From exhibitions in The Silver Building to shows at Brick Lane Music Hall, the arts are thriving here in iconic converted spaces, purpose-built studios, and historic venues alike.
Sample an impressive range of art events and workshops, or just the great coffee, at this Bow Arts caff.
Music hall is a dying Victorian tradition, and this is historic hall is the only permanent venue for it that remains.
Once the offices of Carlsberg-Tetley, this concrete block now offers workspaces to dozens of creative businesses. Look out for their regular events and exhibitions.
Sculpture trail leading from the O2 to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park via Royal Victoria Dock.
Derelict early 20th century flour mill turned screen icon; this Royal Docks landmark is due to be redeveloped.
A photo shoot location like no other: a meticulously-preserved lighthouse vessel.