Merry Making – Bringing you merriment and cheer, join us for a fun-filled festive evening at Here East
Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3BS
5pm – 8pm
Come and enjoy our kick o to the winter season with a fabulous gift market. Join us in the Steel Mill for the unveiling of the Makers Project art installation at 6pm, curated by ‘Further Art’, a collaboration between artists Jamie Barrett – FUTURETRO and Seth Beer. Have a drink with colleagues and fellow tenants in the Here East Community…
Get in the festive spirit with unique gift stalls, music and refreshments in all the Here East reception areas. Check out some of the incredible live music acts that will be performing around the campus at Here East.
See the event programme below:
5pm – 5.45pm
Press Centre Reception
Grab a beer from Mason & Co. whilst you tap a toe to Green Tea duo who will be warming things up with a mix of funk and jazz-funk tunes. Check out the main gift market with stalls such as Inger Studio, Loop & Hook, and Evermore, selling bespoke jewellery, knitted wool hats, scented candles and much more.
6pm – 6.15pm
Steel Mill Reception
Join us for a glass of fizz and the unveiling of Here East’s Makers Project installation by ‘Further Art’, a collaboration by artists Jamie Barrett – FUTURETRO and Seth Beer. Don’t miss boutique offerings from the likes of cycling accessory specialist Bramble and MrTwigg.
6.15pm – 6.30pm
Timber Yard Reception
Catch the incredible Fredy Beats, two times Spanish beatbox champion, and a one man sound machine in the Timber Yard Reception. Peruse further goodies and pick up that one-off pressie for a special someone from the likes of Colour Press, Telling Tales and Gotto.
6.30pm – 7.15pm
Fabric Factory Reception
The party heats up as Jet Boot Jack, resident DJ for London’s infamous BARRIO venues, take to the decks, bringing you a blend of funk, soul and disco sounds. Enjoy a delicious Coffee Works’ mulled wine and browse amazing gift stalls including Lola Henri and Caroline Wong.
7.15pm – 8pm
Press Centre Reception
Don’t miss the festive finale in the Press Centre Reception, with Fudge and the Frequency, a futuristic 7 piece electro-funk music movement, and the hottest new talent on the roster at Martial Arts Agency (Elton John, Pink, Paul McCartney).
8pm – Onwards
Continue the party…
Head down to Canalside to Randy’s Blues Night. Don’t miss the late opening of Gavin Turk’s studio in the Press Centre and their incredible new exhibition “Believe Nothing of What you Hear and Only One Half of What you See”.