Stories from the docks
Wanted: volunteers to help fight food hunger in your community
Are you a driver, social media assistant or warehouse assistant keen to help vulnerable people in your community this winter? Read on for the full range of roles and to find out how you can make a difference.
Places to perch: five new benches for the Royal Docks
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.
Five feats of Royal Docks engineering
The Royal Docks themselves put London for their innovation. But the area's technological prowess did not end there.
Creative workspaces to transform Silvertown Flyover
A colonnade of empty space beneath the Silvertown Flyover is to become over 86,000 sq ft of workshops, café and exhibition space, and shared working areas.
London Festival of Architecture announces winning teams for Royal Docks bench competition
Five playful benches will be providing a seat — and bringing a smile — to the Royal Docks this month.
What does it mean to make space? Jessie Brennan on her art in the Royal Docks
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.
Something exciting is brewing at Husk
This Silvertown favourite has big plans, including burgers designed by the head chef at top-notch steak place, the Hawksmoor.
Art & Culture
Sequins and fundraising: how Brick Lane Music Hall is building community with pizzazz and a great night out
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.