East Village, London

Located in Stratford E20, East Village is a strong community in the former Athletes’ Village. Nestled between Westfield Stratford City and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it offers a selection of services, retail and outdoor space to explore with great access to transport links.

Elephant Central, London

Located in Elephant & Castle SE1. Elephant Central is well-connected for travel, making it quick and easy to get around – perfect for professionals looking to keep their commute short. The neighbourhood offers a variety of arts, bars, cafes and parks to explore.

New Maker Yards, Manchester

Located in Middlewood Locks, M5. New Maker Yards is in a prime location to experience Salford and Manchester with ease via train, car, bike, bus or foot. Within this vibrant up-and-coming neighbourhood you will find a local pub and supermarket, outdoor spaces and local events to enjoy.


Get ready for Easter with Get Living London

Get Living London is encouraging residents to get into the spirit of Easter with a fun-packed programme of activities on offer at East Village for the whole family to enjoy. With 67 acres of green space, visitors and residents can make the most of the spring sunshine at East Village and get involved with a host of Easter activities to keep kids and big kids entertained!

The ‘Bunny Run’

At the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 4 April, the ‘Bunny Run’ will give families the chance to live-up to their Olympic setting and showcase their athletic prowess. Families can choose from a 1K, 3K or 5K circuit and can walk, run or hop their way around! The Easter Bunny will even make a visit, and all participants will finish with a unique finisher’s medal and post-race refreshments. The event is open to all ages and abilities, and there will also be a Little Bunny Fun Run for children age 8 and younger. The race will start at 10am at the Timber Lodge Café and costs £5 to enter.

Easter Dance Party

The 7 April will provide a chance for the whole family to show off their best moves at the Copper Box Arena with an exciting Easter Dance Party. Hosted by Natasha Khamjani and with music from DJ Egg-Cellent, families will hit the dance floor accompanied by the Easter Bunny for an afternoon of fabulous dance classes! For the big kids and young adults, there will also be exclusive Get Ur Freak On dance sessions during the event.

Guess How Much I Love You – 20 Anniversary

Discover Children’s Story Centre is the UK’s first hands-on creative literacy centre for children aged 0-11 years. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of much-loved picture book ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ with your little bunnies from Friday 3 to Monday 6 April, and get down to East Village to make Easter baskets, Nutbrown Hare ears and follow Easter bunny’s trail for chocolate surprises.

Walking Trails

Let your little explores take the lead in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s four free trails. Uncover the Park’s legends and relive the excitement of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in the ‘Discover the Park’ and the ‘London 2012’ trails. The ‘Art in the Park’ trail visits all 25 of the Park’s permanent artworks, while ‘Adventures in the Park’ is one for the kids to navigate. Visitors can pick up a free trail guide from the Park’s Information Point, open daily between 10am – 3pm during the holidays. Or click here to download a copy.

Stop-off at ‘Neighbourhood’ restaurant

Refuel at the recently-opened ‘Neighbourhood’ restaurant located opposite Victory Park. Indulge in delicious superfood salads, or treat the children to the kids’ menu – offering three courses for £12.

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