Apply for funding now: ‘Join the Docks’ summer festival
Join the Docks this summer, and discover somewhere different! From July until September, everyone is invited to explore the area’s beautiful water, parks, venues, and outside spaces through three months of special events.
Spanning 4km of London’s historic docklands, this curated cultural programme will nurture connections between neighbours, Londoners, and the communities that make up this part of Newham, East London.
Want to get involved? If you're an individual, community group or arts organisation, apply now for a small grant of up to £5,000 or flagship event funding of up to £50,000. Existing events and new activities are both eligible.
Apply now for small grant funding of up to £5,000 or flagship event funding of up to £50,000.
From dance performances and poetry readings to film screenings and beatboxing classes, we are interested in receiving applications from the widest range of organisations. Large or small, if you can help to bring new life to the Royal Docks, we’d love to hear your ideas! Attend one of our partner briefings or drop the festival team a line on email@example.com and we'll help answer any questions.
For more information and to apply for funding, download the documents below. To apply, please submit Appendices B and C to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 24 May.
Stories from around the docks
The start of something special: roving lunch meet-ups connect neighbours
Four ‘Big Lunch’ drop-ins have been nurturing community spirit across the Royal Docks.
Newham Word Festival: live drawing and zombie jokes with Julian Clary
Primary school groups from across Newham spent an afternoon watching live drawing, readings and sing-a-longs.