apr
Wednesday 6 and 20 May
For all musicians, composers and songwriters
The Redbridge Music Lounge aims to establish an opportunity to network with local musicians, of all genres and ages, to promote, develop and perform the diverse musical culture found within our local community.
@ Ilford Sports Club Pavilion
3 Cricklefield Place Ilford IG1 1FY
( near the Sir Isaac Newton Academy opposite the Cauliflower Pub
Large car park . Pavilion is at the end of the road next to sports track)
For directions see www.ilfordsportsclub.com
The venue is for musicians and anyone interested in playing music, who are retired, in part-time work, unemployed or semi-professional, even if committed to bands/groups already, but have time and expertise to offer and share mainly, for daytime projects, events and local festivals .
Please feel free to bring along your instruments and perform
Rehearsal equipment and performing facilities are available too.

For further information please contact :- Chris Wyatt
mob: 07929 071155 e-mail: criswyatt@aol.com www.rmluk.org

Registered Company No. 8158390 Registered Charity No. 1151132

27 Apr 2015: Golden Years
A Social and Information Day for Older People

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Monday 27th April 2015
11 am – 3 pm

The New Hall, Ethelbert Gardens, Gants Hill, IG2 6UH
(Rear of Gants Hill United Reformed Church)
Health information, Living History Project, Activities, Refreshments, Recipes, Speakers, Socialising and a chance to have your say.

25 Apr 2015: London Bridge to Greenwich guided walk with @sustrans

Date:Saturday 25 April 2015
Time: 11:00am to 15:30pm
Venue: Monument Underground Station, King William Street, London , EC4R 9AA

Join Sustrans for a leisurely Go explore with Sustrans walk of discovery from London Bridge to Greenwich. Meet outside the Monument Underground station at the Fish Hill exit next to Monument at 11 am. The walk is approximatley 5.5 miles long and will last around 4.5 hours.

You will be guided past the old Pool of London (Upper and Lower), past Thames side quays, vast commercial docks, some filled in and turned to woodland, others still in existence.

The route travels along the National Cycle Network route 4 and you will pass through Southwark, Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, Surrey Docks and Deptford before heading on to Greenwich.

You’ll see the location of former royal dockyards that witnessed the birth of the Royal Navy, and finally to the hub of the maritime nation at Greenwich.

Places on this walk are limited, so please register using the link below. Please wear suitable clothing, walking shoes and waterproof in case of rain and bring something to drink.

Click for bookings.

25 Apr 2015: Froglife Dragon Day at FFPG

Saturday 25 April 2015, 1pm-3pm

Froglife Dragon Day - Wildlife Friendly Allotment Workshop

Wildlife Workshops are an interactive workshop for allotment holders. The workshops offer in-depth discussion, tips and practical skills on how to make urban allotments attractive for all sorts of wildlife, especially amphibians and reptiles. The workshops last for two hour, and include action-packed practical and educational activities. The workshops are suitable for all, whatever your age, ability or level of experience.

Meet at: the portacabin, Forest Farm Community Garden, end of Hazelbrouck Gardens, Hainault, IG6 2XL

19 Apr 2015: Open Day at the Lambourne End Adventure Centre

Adventure and Farm Open Day

Charity Fundraising Event in aid of youth provision, outdoor learning and raising aspirations

Sunday 19th April 2015
11am - 4pm

Meet our Easter babies on the farm, try pond dipping for newts, enjoy a pony & cart ride and get adventurous crawling through our caves, across a low ropes course, kayaking + more!

Just turn up on the day, no booking in advance.

Parking is just £3 per car all day. It is FREE to visit the farm and small charges apply to activities (some of which have age restrictions). Food and refreshments will be available throughout the day and our Farm Shop will be open to take home some of our famous meat, eggs, vegetables and plants/herbs.

