Hospitality In The Dock is brought to you by south London's drum & bass authority Hospital Records and their world famous events brand Hospitality. In the game now for twenty years, Hospital has been home to some of drum & bass’ high-flyers including Netsky, Danny Byrd, Camo & Krooked and High Contrast.

Hospitality has been instrumental in taking drum & bass music worldwide with annual tours in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and regular shows across the UK. In our hometown Hospitality has sold out London’s biggest venues including Heaven, Building Six, Fabric and Brixton Academy as well as hosting the huge drum & bass celebration, Hospitality In The Park.

Hospitality In The Dock is a 360-degree celebration of dance music’s most diverse and exciting genre, taking place at east London's grade 1 listed Tobacco Dock. Across three unique spaces we play host to drum & bass’ finest DJs, MCs, vocalists and live talent from all around the globe. In 2018 expect the unexpected from unique, high-end production and sound design, to a hand-picked range of street-food and craft beer.


Tobacco Dock, The Dock
Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane,
London. E1W 2SF


If you're coming from other parts of the UK then you can book really cheap buses from all the major cities like Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle and many more. If you book in advance you can tickets from as little as £6 with companies like Megabus and National Express. National Express also do 25% discount for NUS card holders, so those of you coming down with your uni pals, you could get seriously cheap transport.
The coach arrives at London Victoria and from there you just walk to the Victoria Underground station and jump on the District Line to Upminster, get off at Whitechapel (11 stops) and change onto the overground for one stop to Shadwell.

Tobacco Dock is just a 5 minute walk from Shadwell station. Go west onto Cable Street then turn left onto Wapping Lane and The Dock will be on the right. Easy!


If you're heading into London by train then the closest major railway station to The Dock is Fenchurch Street. You then just jump on Bus 100 heading to Shadwell for 13 minutes and get off at the Tobacco Dock (Stop K). Walk south on Wapping Lane and The Dock will be on the right!

You can purchase a day travel card to travel on the Tube or buses, or you can purchase an Oyster card from any Tube station or shop with the Oyster card logo, for more information see their website.

You can book your train tickets via the National Rail website.


There are plenty of places to stay in London for the long weekend. If you're looking for somewhere close by to Shadwell see Tobacco Dock's Hotel Map here.


Q: What is the age limit for entry?
A: Rights of admittance reserved. This event is for over 18s only. To enter Tobacco Dock you must be aged 18 or over. Everyone must present a valid ID when they arrive. The only accepted forms of ID are a valid, in date, passport, driving license or home office approved proof of age card that clearly displays the pass hologram. Full details are available at:

Q: Is there re-entry on the day?
A: There is a strict no re-entry policy on the day.

Q: What are the entry times?
A: 12PM - 10:30PM

Q: Who are your official ticket providers?
A: Our official ticket service providers are Ticket Tannoy, Ticket Arena and Festicket (Our official Hospitality Ambassadors will also be selling tickets through Get Street Team). Please do not purchase e-tickets from strangers as these could be fakes or duplicates.

Q: What do I do if I have not received my ticket?
A: Your e-ticket will be sent to the email address you purchased the ticket with. Please check all spam inboxes. Your e-ticket will be attached to the email as a pdf.

Q: Do I need to print my ticket?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I cancel or return my ticket?
A: Please not that all tickets are non refundable and non exchangeable.

Q: Can I bring alcohol into the venue with me?
A: You cannot bring any liquids into the venue, this includes eye drops & nose sprays.

Q: Are there any other prohibited items?
A: You cannot bring pressurised gas canisters into the venue. You will be asked to surrender any canisters or be refused entry.

If you have any further questions please email


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