November 29, 2018

On the 21st of November, local residents attended the first planning session of the Open Community Mapping workshops set to take place in the new year. This was the first of two sessions to be held at the Britannia Village Hall in the Royal Docks over two weeks....

November 12, 2018

Come along for the first planning sessions of the Royal Docks Open Community Mapping Workshops and be part of the preparation for the wider public mapping workshops scheduled for January 2019. 

Two dates of Wednesday the 21st November and 5th December, 7....

August 22, 2018

This Saturday at Craftory Workshop

"Ahoy there treasure hunters! Prepare to be boarded on a voyage that'll guide ye through the history of the Royal Docks! A map be shared with the residents of ye olde villages of North Woolwich and Silvertown marking locations of the...

June 15, 2018

Tate Lives: Silvertown and North Woolwich, Past & Present
at the London Festival of Architecture

"Stories from the land, water and people"

Tate Lives 2 civic engagement will have an exhibition 12th to 16th June at the UEL Archives. In fact, the Royal Docks is one of f...

February 5, 2018

We have released the first Tate Lives project video entitled:

“Tate Lives Caravan Exhibition: North Woolwich and Silvertown, Royal Docks E16”.
Paul Dudman - Archivist UEL 

Watch the video on Youtube here

Further to this, on  behalf of the Archives at UEL, we are also very...

December 7, 2017

Join artist Sonia Boyce and PEACH on Saturday 16 December 3pm - 7pm, for a festive afternoon. The event is an opportunity to contribute to the Newham trackside wall artwork by sharing your experiences of Custom House, North Woolwich and Silvertown.

Local artist Sonia Bo...

October 22, 2017

Newham trackside wall commission 
Call for Ambassadors to work with artist Sonia Boyce

Sonia will be creating a mile-long artwork that will be installed on the Elizabeth line trackside wall throughout Newham, the artwork is one of the longest ever commissioned in the...

October 11, 2017

The Ferry Festival finally returned to the Royal Docks this September. It was well overdue as many came together to make it's return a big success. Tate Lives had a special exhibition on site, showcasing the history of Royal Docks, including photos from the history Fer...

August 20, 2017

 Incredible finds by Royal Docks Volunteers working hard to clean up the Thames waterside. See link:

August 6, 2017

Last June, at the Asta Community Hub, Architecture Sans Frontiéres-UK ( along with TELCO, Citizens UK( and RDCV ( hosted a community based design workshop. The event was a supported by the London Festival of Architectur...

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