18 Dec 2015: Blue Hearts at Cricklefields

REDBRIDGE GREEN FAIR LIVE MUSIC CLUB
Ilford Sports Club Cricklefield Stadium, Cricklefield Place 486 High Rd Ilford IG1 1FY 
(opp. Cauliflower pub, 10 mins walk Seven Kings Station)

Friday 18 December 8 – 11.15pm

The Blue Hearts
The Blue Hearts will rock us out with their brilliant R&B rock and soul covers in really party-style, having launched the club back in November 2008!


Classic R&B covers with some Soul & Rock www.bluehearts.wix.com/band

Crayon Angels 
Completing another eclectic and quality line-up we welcome Crayon Angels for the first time and Dr Hows lounge for a long-awaited return performance.


Pastoral English indie-folk with a hint of Americana for good measure

Dr Hows Lounge 
Original Acoustic Folk/Rock ....tonight in the duo format! https://soundcloud.com/drhowslounge

Would you believe we have now had 133 different acts play at the Green Fair Music Club!!
More great value live music entertainment - bring your friends for another memorable evening.

Admission only £4 (Under 18’s £2) All welcome
More information 07917 050490 www.rgf.org.uk e-mail: rgfmusicclub@gmail.com

16 Dec 2015: Local Forum - Barkingside

Redbridge Local Forum
Wednesday 16 December 2015
6:30pm to 8:30pm
King Solomon High School, 
Forest Road, Ilford, IG6 3HB

· Problems in your local area?
· Want to get involved to change things?

Come to a Local Forum and talk to us about ideas and issues in your local area. Raise questions and concerns about Council services that affect you.

You can put questions to Councillors and senior Council officers. Questions can be submitted in advance using the form at www.redbridge.gov.uk/localforums or asked on the night.

Local Forum meetings are held every month at venues across the Borough.

This forum is the more formal Question Time element only and does not include a Market Place.

13 Dec 2015: Brassed Off at Oakfield

FAIRLOP BRASS AND OLD PARKONIANS
Present
CHRISTMAS MAYHEM
Carol Concert

Sunday 13th December 2015

Old Parks Clubhouse
Oakfield Sports Ground
Forest Road, Hainault

7.30 start - Doors open 6.30pm

Tickets £5 in advance from www.fairlopbrass.co.uk or £7 on door

Accompanied Children £2 each - pay on door

12-25 Dec 2015: Christmas at St Peter's Aldborough Hatch


Saturday 12th December
Christmas Concert – Ted Heath and Friends
7pm for 7.30pm
An evening of music and laughter to put you in the mood for the Festive Season
Seasonal Refreshments
Tickets £10 from Jenefer Allen TEL: 020 8599 8738

Sunday 13th December
6.30pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at St. John’s, Seven Kings

Friday 18th December
6.30pm Carols around the Christmas Tree
Come and listen to the choir around the Christmas Tree and wave them off to sing around the Hatch - and join them if you like.
Seasonal Refreshments – Raising funds for Haven House Children's Hospice

Sunday 20th December
10.30am Family Service with Carols
6.30pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Thursday 24th December - Christmas Eve
4pm Christingle/Crib Service in aid of The Children’s Society
11.30pm Midnight Holy Communion

Friday 25th December - Christmas Day
10.30am Family Communion

12 Dec 2015: Ted Heath Christmas Concert at St Peter's


St Peter’s Aldborough Hatch
Christmas Concert


Ted Heath and Friends
Saturday 12th December
7pm for 7.30pm
An evening of music and laughter to put you in the mood for the Festive Season
Seasonal Refreshments
Tickets £10 from Jenefer Allen TEL: 020 8599 8738

12 Dec 2015: Wanstead Nature Club
- for children aged 7-13

Wanstead Nature Club



Children aged 7+ have fun with others learning about local nature on and around Wanstead Flats.

