Kingsland Locke | Exploring
Ever-evolving, vibrant and dynamic. Dalston is filled with life and colour. A place where your senses come alive.
DIVE INTO DALSTON. ONE OF THE CAPITAL'S MOST INTERESTING, TALKED-ABOUT AREAS.
WALK THE LENGTH OF KINGSLAND ROAD AND YOU’RE GUARANTEED TO STUMBLE ACROSS SOMETHING INTERESTING.
Open to everyone.
A hub of inclusivity. Celebrating diversity and creativity. Whoever you are or want to be, Dalston is ready to welcome you with open arms.
Parks and rec.
With Victoria Park to the east, London Fields to the south, and Hackney Downs only a short walk away, there's no lack of green spaces. Perfect for clearing the mind, meeting friends or just watching the world go by.
A glorious multicultural mishmash stretching to all corners of the globe. This international community makes Dalston what it is, a place for everyone with a strong sense of culture and community.
"Dalston is at the heart of everything creative with a really strong community of artists creating and thriving here. It never ceases to inspire."
Dine in Dalston.
You almost don’t need recommendations to eat and drink well in and around Dalston. But to help you find the absolute best spots (and because new pop-ups keep popping up) here's our top five. Expect Turkish mezze, loaded sandwiches and Psychedelic burrata with cedrat lemon.
Urban farms to fresh focaccia.
SOUNDS OF E18.
ABSOLUTE. X Kingsland Locke.
Get grooving and moving with ABSOLUTE. Explore the official soundscape of Kingsland Locke. Expect a brazen blend of genres captivating and celebrating the club and queer venue circuit of alternative East London.
Euphoric beats, disco and Afro-house. Something for everyone.
ALL THE FEELS.
Local institutions guaranteed to get your toes tapping and the drinks flowing.
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE.
Walk this way.
With stellar views, green spaces galore and markets for everything, it's hard to know where to go. We’ll show you the best spots to head for.
Local life at Kingsland Locke.
Find out what's on at Kingsland Locke - there's something for everyone.
Thursdays and Sundays
KRAFT Dalston, Kingsland Locke
KRAFT Dalston Brewery Tour & Tasting
Get immersed behind the scenes of KRAFT Dalston's unique set up at Kingsland Locke, in these weekly brewery tours.
Hacknakey - Life Drawing with Naked Live Music
A unique evening of life drawing with live music performed by guest musicians local to East London.
Once a Month
Habit Hause Candle Making Workshop
Come along and get bendy! Learn the tips and tricks to perfecting this not-as-easy-as-it-looks craft with Hari from Habit Haus.
Every other Tuesday
Join us for morning meditation in the hidden underground restaurant at Kingsland Locke.
Celebrating Locke's artistic community.
2023 celebrates the 20th anniversary of Frieze London with a focus on highlighting up-and-coming artists and more recent galleries. We delve into art near our London Lockes and how we support artists.
London Design Festival: Delving into the design of our London properties.
We’ve officially partnered with London Design Festival to celebrate our home city as a world-leader in art and design. Delving into our own unique Locke designs and breaking down their themes.
My Dalston: exploring East London with the locals.
We're celebrating all things London this summer, rediscovering the local areas and communities of our six London Lockes. We'll start with Dalston, home to Kingsland Locke.