Royal Docks Spring Festival
This month-long series of events celebrates biodiversity across the Royal Docks, and gives green spaces a helping hand.
Sow, Grow & Create
Tues 9 April at St John's Community Garden
Gardening 11am-1pm, followed by a bring-your-own picnic on the green from 2-2:30pm.
Community Gardening and Easter Egg Hunt
Wed 17 April 11am-4pm at ASTA Community Hub
Earth Day & St George's Day Biodiversity Celebration
Tues 23 April 10.30am-3pm at RDLAC
Sat 4 May 1-5pm at Craftory
Community Garden Clear Up
Sat 4 May 11am-1pm at Britannia Village
Events are funded by a grant from London City Airport. For more information contact Beckton and Royal Docks Community Neighbourhood on 020 3373 0853 or contact RDLAC 020 74761666.
For your visit
Food & Drink
Just off the walkway linking Custom House DLR with the ExCeL, this branch is a favourite quiet spot for students.
Places To Stay
Hampton by Hilton
A reliable, upper mid-range option just east of Connaught Bridge.
Community basketball club for 8 to 18 year-olds from Newham, in partnership with UEL.
Fri 20 Sep – 6 Oct
Explore art and works in response to the transitory space that The Silver Building affords.
Join the Docks
London Open House: Millennium Mills
Sat 21 & Sun 22 Sep
Take a closer look around the iconic Millennium Mills building, part of the capital's greatest architectural showcase.