Dates: April 11th, May 16th, June 13th, July 11th, August 15th, September 12th, Oct 10th, November 14th, December 12th. all Saturday mornings 10am to 12 noon

Run by local volunteers from the Wren Wildlife and Conservation Group. Cost £1.50 a session. More details http://www.wrengroup.org.uk/nature-club/

to find out more & register please contact Gill James 020 8989 4898 gilljames@btinternet.com

12 Dec 2015: Winter Migrant Bird Walk - Fairlop Waters

Winter migrant bird walk
Saturday 12th December 2015
Free walk: 10.00am-12 noon
Meet: Fairlop Angling Lake/Outdoor Activity Centre Car Park, off Forest Road IG6 3HN


Local expert Neil Twyford will be taking us for a crisp ramble around Fairlop Waters to look out for winter migrants. This event is being run in partnership with the NE London RSPB group and Vision RCL’s nature conservation ranger team.

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

10 Dec 2015: Hainault Lights


Yes, it’s Christmas time. And lo, there will be Christmas lights and a Christmas Tree in Hainault along with the usual mix of seasonal music and children’s activities followed by local Councillor Roy Emmett (pictured below at last year's event) leading the charge to the pub.



Thursday 10 December 2015
14:30 until 18:30
Hainault Forest Community Centre
100b Manford Way, Chigwell, IG7 4DF
Free

8 Dec 2015: Film & Social Evening - RSPB North East London

RSPB North East London
Film & Social Evening

Tuesday 8 December 2015 at 8pm

No speaker this month, but an evening of informal Christmas social cheer and a film show.
There will also be a couple of quizes, a free raffle and some appropriate Christmas refreshments.

Admission £3-50, £3 for RSPB and WREN members, children free

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.

8 Dec 2015: Festivals of Light - Faith Forum


Women’s Interfaith Workshop
Tuesday 8th December 2015
1.30pm-3.30pm
VHP Hindu Community Hall - entrance Albert Road, Ilford 


Festivals of Light
At each of our workshops we ask a different faith community to briefly share their thoughts on the chosen topic. We will hear from Christian, Hindu and Jewish women who will tell us briefly about the significance of light in current festivals and celebrations.

As well as hearing about the festivals there will be samples of traditional food associated with these celebrations for us to share and enjoy.

Our workshops are informal and everyone has the opportunity to contribute in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. This will be an informative and social occasion.

We do hope you can join us.

A voluntary donation to support the work of RFF would be appreciated
For more information, and to book your FREE place contact:
Saira/Karen on 020 8708 2478/ or email: faith.forum@redbridge.gov.uk

Supported by 


Redbridge Faith Forum is delighted to be one of the Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Barbara White’s chosen charities for 2015-16 in the Mayor’s RainbowAppeal.

5 Dec 2015: Festive Fun Fayre at St. Chads


Saturday 5 December 2015 12:30pm – 16:30pm
A Festive Fun Fayre
St Chads Church Hall, Eric Road, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex, RM6 6JH

Over 30 stalls, Santa’s Grotto, Kids activity table, Caribbean food, Raffle, Beauty treatments and lots more. For a glimpse of what's on offer see here: http://www.facebook.com/events/1628080794124510/

5 Dec 2015: Wanstead Makers Christmas Market


For those using a text reader:

Wanstead Makers market
Saturday 5 December 2015, 10am - 4pm
Homewares, paintings, textiles, prints, jewellery
Christchurch Hall, Wanstead Place, E11 2SW
wansteadmakersmarket.com


5 Dec 2015: Mayor's Appeal - Frozen Sing-Along @ Ilford Central Library


For those using a text reader:

Mayor’s Appeal 2015/16
Sing-Along Frozen
in the York room, Ilford Central Library
Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1EA
on Saturday, 5th December
at 3.00pm
£5.00 Entry
(Face Painting - Fancy Dress Optional)
Children to be accompanied by an adult
To book, contact the Mayor’s Appeal:
Tel: 020 8708 2297 Mob: 07748 155 680
or Email: maryallen43@btinternet.com

