The London Tattoo Convention

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH SEPTEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E1W 2SF 
 
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Dates:
27th September 2013 until 29th September 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Fri & Sat 11.30am-1am | Sun 11.30am-8pm
 
PRICES
Advance: Fri £20, Sat £30, Sun £25 | On the day: Fri £25, Sat £35, Sun £30 | Weekend Pass: £55 | Under 14s free with paying adult
 
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The London Tattoo ConventionThe London Tattoo Convention returns for its ninth year in September and will be held at Tobacco Dock. Featuring over 300 tattoo artists from around the world, it is the most prestigious body art convention in the world. This year's line-up welcomes Ami James from Miami Ink and NY Ink, and Ink Masters USA Oliver Peck and Juan Salgado. Burlesque and alt-cabaret artists will also be appearing, such as the fire breathing Fuel Girls, alt/fetish model Cervena Fox and top burlesque performer Elegy Ellem. Music comes from the likes of The Fun Lovin' Criminals, Empress of Fur and cabaret act The Urban Voodoo Machine. Further highlights include the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum, a mobile exhibition that displays tattoo related artefacts and collectables from all over the world; By All Means Necessary Exhibition, artists create a homage to their favourite band through drawings; and Tattoo Contests, where visitors can compete for accolades such as the Best of Day, Best Back Piece and Best Colours. The Jamaica Inn, a number of restaurants, and a food court will be on site to provide food and drink.

 

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Out On The DockOut On The DockOut On The DockThis Saturday Summer Rites presents London's biggest LGBT festival, Out on the Dock. Bringing together the best of the capital's LGBT nightlife at Tobacco Dock, the day sees party crew Sink the Pink welcome '80s pop stars Sinitta (with or without her leaf dress, we're not quite sure) and Hazell Dean, drag star Jonny Woo and The LipSinkers. While fu26th July 2014Saturday 26th July 2014 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
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Out On The Dock
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
DATES  Saturday 26th July 2014
VENUE  Tobacco Dock 
This Saturday Summer Rites presents London's biggest LGBT festival, Out on the Dock. Bringing together the best of the capital's LGBT nightlife at Tobacco Dock, the day sees party crew Sink the Pink welcome '80s pop stars Sinitta (with or without her leaf dress, we're not quite sure) and Hazell Dean, drag star Jonny Woo and The LipSinkers. While fu... More about this event
 
Feast: Summer 2014Feast: Summer 2014FEAST - the original street food festival - is back for summer 2014, taking over Tobacco Dock in Wapping. Along with some of London's best-known street food vendors, this year organisers have lured some of London's top chefs out of their kitchens.31st July 2014Sunday 3rd August 2014 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
Category: event
On Soon
Feast: Summer 2014
event > Leisure
DATES  31st Jul to 3rd Aug 2014
VENUE  Tobacco Dock 
FEAST - the original street food festival - is back for summer 2014, taking over Tobacco Dock in Wapping. Along with some of London's best-known street food vendors, this year organisers have lured some of London's top chefs out of their kitchens.
Gay Weddings LiveGay Weddings Live13th September 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
Category: event
 
Gay Weddings Live
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  Saturday 13th September 2014 at 11am-7pm & Sunday 14th September 2014 at 11am-5pm
VENUE  Tobacco Dock 
Taste of ChristmasTaste of ChristmasTaste of ChristmasMore than 30,000 visitors typically enjoy the foodie event presented as "the perfect place for passionate foodies to get inspiration and enjoy a festive gastronomic heaven". At 'Taste of Christmas' the kings and queens of cookery share their top tips for making the festive season a culinary triumph. As well as the opportunity to take part in live c20th November 2014Sunday 23rd November 2014 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
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Taste of Christmas
event > Exhibitions
DATES  20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd Nov 2014
VENUE  Tobacco Dock 
More than 30,000 visitors typically enjoy the foodie event presented as "the perfect place for passionate foodies to get inspiration and enjoy a festive gastronomic heaven". At 'Taste of Christmas' the kings and queens of cookery share their top tips for making the festive season a culinary triumph. As well as the opportunity to take part in live c... More about this event
 
 

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Out On The Dock
Out On The Dock
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

Tobacco Dock

This Saturday Summer Rites presents London's biggest LGBT festival, Out on the Dock. Bringing together the best of the capital's ...More

 
The Horror! The Horror! The Final Curtain
Theatre | Until 26th July 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 7 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

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Live At The Tavern
Music | On 26th July 2014 

The George Tavern 10 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

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Rumba De Bodas
Concerts | On 26th July 2014 

Jamboree 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

The eight-piece group from Bologna performs its mixture of Latin, swing and Balkan music. With support from Leila Jane....More

Children's Commission: Francis Upritchard
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

An installation inspired by craft traditions from Brazil and New Zealand, featuring a two metre long papier-mache dinosaur and other ...More

Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Italian artist Giulio Paolini (b.1940) believes that a work of art is not just itself in the here and now ...More

 
Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

Contemporary Art Society: Twixt Two Worlds
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

An exhibition bringing together collections from Contemporary Art Society member museums across the south of England....More

Stephen Willats: Concerning Our Present Way Of Living
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Recordings and photographs exploring the relationship between communities and domestic life....More

Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 26th July 2014 

Tower Of London 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

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