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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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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 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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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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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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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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Charity jumble sale at Glamis Hall on 9th November

Charity jumble sale at Glamis Hall on 9th November

A charity jumble sale will take place at Glamis Hall on the corner of Cable Street from 11am on Saturday 9th November. Jewellery, toys, books, DVDs, games, Bric a brac, art, clothes, refreshments, tombola and children’s activities will all be up for grabs [...]

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Wapping Playgroup Halloween Party on 25th October

Wapping Playgroup invite parents with children aged up to 5 years to join them in costume at a Halloween Party from 10am to 11.45am on Friday 25th October at John Orwell Sports Centre in Tench Street. Party food and drinks, face painting, a bouncy castle and lots of Halloween activities for the children [...]

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A Midsummer Nights Dream in Glamis Adventure Playground

A Midsummer Nights Dream in Glamis Adventure Playground

For six dates during October, Wapping gem, the Glamis Adventure Playground transforms into a unique Shakespeare stage. The Cornucopia Theatre Company combines its professional actors with youths from Tower Hamlets, who perform on stage as well as helping out and learning about jobs behind the scenes [...]

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Scandinavia Show at Tobacco Dock in Wapping – 12th and 13th October

Scandinavia Show at Tobacco Dock in Wapping – 12th and 13th October

The Scandinavia Show 2013 will take place at Tobacco Dock in Wapping this weekend 12th-13th October. Promising a variety of shows, including one of London’s greatest Scandi chefs, delicious food, huskies, reindeer, viking camps and moomins are amongst the attractions that will appeal to all ages [...]

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Public exhibition about London Dock planning application – 9th and 12th October

Public exhibition about London Dock planning application – 9th and 12th October

St George, the new owners of the ex News International site in Wapping (renamed London Dock) will hold a public exhibition on 9th and 12th October 2013 to present amendments to their planning application submitted in May 2013 which includes adjustments to the proposed development in response to feedback from local people, the council and other stakeholders [...]

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Demolition & redevelopment of former St Patrick’s school and social club buildings – public exhibition

Demolition & redevelopment of former St Patrick’s school and social club buildings – public exhibition

A public exhibition will take place in Wapping this Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September 2013 to present proposals about the demolition and redevelopment of two buildings in Dundee Street, Wapping: the former St Patrick’s RC Primary School and the St Patrick’s Social Club [...]

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London International Tattoo Convention 2013 at Tobacco Dock in Wapping

London International Tattoo Convention 2013 at Tobacco Dock in Wapping

The 2013 London International Tattoo Convention takes place at Tobacco Dock in Wapping from 27th to 29th September. For three days, Tobacco Dock at 50 Porters Walk will be packed with the world’s best tattoo artists practicing in public, alongside exhibitions, musical acts and entertainers [...]

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Open House ‘Wapping’ – Marine Police Museum and Hermitage Moorings

Open House ‘Wapping’ – Marine Police Museum and Hermitage Moorings

This weekend, two Wapping treasures, the Thames Marine Police Museum and Hermitage Community Moorings will open for public access as part of Open House London 2013. These are just two of over 800 buildings across London will open their doors during the weekend of Saturday 21st September and Sunday 22nd September [...]

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Wine, beer and booze – Wapping’s Victualler wine bar to celebrate first birthday

Wine, beer and booze – Wapping’s Victualler wine bar to celebrate first birthday

“It has only taken a year, and the secret is now well and truly out”, says Colin Hampden-White who shares his recommendations with us. Victualler wine bar in Garnet Street, Wapping invite you to join them and celebrate their first birthday this Saturday 14th September [...]

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Mayor’s Thames Festival 2013 – from 6 to 15 September

The 2013 Mayor’s Thames Festival starts today and will take place over an extended ten day period this year from 6th to 15th September which includes a Classic Boat Festival at St Katharine Docks [...]

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