05 December, 2007

A Merry Different Christmas Indeed

Last week saw East London gripped by festive merriment as Old Spitalfields Market was filled to the rafters with helium choirs, kazoo orchestras, people dressed up as reindeer, presents and (naturally) fire places. They were there to see the launch of the market's Christmas season. People turned out in their droves to see the Python-esque scene unfold which included an appearance by Radio One's Rob Da Bank. The DJ came along to turn on our one super huge eco-friendly light bulb, which was seated atop our carrot-coloured wooden Christmas tree. Quite.
The mulled wine even rustled up some money for a deserving cause, namely the homeless charity Crisis (located just across from the market). We raised £616.53 altogether.Here are a few shots of the night's proceedings...