No territory better exemplifies the tension between east and west London than Victoria Park. It sprang to life as a Royal Park but became municipal in 1887; it's rougher around the edges than its western counterparts and thus a great expanse to kick back and let nature revitalise you. Vicky Park is wonderful for youngsters too: the V&A Playground is equipped with swings etc, and the fantastically designed Pools Playground encourages creative play. Wildlife includes a deer enclosure, moorhens, grey and Canada geese and squirrels, while, by the lake, you'll find The Pavilion Café serves tasty, locally sourced food from breakfast to tea-time. In recent years the park has hosted the Underage Festival and Field Day, and every November park-goers in their thousands are treated to a wildly ambitious theatrical fireworks display which is laid on by Tower Hamlets Council.
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Things to Do
Where's Wally Fun Run
Signing up for any fun run involves a bit of looking like a wally, but for this one you'll really have to get used to it. Walk, jog or run a 5km or 10km course through Victoria Park dressed as Martin Handford's cheerfully elusive creation along with hundreds...Sun March 22nd 2015 - Sun March 22nd 2015Read moreVictoria Park Rd London London E3 5SN
Ride, Caribou, Patti Smith, FKA Twigs, Mac DeMarco, Run The Jewels, Savages, Kindness, Owen Pallett, Chet Faker, Diiv, Hookworms, Madlib, Django Django + more. Since 2007 Field Day has slowly become one of London’s very best music festivals, with a consistently...Sat June 6th 2015 - Sun June 7th 2015Read moreVictoria Park Rd London London E3 5SN
Still one of the finest boutique efforts in London, catering for cool kids and party monsters, Lovebox returns for its second year as a two-dayer. As usual, it should be one of the highlights of the London summer thanks to a storming, genre-blurring line-up...Fri July 17th 2015 - Sat July 18th 2015Read moreVictoria Park Rd London London E3 5SN
Things to Do
The London Flower Show
London already has a flower show, and an internationally renowned one at that, but Chelsea is a long way from Bow, so East End horticulturalists will no doubt be pleased about this three-day festival of gardens, flowers and plants in Victoria Park. As...Fri September 11th 2015 - Sun September 13th 2015Read moreVictoria Park Rd London London E3 5SN
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This review is VERY dated. The park hasn't had a deer enclosure for YEARS. There is no mention of boat hire or the award-winning Hub Cafe which does a great range of affordable food.
NEW Turkish restaurnat in Victoria Park!!!!! http://www.thechambersrestaurant.co.uk/site/index.php Ok, so let me start by saying it is not my restaurant, I will not get free food for writing this, but I do have a vested interest in them doing well... I have been praying for a decent Turkish restaurant ot open in Victoria Park for ages. Chambers offers great falafel, borek and hellim right on my doorstep. Please give them a try.