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Wapping monthly events listing for July 2011

Wapping monthly events listing for July 2011

July is set to be a huge month for celebrating the Wapping community.

As well as the Summer Shindig on Saturday 9th July we have a community afternoon and two annual school fetes at our local primary schools.

We’ll update the listing during the month as we find out more, so please help to spread the Wapping word and let us know about events to add.

July events in Wapping

Sat 2nd July: St Peter School Summer Fete

Join St Peter’s School for fun and fundraising at the summer fete from 12pm-4pm on Saturday 2nd July in Garnet Street. Events include a bouncy castle, boot sale, games of ‘beat the goalie’ and lots more [...view details].

Thurs 7th July: Community open afternoon

Pop along between 2pm-4pm for coffee and a chat at St Peter’s London Dock school community cafe in Garnet Street [...view map] and pickup some goodies from the community stalls [...view details].

Sat 9th July: Wapping Summer Shindig

Join the Wapping extravaganza not to be missed and celebrate our community from 12pm – 8pm [view details].

Please note that junctions of Watts Street/Wapping Lane and Meeting House Alley/Chandler Street will be closed from 10am-8pm.

Sat 9th & Sun 10th July: Jigsaw Puzzle Weekend at Stepney City Farm

Our nearest City Farm in Stepney is planning the world’s biggest jigsaw this weekend to raise much needed funds for the farm [...view details]

Thurs 14th July: Johji (stops) Making Waves at the Wapping Project

The highly recommended installation at the Boiler House of Wapping’s Hydraulic Power station has been running since March, so don’t miss your last chance to see as it closes on 14th July [...view details]

Sat 16th July: Hermitage School Summer Fete

Join Hermitage Primary School for fun and fundraising at their summer fete from 12pm-3pm on Saturday 2nd July in Vaughan Way [...view details]. Please email hermitagesca@gmail.com asap to book a stall for £15.

Sun 17th July: Family Sunday at Shadwell Basin Activity Centre

Have fun and try a new activity like climbing, the high ropes, open canoeing or kayaking 10.30am–4.30pm at Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre. Just turn up or book in advance to guarantee your place [...view details].

Wed 27th July: Safer Neighbourhoods street briefing

Monthly street briefing and drop in surgery at 2pm outside Waitrose with St Katherine’s and Wapping Safer Neighbourhoods team. Also at Cable Street, Shadwell 3pm [...view details]. Read SNT June newsletter [PDF 153kb]

What’s in Wapping recommends…

If you’ve not visited the Museum of London Docklands recently do take a look at “Pirates: the Captain Kidd Story” which tells the life story of Wapping’s most famous pirate.

Highly recommended and not to be missed with over 170 original exhibits [...view details].

 

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