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Fun things to do in Barking, East London this June

things to do in Barking, East London

Barking is known for its movers, shakers, doers and creators. Whilst the world has been a little quiet over the last year, there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. Planning, thinking, making - waiting for the right moment to move. As things start to open up again, we begin to see Barking at its very best. There are a lot of fun things to do in East London’s Barking all summer long. 


Let’s take a look at some of the best things to do in Barking this June.

things to do in Barking East London June 2021 sound bath

Relax at Apo with a healing Sound Bath or two

Apo friends Jaha and Mayra have put together a sound healing series that will take place in the beautifully furnished Apo Barking showrooms. With gong baths and alchemy bowls, local healers will take you into the ultimate state of relaxation. This will be the yin to your yang as you start to celebrate life opening up again. 

  • 1st June 2021, 18.30-.19.45: Alchemy Bowls & Gong Bath
  • 15th June 2021, 18.30-.19.45: Gong Bath
  • 29th June 2021, 18.30-.19.45: Alchemy Bowls & Gong Bath

Apo Barking, 1 Barking Wharf Square, London IG11 7ZQ

Tickets: £15

Click here to book.

things to do barking east london june 2021 6 week vinyassa for beginners

Vinyasa flow for beginners at The Boathouse Creative Studios

Looking for calm things to do in East London? Namaste in Barking.

Boathouse Creative Studios is running a 6 week foundational course in yoga. Whether you are brand new to yoga, or if you are looking to perfect each post you are bound to complete the next 6 weeks feeling more bendy than before. 

Mon 7th June 2021, 21.15-22.15, weekly

Boathouse Creative Studios, The Granary, 80 Abbey Road, Barking IG11 7FT

The Crep Project exhibition 

Community projects? Yes please.

Young people get creative turning trainers in to art with Crep Project. Joining forces with poets, a visual artist and beatboxer/sound artist, Big Deal will curate a showcase launch of their shop window exhibition. Crep Project x Big Deal will unbox the everyday what connects us to brands, collections and trainers through art and words. 

The Crep Project is exhibiting at Apo for 2 days this June alongside Re:Sole who will be running a shoe drive. Bring your old sneaks and see them end up as art.

17th-18th June, TIMES

Apo Barking, 1 Barking Wharf Square, London IG11 7ZQ

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Barking Park pedal hire east london

Boating in Barking Park

The Boathouse in Barking Park is back! Pedal or row, morning or afternoon. A romantic day a deux or a group of up to 5. Boating in Barking Park will make you feel like you’re on holiday time, any time. 

Every day, 10.00-18.00

The Boathouse, Barking Park, Longbridge Road, Barking IG11 8UD


It’s looking to be a pretty great summer in Barking. Don’t you think? And that is just the start of it. Barking's ‘Summer of Festivals’ will host over 10 free music events throughout August. Watch this space for more dates to be announced… 

Fancy a look around Apo? Book in for your tour today.



Hello - Thank you so much for your continued support in these challenging times. We’re endeavouring to maintain as much 'normality' as we possibly can, and we’d love to welcome you to our new building in Barking.

To keep everyone safe though, we are only doing this by advance appointment on Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Virtual viewings are also available and should you choose to reserve with following a virtual viewing, we promise to return your holding deposit in full if you change your mind following an in person viewing.

To ensure that we all remain safe, and safeguard our team and customers, appointments can be booked by phone on 020 8063 4275, email or by registering your interest here, our team will be in touch as soon as possible.

To ensure we all remain safe, before your visit, we will ask you to ensure that you have a face covering and we will outline the additional steps that we are taking to safeguard you and our team including plenty of opportunities to sanitise along the way.

Thank you very much and see you soon.