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Run or Dye

Run or Dye

The most fun you can have with a pair of trainers, never mind the mad dashing through colour stations where you're attacked with sachets of dye. There's also a music festival of colour! Run or Dye takes place not only in London, but all around the country and world.

ExCel Centre

ExCel Centre

There are exhibitions held here all the time - most recently ComicCon. It was also the venue for many of the events during the 2012 Olympics.

Sunborn Yacht Hotel

Sunborn Yacht Hotel

A little known gem, the Sunborn is a fully functioning hotel held on a yacht next to the ExCel centre. You can go here just for the bar, as well as the half price buffet breakfast at the weekend too!

Dynamix Health Club

Dynamix Health Club

The perfect place to go to relieve stress after work. It has an amazing free weights room and a cafe serving healthy juices and shakes made from a choice of protein brands.

Emirates Air Line

Emirates Air Line

Breathtaking views over east London.

The Larder

The Larder

Great Coffee and Cake - It has only just opened!

Vijay's Chawalla

Vijay's Chawalla

A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.

Ambala

Ambala

A fantastic Asian confectionary shop selling both sweet and savoury treats on Green Street, close to Upton Park Underground Station.

Panda's Kitchen

Panda's Kitchen

Chinese takeaway if you're in between the Forest Gate and Upton Park Area. All fresh ingredients, amazing portions and cooked with loads of colour and flavour!

London Fish Bazaar

London Fish Bazaar

This excellent fish shop buys in their fish from Billingsgate Market. They cater for a variety of cultures, with a range of exotic fish.

Up at the O2

Up at the O2

A really good day out scaling the roof of the O2. Once at the top you can see across East London and you are directly in the flight path for City Airport, with the chance to take some good pictures of the landscape!

Susan Clark Interiors

Susan Clark Interiors

A lovely independent interiors shop, selling fab pieces of furniture, fabrics, small gifts and unique cards.

Oxleas Wood Cafe and Severndroog Castle

Oxleas Wood Cafe and Severndroog Castle

Severndroog Castle tea rooms do super food and jolly posh teas in the considerately renovated folly albeit with sometimes random opening hours, check the website! Oxleas Wood Cafe is always open and always makes for a pleasant break with plenty of space for the kids to play and dogs to be run.

Pie Republic

Pie Republic

Great traditional pie and mash.

Il Bianco

Il Bianco

The best food at this little hidden gem in London! Great for occasions and loads of specials - the seafood is the best thing they do.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Royal Docks, Woolwich, Thamesmead, Barking, Thames, Eastbury, Upton Park, Charlton, Plashet and Plaistow

"Beckton Gas Works was used as the location for a Japanese Internment Camp in Steven Spielberg's drama Empire of the Sun."

Woolwich is affordable, it has great transport links, fantastic people and the new General Gordon Place is extraordinary.

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Factory and warehouse conversions in the east end of London make characterful homes.

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The Woolwich Centre
Come along and learn to knit with a friendly group of knitting lovers. Learn the basics in o Casting on and off o How to follow a pattern. You'll be knitting with confidence in no time. Website

Japanese Mothers Group

Woolwich Centre Library
Woolwich Library is situated in the heart of Woolwich in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. This modern facility is conveniently located close to the town centre, making it an accessible library for all to use. Website

Together Senses Art Group

Woolwich Centre Library
Unlock your artistic talents at Together sense art classes at Woolwich Library on Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Website

Story Time- Woolwich Library

The Woolwich Centre
Woolwich Library is situated in the heart of Woolwich in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Libraries are places for everyone to use and enjoy. They're our community centres, information hubs, space to learn or think and make ourselves feel better. Website

Toy Library - Cardwell Children's Centre

Cardwell Children’s Centre
Greenwich Toy & Leisure Library Association offers services for children with special needs and their families/carers in Greenwich. The Toy Library provides therapeutic, educational and stimulating toys and equipment to families with the intention of promoting play and recreation as a means to the development of disabled children and young people. The Toy Library offers a wide range of services home visiting support to parents and carers, holidays and outings and access to a sensory studio. Website

Messy Morning-Woolwich Library

Woolwich Centre Library
Woolwich Library with modern facility is conveniently located close to the town centre, making it an accessible library for all to use. Libraries are places for everyone to use and enjoy. They're our community centres, information hubs, space to learn or think and make ourselves feel better. Website

Rhyme Time-Woolwich Library

Woolwich Centre Library
Woolwich Library is situated in the heart of Woolwich in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. This modern facility is conveniently located close to the town centre, making it an accessible library for all to use. Libraries are places for everyone to use and enjoy. Website

About Gallions Reach

Gallions Reach is in the Docklands area of east London. Gallions Reach DLR station is a station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and is located on the DLR's Beckton branch, between Cyprus and Beckton stations.

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