Get festive with free Christmas entertainment in Dalston
By poppy_smith | Thursday, December 06, 2012, 18:20
Check out the free seasonal entertainment, brought to you by EE, the new digital network.
Digital advent calendar from ustwo, POKE and Epson
1 - 24 December
Hackney buildings will be lit up by a digital advent calendar in the countdown to Christmas. EE, the UK's first 4G mobile network, has used the latest projection technology provided by Epson as well as geo-caching technology to help passers-by win a 'Golden Gift' plus more prizes each day. Download the Repudo app to play. If you don't have a smartphone, redeem prizes by visiting: www.destinationhackney.co.uk where locations of the projections will be revealed.
Snow from Poke and EE
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Thanks to EE and POKE you can be sure of it. Simply call these local rate numbers along Rivington Street: 020 3322 4824; and Hoxton Square: 020 3322 2376, or check-in on the FourSquare App to create your very own blizzard - with a little help from snow cannons, set high up on the rooftops.
Ice skating and light display from Poke and EE
15-22 December, 12noon-8pm
Free ice skating plus a magical light display with a twist by Poke and EE. Hoxton Square, N1 6NU; and St John-at- Hackney, Lower Clapton Rd, E5 0PD.
Jamie Oliver food market
Fifteen, Jamie Oliver's renowned Shoreditch restaurant, will be holding a street market selling seasonal food. Westland Place, N1 7LP.
The Muppets Christmas Carol (U): free screening by Elevenfiftyfive and Hackney Picturehouse
20 December, 4pm
See this classic family movie at St John-at- Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Rd, E5 0PD. Tickets are available from Hackney Picturehouse from 10 December.
Elf (PG): free screening by Elevenfiftyfive and Hackney Picturehouse
20 December, 7.30pm
Catch this hilarious Christmas comedy at St John-at-Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Rd, E5 0PD. Tickets are available from Hackney Picturehouse from 10 December.