In aid of the Mayor’s chosen charities:
Citizens Advice Bureau Redbridge (Registered Charity No 1091547)
Carerstrust (CT EHHR) (Registered Charity No 1060865)
Guide Dogs UK (Redbridge Training Centre) (Registered Charity No 209617)
Hopes and Dreams (Registered Charity No 1020016)
PDSA Pet Aid Hospital (Registered Charity No 208217)
Redbridge Equalities & Community Council (Registered Charity No 1002357)
Redbridge Faith Forum (Registered Charity No 1118675)

5 Dec 2015: Christmas Concert - New Essex Choir


For those using a text reader:

NEW ESSEX CHOIR
Conductor – Lawrence Tatnall
Organ – Andrew Taylor
Piano – Peter Miller

Christmas Concert
7.30 pm Saturday 5th December
The Drive Methodist Church
The Drive Ilford IG1 3PP
at junction with Eastern Avenue
near Redbridge Station

‘What sweet music’
Tickets £11 (£9) under 14 free.
In advance £10 (£8)
Box Office 020 8550 5303
www.newessexchoral.org.uk

5 Dec 2015: Willow weaving workshop - Christmas decorations

Willow weaving workshop - Christmas decorations!
Saturday 5 December 2015
10am – 12 noon
£5 per person, Booking essential.
Adult workshop, Children Age 10+ permitted
Meet at: James Leal Visitor Centre, Ray Park, Snakes Lane East, Woodford Green. IG8 7JQ


Come and learn how to make some willow Christmas decorations for the coming holidays! We’ll be using our own willow harvested from the park and everyone will have something to take home with them.

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

4 Dec 2015: Corragh at the Rafa

REDBRIDGE GREEN FAIR MUSIC CLUB
ACOUSTIC ZONE        


R.A.F.A Club 295 Cranbrook Rd Ilford IG1 4UA 
(10 minutes walk Ilford or Gants Hill Stations)
Friday 4 December 7.45pm




Corragh


Welcome first appearance for Corragh at the Acoustic Zone playing lively Irish dance tunes and songs on flute, fiddle, mandolin & guitars. Influences include the Dubliners, Christy Moore and the Pogues, guaranteed to get feet tapping! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79jLWLVjt5Y



Unhalfbricking  



Classic Folk Rock (Fairport Convention and Lindisfarne) performed by Traveling Tilburys’ Angus Colgan & Mick Day on Vocals, Mandolin, Bouzouki, 6 & 12 String Guitars, Harmonica, Electric Uke, Tenor Banjo and Percussion. Tonight includes songs-story of Babbacombe Lee from Fairport’s 1971 album 

Admission only £4 (Under 18’s £2)
No membership required – all welcome
More information: Steve Collins 07917 050490

rgfmusicclub@gmail.com                                           www.rgf.org.uk 

1 Dec 2015: Mayor's Appeal - Dine Out at Adana

Mayor of Redbridge’s Appeal 2015/16

Dine out
at 
Adana 
Turkish Restaurant
on
Tuesday, 1st December
at 7.00 for 7.30pm


508 High Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 1UE
(Seven Kings end of the High Road, diagonally opposite the Cauliflower Pub)
Tickets: £20.00
(includes 3 course meal and soft drinks)
Guests are allowed to bring their own alcoholic drinks

To book, contact the Mayor’s Appeal:
Tel: 020 8708 2297 Mob: 07748 155 680
or Email: maryallen43@btinternet.com

In aid of the Mayor’s chosen charities:
Citizens Advice Bureau Redbridge (Registered Charity No 1091547)
Carerstrust (CT EHHR) (Registered Charity No 1060865)
Guide Dogs UK (Redbridge Training Centre) (Registered Charity No 209617)
Hopes and Dreams (Registered Charity No 1020016)
PDSA Pet Aid Hospital (Registered Charity No 208217)
Redbridge Equalities & Community Council (Registered Charity No 1002357)
Redbridge Faith Forum (Registered Charity No 1118675)