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Truck Stop food festival rolls in to Canary Wharf for July 4th

Truck Stop food festival rolls in to Canary Wharf for July 4th

If you need an excuse to celebrate 4th of July this year, look no further than Wood Wharf as 20 of the country’s finest food trucks will be rolling in to tout the taste of the USA amidst a soundtrack of Bluegrass and Honky Tonk. Truck Stop, which will be…

Crystal Palace gets ready for Overground Festival

Crystal Palace gets ready for Overground Festival

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival 2013 will bring back its roar this Thursday, now running for the 7th year. Thousands of people are expected to flock to Westow Park for long hours of live music, poetry, film screenings, comedy, sports, kids activities and lots more to keep all ages content. …

New Cross roots give hope for global game success

New Cross roots give hope for global game success

  Tucked away in an apartment down the road from New Cross station is a computer game development studio awaiting the launch of a new high-speed skateboarding game which promises to have a big impact on the gaming world. The Roll7 team, led by directors Thomas Hegarty, John Ribbins and…

East Croydon station to undergo major developments

East Croydon station to undergo major developments

  East Croydon station has been scheduled for modifications this summer, as part of the Council’s master plan. The plan is part of a £20 million development project initiated in 2010 by Southern Rail and Network Rail for one of the busiest stations in London. The project funded by Network Rail and the Croydon Council, includes modifications such as the opening of lifts on the…

June 10 – June 19: It’s time for culture.

June 10 – June 19: It’s time for culture.

  The Israeli Film and Television festival from June 9th – 16th Hackney cinema is one of the chosen venues that will host ‘Seret,’ the Israeli Film and Television festival from June 9th – 16th.  The festival will show case 25 films that examine contemporary Israel, the challenges religious orthodoxy…

Win free tickets in ELL prize draw for two events at the “biggest ever” Stoke Newington Literary Festival’

Win free tickets in ELL prize draw for two events at the “biggest ever” Stoke Newington Literary Festival’

A host of literary and cultural figures will be taking part in this week’s “biggest ever” Stoke Newington Literary Festival, which opens today. Liz Vater, festival director, said “The tickets for the major events sold out instantly.”  And EastLondonLines has two pairs of free tickets to give away to two…

First ever Croydon Heritage Festival to be celebrated

First ever Croydon Heritage Festival to be celebrated

The first edition of  the Croydon Heritage Festival will start on  Monday 3 June and will take place in various locations in the borough until 23 June. More than 150 events have been designed to celebrate Croydon’s past, present and future during the three weeks. The festival is organised by…

‘Women only’ sport event, January 20

‘Women only’ sport event, January 20

This Sunday, January 20, Sport4Women have organised a free women-only event at Mile End leisure centre in Tower Hamlets. The centre will offer a range of sports including badminton, netball, athletics and Brazilian dance to all women over the age of 16. The sports will run from 1pm until 5pm.…

Pick of the Line, November 16 – November 22

Pick of the Line, November 16 – November 22

We still have a couple of weeks’ respite until the tinsel and baubles really take over, and this week we have some great events to pass the long winter evenings before the mistletoe arrives. Console geeks, vintage fashion fiends and those with a taste for fiery food are all well…

What’s on in the East, November 2 – November 9

What’s on in the East, November 2 – November 9

We’re finally in November which means it’s getting close to Christmas! So don’t worry, if you’re looking to save some pennies, there is definitely something for everyone across the boroughs this week.…