17 Dec 2016: A Game for the Homeless

A Game for the Homeless

Barkingside FC v. FC Romania

17 December 2016
KO 3pm
Venue: Crickelfields

A charity football match in aid of the homeless.

Background and details here.

17 Dec 2016: The Great Redbridge Christmas Bake Off

The Great Redbridge Christmas Bake Off
at Gants Hill Library
Saturday 17 December 2016
3pm, All ages, FREE

please bring along cakes from 2pm for judging

Redbridge’s very own version of the Great British Bake-off! If you love making cakes (and we like eating them) and have always wanted a chance to show them off, now’s the time. Come along to Gants Hill Library for the opportunity to wow the judges with your Christmas time baked goodies. There will of course be prizes – a £20 Waterstones voucher (what else? it’s a library) for the winner, a £10 one for the runner-up. Good luck!

Sign up to participate at the library or via Eventbrite

For more information call Gants Hill library 020 8708 9274

Applications to be a judge or taster are closed.

16 Dec 2016: Showcase Night at the RAFA


R.A.F.A Club 295 Cranbrook Rd Ilford IG1 4UA 
(10 minutes walk Ilford or Gants Hill Stations)
Friday 16 December 7.45pm - 11pm

Showcase Night

HeadSpace is a songwriting collaboration between Paula David: singer, poet, storyteller, author, and Nigel Mear: guitarist, singer-songwriter. HeadSpace have developed their own distinctive style with a soulful collection of original guitar based songs www.headspacemusic.co.uk

Welcome return for Corragh playing lively Irish dance tunes and songs on flute, fiddle, mandolin & guitars. Influences include the Dubliners, Christy Moore and the Pogues, guaranteed to get your feet tapping! https://www.corragh.wordpress.com

More fantastic music at Ilford’s friendliest venue!

Admission only £4 (under 18’s £2)
Licensed Bar with real ale - Family-friendly - All ages welcome

More information: Steve Collins 07917 050490
rgfmusicclub@gmail.com www.rgf.org.uk

10 Dec 2016: Santa Paws Christmas Market

The Third Annual Guide Dogs Christmas Market will be held on 
Saturday 10 December 2016 
from 1200 – 1600 
at the Guide Dogs Training School 
in Woodford Green
Findlay House, 7 Manor Road, IG8 8ER
Admission is free.

Limited parking is available on site.

This promises to be a great day for all the family with kennels tours, Santa Paws Grotto, Christmas Craft market stalls, sweet tombola, Christmas cards, and refreshments.

Pet Dogs are not allowed on the premises.
Buses 275 and W14 stop nearby.

10 Dec 2016: A Christmas Celebration with New Essex Choir

Conductor – Lawrence Tatnall
Organ – Andrew Taylor
Piano – Peter Miller

Christmas Celebration

7.30 pm
Saturday 10th December
The Drive Methodist Church
The Drive Ilford IG1 3PP
at junction with Eastern Avenue near Redbridge Station

Benjamin Britten ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ Christmas Music Old and New

Tickets £11 (£9) under 14 free.
In advance £10 (£8)
Box Office 020 8550 5303

10 Dec 2016: Winter Woodland Walk - Claybury park

Winter Woodland Walk
Saturday 10 December 2016

Come and join the ranger for a leisurely walk through Claybury Park. You’ll have a chance to learn about the management practices taking place and the wildlife benefiting from it.

Meet at: Entrance on Roding Lane North opposite Claybury Road, Woodford Green IG8 8JE

Nature Conservation Ranger Team
Vision RCL

James Leal Centre, Ray Park, Snakes Lane East IG8 7JQ
Tel: 020 8559 2316

Twitter: @RedbridgeLive
Facebook: www.facebook.com/redbridgelive

8 Dec 2016: A London Christmas with The Mansion Mummers

Registered Charity No. 1101835

Celebrate the festive season with

The Mansion Mummers

Thursday 8th December
7.30 pm
Valentines Mansion
Tickets £10 members, £12 non-members
refreshments included

Information 020 8478 7248



7 Dec 2016: Christmas at Barkingside

Christmas in Barkingside

Wednesday 7th December 2016

This year we hope to have a Christmas Tree in the "Harry Moth" pit located on the stage area of Ken Aston Square.

The Redbridge Mayor will be in attendance to turn on the lights at approx. 6pm

Other features will be:
  • Redbridge Music Lounge
  • Fullwood School choir
  • Holy Trinity Church Choir
plus Police Cadets, Peckish Food and a fairground company.

More details and timings to follow ...

Here it is ....

7 Dec 2016: Local Forum - Barkingside

Redbridge Local Forum
Wednesday 7 December 2016
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Mossford Green Primary School
Fairlop Road, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 2EW

· 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, but please check here as this sometimes changes without notice.

3 Dec 2016: Mayor's Appeal - Sing & Dance to Jungle Book

Mayor of Redbridge’s Appeal 2016/17

Sing and Dance
with Honey Kalaria
The Jungle Book

at Ilford Central Library
(Gloucester Room)

Saturday, 3rd December
at 3.00pm
£5.00 Entry
(Fancy Dress Costumes Optional)
Children to be accompanied by an adult

To book, contact the Mayor’s Appeal:
Tel: 020 8708 2297 or 07549 395479 (evenings 6-9pm and weekends)
Email: redbridgemayorsappeal@hotmail.com or maryallen43@btinternet.com

In aid of the Mayor’s chosen charities: