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Taste of Christmas at Tobacco Dock in Wapping on 21 – 24 November

Taste of Christmas at Tobacco Dock in Wapping on 21 – 24 November

Discover a Christmas Less Ordinary at Taste of Christmas from 21st to 24th November 2013 at Tobacco Dock in Wapping. Standard ticket prices cost £22 in advance but a 40% discount off standard tickets is available if you use the code WAPPING40 when booking [...]

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Scandinavia Show at Tobacco Dock in Wapping – 12th and 13th October

Scandinavia Show at Tobacco Dock in Wapping – 12th and 13th October

The Scandinavia Show 2013 will take place at Tobacco Dock in Wapping this weekend 12th-13th October. Promising a variety of shows, including one of London’s greatest Scandi chefs, delicious food, huskies, reindeer, viking camps and moomins are amongst the attractions that will appeal to all ages [...]

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London International Tattoo Convention 2013 at Tobacco Dock in Wapping

London International Tattoo Convention 2013 at Tobacco Dock in Wapping

The 2013 London International Tattoo Convention takes place at Tobacco Dock in Wapping from 27th to 29th September. For three days, Tobacco Dock at 50 Porters Walk will be packed with the world’s best tattoo artists practicing in public, alongside exhibitions, musical acts and entertainers [...]

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Tobacco Dock launches as London’s newest exhibition and event venue

Tobacco Dock launches as London’s newest exhibition and event venue

Tobacco Dock in Wapping officially launched as London’s newest event venue on Thursday 12th October 2012. Around 600 conference and event industry professionals from all over the world attended the launch, which coincided with Tobacco Dock’s 200th re-birthday party [...]

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International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco Dock 28-30 September

International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco Dock 28-30 September

The eighth London International Tattoo Convention will take place at Tobacco Dock from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2012 when over 300 of the world’s best tattoo artists will practice in public [...]

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Tobacco Dock troops salute Wapping with marching band – 12 August 2012

Tobacco Dock troops salute Wapping with marching band – 12 August 2012

As the London 2012 Olympics come to an end Wapping is going to be treated to a musical salute from military troops at Tobacco Dock on Sunday 12 August between 1 and 3.30pm [...]

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A look inside Tobacco Dock with the Olympic Army

A look inside Tobacco Dock with the Olympic Army

Around 1,500 members of the British military have now moved into Wapping and are living at Tobacco Dock military camp. A further 1,000 are expected to arrive over the next few days to make up the G4S shortfall and provide security at the London 2012 Olympic Games [...]

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Confirmed: 2,500 military troops will move into Tobacco Dock

Confirmed: 2,500 military troops will move into Tobacco Dock

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed today, 17th July, that 2,500 of the additional military personnel being deployed on Olympic Security operations will move into Tobacco Dock [...]

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Tobacco Dock becomes home for Olympic troops

Tobacco Dock becomes home for Olympic troops

The Olympics are coming to Wapping’s Tobacco Dock! Well, the troops are at least [...]

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Planning permission granted for Tobacco Dock Hotel

Planning permission granted for Tobacco Dock Hotel

Planning permission to construct a 242 room Tobacco Dock Hotel in Pennington Street, Wapping was granted on 7th February 2012. Construction and completion dates are still to be agreed but work will commence within three years [...]

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International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco Dock 23 – 25 September

International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco Dock 23 – 25 September

Tobacco Dock plays host to the seventh International Tattoo Convention from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th September. More than 20,000 people flocked to Wapping in 2010 and even higher visitor numbers are expected in 2011 [...]

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A Wapping hotel at Tobacco Dock

A Wapping hotel at Tobacco Dock

The statutory consultation for comments on the planning application for a Tobacco Dock Hotel closed on 30th July. The lack of Wapping consultation is clear – most residents are unaware of the proposals or that the statutory consultation period began on 1st July [...]

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Wapping plans for Tobacco Dock Hotel revealed

Wapping plans for Tobacco Dock Hotel revealed

A press release has been issued today by Indigo Public Affairs announcing that plans for a Tobacco Dock Hotel have been submitted to Tower Hamlets Council […]

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Wapping Roman heritage unearthed at Tobacco Dock

Wapping Roman heritage unearthed at Tobacco Dock

Archaeologists have been quietly hand digging at Wapping’s Tobacco Dock since November last year. But why are they digging and what have they found? In 2002 the team from Pre-Construct Archaeology discovered the second largest masonry Roman bathhouse in London […]

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A Wapping farewell to Tobacco Dock’s Secret Cinema

A Wapping farewell to Tobacco Dock’s Secret Cinema

After two and a half weeks, it’s a Wapping farewell to the Secret Cinema at Tobacco Dock and we can finally reveal the secret. The 1940′s “Unknown Cultural Movement” marched up Wapping Lane and were ushered into Tobacco Dock for the last time tonight [...]

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Wapping’s Tobacco Dock is a Secret Cinema location

Wapping’s Tobacco Dock is a Secret Cinema location

The secret Wapping cinema location was revealed last night when an estimated 2,000 people met at Wapping overground Station at 6.30pm. “Unknown cultural movement” banners were carried by marchers up Wapping Lane to banjos, violins, singing and dancing as the crowd was directed to Tobacco Dock. Cinema goers picked up newspapers dated Friday 11th February [...]

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Tobacco Dock Hotel: What’s the Secret?

Tobacco Dock Hotel: What’s the Secret?

Messila House, the owners of Tobacco Dock have announced redevelopment plans for a new hotel and piazza. A formal planning application will be submitted to Tower Hamlets Council late 2010 but have the public exhibitions been as public as they should? [...]

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Tobacco Dock & 2010 International Tattoo Convention

Tobacco Dock & 2010 International Tattoo Convention

Grade 1 listed Tobacco Dock is surrounded by Wapping history but sits dormant awaiting redevelopment. But for 3 days in September 2010 it will attract thousands, hosting the International London Tattoo Convention [...]

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