commission4mission exhibition and the H’Art Festival

Poster - HArt Festival revArts Festival for the Barking Episcopal Area (H’Art Festival)

Sunday 1st – Sunday 15th June

Location – Havering deanery

See http://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/areas-and-bishops/barking-area-team/events/art-trail for more information.

The Barking Episcopal Area Arts Festival began in 2011 & involves quality events from a variety of Arts genre as a way of embracing & celebrating performing/visual arts & engaging with local communities, their people & arts culture. The Festival is organised annually but in a different part of the Episcopal Area each year & in parallel with already established community arts festivals. This fourth Festival is called the H’Art Festival & runs parallel to the Hornchurch Festival of Arts & Heritage – http://www.havering.gov.uk/Pages/Services/The-arts-in-Havering.aspx#ArtsFestivalsandEvents.

Arts Festival 2014H’Art Festival Programme

  • • Library underpass, Romford Market – 1st – 15th June, all day: Graffiti Art in the Underpass. Prepare to be amazed by the work of local graffiti artists. Inspired by Stephen Poch of Every Second Counts (www.esctrust.co.uk).• Salvation Army, Romford – 1st – 15th June: Art Exhibition.• Sennen Cottage, Upminster RM14 2DN – Sunday 1st June, 3pm-5pm: Take some time on your Sunday afternoon to chill out with an innovative mix of recycled sculpture & music. Afternoon Tea & Cakes for sale. Free entry.

    • All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green – Sunday 1st June: Yarnbombing of All Saints Church porch. Knitted decorations on the outside of the main porch of the church!

    • St Peter’s Church, Harold Wood – Sunday 1st June, 6.30pm: Summer Praise – combined service for local churches, followed by refreshments.

    • Deeper Lounge, 40 High Street, Romford – Mon 2nd – Fri 6th June, 10am-5pm: Photographic Exhibition. Enjoy a cup of coffee & view contemporary photography by skilled Havering photo-artists. Free entry.

    • Hornchurch & Romford Libraries – Mon 2nd – Fri 13th June, usual Library opening hours: Art Exhibition. See painting & pottery by guest, George Hogg, & commission4mission artists including Hayley Bowen, Harvey Bradley, Mark Lewis, Caroline Richardson & Andrew Vessey.

    • St Peter’s Church, Harold Wood – Mon 2nd – Fri 6th June, 10am-4pm & Mon 9th – Fri 14th June, 10am-4pm: Recent Building Development combines an uplifting new church centre with a homely parish church celebrating its 75th anniversary. Spot the Bible texts that adorn the church inside & out.

    • The Source Coffee Shop, Stubbers Adventure Centre, Upminster – Mon 2nd June, 7.30-9.30pm: Film Buffs Night. Love film & want to unpack more? A showing of a Richard Curtis film, ‘About Time’ plus a short post-film discussion of the plot & themes. Free entry. Coffee shop open for refreshment sales.

    • Deeper Lounge, 40 High Street, Romford – Thurs 5th June, 5.30pm – 8pm: Final Fantasy X (the film of the game) – Gaming at a Higher Level – What’s it all About? A Youth special – chance to watch the film of the game & talk about it with like-minded gamers. Refreshments supplied. Free entry.

    • Salvation Army, Romford – Fri 6th June, 5.30pm – 8pm: Final Fantasy X (the film of the game) – Gaming at a Higher Level – What’s it all About? As above

  • • St Nicholas Church, Elm Park – Sat 7th June, 10am – 3pm: Your Very Good Health. Church & centre open all day hosting & running different activities and stalls around the theme of health for all age groups.• All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green – Sat 7th June, 10am – 5pm: Flower festival & Fayre celebrating the centenary of the Diocese of Chelmsford.• Nelmes United Reformed Church – Sat 7th June, 10am – 4pm: Exhibition of Arts & Crafts including knitted Bible stories. Refreshments available.

    • Upminster Park – Sat 7th June, 11am-2pm: Local Art & Messy Church. View amazing works by our talented local artists & photographers & take part in the innovative new “Messy Church” for the 21st Century.

    • St Edward’s Church, Romford Market Place (in the grounds): – Sat 7th June, 3pm – 5pm ECHO – Motown influenced band with a great sound. Beautiful soul songs, with a little modification, become wonderful songs of worship. ECHO sing these songs to the Lord with a worshipful heart & lead others in worship.

    • All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green – Sun 8th June, 12pm – 4pm: Flower festival celebrating the centenary of the Diocese of Chelmsford. Entry free.

    • Romford Market Place – Sun 8th June, 1.30-3.30pm: Messy Church in the Market (South Street end). A drop in event for all the family offering crafts, activities & story sessions to explore how we encounter God in our lives.

    • All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green – Sun 8th June, 6.30pm: Songs of Praise – singing the top ten hymns as suggested by those attending the Flower Festival.

    • St Andrew’s Church, Hornchurch – Sun 8th June, 6.30pm –7.30pm: Combined Choirs of St Andrew’s, Hornchurch & St Edward the Confessor, Romford. Festal Choral Evensong at 6.30pm

    • St Andrew’s Church, Hornchurch – Sun 8th June, 8.00pm – 9.00pm Recital of Sacred & Secular Part Songs (including well known Folk Songs from the British Isles, Spirituals and motets by Stanford & Rutter. Evensong & recital are approx. 1 hour each. Recital admission by programme £10 including refreshments.

    • All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green – Mon 9th – Fri 13th June, 10am – 4pm: Church open with display of arts & crafts by residents of Havering. Light refreshments available. Entry free.

    • United Reformed Church, Western Road, Romford – Wed 11th June, 8pm-9.30pm: Brass band music performed by the Romford Salvation Army Band.

    • Overflow Cafe, St Luke’s Church, Cranham – Fri 13th June, 8-10pm: Final

    • Fantasy X (the film of the game) – Gaming at a Higher Level – What’s it all About? Watch the film of the game & talk about it with like-minded gamers of your age. Ages 14-19 years.

    • Redden Court School, Harold Hill – Sat 14th June, 10am–4pm: St Peter’s Car Show – now in its third year.

    • Trinity Methodist Church, Romford – Sat 14th June, 7.30pm -9.30pm: Relaxed evening of classical music with something for everybody. Programme includes Mozart, Schubert, Chopin as well as Bach’s concerto for 2 violins. Donations invited.

    • All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green – Sat 14th June, 7pm – 9.30pm: New Dimension Choir. A local community choir will be singing “Songs from West End Shows” – with lots of opportunity for audience participation!

    • St Luke’s Centre, Cranham – Sat 14th June, 1pm – 7pm: Church open with art displays available for viewing.

    • St Luke’s Centre, Cranham – Sat 14th June, 7.30-10pm: Concert by Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra – led by extraordinary local saxophonist who studied at top British Conservatoires & has performed internationally. Now performing regularly in London & the UK including Ronnie Scotts. Fabulous professional jazz band with local roots – tickets on the door £5. Free glass of wine, while viewing photography & art exhibition by local talent.

    • St Luke’s Church, Cranham – Sunday 15th June, 6.30-8.30pm: H’Art Closing Celebrations & Exhibition. Hear Helen Yousaf & band in concert with inspiring life stories as she shares songs from her new album. Closing reflections by Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford. Exhibition by local artists & photographers. Refreshments provided.

    Contact Jan Stainer on hub@thegoodshepherd.co.uk or 01708745626 to check details.