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North woolwich library entrance with a sign advertising film nights

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North Woolwich Library

This is more than a library; here you'll find a homework club, model railway society, and more.

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Children outside waving a colourful banner

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Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre

RDLAC has spent 50 years serving the North Woolwich community, from after-school clubs to conservation projects.

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A woman serving herself from a table full of food

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Asta Community Hub

Asta takes a holistic approach, supporting the North Woolwich and Silvertown community from birth to old age.

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Children on an outdoor grass track

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Britannia Village Hall

A hall-for-hire that holds 200; home to multi-faith activities, exercise classes, English lessons, and more.

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Children working at computers

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Shipman Youth Zone

Drop-in youth centre for 11-19 year-olds with snooker, table tennis, and computer facilities on offer.

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Go the distance artwork by Jessie Brennan

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Art & Culture

Making Space: Go the Distance

Installation artwork by Jessie Brennan, created with Peacock Gym by collecting images from the archive of this renowned community boxing hub. Part 1 of 4.

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The People's Plan by Jessie Brennan

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Art & Culture

Making Space: The People’s Plan

Large-scale artwork reproducing ‘The People’s Plan for the Royal Docks,’ a 1980s community-led project to oppose the airport. Part 2 of artist Jessie Brennan’s 4-part work.

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Custom House

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Art & Culture

Making Space: Custom House Is Our House

Installation art comprising a life-sized group portrait of individuals who live and work on Freemasons Road. Part 3 of the Making Space series by Jessie Brennan.

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Take Your Place art on a building

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Art & Culture

Making Space: Take Your Place

This final part of Jessie Brennan’s public art series was created in collaboration with the sports communities at Royal Docks Adventure.

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Chairs and tables inside the Royal Whard Community Dock

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Royal Wharf Community Dock

From adult ballet classes to dance and drama classes for kids, this new centre in the heart of Royal Wharf has begun with a bang.

Silvertown
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Activities

NASSA Sport

Community basketball club for 8 to 18 year-olds from Newham, in partnership with UEL.

Activities

Fight For Peace

Boxing and martial arts club helping young people affected by crime and violence achieve their potential.

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University of East London

UEL's docklands campus is known for its state-of-the-art sports facilities and formiddable reputation.

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London Borough of Newham

The dockside HQ of Newham Council.

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Henley Arms

A local fixture since 1901, this pub seems untouched since its post-war refurbishment. Step back in time and enjoy a pint over a game of darts.

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Food & Drink

The Royal Standard

The Royal Standard has re-opened under new management as a family-run pub that welcomes everybody, including children until 6pm.

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Food & Drink

The Snack Shack

Homemade cakes and hot food are on offer at this friendly and laid-back spot on St. John’s Green.

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