Havering release a list of it’s Christmas events

Havering have released a list of all their Christmas events.

Here is the list from Havering.gov.uk

Christmas Light FREE Switch On Events

Romford Christmas Lights Switch-on

Romford Market Place
Thursday 16 November
4.30pm to 6.30pm
Featuring – live performances from Jess Folley (winner of the Voice Kids 2017), Taliah Delarto,(following her recent appearance on the X Factor), D’Luxe, Absonetti, Luke Stanley, SupaNova LED light show dancers,Jess Herring, Soda Pop, Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol and the cast of Beauty and the Beast Panto from Queens Theatre.

Hornchurch Christmas Cracker Event

Saturday 18 November
2pm to 5.30pm
Hornchurch Town Centre
Featuring free children’s rides, Santa’s Grotto, The Haverettes Girls Marching Band and much more.

Upminster Christmas Event

Thursday 23 November
4pm to 6pm
Upminster Town Centre
Featuring free children’s rides, carol singing, festive on street entertainment, free elf themed treasure trail.

Illuminating Elm Park Christmas Event

Friday 24 November
4pm to 6pm
Elm Park Town Centre
Featuring Santa’s grotto, choir, sweet stalls, bedrock radio, circus acts, children’s games, steel band and much more.

Collier Row’s Christmas Event

Friday 1 December
4pm to 7.30pm
Collier Row Town Centre
Featuring Santa’s grotto, carol singing, face painting, ativity scene, funfair stalls, tombola.

Rainham Village Christmas Fayre

Saturday 2 December
10am to 4pm
Rainham Village
Featuring Jordan’s Irish Dancers, The Russellettes Majorette Troupe, Lightnin Drama, Thunder Drama, The Singing Princesses, Blues Brother, Dusty Springfield, Oasis, Legends Theatre School, Dance Mode, Foresters Dance Group, Father Christmas with elves, La Salette and Parsonage Farm School Choirs in the church and more.

For more details visit www.rainhamfayreevents.weebly.com

Romford Market FREE Events

Kingdom of the Elves

Saturday 16 December
10:30am to 5.30pm
Walk around the magical elf kingdom, make toys with the elves, you can even have a ‘selfie with an elfie’ on a giant sleigh.

Winter Wonderland Experience

Saturday 23 December
10:30am to 5.30pm
Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland featuring a giant polar bear, giant sleigh, snow globe and live entertainment throughout the day.

Meet the Romford Reindeer

Saturday 23 December
11am to 3pm (Outside Lloyds Bank)
Make it a magical Christmas as the children meet a real reindeer and enter the ‘name the reindeer competition’.

Fun Fair

There will be a small fun fair in Romford Market from 15 – 17 December and 20 – 24 December.
10:30am to 6:30pm

Santa’s Grottos

Romford Shopping Hall

10am to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday
18 November to 24 December
£6 per child
Meet Santa in his grotto, have a photo and receive a gift.

Lodge Farm Park

Saturday 9 December
11am to 5pm
Lodge Ave, Gidea Park, Romford
A northern express themed mini railway taking children to meet Santa and his elves in their grotto.

Christmas Fayres and Markets

Romford Market

The Market will be open on normal days as well as Sunday 17 December, Thursday 21 December and Sunday 24 December.
9am to 4.30pm
Festive stalls include, Christmas decorations, Christmas trees, mince pies and mulled wine, hog roast and traditional German sausage.

Raphael Park Christmas Fair

Saturday 9 December
12 noon to 6pm
Main Road, Romford
Food, refreshments, music and gift stalls.

Christmas Shows and Pantos

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

6 to 23 December
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham
Tickets: 01708 443333
A magical Queen’s Theatre show for 3-7 year olds and their families performed in the historic hayloft at the charming National Trust property, Rainham Hall.

Beauty and the Beast – Pantomime at Queen’s Theatre

20 November to 7 January
Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane
Tickets: Box Office 01708 443333
Join in the fun as your favourite fairytale comes to life, in a magical fun-packed panto for the whole family.

Music for a Winters night

Friday 15 December
Fairkytes Arts Centre
Billet Lane
Tickets: www.seetickets.com