For more information please call 0208 5003047, then 0 followed by 223, or email claire.gilmore@lambourne-end.org.uk


18 Apr 2015: AGM + Ilford North Hustings #GE2015

Barkingside 21 hereby gives notice of our 15th Annual General Meeting
to be held in the Aldborough room
Fullwell Cross library, High Street, IG6 2EA
on Saturday 18th April 2015
commencing 2:15pm

This will be followed by Hustings for the Ilford North constituency in the run up to the General Election and will be chaired, appropriately, by Patsy Whiteside, Chair of Trustees at Relate London North East.
Commencing at 3pm with a back stop of 4:45pm 
and to be continued in the New Fairlop Oak at 5pm

UPDATE, 20 Mar: The Save King George Hospital Campaign Group has organised a Health Hustings following ours, from 5-6pm. So if you stay for this the refreshments at the Fairlop Oak will be delayed.

The incumbant Member of Parliament, Mr Lee Scott and the Labour Party Candidate, Mr Wes Streeting have both accepted our invitation. Other candidates may be invited as and when they are declared.

UPDATE, 14 Feb: Doris Osen (Independent) and Philip Hyde (UKIP) have accepted our invitation.

UPDATE, 3 Mar: And then there were five. David Reynolds (Green) will be joining us.

UPDATE, 22 Mar: And making a round half dozen we have Richard Clare (Liberal Democrat).

Wes Streeting
Doris Osen
Lee Scott MP

Philip Hyde

David Reynolds
Linked In

Richard Clare
(Liberal Democrat)

18 Apr 2015: The Bluebells of Claybury Wood

Bluebell Walk

Saturday 18 April 2015, 10.30am-12.30pm

Why not join the nature conservation ranger on a guided walk of Claybury Woods at its most beautiful time of year, when the bluebells and other spring flowers will be on display. What better way to put you in a really good mood to prepare for the Ilford North Hustings in the afternoon.

Meet at: Claybury Park entrance on Tomswood Hill, opposite Wannock Gardens IG6 2QS

Nature Conservation Ranger Team
Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure (VRCL)
In partnership with London Borough of Redbridge
Nature Conservation Ranger Team
James Leal Centre, Ray Park
Snakes Lane East
Woodford Green, Essex IG8 7JQ
Tel: 020 8559 2316

18 Apr 2015: Mayor's Appeal - 1940s Night

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Mayor’s Appeal 2014/15

An evening of 40s style and 40s style entertainment
1940’s Night
Sir James Hawkey Hall
Broomhill Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0BG
Saturday, 18th April
7.00 for 7.30pm
With musical entertainment
from Diane Moore
Tickets: £35.00
(includes 2 course meal with wine on the table)

To book, contact Mary O’Shea:
Email: maryallen43@btinternet.com or Tel: 07748 155 680

All events held in the name of my Charity this year, the Royal British Legion, will be used solely for the benefit and welfare of current and former members of the Armed Forces and their dependents who live in the London Borough of Redbridge.
Cllr Ashley Kissin
Mayor of Redbridge 2014-2015

18 Apr 2015: Health Hustings – Ilford North #GE2015

Health Hustings 
for the constituency of Ilford North for the General Election 2015

Saturday 18 April 2015
Aldborough Room, Fullwell Cross Library, IG6 2EA

This follows the Barkingside 21 hustings (which conclude at 4:45pm) and the same candidates have been invited. The health hustings will be chaired by Chris Carter, editor of the Ilford Recorder.

17 Apr 2015: Free screening of "Sell-Off"
- A documentary about the NHS

The NHS Crisis: everybody's talking about it, all of us are affected. But just how much do we actually know? On Friday April 17th, we've organised a useful screening of Peter Bach's explosive new documentary, Sell-Off. Candidates and party members alike need to be fully clued up on one of the central campaign issues in the run-up to the election.

This film has a riot of medical sources - including one professor, two consultant radiologists, a cancer expert, a public interest lawyer, and several outspoken GPs. What they all say will be shocking, unusual and brave. Our doctors really strike back in this one.

Everyone welcome. The screening is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help us pay for the room hire.

