Here is a list of events from our events calendar next month.

Do you have an event that you want us to advertise? Contact us with the full details.

Please send us information about your event 3 months in advance and we will submit the event to our friends at Hornchurch Vision

Meet LEGO Batman & Robin! @ The Entertainer
The Entertainer, Unit 13/14 The Brewery, Waterloo Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 1BG
3rd March 2018 10am – 3pm

LEGO Batman & Robin will be taking time out from fighting crime in Gotham to visit an Entertainer store near you!

Please note that although Robin will be in store between 10am and 3pm, he will be taking regular breaks during this time.

Beauty demos at final checks
Final Checks Makeover & Photography Studio, 159 High street, Hornchurch, United Kingdom
4th March 2018 10:30am

Join us on Sunday 4th March to see Live Demos and exclusive offers including:

Makeup & Photography
Easilocks Hair Extenstions
Spray Tanning
Baby Bump Body Art


The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch
8th – 24th March 2018

Following this year’s acclaimed revival of The Crucible, the Queen’s Theatre is partnering with Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg again to produce Diane Samuels’ heart-warming classic Kindertransport in association with Selladoor Productions. Running from 8 – 24 March, it marks the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport and 25 years since the deeply moving and timely modern classic was written.

Where to Start With Your Family History By Peter Layzell
Hornchurch Library
9th March 2018 3:00pm – 4:15pm

This talk covers the basic rules for researching your family history based on Peter’s experience in both conducting family history research and from running popular family history websites

01708 434903

Tickets £5 per person

Mother’s Day Craft Drop-In
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Saturday 10th March –10.00am-11.00am, 11.30am-12.30pm

A drop-in craft event to celebrate Mother’s Day. Make something special for your Mumto keep in time for Mother’s Day. Suitable for ages 3+. Donation £3 per child

Hawke Optics Day
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Sunday 11th March 2018 – Drop in between 11.00am-3.00pm

Come and speak to our resident expert Brenda about the range of optics we have instore to see what will best suit you. We have optics for every price range

British Heart Foundation Fundraising Quiz night
North Street Halls, Hornchurch
Saturday, 17 March 7:30pm – 8:30pm

On Saturday March 17th I’m hosting a Quiz Night to help raise some funds for The British Heart Foundation.

As some of you know I have a heart condition…and that has lead me to a path of Health, fitness and now….

A London Marathon Place.

And don’t worry. Guinness will be encouraged at this event.

If you want to come along….drop me a message…

Teams of 8.
£6 per person.

The Brentwood School Big Band
St Lukes Church, Front Lane, Cranham, Upminster
Saturday, 17 March 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Diabetes UK- Havering Group Hope for the homeless

Charity Fundraising Concert

Admission £12.00 – Under 16 s £6.00

For Tickets please contact
Debbie Broom 01708-473314
David Squibb 07713-069309

Sponsored Guided Dog Walk
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Sunday, 18 March 10:00am – 11:00am

REGISTERING Starts at 10:00 – The walks will setoff at 11:00

A guided dog walk approximately 3.4km/2.5 miles in length (a shorter walk will also be available) to explore Hornchurch Country Park and the surrounding Landscape with your furry friend raising funds for Essex Wildlife Trust and the Retired Greyhounds Owners Association. The walk is open to all breeds and a goody bag will be provided to each entrant. There will be dog related stalls and refreshments outside the visitor centre. No need to book just turn up on the day to register. Dogs are required to be on a lead for the duration of the walk. £5 donation per dog

Car Boot Sale
Coopers’ Company & Coborn School, Upminster
Sunday 18th March, 9:00am

Free entrance from 10.30am

Our next indoor table top is on Sunday 18th March. We only take advanced bookings. Please call 07508135449 to book.
School tables £12…. seller brings table £8 (up to 6ft)

This is a very popular event so book early!

Islands In The Stream
Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch
Monday, 19 March 7:30pm

Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers…

Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!

This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit including: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the Country, plus the smash hit Islands in the Stream.

Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship as we bring the house down with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends.

Milkshake Live! ‘The Magic Storybook’
The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch
Saturday, 31 March 12pm, 3pm

“We cannot wait to be back touring the country with our brand-new show, The Magic Storybook,” said Milkshake Presenter and Show Director Derek Moran, “It’s a magical show full of audience participation. The Milkshake audience will love the classic fairytale storylines, the songs and seeing lots of their favourite Milkshake! characters live on stage”

Milkshake! Live, The Magic Storybook, stars Milkshake! favourites Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Toyland Detective, Fireman Sam, Shimmer and Shine, Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper as well as Milkshake!’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters at every show. The show will take audiences on a journey through their favourite fairy tales featuring much-loved stories that will be familiar to everyone – young and old. With music, singing and dancing, Milkshake! Live, The Magic Storybook is the fourth nationwide live tour from Channel 5’s Milkshake! The tour will run until October this year with additional dates set to be announced for 2018.

“It’s incredibly important that we are able to take Milkshake! to our audiences around the UK so that everyone can have the opportunity to experience the brand in an immersive way,” said Sarah Muller, Head of Children’s, Channel 5. “Through our live tours, we can give families a Milkshake event that they won’t find anywhere else, one where they can meet their favourite characters and presenters whilst enjoying a brilliant family day out.”

UK families can find out more about Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’ by visiting or by following the tour on twitter @milkshaketour or Instagram @milkshakelive.

Easter Fun Weekend
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Saturday 31st March & Sunday 1st April – 11.00am-1.00pm

Come along for some great Easter fun, including Easter craft, badge making, face painting, and more. Meet the Easter bunny and receive your egg. Please dress to suit the weather.

Donation £6 per child, £1 per adult

Country Crafts Butterflies & Bunnies
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Monday 2nd April – Drop in between 1.00pm-2.30pm

Make a Bunny or Butterfly for Easter from Natural Seeds and Pulses. Minimum age 8years old. Donation £6 per child

Pirates in the Park
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Wednesday 4th April – 10.00am-11.00am, 11.30am-12.30pm

Join us aboard the pirate ship in the woods to set sail on an adventure to find the buried treasure chest. Find the items on a scavenger hunt, make small boats and pirate craft to take home. Suitable for ages 3+. Please dress to suit the weather. Donation £6 per child

Family Fishing
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Thursday, 5 April 10:00am – 4:00pm

Learn the Art of Fishing. All equipment is provided but if you have your own feel free to bring it along. Children over the age of 12 will need a 1-day licence from the post office. You can also get this online or phone them on 0344 8005386. We catch and release to water. £7.00 per person fishing

Bug Hunting
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Friday 6th April – 1.00pm-2.00pm, 2.30pm-3.30pm

Come and explore the different habitats at Hornchurch Country Park. Go on a Bug Hunt and find many of the insects that live in the Ingrebourne Valley. All equipment supplied. Suitable for ages 3+. Please dress to suit the weather. Donation £6 per child

Titanic: Honor and Glory
Havering Museum, Romford
7 Apr – 1 Sep 2018

The exhibition will not only have many artefacts from the ill-fated liner, like a steward’s tunic and the watch that stopped when it was immersed in the icy cold water of the North Atlantic on 14th April, 1912, but also props from the James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio, Billy Zane and Kate Winslet.