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?

WIRED Live and Next Generation 2017

Bringing the WIRED world to life


Back for a seventh time, WIRED’s annual festival at the Tobacco Dock on Shadwell on the 2nd and 3rd of November, three stops from Park Villa in Mile End, is on a mission to celebrate of world-changing ideas, new technology, future-thinking design and growing business trends.

Since our two-day flagship event launched in 2011, thousands of delegates have travelled from around the world to hear more than 300 influencers, activists, designers, business leaders and scientists share their compelling stories and ideas. Hundreds of exhibitors have engaged attendees with their fascinating, interactive technology in the Test Lab. And most importantly, you have the opportunity to network with an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs, senior-level executives, artists, musicians and technologists.

In the past, they have welcomed speakers including musician, recording artist Bjork, adventurer Bertrand Piccard, chef Heston Blumenthal, former President Obama’s CTO Megan Smith and many more.

Check out more details on and save 25% off when you book with Tobacco Dock’s code TD25 online at

Inspire the next generation


Perfect for school groups, parents and children, and associations looking for a field day for their teenagers, this event focuses on science, technology and more.

Now in its fifth year, the event return to London’s Tobacco Dock on the 4th of November with an incredible range of speakers – from artists and musicians merging creativity and technology, to coders and designers exploring new territory.

To complement the main speakers, there will also be more than a dozen hands-on workshops and a full day of interactivity in the WIRED Next Generation Test Lab, featuring the latest innovative exhibitions.

Spend the day with your family or school group, celebrating innovation and inspiring your kids to see their future in a different way.

Stay with us at Park Villa and enjoy this couple of great events!

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!


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?

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.

Hyper Japan



On the weekend of the 14-16 July 2017 HYPER JAPAN Festival will be your first one-stop experience for all Japanese’s things this summer.

Take in the festival atmosphere with family and friends at the Tobacco Dock, and share your passion for whichever is your favourite facet of J-culture! Enjoy the latest videogames, anime or manga, the best of everything kawaii as well as entertainment like live stage performances of the hottest J-Pop music and more.

Savour food and drink from sushi and sake to snacks and sweets, before soaking up some traditional Japanese culture such as hand-crafts and martial arts, even learning some Japanese language, or even getting travel advice about a trip to Japan of your very own!

At Park Villa we have a wall of fame with photos of our guests in their best costume ! What are you gonna wear that year, do you need advices? Just pop in by Park Villa (few stops away from The Tobacco Dock) to get ready for a crazy two days in a Japanese world!

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)

The Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2017


Did You Get Your Invit’ For The Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2017?

Three day invitation-only Bootcamp for aspiring Entrepreneurs and home-based business owners. Featuring award-winning entrepreneur Andrew Reynolds and guest speakers and coaches from around the world.

The ExCel Centre will welcome The Entrepreneurs Bootcamp on the 7–9 July 2017.

All ticket proceeds go to Children With Cancer UK.

At Park Villa, we love stories of start up!