Join the Docks

Join the Docks

Join the Docks is the Royal Docks’ summer festival. From July til September, everyone is invited to explore the area’s beautiful water, parks, outdoor spaces, and venues through three months of special events.

Highlights include:

Swimming, splashing and sand at Kids Summer Splash
Roller-blading dancers and world-famous musicians at the Certain Black Ensemble Festival
EFG London Jazz Festival's first-ever outdoor stage
Fireworks and floating swans at Wishful

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. Join the Docks this summer, and discover somewhere different.

Find a Join the Docks event near you

Join the Docks
Join the Docks

Time & date

July until September

Location

The Royal Docks

For your visit

New Arrival

Community

Royal Wharf Community Dock

From adult ballet classes to dance and drama classes for kids, this new centre in the heart of Royal Wharf has begun with a bang.

Silvertown
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Community

Henley Arms

A local fixture since 1901, this pub seems untouched since its post-war refurbishment. Step back in time and enjoy a pint over a game of darts.

North Woolwich
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Outdoors

Royal Wharf Gardens

In this garden in the centre of the Royal Wharf development, you'll find a memorial to the Silvertown Explosion.

Silvertown
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