Elf, with Christmas wreath workshop
"I just like to smile, smiling is my favourite!"
Will Ferrell’s Buddy the Elf might well be the cutest, happiest and most Christmassy character there is. Arriving in New York from the North Pole in search of his real father, he brings Christmas spirit, and an inevitable disaster or three, wherever he goes.
To help you really get into the Christmas spirit along with Buddy the Elf, create a Christmas wreath before the film starts. This workshop is suitable for children and adults alike and will be guided by an artist from Newham’s community arts centre Rosetta Arts. All are welcome to get stuck in and you can take your wreath home to show Santa when he arrives on Christmas Eve.
Presented by the Royal Docks in partnership with the Britannia Village Hall.
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
Food & Drink
Little Hudson Cafe
Little Hudson Cafe is an independent cafe open in Royal Wharf serving homemade brunch.
Royal Wharf Gardens
In this garden in the centre of the Royal Wharf development, you'll find a memorial to the Silvertown Explosion.
Tate & Lyle Sugars
This refinery on the banks of the Thames has been producing sugar by the tonne for over 140 years.
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Sat 23-Sun 24 November 2019
The capital's must-see jazz bonanza is back, and this time they are taking over interesting spaces across the Royal Docks, creating a trail of free gigs.
Dock the Halls 2019
Fri 29 Nov–Sat 21 Dec 2019
Enjoy our free programme of live music, festive films and creative craft workshops.