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Victoria ParkOne of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the East End in 1845 after a local MP presented Queen Victoria with a petition of 30,000 signatures. The aim was to make it a kind of Regent's Park for the east and it originally had its own Speakers' Corner. The landscape has changed little over the years, with countless varieties of trees adorning the skyline: oaks, horse chestnuts, cherries, hawthorns and even Kentucky coffee trees. The park is split in two by Grove Road. The smaller, western section contains the most picturesque of the park's lakes with a fully functioning fountain and the imposing Dogs of Alcibiades, two snarling (if weather-beaten) sculptures. Retreat to the quiet of the Old English Garden, a floral haven brimming with flowers and shrubs, peek into the deer enclosure and let the kids run off some energy in the children's playground.

 

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Make More FestivalMake More FestivalExhibitions & Art, Art Fair.2018-07-23T15:00:00+01002018-07-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria Park,   Grove Road  Tower Hamlets    E3 5SN
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Make More Festival
MAKEMOREMAKEMOREMAKEMOREA festival for makers and doers, MAKEMORE is a new summer jamboree in Victoria Park where you can try your hand at crafts activities, with live music and immersive theatre thrown in. An uplifting festival where you eat, drink, socialise and have a go at making something, take part in bushcraft activities with The Exploration Society, turn wood with2018-08-23T00:00:00+01002018-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria Park,   Grove Road  Tower Hamlets    E3 5SN
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
PRICING  Super Early Bird £22 (Adults), £10 (11-17 year olds), Free (Under 10s)
DATES  23rd to 27th Aug 2018
A festival for makers and doers, MAKEMORE is a new summer jamboree in Victoria Park where you can try your hand at crafts activities, with live music and immersive theatre thrown in. An uplifting festival where you eat, drink, socialise and have a go at making something, take part in bushcraft activities with The Exploration Society, turn wood with... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Mile End Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Homerton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  32% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  30% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 27 minutes from Victoria Park
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £46  36% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 28 minutes from Victoria Park
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 19 minutes from Victoria Park
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
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The Jubilee Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 23 minutes from Victoria Park
The Jubilee Greenway is a flat, almost continuous and straight traffic-free walking and cycling route that carves through London and all the major London 2012 Olympic ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Olympic Park, E15 | 25 minutes from Victoria Park
A year after the 2012 London Olympic Games, the former Olympic Park re-opened as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - a site of over 250 acres ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
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Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 20 minutes from Victoria Park
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
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Make More Festival
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 23rd July 2018 - 3pm-10pm
Victoria Park, Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
Exhibitions & Art, Art Fair....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MAKEMORE
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd to 27th Aug 2018
Victoria Park, Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
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Near Victoria Park
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Winterville, Victoria Park
London > Entertainment >
Victoria Park Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 2 minutes from Victoria Park
After taking over Victoria Park for the first time in 2014, Winterville is returning for another festive season this year. East ... More
 
 
 
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from Victoria Park
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 14 minutes from Victoria Park
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Victoria Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Victoria Park
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Victoria Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Approach Road, Hackney, London | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
One of London’s best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. Inside the park's boundaries countless varieties of trees stripe the ... More
 
 
 
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Degree Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
30 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Offering affordable art, Degree Art sells, commissions and rents out art works - painting, photography, sculpture and prints - created by students and recent graduates from ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Victoria Park
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Roman Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 7 minutes from Victoria Park
Roman Road Market is situated on the oldest known trade route in Britain, the road to Colchester famously taken by Boudicea on her way to burn ... More
 
 
 
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
99 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 7 minutes from Victoria Park
Though the name suggests specialists in spicy pork products, the Ginger Pig offers so much more. Beginning with their original shop at Borough Market in the ... More
 
 
 
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Bottle Apostle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
95 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 7 minutes from Victoria Park
The Bottle Apostle on the edge of Victoria Park and two doors from the Ginger Pig on Lauriston Road is an excellent wine shop where ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
223 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
This used to be an excellent gastro pub overlooking Victoria Park - one where all the food and drink was certified organic. That was before it ... More
 
 
 
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Pavilion Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London E97DE | 2 minutes from Victoria Park
Located next to Victoria Park's boating lake, the Pavilion Café is the ideal spot for a relaxed breakfast, brunch or lunch. The indoor seating is limited ... More
 
 
 
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Palm Tree
London > Restaurants >
127 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4 minutes from Victoria Park
... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Victoria Park
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 | 28 minutes from Victoria Park
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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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 33 minutes from Victoria Park
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
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Pubs near Victoria Park

The best pubs near London Victoria Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
223 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
This used to be an excellent gastro pub overlooking Victoria Park - one where all the food and drink was certified organic. That was before it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 3 minutes from Victoria Park
The award-winning Yummy Pub Co has expanded recently with their latest London venture of transforming The Victoria in Mile End into a trendy gastropub. Formerly a ... More
 
 
 
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The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Victoria Park
A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 14 minutes from Victoria Park
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 16 minutes from Victoria Park
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
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PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 18 minutes from Victoria Park
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Victoria Park.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 12 minutes from Victoria Park
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 31 minutes from Victoria Park
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 32 minutes from Victoria Park
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
 

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The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the ...More

 
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Oval Space 16 minutes walk from Victoria Park

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