Five things to do in and around Canary Wharf: June 16 - June 22

By Rachel Bishop on June 16, 2014 5:36 PM |



1 - Listen to the Eagles at The 02

The legendary US rockers will bring their History Of The Eagles tour to The O2 for four nights this week, which is the first time fans have had a chance to hear the group in this country since 2009.

June 16, 18, 20, 21, The O2, £57-£139,

2 - See the Violent Femmes at Troxy

US acoustic rockers Violent Femmes will be at Troxy on June 18, as part of a celebration of their 30th anniversary since their breakthrough.

The band have been a mainstay of festivals for three decades, plucked from obscurity by Chrissie Hynde who brought them in from their busking to open her show.

June 18, Troxy, Limehouse, £35,

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3 - Cutting East Film Festival

The Cutting East Film Festival, now in its second year, involves a group of 15 local young people working over six months to stage a three-day film and music festival.

Following a Film Hub London Boost Award the festival can present Egyptian music documentary Electro Chaabi, plus a Q&A with director Hind Meddeb, at a screening at the Genesis Cinema.

June 20-22, Genesis Cinema, Mile End Road,

4 - Visit the Lunch Market at Wood Wharf

The Lunch Market returns to its waterside location on June 17 with more than thirty stalls brimming with authentic dishes from around the world, just a small taste of the huge range of vibrant and cosmopolitan food on offer in London.

June 17, 11am.-3pm, Lunch Market, Woof Wharf,


5 - Watch summer screenings in Canary Wharf

The free summer screenings in Canada Square Park launch this week with Royal Ascot from June 19-21.

Highlights this year include Wimbledon, the British and Scottish Golf Opens, fascinating archive London footage, highlights from the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall plus news, current affairs and entertainment.

June 19-August 19, Canada Square Park,