Simply Things to do in London this Weekend – 19.12.14

Posted 19 Dec 2014 in Ilford, Good Company Ilford, Canning Town, Snowman's Party, Hampstead Heath, London Dream Time, Wembley, Hillsong Church, Christmas Carol by


This Saturday, at 11am, discover the hidden gems of Ilford by taking part in a guided walk for free (meeting point outside The Exchange). The route will refer to the new guidebook Good Company, all about the retail history of the local area.  Prebook by emailing .

Canning Town

Don’t miss the chance to experience the Snowman’s Party in Canning Town. 3-8 year olds and their families are invited to help the Snowman find the buttons he lost in the Arctic. Activities on offer include messy play, storytelling, arts and crafts, refreshments, photo booth, face painting, biscuit decorating and more. Free event that runs between 2pm-6pm on Saturday 20th. Need to prebook via the website.

Hampstead Heath

This Sunday, storyteller Vanessa Woolf and musician Nigel of Bermondsey lead an adult only storytelling walk. The Snow Queen themed walk is in fairytale location near Whitestone Pond NW3 (exact location revealed on booking). £3 event that starts at 2:30pm. Prebook via website.


For the third year running Wembley Arena will open its doors this Sunday (at 3pm and 7pm) for the largest Christmas carol concert in the UK. The concert is led by Hillsong Church. Tickets are £5 and you need to prebook via the website.