WEMBLEY PARK CHRISTMAS EVENTS

WEMBLEY PARK  November – December 2018

Highlights include: 

  • A curated season of short films, with Q&A and discussion from the filmmakers
  • A vintage Christmas fair, bursting with gorgeous Christmas gift ideas
  • London’s famous Reggae Choir performing in Brent Civic Centre
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 Wembley ParkXmasBox is presented by Wembley Park, and adds to the headline music and sporting events for which the area is internationally known, and forms part of an ambitious multi-year cultural strategy for the area as it rapidly evolves into one of London’s newest cultural neighbourhoods and destinations.

Film Director’s Film Nights Wembley Library

Curated by Wembley Park-based Karakoram Films to celebrate filmmakers of colour, these engaging film nights will help raise and discuss important issues around representation, entertaining and educating audience with the filmmaker present to give an introduction before the screening, and a Q&A and discussion to follow. From 23 Nov 18

Markets So Last Century Christmas vintage fair

16 December Boxpark Wembley

The reputable producer of vintage fairs, So Last Century, will bring their first market to North London with a Christmas twist. From Victorian baubles to mid-century decorations to prints and posters, clothing, accessories, and garden ware vendors.

Performance  Shamrocks and Sugar – Live Show

8 December 6pm Wembley LibraryTroubador Theatre

Origin Arts presents an unmissable evening of performance with storytelling, dance, and music from Caribbean and Irish bands

Reggae Choir

11 December 5pm Brent Civic Centre

Singalong to Christmas classics as London’s famous Reggae Choir fills Brent Civic Centre for an unmissable evening of festive fun and special guests

Walks and talks

Wembley Park walksDisegno walking tours. 21 November & additional dates to be announced. Market Square

Disegno, the world’s leading quarterly design journal, will lead a series of design walks through Wembley Park discussing their Christmas 2018 commissions

Emotional Intelligence Talks

Young adults 15+ 28 November, 11 December 4.30pm Wembley Library

Join Hattie Edmonds for a reading and discussion on alienation and bullying, and how to develop self-love and compassion by viewing the world from different perspectives

Lifestyle Talks

5 December 6pm Wembley Library

Learn from the best Brent community leaders, who will run talks and workshops on confidence, building your brand and how to engage with the wider community

Workshops

Creative Writing Workshops

6 November, every Tuesday for 5 weeks 6pm Wembley Library

Be the author of your own anthology and create an album of stories, poems, prose, and songs in this series of 5 workshops led by poet and writer Dfiza Benson

Shamrock and Sugar – workshop

10 November – 8 December 3 – 5pm Wembley ParkWemb

Take part in a month of exploring Irish and African history in the Caribbean through research, song, performances, and film

DIY workshop

14 November 5.45 – 8.45pm Wembley Library

Looking to become a DIY expert, or just craft-curious? Take part in a beginners’ course led by experts teaching the essentials of woodworking and furniture making

Espresso Martini Masterclass

22 November 6.30 – 7.15pm Black Sheep Coffee

Is it even a night out without a cheeky round of Espresso martinis?! Come and try your hand at making Black Sheep’s version of the modern classic

A Lesson in Latte Art

29 November 6.30 – 7.15pm Black Sheep Coffee

Now is your chance to get involved and, under the guidance of our trained baristas, attempt to recreate the art which sits on top of every delicious Black Sheep coffee

Children’s events and activities

Timeless World Music £4, booking not required 4-5pm, every Thursday The Yellow Age 5-10, and parents

Wembley Park The Yellow

The Yellow

A new weekly event to explore the musical world! A journey through an engaging world map to discover and experience different musical instruments, cultures, people and tribes

Kids’ Disco 23 November 5-7pm The Yellow Age 0-5

All the children in the local area and from our activity groups can come and boogie alongside with entertainment, games and refreshments

 The Journey of the Lost Five & the Monster of Emotions 

4 December 6.30pm The Yellow Free

Have you ever felt as if you are lost in your own mind with no way out? Like you have no control over your feelings? What would you do if the only way out of this tangled web was to come face-to-face with the cause of all your troubles, a monster that goes by the name Mmmbop? Join our talented cast this December for their scratch performance of this emotional adventure!

Nativity Play: Parent and Toddler playgroup

7 December 10.30am The Yellow Free

The Parent and Toddler playgroup will be performing a nativity play for our local pensioners, with soup, bread and hot drinks served

Wembley Park is fast establishing its credentials as a new creative hub for the capital, with the recent opening of 26 affordable artist studios and the announcement of London’s largest Boxpark to date, Boxpark Wembley, www.boxpark.co.uk/wembley/ set to open this December. Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre will open its doors in spring 2019. Delivered by the award-winning team behind King’s Cross Theatre, it will offer a flexible 1,000-2,000 seat capacity space being created inside the former Fountain Studios, best known as the venue of live televised shows including The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent.

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