Parish of Hornchurch Light Party 2019

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St Andrew’s Church, 222 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6QP

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The Parish of Hornchurch is holding not one but TWO FREE Light Parties again this year!!

You are invited to join in the pumpkin themed games, activities, crafts, science experiments, picnic tea and Celebration Service at one of the two identical Light Parties at St Andrew’s Church. Please come dressed in bright colourful clothing-no scary fancy dress costumes, thank you. Suitable for all-ages: everyone welcome.

Session One 4pm-6pm: registration opens at 3:50pm. Activities from 4pm. Picnic tea 4:55pm. Celebration in Church at 5:30pm where we will be joined by those attending Session Two. Session One finishes 6pm.

Session Two 5:30-7:30pm: registration opens 5:20pm. Combined celebration in church at 5:30pm with those who attended session one. Activities from 6pm. Picnic Tea 6:55pm. Session Two finishes at 7:30pm.

If you have any dietary requirements that we need to be aware about for the picnic tea please contact the Parish Office: 01708441571 or email:


Are there minimum/maximum age requirements to attend the event?

All ages welcome.

What are my ttransport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Hornchurch has good transport links-Overground, District Line, buses and good road network.

The church has a large free car park next to it. Check signage in local streets. Local car parks have introduced new charges, please read signage carefully.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact the Parish Office: 01708441571 or email:

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We encourage you to reduce paper and ink use by not printing out tickets.

Your name will be listed at the reception table upon arrive tell the Welcome team your name and they will ask you to complete a short permission/contact form if it is your first time attending a Messy Church in Hornchurch event before completing your name stickers and joining in. If you have attended a previous event and no contact details have changed then once you have a name sticker for each person with you then you are ready to join in.

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