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Beyond the Olympic Park - the real Lea Valley from industry to art

A riverside stroll down the banks of the river Lea from Hackney Wick to the Thames at Leamouth, offering a chance to enjoy its unique character before the post-olympic regenerated world finally catches up with it, and explore some wide range of arts and creative locations and settlements that it increasingly supports. In the company of Ralph Ward, visiting professor at University of East London and Michael Owens, director of Bow Arts, joint founders of London Urban visits.

Meet: Sun 2pm outside Hackney Pearl, 11 Prince Edward Rd E9 5LX

Duration 4 miles/2.5 hours (several opportunities to exit en route for those with less time). Space is limited, please confirm booking on ralphward@blueyonder.co.uk. Map and full description can be found on www.londonurbanvisits.co.uk.


Hackney Wick, Stratford International


  • Partial disabled
  • Regularly open to the public at no charge