St Andrews Church, The Drive, Ilford IG1 3PE.
Welcoming a baby into the family and community is an exciting occasion. It is also a time steeped in customs and traditions that are believed to bring protection, spiritual blessings and happiness to the new born. In this latest in series of Women’s Workshops participants will be exploring these fascinating and diverse customs, traditions and ceremonies. Please come along to hear from Christian and Sikh women speakers about birth customs in their faith communities. In future workshops participants will hear from women of other faiths.