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Tobacco DockBuilt in the early 19th century as a secure warehouse for receipt and storage of tobacco from the New World, Tobacco Dock is now a unique space that plays host to high profile events each year. Re-launched in October 2012, it has its own outdoor, quayside space as well as a Great Gallery, Vaults, a Quayside Bar and unique walkways that stretch for more than 100 metres. The whole venue can accommodate more than 1000 attendees but with more than 70 individual spaces, there's the flexibility to host much smaller events too. Past events that have taken place at Tobacco Dock include Meatopia, Parkour Ride, the London Tattoo Convention and Wired 2013, as well as private parties, corporate events and award ceremonies.

 

Tobacco Dock events

 
London Craft Beer FestivalLondon Craft Beer FestivalLondon Craft Beer FestivalThe London Craft Beer Festival returns for its seventh year in 2019 returning to Tobacco Dock with a bolstered line up of 80 breweries (much bigger than last year's 50), close to 500 different beers on tap, talented chefs and hot DJs for three days of fun. New York based breweries and new European breweries, including Brasserie Popihn from central 2019-08-09T00:00:00+01002019-08-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
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event > Foodie Events > Festivals & Exhibitions
PRICING  From £49.95 inc unlimited 100ml pours
DATES  9th, 10th and 11th August 2019
The London Craft Beer Festival returns for its seventh year in 2019 returning to Tobacco Dock with a bolstered line up of 80 breweries (much bigger than last year's 50), close to 500 different beers on tap, talented chefs and hot DJs for three days of fun. New York based breweries and new European breweries, including Brasserie Popihn from central ... More about this event
 
BBC Music Introducing LiveBBC Music Introducing LiveBBC Music Introducing LivePitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the music industry, BBC Music Introducing Live returns for 2019 with three days of talks, panels, performances, masterclasses and more. Hosted in partnership with Spotify, Marshall, Yamaha and Aim, and taking place at Tobacco Dock, the event will provide the chance to get involved in a number of practical2019-10-31T00:00:00+00002019-11-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Day tickets from £10, three-day tickets from £25
DATES  31st October, 1st November and 2nd November 2019
Pitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the music industry, BBC Music Introducing Live returns for 2019 with three days of talks, panels, performances, masterclasses and more. Hosted in partnership with Spotify, Marshall, Yamaha and Aim, and taking place at Tobacco Dock, the event will provide the chance to get involved in a number of practical... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Wapping Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Quay Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £24  28% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  30% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  23% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 12 minutes from Tobacco Dock
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Tobacco Dock.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
... More
 
 
 
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Events near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Craft Beer Festival
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 9th, 10th and 11th August 2019
Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, Hackney, London E1W | Same location as Tobacco Dock
The London Craft Beer Festival returns for its seventh year in 2019 returning to Tobacco Dock with a bolstered line up of 80 breweries (much bigger ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BBC Music Introducing Live
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st October, 1st November and 2nd November 2019
Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, E1W | Same location as Tobacco Dock
Pitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the music industry, BBC Music Introducing Live returns for 2019 with three days of talks, panels, performances, masterclasses and ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Tobacco Dock

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Tobacco Dock
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The Wapping Project
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Tobacco Dock

The best shops and markets near Tobacco Dock
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 13 minutes from Tobacco Dock
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
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Skylight Rooftop
London > Restaurants > Attractions for Kids
Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, E1W | Same location as Tobacco Dock
From 2nd May 2019, Skylight returns with urban lawn games, summer cocktails and major sporting events on the big screen on top of Tobacco Dock ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laksha Bay
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Wapping Lane, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 3 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Laksha Bay is a smart Indian dining room, with cuisine influenced by the idyllic Lakshadweep archipelago. The authentic Indian cuisine celebrates home-style favourites and fresh, flavoursome ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottega Wapping
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
70 Wapping Wall, Wapping, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Bottega Wapping is an Italian restaurant, wine bar and deli in the creative hub of Metropolitan Wharf. It's a space inspired by the famous Campo de ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 28 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 28 minutes from Tobacco Dock
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 28 minutes from Tobacco Dock
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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Tobacco Dock gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 16 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Tobacco Dock

The best pubs near London Tobacco Dock.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 12 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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Tobacco Dock clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Tobacco Dock
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
It started in 1984, when Hugh Corbett opened the first Slug and Lettuce in Islington and created a new, female friendly pub with ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Tobacco Dock.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
... More
 
 
 
 

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Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are Season Of Migration To The North ...More

Sophia Al-Maria: BCE
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

The artist draws on a year of performances and readings, her audio-visual display centres around two creation myths: one from ...More

Is This Tomorrow?
Is This Tomorrow?
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

More than 60 years on from its groundbreaking 1956 exhibition, This is Tomorrow, the Whitechapel Gallery asks, Is This Tomorrow? ...More

 
La Caixa Collection Of Contemporary Art
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Internationally acclaimed authors explore Spain's leading collection of contemporary art in this series of four displays taking place over the ...More

A German Life
A German Life
Theatre | Until 11th May 2019 

The Bridge Theatre 16 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

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