30 Apr 2017: Fairlop Waters Open day & Beer Festival

Fairlop Waters open day
Sunday 30 April, 1pm to 11pm

A fun packed open day at Fairlop Waters to celebrate the re-launch of the newly refurbished bar!
  • live music
  • beer festival
  • cocktail making master class
  • fitness class taster sessions including yoga, active fitness, buggy fitness and lots more
  • high ropes and climbing wall taster sessions
  • golf coaching taster sessions
  • boat trips around the lake
  • seaway fishing competition, starts at 11am
  • golf competition
  • wedding fair
  • cycle hire
  • arts and craft
  • bouncy castle and lots more
As well as a jam packed activity programme they will be unveiling the new name of the bar, which is "The Boathouse".

22 Apr 2017: St George at Ken Aston Square

St George's Day Celebrations

Punch and Judy traditional show

Date: Saturday 22 April
Time: 11am, 1pm and 3pm
Venue: Ken Aston Square, 140 High Street, Barkingside IG6 2EA

22 Apr 2017: Bluebell Walk in Claybury Wood

Bluebell Walk
Saturday 22 April 2017

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

Come and join the Nature Conservation Rangers 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.

19 Apr 2017: Local Forum - Cranbrook - CANCELLED

Redbridge Local Forum
Wednesday 19 April 2017
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Cranbrook Primary School
The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS

· 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.

14 Apr 2017: Barkingside March of Witness

The Good Friday March of Witness through Barkingside 

Friday 14 April 2017
Meet outside the Magistrates Court, Cranbrook Road

Later that same day

An "Hour at the Cross" reflection
at 3:00pm
St Cedd's Church, Marston Road

11 Apr 2017: Non-Native Invasive Species - Talk with RSPB North East London

RSPB North East London

Illustrated Talk:
Non-Native Invasive Species

Tuesday 11 April 2017 at 8pm

Andy Thomas tackles one of the main threats to native species all over the world - our habit of introducing plants and animals to new places where they then spread uncontrollably.

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.

Telephone: 020 8989 4746
E-mail: nelondonRSPB@yahoo.co.uk

9 Apr 2017: Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Valentines Mansion

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Date: Sunday 9 April
Time: 11am-4pm
Age: Suitable for 5 years plus
Tickets: £5 per child (activities included in the ticket price), free entry for under 5s (this does not include participation in some activities). Pre-booking essential. Free for adults (maximum 1 per child). Some activities may be chargeable.
Bookings: Valentines Box Office
Step into the wonderful world of Alice in Wonderland at Valentines Mansion. With interactive outdoor theatre performances, craft activities, childrens rides, activity trails, movie time and much, much more.

6 Apr 2017: Save Oakfield Public Meeting

Save Oakfield Society in partnership with Barkingside 21
are holding a

Public Campaign Meeting
on The Next Stage

Thursday 6th April 2017 at 7:30pm
In the Jack Carter Pavilion on the Oakfield site

 for background and latest news

Speakers to be confirmed:


3 Apr 2017: AGM and Public Meeting - Redbridge in the 21st Century

Barkingside 21 hereby gives notice of our 17th Annual General Meeting
to be held in the Aldborough room
Fullwell Cross library, High Street, IG6 2EA
on Monday 3rd April 2017
commencing 7:30pm

This will be followed by a Public meeting on Redbridge in the 21st Century. Our guest speaker is the Redbridge Chief Executive, Andy Donald.

The Public Meeting will commence at 8:00pm with a back stop of 9:15pm 
and will be continued afterwards in the New Fairlop Oak.