January 16-22: custom cakes and fun festivals

Pic - Rebecca Chai

Pic – Rebecca Chai

From immersive festivals, to NYC artistic flavour, to customised cakes, floral pastries and vintage prices; the East London Line is packed with fresh creative outings this week.

London Art Fair

January 16-19

Get your dose of inspiration at the 26th annual immersive London Art Fair, the UK's premier destination for British and modern art . The fair is at Business Design Centre on Upper Street —book tickets in advance online to receive a discount.


Blackhorse Workshop Volunteer Day

January 22

Enjoy a day of volunteering commissioned by Create London at the Blackhorse Workshop on Sutherland Road Path. Woodwork, an onsite organic bakery providing tasty treats, and live music from the Juma Steel band at Hackney's new public place for making, mending and learning.

Chisenhale Gallery Exhibition

January 16 – February 2

Experience NYC artistic flavour in Tower Hamlets with this exhibition by Jordon Wolfson who’s art draws from universal themes of the human condition.


One Festival 2014 at the Space 

January 22

Check out this theatre festival packed with acting, writing and directing talent, an enjoyable evening indeed. After the success of last year's festival, the Space has decided to host another one this year, a showcase of monologues featuring work from a wide range of theatre professionals.


Pop-Up After Dark Tea

January 17

At Honey and Pepper Cafe, a pop-up new to London scene you can get customised cakes, floral pastries at vintage prices like their blood orange and chilli truffles or their coconut marshmallows; what could be better than tea after dark?


January 23

Purley Festival

A week long networking festival celebrating community and talent around Purley and showcasing talents of both the young and old, an event suitable for all members of the family.

Pub Dub Lewisham

January 18

Drums and bass will be pumping all night long at this free music night at the New Cross Inn on Lewisham Road, plus a complimentary £10 bar tab could be yours? Oh,  yes!


Little Nan's Bar

January 20

A secret living room is awaiting your arrival on Deptford Broadway. Little Nan has opened up her secret living room in The Bunker Club, serving sizzling drinks at glorious prices, you don’t want to miss this.


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