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Things to do in Havering this summer

PUBLISHED: 13:15 04 August 2017 | UPDATED: 13:15 04 August 2017

The Havering Show taking place on Bank Holiday Monday

The Havering Show taking place on Bank Holiday Monday

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With summer in full swing, here are some of the days, and nights, out families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch.Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch.

Fairkytes cinema experience

Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Monday, August 7 and Thursday, August 17

Fun for the whole family, with Finding Dory screened on the Monday, and Trolls on the Thursday.

Activity packs and glitter tattoos will be included. £5 for one child and one adult, £3 for additional children and £2 for additional adults.

Children working at a Matisse art workshop at the Fairkytes Centre. Katie Barry, eight, and Rosie Mahmut, eightChildren working at a Matisse art workshop at the Fairkytes Centre. Katie Barry, eight, and Rosie Mahmut, eight

Must book, children under three require a ticket but won’t be charged. Fancy dress welcome.

Call 01708 456308.

Family fun days

Range of locations in Rainham, Harold Hill, Collier Row, Hornchurch, Cranham and Elm Park, Wednesday, July 26 to Wednesday, August 30, 10am-3pm.

Skarlet performing at the Havering Show last year. Picture: Ken MearsSkarlet performing at the Havering Show last year. Picture: Ken Mears

A range of events hosted by the borough’s housing services community engagement team. All residents welcome.

Free, visit havering.gov.uk.

Mini athletics

Hornchurch Stadium, Bridge Avenue, Hornchurch, Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday, August 9, 9.30-10.30am.

Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, HornchurchQueen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch

Fun games and races for children aged five and above. £3.

The Gruffalo

Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Wednesday, August 9 to Saturday, August 12 (with a relaxed performance on August 10).

This enduring classic comes to the stage, for youngsters and adults alike to enjoy.

The Havering Show taking place on Bank Holiday Monday. A Special Kinda Madness performingThe Havering Show taking place on Bank Holiday Monday. A Special Kinda Madness performing

Join Mouse on a journey through the deep, dark wood, where his wits (and tales of a fierce creature called a Gruffalo) may just stop him becoming dinner.

Tickets £12.50, £10 for groups of 10 plus, children aged two and under can sit on an adult’s lap. Call 01708 443333 or visit queens-theatre.co.uk.

Archery

The Brittons Academy, Ford Lane, Rainham, Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11, 10am-noon.

The Havering Show taking place on Bank Holiday Monday. People enjoying the wrestlingThe Havering Show taking place on Bank Holiday Monday. People enjoying the wrestling

Shoot some arrows with the Broxhill Archers, for ages eight to 11. £3, meet in the school sports hall.

Sports camp

The Brittons Academy, Ford Lane, Rainham, Wednesday, August 16, 10am-3pm.

A variety of sports and games for children, aged between eight and 11, on the astro turf pitch. £7.

The Havering Show. Families having funThe Havering Show. Families having fun

Havering Show

Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, Sunday, August 27 to Monday, August 28, 11am-6pm.

The popular festival returns, with bands including the Blockheads, Ray Lewis and the Drifters, The Dualers and Kenny Thomas, and a variety of stalls and activities.

Free.

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