What are the opening times?
Doors open 12pm Last entry 5pm Curfew 10:30pm
We advise arriving early to avoid queues. If you have purchased a pre-2pm entry ticket you will need to arrive before 2pm.
The venue is Dockyards London. Dockyards is located at Silvertown Square, Royal Victoria Dock, Connaught Bridge, N. Woolwich Road, London, E16 1UR.
How To Get To Dockyards:
You must use Custom House station to arrive at the venue unless you travel by taxi.
Entrance to the event site is via a floating pontoon bridge across the Royal Dock next to Custom House. We've had this specially installed for the event and will not appear online or on any maps. You will be directed by our stewards from the exit of Custom House station.
Train / Tube - Custom House Station
The easiest way to access Dockyards London is via Custom House Station, which is served by the Elizabeth Line (operating only on 10/09) and the DLR (Operating on 10/09 and 11/09). The DLR offers frequent train service routing via Canning Town, Bank and Stratford. There will be a special event service in addition to the DLR trains on Sunday.
Please do not travel to or from the venue via Pontoon Dock DLR station.
Please use our drop-off and pick-up point, located at Dockside Car Park, Dockside Road, London, E16 2QT. A taxi rank will be in operation at the end of the event, along with a dedicated area for private hire vehicles, including Uber and Bolt.
Please do not drive to the site, there will be no parking on site or in the surrounding areas. Strict parking restrictions and enforcement will be in place on roads surrounding the venue. We highly encourage you to use public transport where possible.
Please respect our local community whilst travelling to and from the festival site by monitoring your noise, putting litter in the bins and being respectful. Anyone found to be engaging in anti-social behaviour whilst travelling to the venue (e.g. public urination, breach of peace, etc.), may be denied entry to the venue and will not receive a refund.
AccessibilityIf you require accessibility assistance to or within the venue, or have any other requirements, please contact us in advance at email@example.com.
Arrival & ticketing
This is an 18+ show. We operate a Challenge 25 policy - anyone believed to be under the age of 25 will be asked to prove their age. We accept a valid passport, foreign national ID cards, driving licenses or home office approved PASS hologram as identification and/or proof of age.
We operate a strict 'NO RE-ENTRY' policy.
All tickets will be checked and scanned on entry.
Please be advised that if you have purchased your ticket through any platforms other than Kaboodle and RA, your ticket may not be valid and you may be refused entry to the venue.
Dockyards London reserves the right to change the bill or artist running times without prior notice. In the event of cancellation of a ticketed show by Dockyards London, our responsibility for refund is limited to the face value of the ticket only (and not the booking fee).
For ticketing enquiries, please contact your ticket provider directly with your booking reference number.
You can find all our terms and conditions here.
Dockyards London has a zero tolerance policy in respect of illegal substances and new psychoactive substances. We will refuse admission or eject patrons for any behaviour which breaches this policy and shall be entitled to take all reasonable measures to ensure compliance with the policy.Safety PolicyWe look forward to welcoming everyone to Group Therapy Weekender London.We would like to remind all guests, before and during the event, to play their part in making everyone's visit a safe and enjoyable experience.
We look forward to welcoming everyone to Dockyards London.
We would like to remind all guests, before and during the event, to play their part in making everyone’s visit a safe and enjoyable experience. As always, the safety of all our guests is our top priority. We have a professional security team who conduct thorough searches on all guests prior to entry, along with a medic and welfare facility on site located next to the Anjunakitchen/Inspirations stage.
Anyone who feels unwell or uncomfortable can contact the venue’s medical and security teams, or any member of staff immediately for assistance without judgement.
We hope you enjoy your visit and please remember to look out for yourselves and others.
Do I need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend?
No, as it currently stands we do not require guests to be fully vaccinated to attend.
I am concerned about COVID-19 should I attend?
All of our venues will be following the latest Government Guidance to ensure the safety of all of our guests. However, you are responsible for deciding whether or not you should attend the venue and, prior to attending, carry out your own personal risk assessment based on your own age, health and susceptibility to infection and clinical vulnerability and of those in your household or support bubble (based on current government guidelines).
Your ConductHere at Dockyards London we have zero tolerance for non-consensual sexual behaviour.
If you are seen to be making someone feel uncomfortable, harassing or assaulting anyone, you will be dealt with accordingly;
You will be reported to security.
You will be reported to the Police and they may be called to the venue.
You will be ejected from the venue.
You will be banned from entering the venue in the future.
Please be aware that uniformed and plain clothed security are constantly monitoring all spaces both in person and on CCTV throughout the event.
Your Safety And Wellbeing Matters
If you feel uncomfortable for any reason please contact a member of staff who will assist you.
If you'd like to do this discreetly go to any of our bars or security staff and ask for 'Angela'.
Our staff are trained to carefully help you get out of your situation and take you to a safe place.
We also have a dedicated welfare team on site where you can be anonymously and discreetly assisted to safety.
Ask For Angela
If at any time you feel unwell and need assistance, please make yourself known to one of our team located throughout the venue. We have dedicated welfare and medical teams located next to the Anjunakitchen/Inspirations stage. We operate an open door policy and you are welcome to seek help at any time without any judgement.
If at any time you feel unwell and need assistance, please make yourself known to one of our team located throughout the venue. We will have dedicated welfare and medical teams located on site. We operate an open door policy and you are welcome to seek help at any time without any judgement.
Dockyards London has a zero tolerance policy on drink tampering or spiking of any kind.
All guests are subject to a thorough search when accessing the venue.
Drink lids are available for free on request from behind the bar.
Uniformed and plain clothed security are constantly monitoring all spaces both in person and on CCTV.
Anyone caught spiking will be immediately dealt with by our security team, reported to the police, prosecuted and banned from the venue.
Should anyone feel unwell, we have a medic and welfare facility on site located directly next to the Anjunakitchen/Inspirations stage. If you are feeling unsafe please approach a member of staff and Ask for Angela. Our staff will immediately know you need help and will be able to get you out of the situation safely and discreetly.
Can I bring prescription medicine or medical equipment to the venue?
If you need to bring any medicine or medical equipment on site, this will need to be booked and approved with us in advance of the show. To request this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details.
Are there any prohibited items I am not allowed to bring?
Full body and bag searches will be carried out before entry is granted
Please note, you are NOT permitted to bring any of the following items into the venue: costume masks, illegal substances; legal highs or any other psychoactive substances; food; any form of liquid (including drinks and perfume); chewing gum; weapons; ammunition; explosives; horns; whistles; drums; fireworks; or any other article which may be used as a weapon of missile, or which may, in our reasonable opinion, cause danger or disruption to visitors at the venue (regardless of whether or not such item is illegal or is carried for specific purposes). We reserve the right to confiscate any prohibited items. Anyone found in possession of such items will be refused admission, ejected from the venue and may also be liable for prosecution. No refunds will be given to customers who are refused admission due to possession of prohibited items.
Please note that only bags smaller than the width and height of an A4 piece of paper (210mmx300mm) are permitted. No bags bigger than this will be permitted.
Refillable bottles are allowed at the festival site, all bottles need to be empty on arrival.Camel packs, hydration bags and glass bottles are not allowed.
There will be free water stations available on site.Inside The Festival Site
Our bars only accept cards, Apple Pay and Android.
We do not accept cash as a method of payment at any bars on site.
There is a great food offering in our food court from 12pm serving fresh food, including vegetarian and vegan options. We do not accept cash as a method of payment at any food stalls on site.
£7.00 small (30cm x 30cm x 30cm)
£10.00 large (45cm x 30cm x 30cm)
You can fit around 3-4 normal-sized jackets in a small locker. You'll need to pay an additional £10 deposit that will be refunded when you return your key at the same place you collected it.
We advise against standing directly in front of the speakers, which are placed throughout the space. Ear plugs are available for free at the bars around the festival site.
Strobe Lighting will be used at this event and may trigger epileptic seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy.
Please make sure that you wear sturdy footwear, suitable for outdoor conditions. We do not recommend wearing any open-toe or heeled shoes.Additional information
If you find any lost items around the venue, please deliver them to staff at the guest info points.
If you have lost any property, please email email@example.com after the show providing a clear description of the item and photos when possible.
The Anjunastore will have a range of merchandise available on-site. Make sure to get down early to avoid disappointment!
Anjuna and Dockyards will be supporting the Newham Food Alliance. At the show, you will have the option to donate, which will be a huge help in providing food for those in need.
At food outlets, you can tap to donate a charity meal to the Newham Food Alliance.
