Live Events in London’s Royal Docks

Millions of people travel every year to this historic part of London. They come to be a part of the numerous live events in London, taking place on the waterfront. From speedboat racing to free festivals and firework displays, as well as dozens of exhibitions and shows, there’s always something going on here.

MCM London Comic Con

26 – 28 May 2017

Calling all sci-fi fans, gamers, comic collectors, movie buffs and anime enthusiasts – this May MCM Comic Con come returns to London!

The ExCeL will transform into a huge celebration of modern pop culture where you can take part in eSports competitions, explore a Comic Village packed with artists and writers, enjoy colourful costumes in the Cosplay Masquerade and meet special guests from the worlds of TV and film. Don’t forget – KIDS GO FREE!

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Suunto Great London Swim

01 July 2017

Whether you’re dipping your toe into open water swimming for the first time, or you’re searching for the ultimate challenge, the Suunto Great London Swim offers you a selection of distances to suit your particular ability.

The event takes place on Saturday 1 July in the Royal Victoria Dock and with swim distances ranging from a half mile right up to the newly added 5k and 10k, there really is something for everyone!

We hope to see you at one of our open water swims in London this summer!

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AJ Bell London Triathlon

22 – 23 July 2017

The AJ Bell London Triathlon is the world’s largest triathlon and London’s only major triathlon in 2017.

Attracting over 13,000 participants and 30,000 spectators each year, this iconic event has become a must do event in the sporting calendar. With a variety of distances, routes and wave categories to choose from it doesn’t matter whether you’ve never done a triathlon before or are an Olympic champion.

Opening Times:

Saturday 22nd July – 08:30 – 18:00

Sunday 23rd July – 08:30 – 17:30 pm

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29 July 2017

With the start of the Open Water Swimming Season about to kick off, have you booked your place on Dock2Dock Event?
29th July 2017 – 5k or 10k options available

The race starts in Royal Victoria Dock and takes you through Royal Albert Dock and back into Royal Victoria Dock
To take part in this iconic swim race in the heart of London

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London Rat Race

12 August 2017

The London Rat Race is the Capital’s wettest 10k! Run, jump, splash and swim your way around a course set on and in the Royal Victoria Dock. Based at ExCeL Exhibition centre. Ideal for teams! All equipment provided. No previous skills necessary.