Winter Lights Festival †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH JANUARY 2018

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, Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 5AG
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Winter Lights FestivalBrightening the darkest January days, the Winter Lights Festival at Canary Wharf brings an array of illuminated installations to the city. The interactive festival - where you can actually get up close to the light sources - includes 30 sculptures, lasers, projections and digital art. Works include Sonic Light Bubble, a six-metre wide living, breath installation; Halo, a giant levitating halo; Apparatus Florius, a multi-coloured light installation featuring giant geometric patterns; and On Your Wavelength, an interactive light and music sculpture that is controlled by your mind.

About Canary Wharf

Home to the big banks, Canary Wharf is a purpose-built office hub in the regenerated Docklands. With the site extending to over 97 acres it's almost like a separate city in the east of London, powered by and for the financial sector. More about Canary Wharf

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Canary Wharf Station
5 minutes walk
Canning Town Tube Station
26 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
0 minutes walk
Limehouse Railway Station
20 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

City Harbour NCP
14 minutes walk

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Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 23% off
South Quay, E14 | 6 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £170† 41% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 8 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
The Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel contains spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker phones and stunning walnut ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Docklands Riverside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £70† 29% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 12 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
The only hotel in London with its own pier, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside offers views across London's iconic River Thames. Taking inspiration from ... More
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Dynamic City: Reflections in Canary Wharf
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 1st to 30th June 2018 - 6am-9pm
Winter Lights Festival, West India Quay, E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
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Ongoing
Roman Dead
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 25th May to 28th October 2018
Winter Lights Festival, No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, E14 | 5 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
New exhibition Roman Dead at the Museum of London Docklands will showcase a rare Roman sarcophagus. Excavated in 2017 from Harper Road in Southwark, the rare ...More
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Tanqueray Garden at The Sipping Room
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: 24th May to 31st August 2018
Winter Lights Festival, West India Quay Hertsmere Road, Canary Wharf, E14 | 6 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Fill your glass at the cocktail fountain at Tanqueray Garden at The Sipping Room from May until the end of August. Enter via a fragrant archway, ...More
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Everyman Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Crossrail Place Level 2, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
The Everyman Cinema on level 2 of Crossrail Place - the brand's fifth cinema in the capital - sits within the six storey Canary Wharf Crossrail ... More
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Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
The Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf comes to Canada Square Park in September for 11 days of comedy, music, kids activities, dance, cabaret, acrobatics and kids theatre. ... More
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The Space
London > Entertainment > Live Music
269 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 18 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
It's not all music hall these days down in the East End. This multi-arts centre on the Isle of Dogs gives the locals a chance to ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Winter Lights Festival
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Canada Square Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
Open space in the centre of Canary Wharf, Canada Square Park is a popular outdoor area for concerts and screenings of sporting events in the ... More
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One Canada Square
London > Attractions > Sights
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
Once the tallest building in the United Kingdom (a title it held from 1991 until 2012 when The Shard rose above it), One Canada Square is ... More
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West India Quay
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area with a 19th ... More
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Charbonnel et Walker
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Cabot Place West, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
This long-established chocolatier, set up in 1875 at the behest of Edward VII, has been making the finest chocolate in traditional French style for 130 years. ... More
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Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Jubilee Place Mall, an underground shopping mall on the south side of Canary Wharf, offers shoppers a choice of fashion, pharmacies, cafes and restaurants. In November ... More
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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Smollensky's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
1 Reuters Plaza, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | Same location as Winter Lights Festival
Since Smollensky's on the Strand opened back in 1986 the American bar and grill has earned a reputation for family dining. At this Canary Wharf outpost ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.1 miles from Winter Lights Festival
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.8 miles from Winter Lights Festival
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 30 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Winter Lights Festival
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 6 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
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The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 16 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
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The best pubs near London Winter Lights Festival.
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 10 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
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The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
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Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 19 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
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Winter Lights Festival clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G&Tea Lounge, London Marriott West India Quay
London > Nightlife > Bars
22 Hertsmere Road, E14 | 3 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Located in London Marriott West India Quay, the G&Tea Lounge specialises in two of Britain's favourite tipples - gin and tea. Handsomely decorated with dark wood, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 16 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
Boasting spectacular views across the Thames and Canary Wharf, the Eighteen Sky Bar is a sophisticated spot to enjoy ... More
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 19 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 31 minutes from Winter Lights Festival
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More

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Candoco Dance Company: Dedicated ToCandoco Dance Company: Dedicated ToCaroline Bowditch's new piece celebrating female strength, support and friendship, performed by disabled and non-disabled dancers.2018-06-30T14:30:00+01002018-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Canary Wharf, † Canada Square Park† † † E14 5AG
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