Join the Docks

Join the Docks

Join the Docks is the Royal Docks’ summer festival. From July til September, everyone is invited to explore the area’s beautiful water, parks, outdoor spaces, and venues through three months of special events.

Highlights include:

Swimming, splashing and sand at Kids Summer Splash
Roller-blading dancers and world-famous musicians at the Certain Black Ensemble Festival
EFG London Jazz Festival's first-ever outdoor stage
Fireworks and floating swans at Wishful

Spanning 4km of London’s historic docklands, this curated cultural programme will nurture connections between neighbours, Londoners, and the communities that make up this part of Newham, East London. Join the Docks this summer, and discover somewhere different.

Join the Docks
Join the Docks

Time & date

July until September

Location

The Royal Docks

For your visit

Community

Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre

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

North Woolwich
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Food & Drink

Airline Cafe

No one complains about all-day breakfast for under a fiver. Right next to the ExCeL, this cafe-diner opens early to late.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Food & Drink

Nakhon Thai

Thai restaurant overlooking the docks, with a Polynesian-style cocktail bar.

Royal Victoria Dock
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