Royal | Docks | Works – SURFACE + PROPERTY

Royal | Docks | Works – SURFACE + PROPERTY

What does it mean to ‘make’ the Royal Docks and who benefits?

Royal | Docks | Works are two Saturday events celebrating and exploring current and future life in the ‘Royals’ through drop-in days that include talks by artists, activists and urban thinkers, dialogue sessions, exhibitions, local walks and free food.

These events are open to all: designed to be a mashup of ideas from different perspectives, appealing to all the senses with a little something for everyone.

PROGRAMME for Saturday 22 June 2019

10.00 | Arrival & introduction

10.30 - 11.15 | Panel Part 1: Making the Docks Together

Lorraine Leeson, cSPACE - Art as a Tool for Social Change: the Docklands Community Poster Project and its legacy

Phil Cohen, Citizen’s Atlas - Citizen asset mapping

Graeme Sutherland, Peckham Coal Line - Community use of space

11.15 - 11.30 | Tea Break

11.30 - 12.15 | Panel Part 2: In dialogue

12.15 - 14.30 | Community Big Lunch - all welcome to help chop and chat and of course, eat! AND during lunch, check out a student exhibition presented by Giorgio Talocci and Karen Waneska, Development Planning Unit, UCL

14.30 - 15.30 | Activate the Park: Community workshop with Kiran Chahal

16.30 | Reflections and drinks in the Park

The Royal | Docks | Works programme for the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) 2019 examines the progressive urban process that has made and is still remaking this city edgeland, uncovering the active and hidden landscape via participatory and co creative acts of exploration, proposition and reflection. The work will look specifically at the practice of planning and design in shaping the ‘island in the east’ as a marketable asset, a city resource and shared place for fostering local economies, communities and cultures.

Photo: Tian Khee Siong.

Time & date

Sat 22 June
10am-4:30pm

Location

Good Hotel

Tickets

Free, registration required
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For your visit

Food & Drink

The Living Room

The Good Hotel's floating restaurant dishes up locally-sourced comfort food with a Spanish twist.

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Food & Drink

Fox@ExCeL

Relaxed pub sprawling across different rooms of an old tobacco warehouse.

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Food & Drink

Airline Cafe

No one complains about all-day breakfast for under a fiver. Right next to the ExCeL, this cafe-diner opens early to late.

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