Tower Hamlets Council

Tower Hamlets Events: December Highlights

Events Highlights

Tower Hamlets Arts & Events, Brady Arts Centre, 192 - 196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU
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  • Exhibition: VOTES FOR WOMEN  at Brady Arts Centre Exhibition Space free
  • Exhibition: VOTES FOR WOMENUnfinished Business! We need you!
    This was the call out to women and girls to come and create a beautiful silk painted banner to commemorate 100 years of Votes for Women. 100 years ago some women were given the vote after 52 long years of passion, hardship and sacrifice made by the suffragettes. 100 years later women still suffer ... Read more

    see more Visual arts events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Painting the Hamlets : Exhibition and Events  at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives free
  • Painting the Hamlets : Exhibition and EventsPainting the Hamlets is a display of paintings from our collections which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets. Most of the work featured is from the twentieth century and the artists featured include the former Mayor of Bethnal Green and member of the East London Group of artists, Albert Turpin, whose image of the Jolly Butcher ... Read more

    see more Heritage events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Raw Talent 2018  at Brady Arts and Community Centre
  • Raw Talent 2018Hosted by Shay D & Kingtpe, Raw Talent 18 is 'A' Team Arts' annual Flagship event, where young people who are interested in rap, Singing, Dance or Music Video can compete for prizes. This year's theme is 'Keep it Real - Speak Your Truth'

    Entertainment industry judges are:
    Rap - Capo Lee
    Singing - Baby Sol
    Dance - ... Read more

    see more Music events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • The Red Run  at Victoria Park
  • The Red RunOn the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day the 9th annual Red Run will return to Victoria Park.

    This year’s Red Run takes place against the back drop of a momentous time in the world of HIV. We have seen a dramatic fall in new HIV diagnosis, particularly amongst gay men in London, London has exceeded the UNAIDS ... Read more

    see more Park Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Wapping Great Christmas Fair  at Wapping Green free
  • Wapping Great Christmas FairFather Christmas is coming to Wapping again! Bringing gifts, hot food, Christmas performances, children's activities, charity &information stalls and lots more, including Free children's crafts all day.

    Come and have your photo taken with Mickey Mouse & Mrs Christmas from 12pm - 2pm.
    Free children's facepainting from 1pm - 4pm.
    Christmas choirs.

    And finishing with the ... Read more

    see more Community Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Aldgate East My Neighbourhood Winter Events  at Idea Store Whitechapel free
  • Aldgate East My Neighbourhood Winter EventsWe've got some fantastic events coming up this December as part of our Aldgate East My Neighbourhood project Local people share creative responses to their community in a new exhibition, photographers Sarah Ainslie and David Hoffman discuss their work, and broadcaster Alan Dein leads an oral history workshop. All events are free to attend. Follow the links below to ... Read more

    see more Community Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Global Tower Hamlets - Human Rights Day  at Praxis free
  • Global Tower Hamlets - Human Rights DayGlobal Tower Hamlets’ will be an afternoon of arts that will showcase the diversity and openness of the borough. There will be a programme of performances from our community groups at Praxis (our youth group- Brighter Futures, our creative therapy group, our men’s support group-GIANTS, our women’s group- WINGs, our ESOLs classes and creative writing group) as well as from ... Read more

    see more Community Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Urban Makers Christmas Market  at The Ecology Pavilion free
  • Urban Makers Christmas - online marketplace now live

    It’s that time of year again. Come and join Urban Makers for a weekend of festive frivolity and plenty of unique shopping opportunities, buying directly from carefully curated, handpicked local and independent makers.

    There are over 100 different designer makers trading over the weekend - a different line-up each ... Read more

    see more Family Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Christmas Fun in Tower Hamlets Parks  at multiple venues free
  • Christmas Fun in Tower Hamlets ParksAll activities and events are FREE

    Junior Wildlife Club – Natural Festive Decorations Workshop. Join the Community Park Rangers to create your very own festive ornaments and decorations using natural found materials from around Vicky Park. Email for more information. Meet at the V&A Building

    10.30am – 12.30pm, Saturday 8 December
    Victoria Park, Grove Road, E3
    Read more

    see more Park Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Over 50s Christmas Tea Dance  at The Art Pavilion free
  • Over 50s Christmas Tea DanceLive music from The Sunshine Kings
    Christmas cheer
    Light refreshments

    For Tower Hamlets residents only
    Bookings open 29th November. Please phone 020 7364 7916 (10am to 3.30pm, Mon to Fri) or email

    Tube—Mile End, Bus—277/323/ 339/425/D6/D7 or 25/205 to Mile End Road. Clinton Road is near to the railway bridge ... Read more

    see more Over 50s arts events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

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