Friday, 28 December 2012

Can you link to our blog or website?

The Harold Hill Festival are looking at increasing the profile of our website and blog. If you are a local person or organisation and have your own website or blog I wondered if you can promote our website and blog through your website, blog, Twitter or Facebook page.

We can look at reciprocating any promotion you do as appropriate.

Our blog address as you will notice is

Our website address is

Any queries about this please email us at

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Merry Christmas!

The Harold Hill Festival Committee would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Make sure you  enjoy yourselves, keep warm and keep safe.

Friday, 21 December 2012

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

200 days to go!

There are now just 200 days to go to the Harold Hill Festival 2013.

Remember to keep your stallholder bookings and offers of volunteering coming through our website at

And also to keep checking for all the latest festival news.

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Meet the Partners - Harold Hill Ambitions Community Programme

Harold Hill Ambitions is the Council's programme for improving the Harold Hill area. The Harold Hill Ambitions Community Programme supports a lot of activities and developments in the Harold Hill area. They have contributed to funding the Harold Hill Festival and have helped us to get support from other council services. To find out their latest news you can visit their website at

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Dates set for Partners Meetings

The dates have now been set for our Festival Partner meetings with local organisations that want to take part in or support the Harold Hill Festival in some way. At these meetings we will provide an update of what is planned, where things are at and how you can get involved. The kind of organisations that are involved already include public sector partners, local community groups who want to put on an activity and local businesses who can offer services or sponsorship.

Anyone who can contribute in any way is more than welcome to come along as the Festival Committee see the Festival as an event that celebrates all the many good things about Harold Hill.

The dates for partners meetings are:

8th Jan 2013
9th Apr 2013
18th June 2013

All are Tuesdays 4.00pm - 6.00pm at St Georges Church Centre. The venue is subject to change so if you plan to attend then please email in advance so we can confirm it with you.

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Photo of Army Cadets at Festival

The Army cadets volunteered at this year's Harold Hill Festival. Here they are with our mascot Harry the Squirrel.

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Event to celebrate Festival volunteers past, present and future

If you've volunteered with the Harold Hill Festival on the committee or at the event in the past or would like to in the future then we're holding a Christmas celebration event at myplace on Tuesday 11 December from 6pm 8pm.

There will be mince pies and fizzy pop as well as a chance to meet our mascot Harry the Squirrel.

Given the seasonal nature of the event Harry hopes as many ghosts (well volunteers anyway) of Festivals past, present and future will be there... (!)

Any queries about this event please email

Monday, 3 December 2012

myplace Christmas Market - Sat 8 Dec

As the Harold Hill Festival we love fun, family events and we love Christmas. Please see below the poster for the Christmas Market event held by myplace on Saturday from 11am till 1.30pm. Please note that myplace are one of the 2013 Festival partners.

Poster for myplace Christmas Market in Harold Hill, Essex