Colin Grainger

Newham

The sweet smells and tastes of Newham’s Royal Docks community…

The Royal Docks area has a rich history in every sense – literally. We’ll often think back to the events of our manor and the sights we have seen. But the smells and tastes also […]

Mar, 01

Heritage Newham reveals a vision for the future

The Heritage Newham group launched over two years ago and has brought together many individuals and organisations who have a passion for history and heritage. There is a massive amount of goodwill in and around […]

Feb, 24

What a pen and ink! Smells that left rich memories in our brains

The Royal Docks area has a rich history in every sense – literally. We’ve often think back to the events of our manor and the sights we have seen. But the smells and tastes also […]

Feb, 03

Killed in the line of duty: Twenty years on – our debt to Pc Nina Mackay

It was – and still is – one of the most shocking crimes in the history of Newham. Policewoman Nina Mackay paid with her life as she tried to help colleagues. She was the first […]

Oct, 23

Celebrating Newham’s heritage and history 2017

We are delighted to reveal the events so far confirmed for this year’s celebration of Newham’s heritage. The Museum for Newham Group is working with Newham Council and with a number of local individuals, groups, […]

Sep, 26

Poignant anniversary of the shocking Silvertown Explosion – an ‘accident waiting to happen’

One hundred years ago saw an event in Silvertown’s history that many believed was “an accident waiting to happen”. In this special edition of londonsroyaldocks.com’s Forgotten Stories section we remember The Silvertown Explosion through the […]

Jan, 10

Keeping our rich tapestry of history alive – full details of Newham’s Heritage week

Full details of Newham’s Heritage week later this month are now revealed. The celebration of our history begins on from October 24. The week is being jointly staged by Newham Council and the Museum for […]

Oct, 10

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