Looking for something to keep the kids entertained over May Half Term?

Here’s a list of events from our event calendar:

Saturday, 25th May 9.00am – 5.00pm
Toy story 4 party
Smyths toy store, Romford

We’re having a Toy Story party at your local Smyths Toys Superstore on Saturday 25th May from 9am, while stocks last. Join the party with FREE face-painting, DJs and FREE Toy Story 4 minis, stickers and posters to give away. You’ll be in with the chance to win a £50 voucher on the hour, every hour from 10am to 1pm!

Sunday, 26 May 3:00 – 5:00pm
Fathers Day Event
North Romford Community Centre, 32 Clockhouse Ln, Romford RMS 3QJ

Child Ticket- £5 / Adult Ticket- £1
£2 per Daddy
20% of profit will go to saint Francis Hospice

  • Competition
  • Raffle
  • Tombola
  • Photo Opportunities
  • Baby Area
  • Colouring and Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Meet Spider-Man
  • Daddy Donut Competition

For ticket purchase & stall information please contact 07800505000 or mummybearmarkets@yahoo.com

Tuesday, 28 May 10:00am – 3:00pm
Art Workshop
Fairkytes Arts Centre

AGE 8+, £11
01708 456308

Tuesday, 28 May 1.00 – 2.00pm, 2.00 – 3.00pm
Bug Hunting
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park

Requested donation £6 per child

Wednesday, 29 May 10.00 – 11.00am, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Science Experiments (Water)
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park

Requested Donation £6 per child

Wednesday, 29 May 10:00am – 12:00pm
Dream Catcher’s
Havering Association for People with Disabilities

Description:Come along and make your very own dream catcher on Wednesday 29th May at 10am to 12 noon, here at H.A.D

Tea/Coffee and biscuits provided
All welcome ~ £5.00pp
Please call to book your place


Wednesday, 29 May 12:00 – 4:00pm
The Greatest Showman Workshop
Myplace, 343 Dagnam Park Drive

£10 per person
Suitable for ages 5-10 years
Learn songs and dances from the
musical make your own props

Show to parents @ 3.45pm

Wednesday, 29 May 1.00pm – 2.00pm, 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Bark Boats
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park

Requested Donation £6 per child

Thursday, 30 May 10.30am – 11.30am, 12.00pm – 1.00pm
Barmy Army Obstacle Course
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park

Requested Donation £6 Per Child

Thursday, 30 May 11:00am – 12:00pm
Indoor Walking Hockey
Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch RM11 1JU

Every week, starting Thursday 1st November
11am-12pm, £3.50 per person
Walking Hockey is a sociable, fun and safe environment for those looking to be a little more active in their spare time. Rules are similar to traditional hockey, with one major difference you can only WALK, no running or sprinting, JUST walking.

All ages and abilities welcome, including those who might have never played hockey before. For further information please contact the reception or email hockey@everyoneactive.com
01708 454135

Thursday, 30 May 2:00 – 3:00pm
Pond Dipping
Hornchurch Country Park

Requested Donation £6 per child
Please meet down at the lake, park at Albyns Farm, RM13 7HY

Friday, 31 May 10:00am – 12:00pm
Kids Games
Myplace, 343 Dagnam Park Drive

Ellis Leisure is hosting an inflatable fun day for children of all ages to come and enjoy at Raphael Park, Romford, RM2 5PL.

£5 per person
Suitable for ages 3-8 years
Play parachute games, skittles
board & soft ball games
Plus lots more

Ellis Leisure Inflatable Day

Friday 31st May 2019 Dates & Times: 12:00 – 16:00

Raphael Park

Ellis Leisure will be at Raphael Park to provide a range of inflatable fun. You can expect mega assault courses, bouncy castles, slides, bungee runs and more.

There will also be an area dedicated for smaller, less confident and disabled children, so everyone can enjoy the day.

£7.00 a wristband for main area (all ages)
£4.00 a wristband for baby/toddler area (recommended for ages three and under)

Please note that a Main area wristband allows for access into the baby/toddler area – age/height restrictions apply.

Wristbands are available for sale at the event only and wristband sales will be capped. Please note queues for wristbands sales and use of popular inflatables may be applicable for busy periods.

Please note we do offer an equivalent area “special” wristband. This is to help our staff identify that this child may need extra help or assistance. This is purely for disabled children and/or children with some form of mental or physical handicap/disorder. Please let our staff know if you require such a wristband.

Parking & Access:
The inflatable site will be located at the North end of Raphael Park, where the football pitches and play sites are.
The closest pedestrian entrances are:
Parkland Avenue via Lake Rise (RM1 4EE)
Reed Pond Walk via Parkway (RM2 5PL)

The park itself does not have its own dedicated car park but does share use of Lodge Farm Park car park which is on the opposite side of the Main Road of the main entrance to the park (RM2 5EB).
There is also extensive on-street parking along Parkway with direct access to the park’s playsite where we are located.

Food & Refreshments
Raphael Park has its own cafe serving hot and cold food along with drinks, ice creams and other sweets.
Please feel free to pack and bring a picnic, there will be plenty of open space for you to enjoy the park. There is also a flower garden for you to stroll through.

Other services/entertainment (at cost):

For any other information about Ellis Leisure as a company, private hire and events and future dates, please take a look at our website: www.ellisleisure.co.uk

Friday, 31 May 10:00 – 11:30am
Den Building & Campfire Cooking (Doughnuts)
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park

Requested donating £6 per child

Friday, 31 May 11:00am – 3:30pm
Love Romford Market
Romford Market

On Friday 31 May we will celebrate and Love Romford Market with a jam-packed day of family fun including live music, a street magician, children’s characters, classic cars, hippie stilt walkers, live cooking demonstrations and classes, children’s arts and crafts and much more.

All part of Love Your Local Market . . . #itstartedinamarket

Friday, 31 May 12:30 – 1:30pm
Bug Hunting
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park

Requested Donation £6 per child

Saturday, 1 June 11:00am – 4:00pm
June Steam up
Lodge Farm Park, Main Road, Romford, RM3

Havering Miniature Railway Club giving rides in the park. Tickets on the day at £2 per person.

Accompanied 2 year olds and under travel free.

Saturday, 1 June 3:00 – 6:00pm
Family Pit Stop
St Matthew’s Church, RM14 2PH

Pit Stop is for creatively exploring our family’s spiritual side in a fun, thought provoking, child friendly, community space
It’s about getting together and having time to play and reflect.

1st Saturday of the month (except August)
Families come in different shapes and sizes, yours is welcome.
3pm in Hacton Lane Playground then/or just 3:45pm at St Matt’s
church, 55 Chelmsford Drive, RM14 2PH

Theme/story, arts/crafts, activities, contemplation, dinner!
Find us on Facebook ‘@stmattsfamilypitstop

Sunday, 2 June 3:00 – 6:00pm
Langtons Summer Concert
Langtons Gardens, Billet Lane Hornchurch RM11 1AX

Description:Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra

£4 on the door or £3 in advance from
children under 10 free

Sunday 2 June 3pm Gates open at 1pm

No Dogs Except Assistance Dogs