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Saturday, December 31, 2016
Above, The Greatest Hits of Motown: How Sweet It Is comes to Queens Theatre, Hornchurch, in April.

Theatre, ballet, music and comedy, all you need to know about the best entertainment shows and events in the area in 2017.

Monday, October 24, 2016
File photo dated 31/12/15 of fireworks as a call to restrict the use of fireworks to certain times of the year is due to be debated in Parliament.

Fireworks will be lighting up Havering’s skies next week – and we’ve rounded up some of the best events on offer in the borough this Guy Fawkes Night.

Monday, August 29, 2016
Reporters Ann-Marie Abbasah and Hayley Anderson with soul legend Jocelyn Brown.

With a hit laden set list, there was no mountain high enough to keep veteran singer Jocelyn Brown from rocking the crowd at the Havering Show, yesterday.

Monday, August 29, 2016
Mayor of Redbridge Cllr Gurdial Bhamra, chairman of Morden Cllr Peter Elliot, Bedrock Hospital Radio's mascot, mayor of Havering Cllr Philippa Crowder and mayor of Brentwood Cllr Noelle Hones.

Day two of the Havering Show kicks off from 11am today at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone.

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Jocelyn Brown will be headling at the Havering Show. Photo: PA Archive/PA Images

The Havering Show kicks off from 11am today at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Indie band Walking Method will perform on the Fairkytes Stage at the Havering Show 2016.

Home grown talents who have honed their craft at the Fairkytes Arts Centre are getting ready to hit the Havering Show stage this weekend.

Friday, August 26, 2016
The Havering Show on Sunday

The Havering Show takes place this weekend and to ensure you are fully prepared for it, we’ve got a three-page guide in today’s Recorder featuring stage times and travel info.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Aaron Floyd performing at the Romford Christmas light switch on November 2015.

In just a week’s time, attractions for all ages will feature at this year’s free Havering Show, aimed at making sure families have plenty of fun.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Singer Jocelyn Brown at the Music of the Millemium show, at Elstree Studio in London. Photo: Rebecca Naden/PA Archive/PA Images

She’s a veteran singer who has worked with the world’s best known stars including Michael Jackson, Roberta Flack, Culture Club and Bette Midler to name a few.

Saturday, March 12, 2016
(LtoR) Jai Sepple as 'Rene' and Nina Jarram as 'Edith'

Listen very carefully, we shall say ‘zis only once...residents should be on high alert for eccentric policemen, scandalous portraits of curvy ladies and over-the-top accents appearing in Havering in the next few weeks.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Lisa Mills.

Self proclaimed “Southern girl” Lisa Mills will give the Fairkytes Arts Centre, in Hornchurch, one of the first outings of her fascinating new album.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Stornoway, from left, Oli Steadman, Brian Briggs, Rob Steadman and Jon Ouin, with a bonxie, the bird which their album is named after.

There have been many strange gig locations since The Beatles played on the roof of Apple Records in 1969.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Lady Felicia who plays Lucy Fur, the devil's disciple, in Hot Stuff at the Queen's Theatre.

Do you miss the big collars, even bigger hair and iconic anthems of the 70s?

Monday, June 9, 2014
St Peter's Car Show, Harold Wood

More than 200 cars ranging from exotic, specialist vehicles to classic family motors will be on display at St Peter’s Car Show, in Harold Wood, on Saturday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
© Paul Underhill

Thousands of devoted dance music lovers braved the downpour and descended onto Damyns Hall Aerodrome for the second incarnation of We Are FSTVL.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
London-based band Teleman will play at Secret Garden Party this July

You might not have heard of London-based four-piece Teleman yet. But in the coming months, when the band will release their debut album Breakfast and perform at popular festival the Secret Garden Party, all that is bound to change.

Friday, May 9, 2014
Andy C. Pic: Andrew Attah.

When I finally speak with Andy C he’s busy running through the soundcheck for a six-hour set in one of London’s biggest nightclubs.

Saturday, August 24, 2013
The Hollies

As major players in the magnificent 1960s British pop revolution, a time when British bands first conquered the world, The Hollies hallmark vocal harmony has not wavered throughout 50 years of continuous touring, performing and recording.

Saturday, August 17, 2013
Barry is a photo-journalist.

Artistic duo Zoe Clements and Barry Kirk have joined forces to create an unusual exhibition at The Queen’s Theatre.

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Creating a garden with a year-round display of flowers takes patience and a certain amount of experimentation. Which flowers you decide to grow depends very much on personal taste and the conditions that your garden has to offer.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Marcus says British asparagus is worth the wait. Picture: PA Photo/www.british-asparagus.co.uk.

Like love, a perfectly brewed cup of tea and the next series of Downton Abbey, some things in life are worth the wait. And they include British asparagus.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Undated Handout Photo of Love Label at Very printed pencil skirt, £20 (www.very.co.uk). See PA Feature FASHION Prints. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FASHION Prints.

There’s plenty on offer for minimalists this season, but for maximalists there will always be print.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Pearl Lowe, who takes hair supplement Viviscal. Picture: PA Photo/Handout.

Hair loss is hard enough to suffer in itself, but it can be particularly difficult to cope with in our appearance-obsessed society.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Solarpod Pro, rround £1,400 from http://completeeco.com. Picture: PA Photo/Handout.

It’s one of the most frustrating problems of the 21st century – the battery icon starts to flash on your gadget, but you have no charger available.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Marcus Wareing says let kids lead in the kitchen to spark their interest in cooking. Picture: PA Photo/Handout.

Breakfast in bed might sound like a distant dream for many parents, but for celebrity chef Marcus Wareing it’s a regular treat.

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