Music groups are joining a Best of Music festival this weekend.

Redbridge Music Lounge and the Redbridge Green Fair Music Club are joining forces for this year's Best of Music Fest programme offering a free concert in Ilford.

It is the seventh year the concert of live music in the Walled Garden at Valentines Mansion in Valentines Park in Ilford has been held.

It will involve a series of musical events held on the second Sunday of each month until October, starting on Sunday, April 15.

During 2018, it showcased more than 120 musicians in 48 different musical acts and ensembles performed on seven Sundays from April to October.

Best of the Music Fest provides entertainment from a multitude of musical genres including jazz, folk, pop, classical, rock, blues, Indian, country and more.

The programme for 2019 has 40 acts already lined up, beginning this Sunday with seven acts including folk duo Al Neville and Rachel Eyres, jazz singer Bernice and her band Blue Roses and rock trio Little Rock.

The show will open at 11am with indie band The Breakfast Bunch with covers and some of their own songs.

The music will play in the Garden outside the Gardeners Cottage Cafe until 4pm and the Best of the Music Fest events are free for all to enjoy.