Union Jill bring their own passion to music
THE Hillingdon Salvation Army Band is bringing its big brass sound to Hayes for a festive event to raise funds to help borough people in need.
It is the 10th year the band has played at the Barnhill Community Centre and all the money raised goes back to the Salvation Army to put into the community and help those who need it most. What? Salvation Army Band performance Where? Barnhill Community Centre, Ayles Road, Hayes, UB4 9HG When? Wednesday, December 3, 7.45pm Cost? £4 entry, £10 for a family of four.
IT WOULDN’T be Christmas without an ice rink, which returns to Uxbridge for the festive period, opening on Friday.
Hundreds of skaters enjoy the council’s outdoor ice rink during December each year and this year, to avoid those wintry showers, the rink even has a roof.
The council has introduced penguin stabilisers for children to use on the ice, but youngsters must be aged four and over to skate and children under eight need to be accompanied by an adult. What? Hillingdon Ice Rink Where? Outside the Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW When? Friday, November 28, until Sunday, January 4, 10am-8pm, daily Cost? Adults £5-£7, children and concessions £3.50-£5.50, family tickets (two adults and two children or one adult and three children) £14-£20 See: To book, visit www.hillingdon. gov.uk or call 01895 558 347
AGE UK has a proud history of 25 years’ service in Hillingdon, providing a wide range of services to meet the needs and demands of an increasing number of older people.
The charity’s mission is to make later life better for everyone in the borough. With winter now firmly upon us, join a Christmas coffee morning where you can speak to a member of Age UK Hillingdon for any general advice and enjoy a hot drink and mince pie. What? Age UK Hillingdon Christmas Coffee Morning Where? Eastcote Library, Field TAKING their inspiration from a wide range of styles, traditional folk duo Union Jill bring their own energy and passion to the acoustic music scene.
Helen Turner and Sharon Winfield are Union Jill and their material embraces historical themes and contemporary issues, personal experiences and protest songs.
Borough band Pig Earth support this time around at Uxbridge Folk Club with their original Country Folk songs.
The club has all kinds of acoustic music and draws its audience from across north and west London, welcoming floor singers and musicians. End Road, Eastcote, HA5 1RL When? Wednesday, December 3 10am-noon Cost? Free Contact: Eastcote Library on 01895 558 230
HAVE you become hooked on Strictly Come Dancing and What? Union Jill at Uxbridge Folk Club Where? Uxbridge Folk Club, Uxbridge Royal Naval