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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Victoria Park Rd
|Opening hours:||Daily 7am until dusk|
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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...Saturday June 6 2015 - Sunday June 7 2015Read more
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Nike Women's Race Series
The Nike Women's Race Series will take place in 20 cities around the world this June, encouraging female runners of all abilities to run their first or fastest 10k. The London event will see thousands of participants take on a course in Victoria Park...Sunday June 21 2015Read more
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Ben Howard, Bombay Bicycle Club, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Neneh Cherry and Rocketnumbernine, Nick Mulvey, Andreya Triana, Anna Calvi, Dan Croll, Ibibio Sound Machine, Seun Kuti, Leon Bridges + more. If we’re being honest, Sundays at a festival are...Sunday July 19 2015Read more
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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...Friday September 11 2015 - Sunday September 13 2015Read more
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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.