Stratford has a thriving cultural quarter with established venues and temporary events enlivening the local area.
The Theatre Royal – this award-winning arts venue showcases exciting theatre, comedy and music shows. This historic Grade-II listed, 460-seat venue has been entertaining London since 1884.
The Picture House Cinema – housed in a landmark building, this cinema has four screens and shows the latest blockbusters to arthouse films, with a cafe-bar.
Stratford Circus – this contemporary performing arts venue hosts a broad programme of performances and events. Stratford Circus has conference and meeting facilities, including six flexible spaces, three of which are designed for theatre.
Bow Arts – supporting community renewal across London by delivering arts and creative services, Bow Arts created The Nunnery Gallery to show contemporary art in the heart of Bow.
ArcelorMittal Orbit – this spiral sculpture in the Olympic Park offers extraordinary 20-mile views across the London skyline with a slide down its steel frame designed by sculptor Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond.