What's On in Newham

 
Sessions at Hackney City Farm Borough wide
15-Nov-13 to 15-Nov-15
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We have two sessions at the weekends: The Mini Farmers Club is held every Saturday morning from 10.30–12.30. It's a great way for younger kids to learn about nature, make arts...

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Sessions at Hackney City Farm Borough wide
15-Nov-13 to 15-Nov-15
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We have two sessions at the weekends: The Mini Farmers Club is held every Saturday morning from 10.30–12.30. It's a great way for younger kids to learn about nature, make arts...

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Knit and knatter Canning Town Library Canning Town
25-Dec-13 to 25-Dec-15
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Knit and knatter - Every Friday 10am-12 noon

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Sunday Open House For free, for fun, for ever Ragged School Museum Borough wide
30-Dec-13 to 30-Dec-15

From 2pm to 5pm on the first Sunday afternoon of every month, we invite you to step through our doors and explore the history of the East End. The special feature of our monthly...

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Sunday Open House For free, for fun, for ever Ragged School Museum Borough wide
9-Jan-14 to 9-Jan-16

From 2pm to 5pm on the first Sunday afternoon of every month, we invite you to step through our doors and explore the history of the East End. The special feature of our monthly...

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Toy Library Manor Park
22-Jan-14 to 22-Jan-16

Give your child a chance to select toys of their choice.Age appropriate toys are available for development and experimenting.

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Community Gardening Group Newham City Farm Beckton
31-Jan-14 to 31-Jan-16
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We are looking forward to welcoming back some familiar faces and would also like toinvite newmembers to joinourteam for the first of our weekly Community Gardening Sessions this...

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Comedy Night Stratford
28-Feb-14 to 28-Feb-16

Every Monday Night from 8pm The best live standup comedy free! Free Event

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Newham First Mondays Stratford
28-Feb-14 to 28-Feb-16

We are offering free professional advice to Newham residents on a range of subjects. Advice from theatre staff includes... • Developing your creative ideas • Writing a business...

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Asians in Newham heritage project Church Rd studios Borough wide
12-Mar-14 to 12-Mar-16

the Heritage Team at the regeneration charity Newham New Deal Partnership, based in West Ham in partnership with Newham Islamic Learning Centr are currently exploringlocal history...

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Knit and Natter Group Beckton Library Beckton
17-Mar-14 to 17-Mar-16
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Knit and Natter Group - Every Wednesday 10am-12 noon. Open to all ages especially if you enjoy creating new things from knitting, crocheting or any other craft.

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Manor Park monthly party Church Rd studios Little Ilford
17-Mar-14 to 17-Mar-16

Monthly community meet up To celebrate the diversity within our community Good food and good company Stalls Food Mehndi Facials Beauty And much more! A chance to get out and...

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Games Club North Woolwich Library North Woolwich
20-Mar-14 to 20-Mar-16
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Come along and have fun at the games club 4.30-5.30pm on thursdays

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Daydreams and Diaries The Story of Jacqueline Wilson Borough wide
5-Apr-14 to 2-Nov-14

The celebrated childrens author Jacqueline Wilson is the focus of this exhibition and gives you the chance to find out about her life and what inspired her books. It features...

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SUNDAY BAZAAR Monthly Sunday Bazaar Manor Park
26-Apr-14 to 26-Apr-16

Massive variety! Tabletop sale! Grab yourself a bargain selling new goods as well as old goods! Bring and buy New and nearly new gifts Clothes... Toys... Mendi... Jewellery... Bo...

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Columbia road flower market Beckton
27-Apr-14 to 27-Apr-16

One of London's most visually appealing markets, Columbia Road overflows with bucketfuls of beautiful flowers every Sunday. There are bulbs, herbs, shrubs and bedding plants too....

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Columbia road flower market Beckton
27-Apr-14 to 27-Apr-16

One of London's most visually appealing markets, Columbia Road overflows with bucketfuls of beautiful flowers every Sunday. There are bulbs, herbs, shrubs and bedding plants too....

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Sugarhouse Studios Stratford
7-May-14 to 7-May-16

Sugarhouse Studios has a workshop well equipped for small-to-shed scale designing and making. From the summer onwards, it will be a base of a series of built projects which will...

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Family Sunday Skating Heaven Plaistow
7-May-14 to 7-May-16

Skating Heaven at Newham Leisure Centre - Family Skate Sundays Roller Disco and Games games in the main room, Boot Camp (Only for beginners!) in the second room where beginners...

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Family Sunday Skating Heaven Plaistow
7-May-14 to 7-May-16

Skating Heaven at Newham Leisure Centre - Family Skate Sundays Roller Disco and Games games in the main room, Boot Camp (Only for beginners!) in the second room where beginners...

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Let Them Eat Cake! Borough wide
31-May-14 to 30-Apr-15
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Ingeenium has just launched our latest free project for people who live, work or study in Tower Hamlets or Newham - 'Let Them Eat Cake!' We are challenging participants to: 1)...

