Simply Christmas

The Crafty Christmas Show


Are you good at making home made gift or you just need to cut the expenses during that crazy period? Save the dates of the 16 & 18 November cause The ExCel Centre is welcoming Simply Christmas, a crafty Christmas show that will fulfil all your expectations!

This unique retail experience is an extravaganza of exclusive ranges of bespoke and unusual gifts; including glass, jewellery, art, candles, ceramics, clothing and so much more. Enjoy live music and festive food and drink as you tick off your Christmas shopping list!

Don’t forget that The ExCel Centre is near Mile End and by Park Villa! If you feel like staying in London, why don’t you stay with us and share your new-found knowledge about home-made gifts?

London’s World Travel Market

Be Inspired by Innovation from Around the World


The World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry, generating more than £2.8 billion of business contracts between attendees. It will be placed at the London ExCel, near Park Villa in Mile End and Canary Wharf from the 6th till the 8th of November.

Over three days, the travel industry comes together as almost 5,000 exhibiting destinations, technology and private sector companies to find and network with 51,000 travel professionals, key industry buyers, journalists, digital influencers, students and tourism Ministers.

Discover the world under one roof, and be inspired by industry leaders discussing trends, issues and innovations in the travel industry.

Stay with us at Park Villa and enjoy the World Travel Market!

London Comic Con 2017

MCM London Comic Con


Enjoy the second edition of this year of the Comic Con in London from the 27th till the 29th of October at the London ExCel, not far from Mile End and Canary Wharf.

Genki Gear celebrates classic horror comic covers and MCM’s unstoppable fans with their latest official MCM London Comic Con T-shirt, created exclusively for the upcoming October show.

We don’t need to say more, right? The Comic Con is THE EVENT! Stay with us and bring your best cosplay to Park Villa!


Salon International Hair Show

Get Inspired by your Haidressing Heroes


With over 400 brands showcasing great products and equipment, services and practical solutions, you can discover the latest innovations and take advantage of exclusive ‘show only’ incentives. Boost your business and save £1000s! It will be placed this year as well at the London ExCel, near Park Villa in Mile End and Canary Wharf, from the 14th till the 16th of October. Stay with us for the weekend and enjoy the show!

  • Have your scissors sharpened by the most skillful craftsmen
  • Get shopping! Whether you’re buying in bulk or stocking up your kit bag, you can try before you buy
  • See launches and innovations first hand
  • Keep up-to-date with a huge amount of free education on offer
  • Motivate yourself and your staff by enjoying a team day out
  • Get inspired by your hairdressing heroes who’ll help you take the latest looks from catwalk to client
  • Network with industry friends and peers and make new contacts
  • Speak directly to your suppliers and build relationships

With so much on offer, it’s the best place to get your creative juices flowing so come, soak up the amazing atmosphere and mix with the many thousands of like-minded hairdressing professionals that will be making their way to this year’s unmissable event.

Get some inspiration from this hairdressing heroes!

RTX London Gaming

Two Days Gaming at the ExCel


RTX London is a two-day gaming and internet culture event hosted by Rooster Teeth at the ExCel, not far from Park Villa in Mile End and Canary Wharf. See the greatest new games, learn about the industry, and meet the best fans in the world! RTX London will take place on the 14th & 15th of October 2017. Stay with us and bring your best cosplays at Park Villa!

I’m delighted to see and maybe join the cosplayers this time, this events are always guaranteed fun. Anyone joining me?

The Cake and Bake Show

Sweet Day out !


The UK’s biggest baking event is returning in 2017 to ExCeL, near Park Villa in Mile End and Canary Wharf from the 6th till the 8th of October.

The show is brimming with all things baking, decorating and sugar craft. Gain insight from celebrity experts, stock your shelves with the latest baking equipment, and be wowed by our spectacular Cake Competition and exquisite display tables, plus many more treats for your taste buds!

It’s a fabulously sweet day out! Stay with us and enjoy the show!

New Scientist Live

Be Part of this Award Winning Show!


They won the Show of the Year 2016, New Scientist Live is the world’s most exciting festival of ideas and takes place at the London ExCeL, not far from Park Villa in Mile End! This year will be from the 28th of September till the 1st of October, stay with us and don’t miss it!

Rooted in the biggest, best and most provocative science, New Scientist Live will touch on all areas of human life. The show will feature five immersive zones covering Humans, Engineering, Technology, Earth and Cosmos, plus a main stage and VIP area.

New Scientist is the world’s biggest science weekly, enjoyed by over 5m people each week. They publish across digital and print channels, including editions in the USA, and Australia.

Since 2014, a series of live events have allowed enthusiasts to experience the people shaping scientific discovery face-to-face, and September 2017 sees the second edition of the flagship event, New Scientist Live.

London Rat Race

Get ready to swim at London Rat Race!


The London Rat Race have joined forces with Children with Cancer UK to bring you the capital’s most fun packed 10km. Round up your mates and get ready to swim, crawl, jump, slide and laugh your way around the wettest obstacle race in the UK.

Be one of the 1000’s of #RatRacers who tackle over 35 obstacles including a 50ft water slide, giant inflatables and the biggest water jump in any UK race. Plus help raise money for Children with Cancer UK at the same time. This is a totally unique challenge in London’s Docklands achievable by anyone with a sense of adventure and a sense of humour! Join them on the 12th of August!

This event really seems like fun and is based inside the ExCeL exhibition centre in the heart of Docklands, East London, not far from Park Villa.

Upload London

The UK’s most exciting new influencer event!


Curated by KSI, Vikkstar, Zerkaa, Tobjizzle and Miniminter, Upload 2017 will bring together some of the biggest influencers from across the Globe. Guests include The Sidemen, ComedyShortsGamer, JMX, Burnt Chip, Callux, Calfreezy, Rebel FC, Joe Weller plus many more!

This years event is more than twice the size of 2016’s show, with 3 live stages, exhibition, retro zone, meet & greet area’s, tournaments, competitions and merchandise from your YouTubers.

This year will be as well at the Tobacco Dock, in Shadwell. Just three stops from Park Villa, stay with us! Who else is joining me on the 9th and 10th of September? I’m going straight to the retro zone! (Opening times / Sat 10:00 – 18:00 / Sun 10:00 – 18:00)

Summer In the City!

Have a look inside the YouTube community


London is hosting the UK’s largest YouTube and online video festival: Summer in the City

Learn from the experts, meet the stars, get the latest merchandise and have a blast with friends!

The event is 4th-6th August, at ExCel Centre, super-close to us at Park Villa! So why not stay with us at the award-winning Park Villa, save a bundle on hotel fees and take the short commute to ExCel when you are ready?