21:34 24 November 2021
From a photo master class to meeting Santa and everything in between, we have you covered for events taking place in East London this weekend.
Where: The Little Theater, Methodist Church Hall, The Drive, Harold Wood, RM3 0DU
When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday – November 25, 26, 27 / 20.00
This production’s promotional material promises “an evening of pure escapism … just something to lift the spirits!”
Created by Guildonian Players, this comedy game centers on a police operation to videotape the mayor, who admits to embezzling $ 16 million.
The show lasts about two hours and five minutes with an interval of 20 minutes.
Portrait photography Masterclass
Where: Montcalm East, 151-157 City Road, Shoreditch, EC1V 1JH
When: Saturday, November 27 / 11-13
This weekend’s event is the first in a series in three parts for budding photographers.
Hosted by Montcalm East resident photographer Harry Adams, the first class will focus on the basics of photography and portraiture.
Participants are free to bring their own camera or smartphone.
Santa’s coming to Redbridge
Where: Redbridge Central Library, Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1EA
When: Saturday, November 27 / 11-15
One of many chances to meet Santa in Redbridge, there will be a variety of activities on the day.
Alongside meeting Santa Claus, there will also be Christmas candle work between 11.30-15.00 and Christmas hand painting between 11.30-12.30.
An electric trail also starts from kl. 10 on the day.
Free admission – no tickets required.
Where: Phoenix Pocket Park, 105 Abbey Road, Barking, IG11 7DA
When: Sunday 28 November / at 10-13
Those who want to give something back to the community are invited to participate in a monthly garbage collection, which takes place in Phoenix Pocket Park.
Waste pickers, gloves and bags will be delivered on the day; bring your own if you have them.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton Street, E20 2AD
When: November 27 / 6pm
A 5km race around the best landmarks in Olympic Park including ArcelorMittal Orbit, London Aquatics Center and London Stadium.
Those taking on the Supernova Run will be asked to meet at ArcelorMittal Orbit; no on the day registrations will be recorded.
The price varies from £ 19.75- £ 21.75, where participants under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.