Beat the winter blues at Custom House church tea party

PUBLISHED: 14:00 06 December 2018

Custom House Baptist Church. Picture: Google

Custom House Baptist Church. Picture: Google


Hot drinks and a warm reception for newcomers are on offer at a free tea party in Canning Town.

Custom House Baptist Church hosts the community event from 2pm Saturday at its main hall in Prince Regent Lane.

The afternoon will feature songs from the church’s youth choir and a teenage spoken word poet, according to organiser Bose Agbesanwa.

The 56-year-old said the show aimed to demonstrate there was always a community to support those who feeling left out of the festive spirit.

“We are doing it for the lonely, the vulnerable people in the community and the elderly,” she said.

“It is something that we are doing to give them the feeling of Christmas.”

Anyone’s welcome to turn up and enjoy activities including games and a quiz.

“We just want people to come together to have fun,” added Bose.

“It’s a memorable time for everyone to join.”

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