5 things to do in and around Canary Wharf: May 12-18

By Rob Virtue on May 11, 2014 6:10 PM |


1 Comedy spectacular at The O2

Derek star Kerry Godliman is among a host of comedians heading to The O2 this week.

Alan Carr, Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Jon Richardson, Jonathan Ross, Kevin Bridges, Lee Evans, Michael McIntyre and Seann Walsh join her on Friday for the charity event in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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2 Go on a flight simulator

If you're fed up Monday morning then jet off to New York. Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines have teamed up to offer a flight simulator experience at Reuters Plaza to start the week.

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3 Romeo and Juiliet comes to Isle of Dogs

The classic love story comes to the Space theatre from Tuesday until the end of May.


It's directed by Amber Elliott and produced by new company Birdiedoes.

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4 Frog and the Prince in Deptford

A retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale for all the family at the Deptford Albany.

It's a puppet show co-produced between Rene Baker and Norwich Puppet Theatre specifically aimed at four to eight-year-olds.

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5 Taste the Wagyu

The Marriott at West India Quay has its mouth-watering wagyu beef back on the men until the end of May.

The 8oz steak costs £32. Click for more.