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.
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.
For your visit
Royal Victoria Gardens
These 19th-century pleasure gardens are still a delightful place to watch the river go by.
Food & Drink
There's a new brewer in town, right where the first IPAs were once shipped from. Watch out for live music nights in the bar.
Places To Stay
Connaught House Hotel
This Grade II-listed building provides comfortable rooms and classic pub dining.
Innovation in the Royal Docks
Thur 21 November
New London Architecture presents an evening showcase of innovation and development in the Royal Docks.
Art & Culture
EFG London Jazz Festival presents Royal Docks Weekender
Sat 23-Sun 24 November
The capital's must-see jazz bonanza is back, and this time they are taking over interesting spaces across the Royal Docks, creating a trail of free gigs.