London Festival of Architecture: what to see in the Royal Docks
The biggest annual architecture festival opens this Saturday, and the Royal Docks is one of its four hubs. Feeling spoilt for choice? Here are some places to begin.
Trader opportunity: be the Snack Shack at this year’s urban seaside
If your ice cream is the creamiest and you’d like the chance to sell it to over 50,000 people at Kids Summer Splash this summer, read on.
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.
Apply for funding now: ‘Join the Docks’ summer festival
From July until September, we're hosting the Royal Docks summer festival and everyone is invited.
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.
Newham Word Festival: #BecauseWe’veRead book club provokes change and conversation
By turns enlightening, funny, and thought-provoking, this evening of conversation exemplified the unique strengths of the borough’s literary fortnight.
Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz opens Newham Word Festival
Newham is no ordinary London borough. So any literary festival run in the area should have a few surprises up its sleeve too.
Art & Culture
Light installation plays poems by Canning Town children
Walking past the Crystal Building over the last fortnight, you might have spotted these LED haikus.