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.
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.
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.
The capital's must-see jazz bonanza is back, and this time they are taking over interesting spaces across the Royal Docks, creating a trail of free gigs.
“There was more than one lobster at the birth of Jesus?”