Royal Docks Originals
Royal Docks Rainbows
Get ready for a fun, flavourful revelation as international multi-sensory experience designers Bompas & Parr come to the Royal Docks to create the world’s first rainbow you can actually interact with. Head below Silvertown Way, Britain’s first flyover, and you’ll find the Royal Docks Flavour Rainbow - an incredible sensory experience that immerses you in the history of the Royal Docks and Newham.
Working with local schools, Bompas & Parr have conjured up evocative essences synonymous with the docks as imaged by children, in a celebration of the rich heritage of this vibrant part of east London. And if that wasn’t joyous enough for you, twice a day the docks will be illuminated with the sight of a rainbow (sunlight permitting). Arcs of fine spray will span each side of the Royal Victoria Dock during the displays, which you’ll be able to look through and see the light transformed into the symbols of hope and renewal.
Closed on Mon and Tues
Open Weds, Thurs and Sun 10am-6pm; Fri and Sat 11am-9pm
Royal Victoria Dock Rainbow
Any day the sun is shining at 10am and 4pm the rainbow will appear over the Royal Docks. Announcements will be made on social media.
See @YourRoyalDocks on social media for the latest info.
How to find the Rainbow:
Royal Docks Flavour Rainbow is located under Silvertown Flyover, opposite Perky Blenders (by Expressway Building)
1 Dock Road
Follow the floor stickers if you are coming from Royal Victoria Dock DLR. If you are using Google Map, please type in Perky Blenders X Good Vibes (E16) and it will take you to the café, and you will see the rainbow entrance from there – it’s under the underpass.
More info can be found at: https://www.royaldocksrainbows.com/faq
For your visit
Royal Docks Adventure
Power boats, rowing boats, dragon boats, canoes – everything you need for an afternoon on the water.
Places To Stay
Holiday Inn Express
There's unlimited breakfast at this three-star hotel right next to Royal Albert DLR.
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.