Tree-planting charity to host Christmas banquet in Bethnal Green

The banquet will raise money for Trees for Cities

The banquet will raise money for Trees for Cities - Credit: Archant

A global tree-planting charity responsible for some of Tower Hamlets finest greenery is to host a Christmas fundraising banquet in Bethnal Green.

Trees for Cities were involved in Glamis estate, Shadwell earlier this year

Trees for Cities were involved in Glamis estate, Shadwell earlier this year - Credit: Archant

Trees for Cities will host ‘Feastenders’ at the Arch Gallery, Cambridge Heath Road, on Saturday, December 14, in celebration of its 20th birthday.

Running from 6pm til midnight – dinner served at 7.30pm – the night will feature an East End-influenced three-course meal, with all ingredients sourced from within 10 miles of Bethnal Green.

Jimmy K-Tel, from London’s legendary Sancho Panza sound system, will provide the night’s music while lyricst Pete Hancock will showcase his own poetry and beats.

Managing projects across the UK and further afield, Trees for Cities aim to create more community spirit in cities through tree planting, community-led design and training initiatives in urban areas that need it most.


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Tickets for the exclusive gala night cost £50 with all proceeds going to Trees for Cities and everyone who dines will have their own tree planted.

To book a place or for more information visit www.treesforcities.org/what-you-can-do/fundraising/parties-and-festivals/ or call 020 7820 4413.

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