The mayor and her deputy will host a charity afternoon tea.

Mayor of Redbridge Felicity Banks and the Deputy Mayor Tania Solomon will host the party at Wanstead House, in The Green, on April 12 from 2.30pm.

All proceeds will go to Ilford-based charity Hopes and Dreams, who give terminally ill children the chance to visit places or meet famous people before they die. 

Tickets are £15 each and includes a glass of bucks fizz on arrival.