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.

London UCAS Higher Education Exhibition

27 – 28 March 2017

Every year, over a quarter of a million students, parents, guardians, and advisers visit UCAS exhibitions across the country.

Why? They’re a great insight into life after school or college, and one of the only chances students will get to explore and gather information on the wide range of post-18 opportunities available – all in one setting.

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in-cosmetics Global 2017

4 – 6 April 2017

in-cosmetics Global brings together 700+ exhibitors of ingredients, fragrances, lab equipment, testing and regulatory solutions with over 9,000 cosmetic manufacturers worldwide. The leading exhibition in personal care formulation, in-cosmetics shapes future global industry trends and offers the most cost-effective business and networking opportunities for the personal care ingredient community.

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The Golf Show by American Golf, European Tour and Sky

7 – 9 April 2017

The FREE Golf Show is brought to you by American Golf, European Tour and Sky – hosted by Denise Van Outen – and has something for everyone, from existing golfers to newcomers to the game, whatever the age.

The shows is at ExCeL London and is completely free for everyone.

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The Wedding Fair – Spring

8 – 9 April 2017

London’s ultimate day out for Wedspiration returns this April; a great day out for the whole bridal party, with all the creative flair and excitement you need to make your dream wedding a reality.

The show brings you the finest collection of over 150 hand-picked wedding specialists from the South East, so you can try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your perfect day.

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The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show

20 – 22 April 2017

Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts is back this spring and is set to be a creative haven for all you stitchers, sewers and hobbycrafters! The award-winning creative craft show has got enough on offer over the weekend to keep you enjoyably busy – with this year full of inspiring features, an extensive programme of FREE workshops, demonstrations and talks for you to take part in and improve your skills, you won’t know where to start.

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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.