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Hornchurch theatre's carrier bag solution

PUBLISHED: 10:29 30 September 2014 | UPDATED: 10:29 30 September 2014

Lesley Dunn

Lesley Dunn

Archant

A resourceful theatre company have got a handle on the problem of excess carrier bags.

Queen’s Theatre, in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, are hosting the Havering Fun Palace tomorrow (Sat) and have come up with an innovative idea.

They have teamed up with Tesco Roneo Corner, who have supplied 800 plastic bags so families who attend the event can make a plastic bag sculpture.

Patrick O’Sullivan, event co-ordinator, said: “This is a new venture for us and we are very excited to see how it turns out.”

The Fun Palace is a family day, completely free to everyone, exploring arts of all types.

Over 2000 school children have been taught two songs about Havering written especially for the day and they have all been invited to sing it in the theatre in a giant sing a long at 3pm.

Events include Hornchurch Hidden History tours, music, talks, crafts, song and dance.

Lesley Dunn, who delivered the bags, said: “I am really looking forward to the day, as well as the sculpture my colleague Lesley Davey and myself are running a stall all about healthy eating .”

The day runs from 10-6pm.

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