The Figurehead

 
 
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272 Victoria Dock Road, E16 3BY 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Canning Town Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Plaistow Tube Station
 
30 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canning Town Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
ibis Styles London ExCel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 2 minutes from The Figurehead
Custom House Hotel is located close to the Excel Exhibition Centre, Greenwich Park and The O2. Nearby points of interest also include the Boleyn Ground Stadium ... More
 
 
 
Aloft London ExCeL
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  41% off
Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 5 minutes from The Figurehead
A fresh, fun alternative to stay and play awaits you at Aloft London Excel. Aloft is the only hotel in ExCeL London (directly connected to the ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Excel Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  36% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 6 minutes from The Figurehead
There's not much point in staying in the Docklands if you're not right on the waterfront, and this spotless Novotel offers some stunning views from its ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Gastropub nearest The Figurehead

Nearest to The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from The Figurehead
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 2.8 miles from The Figurehead
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Dining near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caribbean Scene
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
ExCeL Marina, 17 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria, E16 | 7 minutes from The Figurehead
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, , E16 | 11 minutes from The Figurehead
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from The Figurehead
Stock up on American style cuisine in the heart of London's Docklands at Fatboys Diner, where burgers are washed down with full dairy ice cream shakes. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Today Only
Electrodash 5k
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 - 7.30pm-11pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
Is it a run, or a club night? Well, it's both! You can walk, run or dance the ElectroDash 5K, passing under a tunnel of lights ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Grow 2014
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11am-5pm & Sunday 21st September 2014 at 10am-5pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
A horticultural event....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
The Wedding Fair
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 2014
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
Taking place across two days in September, The Wedding Fair at London's ExCel provides all the inspiration and assistance needed when planning the perfect wedding. With ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 16 minutes from The Figurehead
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Figurehead

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 14 minutes from The Figurehead
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 16 minutes from The Figurehead
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trinity Buoy Wharf
London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, E14 | 17 minutes from The Figurehead
A once derelict site in the Docklands is now home to a thriving creative community; visitors to Trinity Buoy Wharf find a welcoming mix of cafes, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Figurehead

The best shops and markets near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, E14 | 2.1 miles from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 32 minutes from The Figurehead
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.6 miles from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.6 miles from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4.8 miles from The Figurehead
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Figurehead

The Figurehead gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 2.4 miles from The Figurehead
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Figurehead

The best pubs near London The Figurehead.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.3 miles from The Figurehead
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from The Figurehead
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Figurehead

The Figurehead clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from The Figurehead
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
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.5 miles from The Figurehead
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Figurehead

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Figurehead.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.3 miles from The Figurehead
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
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
 

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Electrodash 5k
Electrodash 5k
Concerts | On 20th September 2014 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre 3 minutes walk from The Figurehead

Is it a run, or a club night? Well, it's both! You can walk, run or dance the ElectroDash 5K, ...More

 
Grow 2014
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre 3 minutes walk from The Figurehead

A horticultural event....More

The Wedding Fair
The Wedding Fair
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre 3 minutes walk from The Figurehead

Taking place across two days in September, The Wedding Fair at London's ExCel provides all the inspiration and assistance needed ...More

 
The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

East Greenwich Coaling Jetty 20 minutes walk from The Figurehead

With their new show, The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face, performed in a collection of shipping containers on ...More

 
Family Rave With Big Fish Little Fish
Concerts | On 20th September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.79 miles from The Figurehead

...More

Comedy Club 4 Kids
Kids Events | On 20th September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.79 miles from The Figurehead

Comedy Club 4 Kids books the best stand-ups, sketch and cabaret acts from the international circuit, for an audience of ...More

Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
Theatre | Until 21st September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.79 miles from The Figurehead

Popping up for ten days, the Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf boasts a packed schedule of eclectic activities and performances for ...More

 
Open House London
Open House London
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

Various Venues London 2.08 miles from The Figurehead

For one weekend a year many of London's architectural landmarks open their doors offering us a glimpse behind doors which ...More

 
The London Design Festival
The London Design Festival
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

Various Venues London 2.08 miles from The Figurehead

The London Design Festival is an ambitious project. Hundreds of events, locations, shops, universities and design agencies are involved in ...More

 
Past And Present By Bridget McCrum
Exhibitions | Until 14th November 2014 

One Canada Square 2.08 miles from The Figurehead

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