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A Wapping Christmas tree

A Wapping Christmas tree

For the first time ever, Wapping has a community Christmas tree this year. The Christmas lights will be switched on tomorrow, Monday 8th December on Wapping Green at a festive event taking place from 6.30 to 7.30pm. The evening is all free – arranged by local councillor, Julia Dockerill and paid for by donations from [...]

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Tower Hamlets ‘Save our Surgeries’ march starts in St Katharine Docks, Wapping on 5th June

A protest march will take place on Thursday 5th June starting at 2.15pm from the St Katharine Docks GP Practice, 12-14 Nightingale House, 50 Thomas More Street, Wapping which will march via the other Tower Hamlets GP Surgeries that are threatened with closure [...]

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Tower Hamlets election results for St Katharine’s and Wapping ward 2014

Tower Hamlets election results for St Katharine’s and Wapping ward 2014

Congratulations to Julia Dockerill (Conservative) and Denise Jones (Labour) who have been elected as local councillors for the St Katharine’s and Wapping ward [...]

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Don’t forget to vote on 22nd May in the elections in Tower Hamlets

Don’t forget to vote on 22nd May in the elections in Tower Hamlets

Wapping residents are reminded to make sure they use their right to vote in the elections taking place in Tower Hamlets this Thursday 22nd May 2014 [...]

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Invitation to Collaborative Orchestra Open Rehearsal – 9th April

Invitation to Collaborative Orchestra Open Rehearsal – 9th April

The Collaborative Orchestra invite Wapping to their open rehearsal at St Patrick’s church at 7:30pm this Wednesday 9th April 2014. The open rehearsal will include a complete performance of Rimski-Korsakov’s orchestral showpiece Scheherazade [...]

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Wapping Playgroup Easter party fundraiser – 4th April

Wapping Playgroup Easter party fundraiser – 4th April

Parents with children aged 0 to 5 years are invited to Wapping Playgroup Easter Party fundraiser from 10am to 11.45am on Friday 4th April 2014 at John Orwell Sports Centre in Tench Street, Wapping. All are encouraged to join the Easter party in fancy dress and to help raise funds [...]

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Hermitage Moorings Open Weekend – 29th & 30th March

Hermitage Moorings Open Weekend – 29th & 30th March

Hermitage Moorings in Wapping are holding a free open weekend this Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March from 10am to 4pm. Discover how the close knit community at Hermitage Moorings live, climb onboard Volharding, one of the historic vessels, try your hand at knot tying, and enjoy homemade cakes and treats in the Pier House cafe [...]

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Get your dog microchipped free in Wapping

Get your dog microchipped free in Wapping

This Wednesday, 12th February from 10am to 2pm dog owners can get their dogs microchipped for free on Wapping Green. The event is being run by the Dogs Trust and Tower Hamlets Council who remind dog owners that from 6th April 2016 it will be compulsory for all dogs to be microchipped [...]

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Meeting to discuss Pennington Street crime and disorder problems

Meeting to discuss Pennington Street crime and disorder problems

A meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday 4th February at Studio Spaces, Unit 2 110 Pennington Street, Wapping to discuss the Pennington Street crime and disorder problems. Local business owners, Yuval and Ellis of Studio Spaces invite and encourage residents and local businesses in the immediate vicinity of Pennington Street to come along and discuss the ongoing problems and how they can be solved [...]

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Wapping Crafters

Wapping Crafters monthly meetings

The Wapping Crafters now hold a regular monthly meeting at 10am on the first Tuesday of every month at the Turks Head cafe in Greenbank, Wapping. Everyone is welcome – knitters, needleworkers, jewellery makers, makers of anything from absolute beginners to more experienced crafters [...]

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HMS Argyll arrives in London

HMS Argyll arrives in London

HMS Argyll passed Wapping in the dark early hours this morning and travelled under Tower Bridge before taking a temporary berth next to HMS Belfast. HMS Argyll will stay in London until this Sunday 19th January, when the ship is scheduled to leave London and pass beneath Tower Bridge at 4.05pm and by Wapping shortly after just as the sun sets [...]

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Fireworks and Happy New Year from What’s in Wapping

Fireworks and Happy New Year from What’s in Wapping

Stunning fireworks exploded at the London Eye on the River Thames for New Year 2014 and with Wapping’s close ties to the River Thames, we want to give a special mention to those who supported from the water and are often forgotten: Tower RNLI and the Marine Police Unit [...]

