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‘Winterville’ Christmas Festival coming to Victoria Park

‘Winterville’ Christmas Festival coming to Victoria Park

This December, Tower Hamlets’ Victoria Park will become “London’s one-stop destination for the festive season” as it hosts the Christmas festival, ‘Winterville’. Victoria Park will become home of the festival from December 2 to the end of the year, with Winterville offering a wide range of activities and events from…

Happy Christmas to all our readers from the ELL team

Happy Christmas to all our readers from the ELL team

The Eastlondonlines team would like wish all our readers a very happy festive season and a safe and prosperous New Year. Thank you for following the site over this year. We will be taking some down time over Christmas and New Year so we can fill ourselves with festive goodies…

Local chefs bring you their recipes for Christmas success

Local chefs bring you their recipes for Christmas success

Christmas dinner is one of the most eagerly awaited parts of the festive season, but it can also be one of the most stressful. So to make your Christmas Day as easy as possible, ELL has teamed up with some local chefs to bring you all the know-how you need…

Festive transport guide: Overground, Underground, rail and bus services over Christmas and New Years

Festive transport guide: Overground, Underground, rail and bus services over Christmas and New Years

Passengers travelling between December 23 and January 1 need to be aware of service changes and holiday hours affecting their journeys. Planned closures and disruptions to the London Overground, Tubes and bus and rail services will take place over the Christmas period, so TfL recommends that those intending to travel…

ELL picks the best local festive film screenings

ELL picks the best local festive film screenings

With special screenings of festive films planned all across the ELL boroughs this Christmas, there’s plenty of opportunity to indulge in the magic of cinema. So ditch the gift shopping, nurture your nostalgia with some cult classics and share the season’s greetings through the magic of the big screen at…

Pop in to Pop-ups this Christmas with ELL’s guide on where to find unique and unusual presents

Pop in to Pop-ups this Christmas with ELL’s guide on where to find unique and unusual presents

  Pop-up shops are swamping every corner of London this Christmas: ELL shines a light on a different shopping experience, explores the magic behind its success and gives a guide to pop-up shops across the EastLondonLines boroughs. As Christmas draws closer and manic gift-buying gathers urgency, the frustration with generic…

The gift of giving: ELL’s guide to Xmas volunteering

The gift of giving: ELL’s guide to Xmas volunteering

How can you volunteer for a food bank or a homeless charity this Christmas and help those in need locally? ELL explains…. With Christmas fast approaching most people will be worrying about what to buy loved ones or struggle to choose between roast turkey or beef at the annual office get-together.…

ELL’s guide to recycling your festive season waste

ELL’s guide to recycling your festive season waste

When all the festive fun has been had, and you’re surrounded by torn wrapping paper, leftovers and a slightly sad looking Christmas tree, you’ll need to start working out how to get rid of it all (if only to make room for all the glass recycling that New Year’s Eve…

ELL’s guide to festive travel across the boroughs

ELL’s guide to festive travel across the boroughs

For another year running public transport will be free on New Years Eve, but there will be plenty of disruption for the rest of the festive season. Eastlondonlines brings you a day-by-day breakdown of how to move around our boroughs this winterval. December 24: - Tubes will run a Saturday…

Christmas medical care across the boroughs

Christmas medical care across the boroughs

If you run into trouble over the festive period and it is not a trip to A&E that you need, don’t panic:…

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