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Local festive events calendar

From Santa’s grottos to Christmas markets, find out what’s on near you!

Merry Chrispmas events
Christmas is coming early to Chrisp Street this year, with a magical Santa’s grotto, real reindeer and a local craft market where you can pick up homemade gifts for friends and family. The elves have been busy making all sorts of exciting presents…

There’ll be plenty of warming food, drink and family activities including:

  • Face painting
  • Balloon modellers
  • Reindeer farm
  • Craft stall
  • Giant snow globe photo booth

Plus live performances of your favourite Christmas songs from a brass band and local musicians.

Wrap up warm and join us for a day of festive fun in Poplar!

East India Square (near Chrisp Street Market)
Poplar, E14 0EA

Santa’s Grotto at St Paul’s Way Centre
Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th December, 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Please book your 50p tickets in advance: 0207 510 5600


Santa’s Grotto at Teviot
Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th December, 3.00pm – 5.00pm

Santa’s Grotto and a Christmas market provided in partnership by LIC (Leaders In Community). On Thursday 14th December at Teviot Centre, alongside of Family  Christmas arts &   Crafts  provided in partnership with Munchkins Playgroup.

Please book your 50p tickets in advance: 0207 987 5764


Christmas Tea Dance at York Hall
Tuesday 12th December

Time: 12pm-3pm. Entry: £3

Teviot Garden Christmas market
Friday 15th December, 3.30pm – 6.00pm



St Joseph’s Hospice Winter Knees up
Sat 16 December
More info >


Poplar Parish listings