Stories from the docks
Royal Albert Dock confirmed as final destination for global Clipper Yacht Race
The famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has announced that Royal Albert Dock will be the finishing point for the final leg of the global race.
Join us at Dock the Halls, a free festival of film, music, and creative workshops
Book now for free live music, festive films, and creative craft workshops for all the family.
The Royal Docks ‘highly commended’ in City Nation Place Awards
The Royal Docks team was delighted to be highly commended in the City Nation Place awards, here's more about how we're building global connections.
Wanted: volunteers to help fight food hunger in your community
Are you a driver, social media assistant or warehouse assistant keen to help vulnerable people in your community this winter? Read on for the full range of roles and to find out how you can make a difference.
Places to perch: five new benches for the Royal Docks
A place to rest, somewhere to stop for a chat, a spot to admire the view — even the most ordinary of benches can turn a stretch of street into a welcoming space.
Seven local wildlife wonders to look out for
From seals to seahorses, falcons to cormorants, look closely and you’ll find wildlife in the Royal Docks in abundance.
Good work: meet Sophie from Lockside Kitchen
To kick off our ethical business series, we had a chat with Sophie Taylor from Lockside Kitchen.
Creative workspaces to transform Silvertown Flyover
A colonnade of empty space beneath the Silvertown Flyover is to become over 86,000 sq ft of workshops, café and exhibition space, and shared working areas.
London Festival of Architecture announces winning teams for Royal Docks bench competition
Five playful benches will be providing a seat — and bringing a smile — to the Royal Docks this month.
What does it mean to make space? Jessie Brennan on her art in the Royal Docks
You may have spotted the bold, text-based artworks that have appeared recently around the Royal Docks. These are the Making Space series, the work of artist Jessie Brennan.
Something exciting is brewing at Husk
This Silvertown favourite has big plans, including burgers designed by the head chef at top-notch steak place, the Hawksmoor.
Art & Culture
Sequins and fundraising: how Brick Lane Music Hall is building community with pizzazz and a great night out
One puts on exuberant traditional theatre, the other levels the playing field for disadvantaged children. Yet more connects Brick Lane Music Hall and Ambition Aspire Achieve than meets the eye.