What’s on this week

Rise Gallery presents French Artist Juliette Clovis
Rise Gallery in Croydon will host French artist Juliette Clovis for her UK Debut exhibition, Invasion Metamorphosis. Known for her representation of female identity and women in modern society, the expedition includes a series of artwork that incorporates women with flora and wildlife.  The event will run up until December 5 2015.  For more information click here.

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Disco Kids Polar Party at the Albany Centre & Theatre
Take your kids to the Albany Centre & Theatre in Deptford this Sunday November 29 for a polar party like no other. The theatre will be transormed into a magical winter wonderland from 2pm-5pm. Expect VJs and fancy dress. Tickets are £6 each, more information can be found here.

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'Fun House' Party at Efes Snooker Club
Efes Snooker Club in Dalston is turning itself into a Fun House party this Friday November 27. The venue, notoriously known as Dalston's top drinking den, will morph into a quintessential house party from your youth with a ball pit, go-karts, games and the legendary radio presenter and DJ, Pat Sharp. The Fun House party is for one night only so be sure to grab £15 tickets here.

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Christmas Foodie Festival at Truman Brewery
The Truman Brewery in Hackney Wick is transforming itself into a Christmas foodie festival for two days on November 27. The brewery’s foodie festival includes a Christmas Market, a Gin Room, and a Chefs Theatre where guests are invited to indulge in all of festive favourites like chocolate Yule log, macaroons, and marzipan bonbons.

Top chefs from across London will prepare their favourite festive recipes at the Chefs Theatre, including the winner of the Great British Bake Off 2015 Nadiya Hussain. Children can decorate gingerbread men while adults check out the Gin Room where small batch gin producers will host daily Christmas Gin Cocktail classes.

There will be a tremendous amount of artisan Christmas pastries, vegan delights, and fancy street food at the Christmas Market along with entertainment, live music, and carollers.

The festival is open from 12pm on Friday, and 11pm on the weekend, until 6pm. Children go free and tickets start from £15.  More information here.

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Ice Skating at Canary Warf
Ice Rink Canary Wharf invites you for an evening of skating and eating.  The only ice rink of its kind in London, skaters on the rink can glide along sparkling trails and lit trees beneath Canary Wharf's greenery.  Not into the physical activity?  There is also a heated terrace where guests are invited to hang out, or the Tasting Room where there are comfort-food favourites like deli style sandwiches, cheese fondue, and charcuterie boards.  The ice rink is open daily until February 27, tickets are £9.95 and up.

Tobacco Docks presents Hyper Japan Christmas Market
Experience all tings Japanese this weekend at Hyper Japan Christmas Market in Tobacco Docks.  Indulge in popular Japanese street foods and drinks, or check out the cosplay events and gaming areas.  The event will be in merry with Christmas spirit as there will also be origami-style gift-wrapping lessons.  Tickets are £13-£16 prebooked and the event starts Friday November 27 until Sunday November 29.


Winterville at Victoria Park
Winterville, East London's favourite Winter Wonderland, has returned to Victoria Park. Check out the event with your family for some outdoor ice skating across 600 sq metres of real ice.  Exciting activties include circus entertainment, the fairground, golf, and market treats and food throughout the park.  Entry is free.  The event runs up until December 23.  For more information click here.


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