Little Mix delight fans with Forest Gate visit

Business owner jeff Levi with Little Mix

Business owner jeff Levi with Little Mix - Credit: Archant

Chart-topping girl band Little Mix delighted fans with a surprise visit to Forest Gate.

Little Mix filming in Forest Gate (picture: Jayshree Raichura)

Little Mix filming in Forest Gate (picture: Jayshree Raichura) - Credit: Jayshree Raichura

The popular foursome headed to Number 8, Forest Gate Emporium, in Serbet Road last Tuesday to pose for a magazine photo shoot.

The former X Factor winners also took time to meet fans and take pictures during the short visit.

Co-owner of Number 8, Andrea Jaye, said the girls were in the area for most of the morning and early afternoon.

She said: “They took pictures alongside a red Ferrari that was arranged to be brought down and we allowed them to use the land at the front of the shop.

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“They arrived quite early in the morning because they needed to get their hair and make-up done and then they spent about an hour-and-a-half outside as part of the photo shoot.”

It is believed the girl band, which consists of singers Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jade Thirlwall , got glammed up in the Forest Tavern pub in Forest Lane, before heading down to the shoot.

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Andrea added: “It was amazing and really nice that they came down.

“They were really nice girls and they even came into our shop to have a look around.” Andrea explained how the visit remained a secret, saying: “No-one really knew about it and not a lot of people were about at the time.

“But we did have some schoolgirls come down and the girls took a picture with them which was nice.

“It was great having celebrities at the shop and in the area.”

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