Columbia Road Christmas Shopping Wednesdays

Yes they're back ! We are delighted to announce that the Christmas Wednesdays will be back this year. The shops on Columbia Road will be open from 5 - 9 pm on the four Wednesdays in December 2021, along with carols from St Peters Church Bethnal Green.

This is the chance to enjoy the wealth of creative and lovely gift ideas stocked by over 50 independent retailers on Columbia Road without the Sunday crowds or having to queue.

Longer opening hours at Precious on Wednesdays this year will ensure that you can shop and browse in comfort and at your leisure at a time of day to suit you as we will be open from 2pm on Wednesdays in December.

Here is a list of some of our favourites shops along the street:


Bob & Blossom

Homewear & Gifts

J.H. Lee - Decorations & Interior Accessories

HM Jones - Antiques & Collectables

InHabit - Stationary, Planters and Homewares

Nom Living - Asian Laquer & Ceramics

Straw London - Contemporary & Vintage Basketry 

Vintage Heaven - Vintage China & Glassware

World of Echo - Vintage Records

Garden & Plants

Underleaf - Plants

InBloom - Planters and Accessories

Organics & The Garden Shop - Accessories and Decorations


Hackney Essentials - Delicatessen & Organic Grocery

Funk - British Cheeses

Lilli Vanilli - Cakes & Pastries

Fashion & Beauty

Angela Flanders - Perfume & Home Fragrance

Precious - Fashion & Accessories

Vout - Vintage Fashion

Eating & Drinking

Brawn - Modern British

Campania - Rustic Italian

Cakehole at Vintage Heaven - Delicious Cakes

Laxiero - Tapas Restaurant

Stringray Globe - Pizza & Pasta

Columbia Road Christmas Wednesdays 2021


All shops open from 5 to 9pm on Wednesday 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December. 

Precious will be open from 2pm on all Wednesdays in December.

for more information on opening hours, transport links and location click here

originally published 27/11/20