Open water calling
On show now at this interactive exhibition, the illustrations of Matt Ponting capture quintessential local landmarks in quirky lines and colours. Yet it’s not just his art that’s peculiar to the Royal Docks.
Five secrets from Royal Docks history
From Canning Town's answer to Coca-Cola to the music legend who busked in Woolwich foot tunnel.
Have you had your say about the Royal Docks’ future?
Here in the Royal Docks, we have a rare opportunity to shape the area. And to do this we need to hear from the people who live and work here.
Last chance: swim in the Royal Docks lido
One last hot and sunny Bank Holiday weekend of the summer is on the cards. It's the perfect time for a dip in the dock.
Art & Culture
Showcase: the timeless photography of Silverspace Studios
Considered, and constantly inspired by East London creativity, the work of this Silver Building-based studio is a delight.
We want to hear from you: be part of the Royal Docks conversation
All summer, we will be popping up at events and activities across the area to gather your feedback, opinions, and ideas. Here’s how to get involved.
Share your photos: places to watch the sunrise and sunset
When it comes to sunrise and sunset, the Royal Docks is special.
Can conferences change the world? ExCeL London's CEO Jeremy Rees thinks so
Of London’s international business travellers, an astonishing one in four attend an event at ExCeL London. CEO Jeremy Rees wants this to be the best exhibition centre bar none. But he’s far more ambitious than that.