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Two stabbed and Police officer injured during violent scenes at Pennington Street in Wapping

Two stabbed and Police officer injured during violent scenes at Pennington Street in Wapping

Two people were stabbed and a Police officer injured at an illegal ‘Santa Stomp’ rave at Pennington Street, Wapping last night. Emergency services were brought in from across London, including 16 vehicles and police in riot gear who attended [...]

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The new crane at New Crane Wharf in Wapping

The new crane at New Crane Wharf in Wapping

Whilst visiting Rotherhithe today, we had to smile at the sight of a bright orange 100 foot NCK Andes crane helping to repair the side of New Crane Wharf, which itself boasts some of Wapping and the Docklands finest cranes and hoists [...]

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Free London Dock festive community party on 17 December

Free London Dock festive community party on 17 December

St George invite the Wapping community to a free festive party on Tuesday 17th December from 3pm to 8pm at the Pennington Street Warehouse [...]

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Wapping Playgroup Christmas party fundraiser on 13 December

Wapping Playgroup Christmas party fundraiser on 13 December

Parents with children aged 0 – 5 years are invited to Wapping Playgroup Christmas party fundraiser from 10am to 11.45am on Friday 13th December at John Orwell Sports Centre in Tench Street, Wapping [...]

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Wapping Project sold for £3.2 million

Wapping Project sold for £3.2 million

The Wapping Project was sold on 19th July 2013 to UK Real Estate Ltd for £3.2m + VAT and the arts space will close fully on 22nd December 2013. In a recent article in the Observer, architecture critic Rowan Moore made the claim that “Complaining Nimbys have led to the closure of one of London’s most important and brightest community art spaces” but the facts do not support Rowan Moore’s story [...]

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Wapping Hockey club wins £300k funding to improve John Orwell sports facilities

Wapping Hockey club wins £300k funding to improve John Orwell sports facilities

Fifteen years of persistence has paid off for Wapping Hockey Club who have won over £300k of Tower Hamlets council funding to improve facilities at John Orwell Sports Centre and upgrade the old and damaged hockey pitch [...]

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Christmas arrives in St Katharine Docks

Christmas arrives in St Katharine Docks

The lights on a 25ft Christmas tree were switched on tonight in beautiful St Katharine Docks and launched the first of three festive Fridays[...]

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Philip’s Garden Shed shop opens at the Wapping Project

Philip’s Garden Shed shop opens at the Wapping Project

For the next three weekends, the Wapping Project greenhouse is home to Philip’s Garden shed shop and opens from midday on both Saturday and Sunday. Perfect for seasonal gifts, Philip’s Garden Shed has some lovely treats, including handmade sweets, honey and beautiful hand knitted hats [...]

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Gloriana passes Tower Bridge and arrives at HMS President for Lord Mayor’s Show 2013 – photos

At 9:25am last Saturday 9th November, QRB Gloriana and the Lord Mayor’s flotilla passed under Tower Bridge on the River Thames before arriving at HMS President in Wapping where the new Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf disembarked [...]

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Taste of Christmas at Tobacco Dock in Wapping on 21 – 24 November

Taste of Christmas at Tobacco Dock in Wapping on 21 – 24 November

Discover a Christmas Less Ordinary at Taste of Christmas from 21st to 24th November 2013 at Tobacco Dock in Wapping. Standard ticket prices cost £22 in advance but a 40% discount off standard tickets is available if you use the code WAPPING40 when booking [...]

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New Wapping crafters group coffee meeting on 19 November 2013

Crazy about crafts? Nuts about knitting? Handy with you hands? Well you just got lucky. One of Wapping’s local residents is a keen crafter and is starting a Wapping Crafts Group, with the first meeting to be held at 10am on Tuesday 19th November 2013 in the Turk’s Head cafe in Greenbank [...]

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History of Wapping Trust film night and Christmas Fayre – 11th November

History of Wapping Trust film night and Christmas Fayre – 11th November

The History of Wapping Trust invite everyone to their 2013 Christmas Fayre on Monday 11th November from 7pm to 9pm at Raine’s House in Raine Street, Wapping [...]

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Twilight Tours at the Tower of London

Twilight Tours at the Tower of London

Yeoman Warders will lead twilight tours, giving spooky after hours access to the Tower of London on selected dates from 3 November 2013. A Yeoman Warder (Beefeater) guide will tell spine shivering tales of prisoners and past residents, of royal gossip and of the secrets kept within these ancient walls and buried underneath [...]

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