CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT
RIGHT ON YOUR DOORSTEP
Whether it’s the Olympic-level sporting facilities, concerts and summer festivals in the park or Hackney Wick’s independent galleries, bars and artist studios, our east London neighbourhood caters to a feast of different tastes.
Designed by Anish Kapoor for the 2012 London Olympic Games, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is the UK’s tallest sculpture and world’s longest tunnel slide. Nestled between the Aquatics Centre and London Stadium, the striking structure contains enough steel to make 265 London buses.
Chisenhale Art Gallery
A hidden gem in the heart of the East End, Chisenhale Art Space is one of London’s most innovative forums for contemporary art and performance. Founded by an art collective in the early 80s, the former factory has a rich heritage of unearthing new talent and is home to a gallery, production agency, research centre and 40 artist studios.
The London Stadium
Surround by Stratford’s canals, The London Stadium is a marvel of modern venue design. The former home of the London Olympics now plays host to everything from Premiership football and the Rugby World Cup to The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé and even the UK’s largest urban beach.