27 Jun 2017: Coffee Morning with Redbridge Chamber of Commerce

Coffee Morning

and a talk on

Redbridge Chamber of Commerce
- What it is and what it does

with our guest speaker
Geoff Hill

In the Hainault Room
Fullwell Cross Library
09:45 for 10:00am - 11:45am

Tuesday 27th June 2017

These events are free and are open to anyone and everyone. We do tea and biscuits too and it’s all Fairtrade

For further details e-mail Barkingside21@btinternet.com

24-26 Jun 2017: St Peter's Annual Flower Festival
- Tell us a story

St. Peter’s Aldborough Hatch
Aldborough Road North, Aldborough Hatch, Ilford IG2 7QN
Buses: 66, 296 and 396 • Underground: Newbury Park (Central Line)
Flower Festival 2017
Theme: Tell us a story
Favourite children's books

Saturday 24th June
  • Church open from 10am to 6pm
  • Craft Market open from 10am to 5pm
  • Refreshments available from 10am to 5pm (including hot and cold drinks, salad lunches, strawberries and cream teas)
  • The Barnabas Band on the Green at 12noon
  • ‘Bells Aloud’ bellringers from St. Margaret’s, Barking on the Green at 2pm
  • Choral Music The combined choirs of local churches will give a recital in the Church at 3pm
  • The Palmerstone Dancers on the Green at 4pm
  • Service of Compline in the Church at 6pm
Sunday 25th June
  • Service of Holy Communion in the Church at 9am
  • Church open from 10am to 5pm
  • Craft Market open from 10am to 5pm
  • Refreshments available from 10am to 4.30pm
  • Music on the green Player(s) to be announced 11am to 1pm
  • Naomi Hinds (Pete Cried Wolf) local singer-songwriter performs a unique type of folk songs on the Green at 1pm
  • The Palmerstone Dancers on the Green at 2pm
  • Choral Music The combined choirs of local churches will give a recital in the Church at 3pm
Monday 26th June
  • Church open from 10am to 6pm

17 Jun 2017: Past & Present Antique, Vintage & Craft Fairs in Wanstead

Collectibles, antiques, vintage jewellery, buttons, clothes and other items, perfumes and handbags, household items, curios, homemade preserves, greeting cards and lots more. In 2 halls, lots of stalls, great friendly atmosphere. Come and find a unique item or gift.

A good place to pop in for a coffee, have a drink or lunch with a friend and find a great bargain too! Hot and cold refreshments available (homemade).10 am to 4.30 pm. Admission £1.

Past & Present Antique, Vintage & Craft Fairs

Christchurch Hall, Wanstead Place, E11 2SW
10am - 4:30pm

Local underground stations: Wanstead or Snaresbrook on the Central Line.
Email: events2visit@gmail.com

Saturday January 14 - CANCELLED
Saturday February 18
Saturday March 18
Saturday April 22
Saturday May 20
Saturday June 17
Saturday October 21
Saturday November 18
Saturday, December 18 - Christmas Fair

16 Jun 2017: Bat Walk and Moth Trapping

Two events from the WREN Wildlife and Conservation Group

Friday 16th 9-10:30pm - Evening bat walk in Wanstead Park.
Meet: The tea hut.
Leader: Francis Castro.
Come and listen to the bats flying over Wanstead Park by the use of Bat Detectors.

Friday 16th 10-12pm - Midnight Moth trapping.
Meet: The Temple enclosure.
Leader: Tim Harris.
A moth trap, which does not harm the moths, will be in operation by the Temple.
Come and see what has been attracted by the light!

Enquiries: Email Tim Harris.

13 Jun 2017: Birding Down Under - Talk with RSPB North East London

RSPB North East London

Illustrated Talk:
Birding Down Under

Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 8pm

Richard Pople takes us to a place where even common birds look in one way familiar but always at least a bit different to what you are used to.

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

11 Jun 2017: Music Fest in Walled Garden Valentines Mansion

Best of the Music Fest

Redbridge Music Lounge and 
the Green Fair Music Club

A fifth season of FREE and diverse live music on the second Sunday each month in

The Walled Garden, Valentines Mansion and Gardens
Emerson Road Ilford IG1 4XA

Sunday 11 June 2017 from 11am to 3.30pm with

Future events planned: Sundays 9 July, 13 August, 10 September, 8 October

Supported by Tesco, LB Redbridge & Gardeners Cottage Cafe

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


10 Jun 2017 - Green Pop-up Market in Ilford Town centre

After a successful 2016 the green pop up market and community cafe in Ilford Town Centre is now ready to scale-up in 2017. In this new year there will be a theme each month with music and workshops/activities to complement 2016 market ingredients. Your ideas are needed and contacts to scale up in 2017. Please do get in touch with hannunna@yahoo.com 07985 540786 Begona Belmonte, Green Pop Up market volunteer.

Second Saturday of the Month from January ...

Saturday 14th January 2017
Saturday 11th February 2017
Saturday 11th March 2017
Saturday 8th April 2017
Saturday 13th May 2017
Saturday 10th June 2017
Saturday 8th July 2017
Saturday 12th August 2017
Saturday 9th September 2017
Saturday 14th October 2017
Saturday 11th November 2017
Saturday 9th December 2017

Just off the pedestrianised area at the Salvation Army centre in Clements Road

This is a collaboration between:
Recycles Ilford is a social enterprise that repairs bikes and sells them on. They have a contract with Shanks to hand over all thrown away bikes. The volunteers are often homeless and looking to learn a skill, build confidence and get involved in community life. They have been holding a Saturday sale for a couple of years in the borough.

For more information please contact Begona Belmonte on hannunna@yahoo.com. To see the Sophia Hubs green business directory see the ‘green’ page.

10 Jun 2017: Flamingo Vintage & Craft Fair - Father's Day

Bargains galore from local artists and craftspeople. Also vintage & shabby chic furniture, jewellery etc. Something for everyone at this busy child friendly fair.

Flamingo Fairs
At Wanstead Library's Churchill Hall
In Spratt Hall Road, E11 2RQ

FREE entry. 11.00 - 16.00 hrs.
Email: events2visit@gmail.com

Saturday January 21 - January Sale (tabletop) Fair
Saturday February 11 - Valentine's Vintage & More
Saturday March 11 - Fair for Mother's Day
Saturday April 1 - Spring & Easter Fair
Saturday May 13 - Recycled, Upcycled & Vintage
Saturday June 10 - Fair for Father's Day (inc vintage goods)
Saturday September 23 - Art, Craft & More Fair (Date tbc.)
Saturday October 14 - Vintage & More
Saturday November 11 - Sparkle Fair
Saturday December 2 - Christmas Fair

Refreshments available - Easy Parking
see www.artgroupwanstead.com

7 Jun 2017: Redbridge Music Lounge

The Redbridge Music Lounge
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.

12:30 - 4:30pm
Wednesday 7 and 
"Making music special" 21 June
Thursday 15 and 29 June 2017

The Cranbrook Centre
Melbourne Gate, Melbourne Road, Valentines Park, Ilford IG1 4SB
for directions see www.cranbrookcentre.london

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