Join the Docks festival: what’s on for children
Freezers are filling with pop ices and paddling pools being pumped up in back gardens; that’s right, the long school holidays are almost here — just as well there’s something fun to do around every corner this summer.
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.
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.
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.
‘Lifeboat in a Box’ training centre coming to Royal Albert Dock
Atlantic Pacific are a small charity with a simple and impossibly demanding dream: a world in which no one drowns.
Creativity means diversity: UEL host talent hackathon with Microsoft
What will going to work look like in 50 years’ time? The University of East London is determined to prepare its students for this unpredictable new world.