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Sunday Fundays Borough wide
23-Sep-14 to 23-Sep-16

Last Sunday of every month! Free interactive entertainment for kids and families from 11am-4pm. A different theme each month. Park in the garage for £1.50 all day.

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Sunday Fundays Borough wide
23-Sep-14 to 23-Sep-16

Last Sunday of every month! Free interactive entertainment for kids and families from 11am-4pm. A different theme each month. Park in the garage for £1.50 all day.

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Coffee for the community Borough wide
24-Sep-14 to 29-Oct-14

Free community neighbourhood coffee mornings take place each month at Newham libraries. Enjoy a hot drink, discover what's happening near you, meet new people and fi nd out how...

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Once There Was The Wonderful World Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
27-Sep-14 to 31-Aug-15

27 September 2014 - August 2015 For children under 6 Booking Now Celebrate the 10th birthday of the classic How to Catch a Star ​by exploring Oliver Jeffers magical worlds in a...

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Technopop - free kids festival Stratford
8-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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Technopop is a brand new, free pop-up festival that aims to promote study of the STEM subjects, with a special emphasis on closing the gaping gender gap in the digital skills...

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Boat, Plane, Home Again Discover Children's Story Centre Newham wide
10-Oct-14 to 22-Feb-15

Age 0 - 3 Take a gentle journey from the sea to the sky, into space and back again in this 20 minute session specially designed for babies and inspired by our new exhibition Once...

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Black History exhibition Borough wide
20-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Our annual Black History exhibition returns later this month. Open week days from 20 October. Display of arts, craft, books and information to celebrate Black History Month....

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Shiny Stratford Circus Stratford
24-Oct-14 to 25-Oct-14
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Shiny will take you to a long forgotten room where two people find friendship, joy and treasures that turn from ordinary to extraordinary. Watch and play as all that glitters...

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Specs for Rex with Yasmeen Ismail Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
25-Oct-14

AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR EVENT and BOOK SIGNING Join award-winning author and illustrator Yasmeen Ismail for a fun-filled storytelling and craft session. In celebration of her new...

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Feminism in London 2014 Institute of Education Borough wide
25-Oct-14

This year's Feminism in London conference on 25 October is themed "Positive change for women and girls". The objectives of FiL are to provide an explicitly feminist conference...

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Devoted & Disgruntled at WHY Festival Southbank Centre Borough wide
25-Oct-14 to 26-Oct-14
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Arts and sports in education: luxury or necessity? How do we build the education system we really want? Whether you are part of the education system – a teacher, policy maker,...

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October Half Term at Discover Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Join us every day over October Half Term for our new exhibition, favourite Oliver Jeffers stories, test your skills at our Great Goth Girl Bake Off and don't miss our author and...

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Read On Get On Westfield Stratford City Stratford
27-Oct-14 to 28-Oct-14

The events will offer lots of fun activities for families with some of the nation's most famous faces, authors, illustrators and fictional characters hosting ‘Storytelling Session...

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School holiday sessions at Lee Valley VeloPark Stratford
27-Oct-14

Get the kids active this half term with our school holiday cycling activities! Our range of holiday clubs and pay and ride sessions are great for kids aged 10 - 16. Choose from...

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HALF TERM ACTIVITIES Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stratford
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Whether you fancy a kick around with friends or want to try out a range of sports with the family, come along to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this half term where our free Active...

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Snot, Sick and Scabs Centre of the Cell Borough wide
27-Oct-14 to 29-Oct-14
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If you have ever wondered what snot, sick or scabs are made of, why cheesy feet smell so bad, or how your body fights off microscopic monsters when they manage to invade your...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids At Canary Wharf Borough wide
28-Oct-14

Perfect for October half term, Comedy Club 4 Kids return with another comedic family day out at Canary Wharf. If you have a budding Alex Horne or Lucy Porter in the familythen...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids At Canary Wharf Borough wide
28-Oct-14

Perfect for October half term, Comedy Club 4 Kids return with another comedic family day out at Canary Wharf. If you have a budding Alex Horne or Lucy Porter in the familythen...

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Oliver Jeffers Comes to Discover Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
28-Oct-14

2.00 – 2.45pm (Family Event) for ages 5+ 3.30 - 4.30pm (Book Signing) Born in Australia, raised in Belfast, Oliver now lives in Brooklyn and brings some NYC cool to Discover...

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Toddler Jam Borough wide
29-Oct-14 to 3-Dec-14

Tots get to strut their stuff at this dance and movement event which features child-friendly reggae, folk, pop and rock 'n' roll tunes, played by Nori on the acoustic guitar. For...

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Halloween workshop Centre of the Cell Borough wide
29-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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This half term get ready for Halloween with our family workshop Vicious Vampires, Microscopic Monsters and Deadly Diseases! Explore how vampire bats are able to suck your blood,...

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The Great Goth Girl Bake Off Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
30-Oct-14

Age 6+ Join us for a frighteningly freaky Fete to celebrate the release of 'Goth Girl: A Fete Worse Than Death' by Chris Riddell. Play some games, dress up and decorate a foul...

