IMAGINATION - Discover the Danish spirit

27 July – 12 August 2012, St Katharine Docks, London

Free your imagination in a Danish universe of food, design, Viking history and entertainment at St Katharine Docks in London. The best of Denmark will be showcased here this summer and we invite you to play, test your creativity, tickle your taste buds and Discover the Danish Spirit.

Discover the Danish spirit in a three-week festival full of interactive events and entertainment. As London transforms into a sports hub, come and take part in free Nordic fun and games and watch music and Danish sports stars live on our big screen.

Spotlight days

For 3 weeks, IMAGINATION comes alive in London! Every day you can experience the great atmosphere at the Docks, with amazing events and competitions, watching sports on the big screen, having a free hotdog or a cold beer at the Danish pavilion.

27 July: Opening Ceremony

27 – 29 July: Imagine a world of food

30 July - 3 August: Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale world

4 - 5 August: LEGO® activities, the world's favourite toy!

6 – 8 August: The Vikings are coming!

9 - 12 August: Performing Arts: Showdance, Hip Hop and Rock ’n’ Roll

Discover the Danish spirit

Let your imagination take over and your holiday dreams run free! 

Danish design is unique, simplistic and functional

Danish design

Give your eyes a treat with our focus on Danish fashion and design at St Katharine Docks!

St Katharine Docks, London


Come feel the fun and exciting atmosphere at IMAGINATION with lots of competitions

How to get there

It's easy to get to St Katharine Docks by either boat, tube, bus, train or car:


1 minute walk from St Katharine's Pier with Riverbus services every 15 minutes


5 minute walk from Tower Pier with Riverbus services every 10 minutes


6 minute walk from Tower Gateway DLR


8 minute walk from Tower Hill tube station on the Circle and District Lines


13 minute walk from Aldgate tube station on the Circle and Metropolitan Lines

Plan your journey

Taste of Denmark

Taste of Denmark

Come and get a taste of Denmark! If you like food, you’ll love Denmark. It's Scandinavia's gourmet capital, with twelve Michelin-starred restaurants, and home to the world's best restaurant.

Opening hours


27 July - 12 August 2012

Every day from 11.00 am - 10.00 pm

Special opening hours:

27 July: Open to midnight
28 July: Open until 11 pm
12 August: Open until 11.30 pm


Free admission!

St Katharine Docks


Boasting a tranquil setting with amazing views of Tower Bridge, Butlers Wharf, City Hall and The Tower of London, St Katharine Docks is a stunning waterside location.


Come to IMAGINATION and St Katharine Docks - and discover the Danish spirit!

Other visitor attractions

Tower Of London
2 minutes walk from St Katharine Docks

Tower Bridge
3 minutes walk from St Katharine Docks

Design Museum
6 minutes walk from St Katharine Docks

City Hall
6 minutes walk from St Katharine Docks

HMS Belfast
8 minutes walk from St Katharine Docks

The Shard
10 minutes walk from St Katharine Docks