Join the Docks 2019
UPDATE 05/10/20: We're very happy to announce that the Join the Docks 2020 programme is now available. Take a look at the full programme now!
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
Food & Drink
Down-to-earth cafe serving fried breakfasts and hearty lunches on the dockside.
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.
University of East London
UEL's docklands campus is known for its state-of-the-art sports facilities and formiddable reputation.