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.

For information on events taking place around the docks visit Royal Docks London


Join the Docks

July – September 2019

Join the Docks is the Royals Dock’s summer festival.

From July ’til September, everyone one is invited to explore the area’s beautiful water, parks, outdoor spaces and venues through three months of special events.

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 more information visit Join the Docks


Kids Summer Splash

27 July – 30 August 2019

Royal Victoria Dock will once again become a home for family fun this summer. Running over the school summer holidays, Kids Summer Splash will feature a paddling pool twice the size of last year!

The Royal Docks Team are also working in partnership with the National Open Water Coaching Association to provide a swimming area that will make the dock safe and accessible. It is free to enter, so whether it’s sandcastles or deck chairs, there’s something for all of the family.

Kids Summer Splash is part of Join The Docks summer festival visit Royal Docks Team