Exhibition: Val Lawson “A Forest Path” at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge
|Jun 3rd to Jun 30th||Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge|
An exhibition of woodland water colours by Val Lawson
Archive Film Afternoon at The Old Chapel Upminster
|Jun 5th||The Old Chapel Upminster|
Sunday 5 June, 2.00pm – 5.00pm – Show starts at 2.30pm
London: A Bigger Picture is a major Film London project aiming to get Londoners enjoying the city’s archive film while building a wider picture of London life.
This event will see an expert from London’s Screen Archives showing films from your area, exploring their history and explaining how you can donate your home movies to preserve them for future generations. The show will start at 2.30pm with a chance for Q&A.
For more information contact Gemma Smith on email@example.com or call 01708 222660
Thames Chase Community Forest’s annual 10K and family fun run at Thames Chase Forest Centre
|Jun 12th||Thames Chase Forest Centre|
Multi-lap and very gently undulating 10K route through picturesque park and woodland. Off road and completely traffic free on network of flat surfaced paths, with a small section of grass/meadow.
Date: 12th June 2016
Location: The Forest Centre, Pike Lane, Upminster, RM14 3NS
Family Fun Run
The 10K will be followed by our family fun run at 11.30.
Entry Fees –
- £10 per family.
- £3 per child between 11-16 running alone
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register, or drop into the Forest Centre
Facilities – Toilets, Onsite parking, Refreshments
Big band Concert on the meadow at Thames Chase Forest Centre
|Jun 26th||Thames Chase Forest Centre|
Brentwood School Big Band, an afternoon of picnics, barbecue and Big Band.
Welcome back to Brentwood School Big Band for an afternoon of incredible sound on the Forest Centre meadow. Bring your garden chairs and enjoy a picnic whilst listening to the band. Hampers available and a barbecue to follow the concert.
Venue: Forest Centre meadow and barn
Tickets: Free, Donations to Thames Chase Trust welcome.
The Art of Tea at Valentines Mansion & Gardens
|Jun 29th to Jul 31st||Valentines Mansion & Gardens|
A special photographic exhibition by Still Life photographer Stuart Duff featuring previously unseen antique teaware.
Tea Masterclasses at Valentines Mansion & Gardens
|Jun 29th to Jul 24th||Valentines Mansion & Gardens|
Are you a tea lover but not sure of your Long Jing’s from your Darjeeling’s? Then why not attend a tea master class with Mark Nicholls as part of Valentine Mansions tea extravaganza?
Valentines Cream Tea at Valentines Mansion & Gardens
|Jun 29th to Jul 26th||Valentines Mansion & Gardens|
Enjoy a traditional English cream tea accompanied by unique green and black teas, specially blended for Valentines Mansion.
After Hours: Gin at Rainham Hall
|Jun 30th||Rainham Hall|
In the eighteenth century there was a craze sweeping London! The city was overcrowded, poverty was rife and one spirit seemed to be the answer… GIN! Bermondsey Gin Ltd, who are purveyors of historical gins, will be in residence for the evening so come and taste a bit of the eighteenth century and discover the story behind this much loved spirit. There will be talks, tastings and a G&T bar.
Tickets: £15 including a gin tasting session (booking online is essential).