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Family-friendly Havering Show features attractions for all ages

PUBLISHED: 12:00 21 August 2016

Aaron Floyd performing at the Romford Christmas light switch on November 2015.

Aaron Floyd performing at the Romford Christmas light switch on November 2015.

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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.

Matti Hemmings will show off his incredible BMX skills in the sports arena. Matti Hemmings will show off his incredible BMX skills in the sports arena.

People are sure to be impressed by Matti Hemmings who will perform incredible BMX bike stunts in the new sports arena.

Aaron Floyd, 14, from Chigwell, will be a familiar face to many people attending the show after performing at the Collier Row Carnival last weekend.

The teenager won first prize in the Romford Talent Show competition held in December and sang at the Christmas lights switch-on at Romford’s Market Place in November.

The young performer is set to become even more famous after gaining a part a new film starring Calum Best called the Name of the Game.

In the film Aaron will play Calum aged 14.

Aaron’s will take his place in the spotlight at 2pm on Monday on the main Time 107.5 stage.

For the first time, Reloaded Championship Wrestling Alliance - born out of a back garden in Farm Road, Rainham will also attend the event.

Acting CEO, Lauren Sanders said wrestlers were looking forward to showing off their skills.

“We are really excited to be doing it this year,” she said. “Main champion Chuck Cyrus and Will Ospreay, who wrestles all over the world, will be wrestling.

“Bad guy Ash Draven is always running round trying to get one up on everybody but there is always somebody around to bring him back down.

“It should be a good day for everybody.”

“Will added: “Wrestling is sports entertainment at its best, with flips and tricks all over the place.

“The wrestlers are proud to be taking part in the Havering Show and for those of you that have never seen wrestling, this is your opportunity to see it free of charge and I guarantee you will be hooked!”

Other activities include a fairground, soft play area for toddlers, a craft market, street food, licensed bars and West and Coe funeral directors two Friesian black horses for children to pat.

The show takes place on Sunday 28 and Monday 29 August between 11am and 6pm on both days at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch.

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