Double helping of Romford Market entertainment

Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019

There’s something to celebrate every month in Romford Market and this year with Easter falling so late in the calendar there’s a double helping of entertainment for all the family with Easter and Saint George’s Day festivities taking place within a few days of each other later this month.

Harmonica Lewinsky
Harmonica Lewinsky who will be leading an East End knees-up in Romford Market on Wednesday 24 April.

The free Easter fun begins at 11am on Saturday 20 April. Children can join an Easter Egg Hunt amongst the market stalls and they can enjoy face-painting and a traditional teacup fairground ride before catching sight of the Peter Rabbit and Three Little Pigs characters.

Local radio station Time 107.5FM will keep everyone entertained with music from this stage until 3.30pm and the Royal British Legion Band and Corps of Drums Romford will also be performing.

Then just four days later one of the most anticipated events of the year is set to return to Romford on Wednesday 24 April.

Romford Market celebrates St George’s Day with Medieval musicians, a traditional East End knees-up with Cockney entertainer Harmonica Lewinsky, face painting, a craft tent for children and a life-sized animated dragon and once again the event is free.

The St. George’s Day celebration in Romford Market will run from 11am to 3.30pm and will also feature a traditional Punch and July puppet show and a caricaturist.

The Leader of Havering Council, Councillor Damian White, said:

“Romford Market is at the heart of our borough’s history and this month there will two great opportunities to be part of that history and tradition.

"Easter and the St. George’s Day celebrations are two of the busiest days on the market.

"The events create a wonderful scene and I know I’m not the only one who’s looking forward to them.”