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Mayor of Redbridge's good old Cockney knees up and sing-along raises more than £2,000 for ELHAP

PUBLISHED: 13:00 14 November 2018

Families at the Mayor of Redbridge's Cockney knees up and sing-along. Photo: Mayor's Appeal

Families at the Mayor of Redbridge's Cockney knees up and sing-along. Photo: Mayor's Appeal

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The Mayor of Redbridge's good old Cockney knees up and sing-along raised more than £2,000 for ELHAP.

The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara (second from the right) at her Cockney knees up and sing-along. Photo: Mayor's AppealThe Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara (second from the right) at her Cockney knees up and sing-along. Photo: Mayor's Appeal

Families enjoyed a night around the old Joanna as musical director and pianist Tom Carradine played Cockney songs from the music hall era.

The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara said that it was a “fantastic” night and was over the moon at the amount of money raised at the event on Friday, November 2.

Families at the Mayor of Redbridge's Cockney knees up and sing-along. Photo: Mayor's AppealFamilies at the Mayor of Redbridge's Cockney knees up and sing-along. Photo: Mayor's Appeal

She said: “Thank you to everyone that came, it was a wonderful night, and we’ve raised a fantastic amount for a really important charity.”

All the funds raised will go to the mayor’s charity, which this year is ELHAP - the adventure playground in Woodford Green that is specially built for children and young people with

The centre is one of only eight specialist adventure playgrounds in the UK, with climbing frames, ziplines, and plenty of outdoor challenges.

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