What's on in Ilford, Essex
Welcome to Ilford in the beautiful county of Essex. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ilford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.
Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ilford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Places to visit
Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Ilford to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Ilford
If you're out on the tiles in Ilford then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Ilford will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Ilford.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Ilford (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Ilford for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Ilford for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Premier Inn Romford CentralHornchurch
Rooms from £59.00
Bexleyheath Marriott HotelDartford
Rooms from £90.00
Holiday Inn London BexleyWilmington
Rooms from £49.00
Premier Inn Waltham AbbeyCheshunt
Rooms from £52.00
Waltham Abbey Marriott HotelCheshunt
Rooms from £77.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|A Chorus LineA Chorus Line appears live in London, Greater London at London Palladium on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch A Chorus Line at London Palladium, see the list of tickets available for A Chorus Line.…||TomorrowLondon PalladiumLondonMiscellaneous|
|A Chorus Line LondonA Chorus Line London at London Palladium live (Theatre Tickets Musicals) on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. To compare ticket prices for the A Chorus Line London event at London Palladium, see the l…||TomorrowLondon PalladiumLondonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Alva Noto and Ryuichi SakamotoAlva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto performs live at Royal Festival Hall in London, Greater London on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto at Royal Festival Hall now.…||TomorrowRoyal Festival HallLondonMiscellaneous|
|Billy Elliot LondonBilly Elliot London at Victoria Palace Theatre live (Theatre Tickets Musicals) on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. To compare ticket prices for the Billy Elliot London event at Victoria Palace Theatr…||TomorrowVictoria Palace TheatreLondonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Billy Elliot The MusicalBilly Elliot The Musical appears live in London, Greater London at Victoria Palace Theatre on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Billy Elliot The Musical at Victoria Palace Theatre, see the list of tick…||TomorrowVictoria Palace TheatreLondonMiscellaneous|
|Burn The FloorBurn The Floor at Shaftesbury Theatre live on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. For tickets to see Burn The Floor at Shaftesbury Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||TomorrowShaftesbury TheatreLondonMiscellaneous|
|Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate Factory performs live at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, Greater London on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury…||TomorrowTheatre Royal Drury LaneLondonMiscellaneous|
|Children of the SunChildren of the Sun performs live at Lyttelton (National Theatre) in London, Greater London on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Children of the Sun at Lyttelton (National Theatre) now.…||TomorrowLyttelton (National Theatre)LondonMiscellaneous|
|Curious Incident of the DogCurious Incident of the Dog will be performing live Theatre Tickets Other Theatre at Apollo Theatre London on the Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. Buy tickets for Curious Incident of the Dog online.…||TomorrowApollo Theatre LondonLondonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|David Bowie IsDavid Bowie Is at Victoria and Albert Museum live on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. For tickets to see David Bowie Is at Victoria and Albert Museum, see the list of ticket prices.…||TomorrowVictoria and Albert MuseumLondonMiscellaneous|
|FencesFences performs live at Duchess Theatre London in London, Greater London on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Fences at Duchess Theatre London now.…||TomorrowDuchess Theatre LondonLondonMiscellaneous|
|Glass AnimalsGlass Animals at Electrowerkz live on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. For tickets to see Glass Animals at Electrowerkz, see the list of ticket prices.…||TomorrowElectrowerkzLondonMiscellaneous|
|Hey CharlieHarry Cory Wright Hey Charlie 19th June to 14th September 2013 Eleven is pleased to present new work by Harry Cory Wright. Hey Charlie is a celebration of over fifty years of Cory Wright's involvement with a parti…||19 Jun - 14 Sep 2013Eleven Fine ArtLondonExhibitions|
|ICC Champions TrophyLive One Day International - ICC Champions Trophy playing at Oval Cricket Ground in London, Greater London on the Wednesday, 19 June 2013. For sports event tickets, see below.…||TomorrowOval Cricket GroundLondonSports|
|ICC Champions Trophy Semi FinalsLive Sport Tickets Cricket - ICC Champions Trophy Semi Finals playing at The Oval in London, Greater London on the Wednesday, 19 June 2013. For sports event tickets, see below.…||TomorrowThe OvalLondonSports|
|Inspiring Entrepreneurs Recipe for SuccessOur Inspiring Entrepreneurs series of events in partnership with Barclays gives you the chance to hear from, and put your questions to, high-profile entrepreneurs and business leaders who will share the secrets of their …||TomorrowThe British LibraryLondonBusiness|
|It's Curtains Up at Cardinal Place for the Stars of Billy Elliot and WickedThe best seats in the house are going for free on Wednesday 19 June, as the stars of hit musicals Billy Elliot, Wicked and Spamalot, along with singer Stuart Matthew Price take over Land Securities' stunning roof garden …||TomorrowCardinal Place Roof GardensVictoriaTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Jersey BoysJersey Boys at Prince Edward Theatre live on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. For tickets to see Jersey Boys at Prince Edward Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||TomorrowPrince Edward TheatreLondonMiscellaneous|
|Jersey Boys LondonJersey Boys London will be performing live Theatre Tickets Musicals at Prince Edward Theatre on the Wednesday, 19 June 2013 in London, Greater London. Buy tickets for Jersey Boys London online.…||TomorrowPrince Edward TheatreLondonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Lanterns On the LakeLanterns On the Lake appears live in London, Greater London at Scala on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Lanterns On the Lake at Scala, see the list of tickets available for Lanterns On the Lake.…||TomorrowScalaLondonMiscellaneous|
Wedding fairs in Ilford
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Ilford. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.