Choirs made up of leading Canary Wharf-based companies perform at the spectacular East Wintergarden, with hundreds of beautiful Christmas lights and handheld candles.

When:    Two separate services at 5.30pm and 7.30pm, Tuesday 14 December

Where: East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf E14

What: Choirs made up of leading Canary Wharf-based companies perform at the spectacular East Wintergarden, with hundreds of beautiful Christmas lights and handheld candles.

The event, in the heart of London’s famous business and shopping district, is organised by Revd. Dr. Fiona Stewart-Darling, the Bishop’s Chaplain in Docklands, with assistance from Canary Wharf Group’s Arts & Events team. Approximately 900 people will attend over the two services.

The event is free for the public to attend although registration is required. Seats are no longer available.

The event includes a charity collection for Mercy Ships and Neighbours in Poplar. Companies represented in the choirs include Financial Services Authority, Morgan Stanley, Rouse, HSBC, State Street and Barclays Capital.

To attend please contact:

Hamish McDougall
Communications Manager
Canary Wharf Group plc
Tel: +44 (0) 207 418 2326
Mobile: +44 (0) 7779 888 075
Email: hamish.mcdougall@canarywharf.com

About Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG)

CWG has achieved one of the greatest feats of civic transformation – an iconic urban regeneration, designing and constructing over 15 million square feet of office and retail space across its 97 acre East London Estate.

Canary Wharf Group plc has been named one of the Sunday Times 60 Best Green Companies in Britain for three years running.

There are more than 200 shops, bars and restaurants at Canary Wharf. Recent fashion openings include Levi Strauss and Charles Tyrwhitt. Seven new bars and restaurants have opened in the past 12 months to critical acclaim, creating over 400 jobs.

Canary Wharf’s world-class Arts & Events programme includes over 100 events each year and more than 60 art works by 45 artists and designers is found throughout the Estate. Temporary art exhibitions run throughout the year, with recent exhibitors including Peter Randall-Page, Phillip King and Phyllida Barlow.

20% of the Estate is landscaped parks, plazas and walkways with over 1,000 trees, 88 floral species and each year 70,000 seasonal plants are planted.

Canary Wharf also has one of Britain’s highest concentrations of ‘green’ roofs, reducing energy use and encouraging biodiversity.

Over 90,000 people work at Canary Wharf, with the population projected to double by 2025.

Canary Wharf Group plc is an integrated property development, investment and management group of companies.