Arthur Christmas, with gift box workshop
“No one gets an unwrapped present on MY watch!”
Arthur Christmas is a star-studded animated classic with James McAvoy taking the lead alongside Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy in a caper across the world to deliver a present to a child that’s been missed. Will they make it before Christmas morning?
The pre-film workshop is a great opportunity to get ahead on your present wrapping. Come and create beautiful gift boxes and gift tags with Makendoo using card, ribbon, vibrant colours and loads of biodegradable glitter. Suitable for all ages.
Presented by the Royal Docks in partnership with the Asta Community Hub.
Our winter festival of film and fun, Dock the Halls is bringing festive cheer to places across the Royal Docks this November and December. In collaboration with our wonderful venues and partners, we’re presenting films, festive arts and crafts, and music to get you in the Christmas spirit. Join us for your favourite films or settle in for the workshops and bands.
Screenings and activities are completely free, just make sure you’ve signed up for tickets to each event.
To attend this event, you must agree to the Dock the Halls' Admissions Policy. Please read here prior to booking.
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For your visit
A local fixture since 1901, this pub seems untouched since its post-war refurbishment. Step back in time and enjoy a pint over a game of darts.
Food & Drink
The Royal Standard
The Royal Standard has re-opened under new management as a family-run pub that welcomes everybody, including children until 6pm.
Food & Drink
The Girl of Sandwich
Primarily a takeaway, this sandwich shop is popular with locals and workers alike.
Art & Culture
Beckton and Royal Docks Craft Market
Sun 26 Jan
A craft market by Beckton and Royal Docks, with local art, crafts, jewelry and food.
Changing Places – Working with the Community
Wed 29 Jan
Join us at The Crystal to explore and discuss community participation in urban planning and regeneration.