5 things to do in and around Canary Wharf: Aug 18-24

By Rob Virtue on August 17, 2014 4:25 PM |

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1 Lunch Market at Wood Wharf

The lunch market returns to Canary Wharf on Tuesday. Running from 11am to 3pm it offers a huge range of international dishes.

Expect anything from haggis to Peruvian doughnuts.

2 Greenwich Music Time

Russell Watson, Goldfrapp, Jools Holland and the Australian Pink Floyd are all at the Greenwich Music Time festival from Wednesday to Saturday.

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See here for details of the Old Royal Naval College event.

3 Boat trips at the Olympic Park

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Get on the water at the Olympic Park to spot wildlife and sporting arenas on a tour.

The sessions will be run until the end of August by Lee and Stort Boats. Check here to find out more.

4 Greenwich pop up bar

Fancy Cointreau ice cream or ginger beer battered fish and chips?

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Then head to The Jetty, a pop up just established at Greenwich Pier. Includes unusual cocktails and street food among shipping containers. There is the show The Boy Who Climbed Out Of His Face being performed.

Click for tickets and more details

5 Drinking in the sun

Don't say it too loud, but we're heading towards the end of summer. Soak up some sun with a drink in your hand.

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Here's our list of the best places and for sunseekers to go and what time the rays arrive. Don't forget your sun cream.