Following the success of last year’s remarkable event, Get Living London is hosting another free firework display in Victory Park, East Village – the former Athletes’ Village of the London 2012 Games.
Visitors to East Village will be able to enjoy a selection of fireworks choreographed artistically to a mix of contemporary music, by Titanium Fireworks, who performed at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics. In addition there will be an interactive light installation from Illuminarium, both promising to be memorable viewing experiences. Food and drink will be available to buy on the evening from East Village retailers; including Signorelli, Darkhorse, Mamlan, RedYellowBlue, Fish House, Santi, La Gelatiera, Neighbourhood (more may follow with additional stores hosting stalls and serving street food on site).
Firework enthusiasts should visit the website www.ticketsource.co.uk/e20fireworks for free tickets to the event this November. Tickets will be publically available from Thursday 6th October. Ticket holders will be provided with an e-ticket which must be redeemed for an event wristband at the Get Living London Welcome Office (5 Celebration Avenue, E20 1DB), in order to gain entry to the event.
The fireworks evening is part of Get Living London’s programme of free annual event and follows their successful summertime events earlier this year including the E20 Sports Day, ‘A Very British Sunday’ Summer Fair and the pop-up outdoor Nomad Cinema.
Top-line information for the firework evening –
Location: East Village E20 (southern end of Victory Park)
Time: 18.30 – 20.30
Nearest Transport: Stratford International DLR
Tickets: Pre-booked, FREE ticketed event. ALL Ages (under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)
Get your tickets here: www.ticketsource.co.uk/e20fireworks
More information: www.eastvillagelondon.co.uk and 020 3714 8080
About East Village E20
East Village E20, the former London 2012 Athletes’ Village, is London’s newest neighbourhood and first Olympic legacy village on the doorstep of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
2,818 homes are set in 67 acres of breath taking parkland, with more than 25 acres of mature parklands, new parks and open space.
East Village is a thriving place for its more than 6,500 residents and visitors, offering the OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ Chobham Academy for students aged 3-18 and a state-of-the-art NHS health centre.
Independent shops, restaurants and cafés include independent wine merchant Bottle Apostle, gourmet pizza Firezza, Italian bakery and pasticceria Signorelli, Dalston-orgin café Tina, We Salute You E20, fine coffee and Greek inspired food from Hand café family bike store Pavé Velo, beauty salon Regency Beauty, village lifestyle store Olive Loves Alfie East, modern European inspired Darkhorse Bar / Restaurant, Beijing street food Mamalan, contemporary seafood restaurant and takeaway Fish House, Burgers, shakes and fine butter milk chicken from Milkmade, London’s finest artisan gelato and coffee La Gelatiera, fashion-forward, boutique hair salon Blue Tit, specialist beauty treatments from Regency Beauty and family-friendly gastropub Neighbourhood, Jaguarshoes Collective’s latest opening RedYellowBlue, fine Italian Restaurant Santi . East Village services include Starshine Dry Cleaners, Better Gym East Village, Mail Boxes Etc, East Village Pharmacy and East Village Dental
Positioned next to the world-class sporting venues of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East Village residents have easy access to a further 560 acres of parkland, waterways, and nature trails connected by paths for jogging, cycling and walking.
One of the best connected neighbourhoods in London – now in Zone 2/3 – with Stratford International and Stratford Regional stations offering links to key locations such as the West End in 20 minutes, St Pancras International in seven minutes (by High Speed 1), Canary Wharf in nine minutes and London airports within an hour.
Home to more than 6,500 residents, homes at East Village are available through two landlords:
Get Living London – rent and manage a variety of East Village homes for rent
Triathlon Homes – manage the social rent, intermediate rent and shared ownership tenures
Visit eastvillagelondon.co.uk or call 020 3714 8080 to find out more.
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