Stories from the docks
Art & Culture
New professional network for Royal Docks creatives – launching now
The Royal Docks Team is delighted to invite you to join a new professional network to meet other local practitioners, explore opportunities for exchange and collaboration.
Cafe Spice Namaste is here to serve us dinner – and teach us how to cook
We caught up with chef Cyrus Todiwala on his ambition to teach great Indian cooking in Royal Albert Wharf
From marriage proposals to Nightingale staff beds, the Sunborn is here for the Royal Docks
As the Sunborn Yacht Hotel has been crowned Europe’s leading boutique hotel, we take a tour of the vessel that’s become a Royal Docks landmark.
Dock in to a fabulous creative Christmas full of festive cheer
There’s plenty of events to celebrate the Christmas season in the Royal Docks. Here we’ve rounded up some of the highlights – happy holidays, everybody!
Art & Culture
It’s cold outside – let’s go swimming in the Royal Docks!
As the weather grows cold, many swimmers think this is actually the best season to go for a dip – because cold water is good for mind, body and soul.
Art & Culture
The Line commissioned by London City Airport to curate a new site-specific installation
For this commission, Destination London, Anne Hardy has explored often overlooked flora in proximity to the airport.
Royal Docks Originals: a festival of new cultural activities made in the Royal Docks - in photos
Royal Docks Originals was a triumphant celebration of creativity made in the Royal Docks. Bringing together residents, local artists and global performers.
Let’s make community the pride of the Royal Docks, says ‘Canning Town girl’ Delia Barker
Delia Barker grew up in Canning Town and now lives in Britannia Village. She gives us her candid views on what it’s been like to live in the Royal Docks, and her hopes for the future.
The Royal Docks cable car takes flight on TikTok
Suddenly, the Emirates Air Line is all over TikTok and Instagram. We spoke to social media creators, as well as Transport for London, about this new social media sensation.
Sunborn London wins Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel at World Travel Awards
Sunborn London, the UK’s only luxury super yacht hotel, moored in London’s Royal Victoria Docks, is delighted to announce they have won the prestigious title as ‘Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2021’ at this year's World Travel Awards.
Heritage and history
When Chaplin met Gandhi, creating Royal Docks history
When the Father of India met the Little Tramp in Canning Town, the meeting inspired them both. Today this unique heritage lives on in the Gandhi Chaplin Memorial Garden.