Stories from the docks
Exploring the river’s industrial history: Architecture on the Thames East tour
This blustery boat tour by Open City reveals secrets of the city’s past in a way that only the water can.
What the river found: an interview with mudlark Nicola White
Objects washed up in the Thames hint at every layer of London’s two thousand years of history.
Widen your horizons at RAD’s UK Asia Tech Powerhouse Conference
How can British businesses unlock the huge potential of Asian markets? The conference at RAD provides practical insights, and a chance to pitch.
Newham Swords is training the next generation for fencing stardom — and heart
Teagan Williams-Stewart is the reigning British champion in women’s foil fencing. And she’s only 16 years old.
Meet the bees at Silvertown Quays
Since last autumn, these new residents have been filling the air with a gentle hum and ever so slowly turning urban flowers into honey.
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.
Art & Culture
Four walks to discover the Royal Docks
It's perfect weather for a walk. Here are four routes that take very different paths around, through, and along the Royal Docks.
Campaigning for empathy: meet RAW Labs' artist Enni-Kukka Tuomala
This project aims to make Newham more empathetic. We met at campaign HQ to find out how.