Things to do in east London this weekend, September 25-26

The first weekend of autumn has arrived and there are some great events happening across east London. 

From selling your unwanted possessions to attending a comedy show, here are some things to do across east London on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26. 

Totally Thames festival  

When: 1-30 September  

Where: St Katherine Docks Marina, Wapping 

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This month-long festival takes place in venues spanning the length of the Thames.

There will be art installations, concerts and film screenings throughout the weekend, such as an outdoor riverside creative writing workshop with storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton on Sunday. 

Halal Food Festival  

When: 25-26 September  

Where: London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Park 

Discover international halal food at this global eating experience with over 100 food stalls.

There will be mocktails, a dessert zone, a selection of shopping stalls and celebrity chef appearances.

Set up a stall  

When: September 26 

Where: Your front garden  

Take part in the New City Estate Jumble Trail in association with Wild Green E13 community garden by setting up a stall in your front (or back) garden to sell your unwanted belongings.

Stalls can be registered online and will then be added to a map so shoppers can walk the trail.

Laugh along at a comedy show  

When: September 25  

Where: East Wintergarden, 43 Bank St, Canary Wharf 

Head over to the East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf to see a variety of comedy performances from 7pm.

This 18-plus event will see the likes of popular comics Suzi Ruffell, Hal Cruttenden, Luisa Omielan and President Obonjo perform. 

Reading Friends  

When: September 25 and 26

Where: Online  

Take part in Havering Libraries’ reading friends scheme, where conversations aim to help foster companionship and lessen the impact of loneliness.  

Take part by emailing  [email protected]

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