Sustainability And MIT PartnershipWe Are All In This Together
To create a sustainable event, everyone has a role to play. Every single action we take together will result in a more environmentally and socially conscientious Group Therapy Weekender. You’re also invited to actively participate in MIT’s Climate Action Research - look out for QR codes around the venue. You can learn about the actions we're taking with our event partner Broadwick Live, artists and staff, and how can make a difference.
Check out our sustainability initiatives on the event website here.
Anjunafamily ValuesGroup Therapy Weekender is a safe space for our Anjunafamily.
We respect each other and our community
We do not tolerate harassment
e respect boundaries and report sexual harassment of any kind to security and event staff
We look out for those who are in distress or need help
We look after ourselves and seek shade and water when we need it
We clean up after ourselves and put litter in the bin
We leave our phones in our pockets and dance
We’re careful with our flags and totems and do not obstruct the view of others
A two-day open air festival
September 10 & 11
A brand new waterside open air location in the heart of East London.
Appearing over the weekend across four stages
Saturday 10th September (A-Z)
Above & Beyond
Alex Sonata & TheRio
Laura Van Dam
Super8 & Tab
Sunday 11th September (A-Z)
CRi (DJ Set)
Eli & Fur
James Grant & Jody Wisternoff
LTJ Bukem + Ruthless MC
Our Sustainability Commitments
We recognise that live music events have an impact on the environment. The good news is that we can all do something about it. You can learn about the actions we're taking together with Broadwick Live, and how you can make a difference.
Our Sustainability Commitments
From our side, we know there is more we can be doing and that we want to do. We hope that what we are delivering helps to demonstrate our commitment to work towards creating more environmentally and socially conscientious events.
Our sustainability initiatives include:
- Zero waste sent to landfill; residual waste is incinerated for power generation
- Reusable water bottles permitted onsite to reduce waste and single use plastics
- Switching to fully recyclable paper cups
- Every item of waste is removed from the event site and perimeter, and separated
- Paper, cardboard, plastics, and glass are recovered for reuse
- No bespoke builds for this event; all materials will be reused for future events
- Swapping out white diesel for hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), a renewable non-fossil fuel, for onsite generators, towerlights, and event vehicles including buggies, cherry pickers, telehandlers, and scissor lifts
- Working closely with our power management contractor and teams across site to prioritise energy conservation, maximise efficiency, and monitor energy use
- Post-event monitoring report will be used to help inform future efforts to conserve energy at other shows
Travel & Transport
- Working with local suppliers and contractors to reduce travel miles
- Utilising existing infrastructure where possible, including using mains water supply as opposed to trucking water to the venue
- All artists that do not already live in London have been signposted to local accommodation to reduce travel miles
- Everyone coming to the Dockyards is encouraged to consider travelling by public transport, or to cycle
- Request 'green' or 'electric' ride if using ride-hailing apps, and rideshare
- Donate to Ecolibrium, a charity tackling music event travel carbon emissions
- For more information about travel to the venue, please refer to our 'Travel' FAQs.
- Actively encourage vendors to use ethically and environmentally conscious produce
- Onsite meal options include 50% vegetarian and 30% vegan dishes
- No plastic food serveware onsite; permitted materials include wood, recycled paper/card or bamboo/vegeware range
- Anjuna and Dockyards are supporting the Newham Food Alliance, who reach thousands of locals with charity meals every week
- Free and subsidised tickets provided for key workers and local residents
- Working in partnership with MIT's Environmental Solutions Initiative to measure and create a baseline for the environmental impact of Anjuna events with the aim to reduce this year on year
What You Can Do
- Consider travelling home with friends on public transport. Use TFL's Journey Planner to plan your route
- Bring a reusable bottle with you and utilise water refill stations at the venue
- Help provide food to those in need by opting to donate a charity meal to the Newham Food Alliance
- Use bins provided. We recycle drinks cans, cups, and food serve-ware into new products offsite
- Discover your Climate Action Identity! Scan MIT QR codes around the venue
- Respect the local neighbourhood. Leave quietly and put any waste in bins
MIT's Climate Machine
You're invited to actively participate in MIT's Climate Action Research brought to you by Anjunabeats artist and MIT PhD, Nourey. Scan QR poster boards at the Dockyards to enter an augmented-reality experience where you will learn all about how music events impact the environment. Empowered with your new knowledge, answer a few simple questions to discover your Climate Action Identity and help shape the future of Anjuna events in the process.
Have you got ideas around what else we should be thinking about?
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