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Halloween Parties Stratford Circus Stratford
30-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14
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Our famous associate artist Tea Dance for Little People return with Halloween Parties. Great fun for the whole family in this interactive theatre experience, dress up and meet the...

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Fangs Vampire Spy with Tommy Donbavand Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
31-Oct-14

Age 6+ AUTHOR EVENT and BOOK SIGNING Join author Tommy Donbavand and his vampire detective hero Fangs. Can the world's greatest vampire spy and his sidekick sniff out the thief...

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Art Under The Sea Custom House Library Custom House
1-Nov-14
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Come to Custom House Library to draw, paint, glue and write to make marvellous creations inspired by some swashbuckling under the sea poetry. Activities will include a sound pod,...

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Guy Fawkes Night Forest Gate
1-Nov-14

Grab your coats and scarves and come along to Wanstead Flats on Saturday 1 November for our annual free fireworks display. Gates open 5.30pm, display at 6.30pm Admire the view...

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Ice Rink Canary Wharf Borough wide
1-Nov-14 to 28-Feb-15

Skate amongst the twinkling trees in Canada Square Park against the striking architectural backdrop that includes the famous One Canada Square building. Opening Saturday 1 Novembe...

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Ice Rink Canary Wharf Borough wide
1-Nov-14 to 28-Feb-15

Skate amongst the twinkling trees in Canada Square Park against the striking architectural backdrop that includes the famous One Canada Square building. Opening Saturday 1 Novembe...

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Guy Fawkes Night FREE fireworks display Forest Gate
1-Nov-14
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Don't miss out as the spectacular Guy Fawkes Night fireworks display is set to return to Forest Gate on Saturday 1 November. A night of free awe-inspiring fireworks is promised...

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Faraday School Open Morning Faraday Independent Primary School Borough wide
5-Nov-14

Looking for an Independent Primary School place? Come & visit us on Wednesday 5th November at 9:30 am at our magical location in the heart of the Docklands. You are warmly welcome...

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Lord Mayor's Show and Fireworks Borough wide
8-Nov-14

In 2014 the Lord Mayor's show takes place on Saturday November 8. The flamboyant procession involves thousands of people from a huge variety of London organisations and hundreds...

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Snowflakes with Cerrie Burnell Discover Children's Story Centre Stratford
8-Nov-14

Join CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell as she introduces you to her picture book, 'Snowflakes'. Age 4+ AUTHOR EVENT and BOOK SIGNING Join CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell as...

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Golem Stratford Circus Stratford
14-Nov-14
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Golem is a fantastical tale of an extraordinarily ordinary man, Robert Robertson…and his Golem, a creature he fashioned out of clay. Synchronizing live performance and music with...

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Arthur's Dreamboat Stratford Circus Stratford
15-Nov-14
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Based on the book by Polly Dunbar, this is the story about Arthur who has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. This magical playful children'...

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Brick 2014 - Built for Lego® Fans Beckton
27-Nov-14 to 30-Nov-14

A great day out for all the family, the show will be packed full of interactive features including workshops with professional brick builders, LEGO® Designers; the Brick marketpla...

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One Snowy Night Discover Children's Story Centre Newham wide
28-Nov-14 to 24-Dec-14

Age 3 - 6 Snuggle up and enjoy a Christmas tale based on Nick Butterworth's best-selling books. Meet Percy the park keeper in his snowy winter park. One cold winter's night,...

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Emily Brown and the Thing Stratford Circus Stratford
29-Nov-14
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One night, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside her window, because he can't sleep. Follow Emily and Stanley as they set off to find out what is...

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The Elves and the Shoemaker Stratford Circus Stratford
9-Dec-14 to 22-Dec-14
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A re-telling of the Brothers Grimm fairytale featuring stunning puppets, music and surprises aplenty, follow Sam Lacey as he goes on an adventure with two little elves who turn...

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The Ultimate Xmas Party Stratford
13-Dec-14 to 14-Dec-14

Children from ages one to eight can celebrate the festive season in style this December with Stratford Circus' associate artists Tea Dance for Little People at our fantastically...

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Breakfast with Santa Stratford Circus Stratford
13-Dec-14 to 14-Dec-14
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For a special festive interactive theatre treat this December at Stratford Circus, children from ages one to eight are invited to help Mary Christmas prepare breakfast for themsel...

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The Ultimate Xmas Party Stratford Circus Stratford
13-Dec-14 to 14-Dec-14
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Children from ages one to eight can celebrate the festive season in style this December with Stratford Circus' associate artists Tea Dance for Little People at our fantastically...

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The Snowman and Peter and the Wolf Cadogan Hall Borough wide
22-Dec-14

A Christmas treat for the whole family. The legendary Jack Dee brings Prokofiev's chilling tale to life accompanied by one of London's finest orchestras, the Mozart Symphony Orche...

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Wedding Showcase Stratford
3-Mar-15

On Tuesday 3 March 2015, the ArcelorMittal Orbit will host its second wedding showcase from 7pm – 9pm. Working with the creative talents of local East London suppliers, prospecti...

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