Venue: Wanstead House, 21 The Green, London E11 2NT
Date: Friday April 17th
Time: 8pm (the film will start promptly)

Getting there: The Green is the road that runs alongside Wanstead Tube Station, bordering on George Green. Wanstead House is less than 2 minutes' walk from Wanstead Tube. We have booked the Aldersbrook Room, upstairs.

For further information please phone Diana on 07747 014 235.

Registration via Eventbrite

17 Apr 2015: The Spangles Gang at Cricklefields

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Join us for a brilliant mix of live music!
Ilford Sports Club Cricklefield Stadium, Cricklefield Place
486 High Rd Ilford IG1 1FY
(10 minutes walk Seven Kings Station, opposite Cauliflower pub)
Friday 17 April 8 – 11.30pm

The Spangles Gang
Passionate, entertaining, enthusiastic and spontaneous 5-piece play old time, country, folk and bluegrass songs www.myspace.com/thespanglesgang

Peppercorn Rent
Alt country folk rock blues band! www.peppercornrent.com

Admission only £4 (under 18’s £2)

Contact: rgfmusicclub@gmail.com 07917 050490 www.rgf.org.uk

14 Apr 2015: London Orchard Project

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Tuesday, 14 April 2015 at 8pm

The London Orchard Project - our next upcoming talk

Planting fruit trees in parks or odd spaces is one way to support a wildlife-friendly city. Lewis MacNeill tells a success story. 'Helping Britain Blossom' can only be good news for our birds!

St Mary's Church (Gwinnell Room)
207 High Road
South Woodford
E18 2PA

St Mary's Church is a short distance north of our old meeting place. Parking is allowed on the single yellow lines outside in the High Road after 6.30 pm. There is also free parking at Derby Road car park.
It is about a 15 minute walk from South Woodford tube station (on Central line). Buses 179 and W13 stop nearby.

12 Apr 2015 then monthly: Live Music in the Walled Garden Valentines Mansion

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Best of the Music Fest

Redbridge Music Lounge and the Green Fair Music Club
A third season of FREE and diverse live music once a month on Sundays in
The Walled Garden, Valentines Mansion and Gardens
Emerson Road Ilford IG1 4XA

Sunday 12 April 2015 from 11am to 3.30pm with

v Anthoy Rubery – teenage acoustic pop singer-songwriter
v Moorby Jones – melodic duo with original songs
v Bernice – mellow jazz, blues & swing American songbook
v Caz Forbes/Ste Moncrieff – English folk songs/shanties
v Black*Scarr – violin/guitar duo with entertaining songs

Future events (subject to further funding)
Sundays 10 May, 14 June, 12 July,
9 August, 13 September, 11 October

Supported by Vision RCL & the Gardeners Cottage Cafe

All welcome – bring your picnic blanket!
Information: rgfmusicclub@gmail.com
Phone 07917 050490

www.rmluk.org www.rgf.org.uk

11 Apr 2015: Fairlop at War
- commemorating 1914 to 1915

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Commemorating 1914 to 1915
& raising of the Royal Flying Corps Flag

Fairlop Waters Country Park
Forest Road, Barkingside IG6 3HN
Saturday 11 April 2015
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

In the spirit of reconciliation meet
Hans Haenlein from Dresden
F/Sgt Max Bean of Bomber Command
The Coventry Cross of Nails at Fairlop
for further details contact David Martin email david@fairlopplaintimes.com

3 Apr 2015: Acoustic Zone at the RAFA

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R.A.F.A Club 295 Cranbrook Rd Ilford IG1 4UA
(10 minutes walk Ilford or Gants Hill Stations)
Friday 3 April 7.30pm

Caz Forbes/Ste Moncrieff

Unaccompanied song, beautiful harmony, guitar, flute and concertina subtly accompany wonderful songs from the duo formerly known as The Raven. Latest album ‘The Green Lady’ www.forbesmoncrieff.co.uk

Little Rock ‘unplugged’
American-flavoured country rock from Little Rock front-man Del Browne

Admission only £4 (Under 18’s £2) No membership required – all welcome

Contact 07917 050490 rgfmusicclub@gmail.com www.rgf.org.uk