where to find us
where to find us
getting to us
Docks Academy is located on the corner of King Edward Street and Fotherby Street, 100 metres away from Victoria Street Tesco.
Our address is:
The Church, King Edward Street, Grimsby DN31 3JD.
The venue is on the first floor above Docks Beers.
We are a 16 minute walk from Grimsby Town train station. The scenic and quickest route is down Victoria Street to the Riverhead, cross over Frederick Ward Way. Take the foot bridge over the river Freshney and walk straight along the waterfront footpath past the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and then Sainsburys on your left and all the way up to Corporation Bridge. Cross over the bridge and head straight over the Victoria Street traffic lights. At the roundabout by the entry to Victoria Street Tesco turn left up King Edward Street.
The nearest stop is Victoria Street Tesco on bus routes 1, 2 and 20. Buses can be caught from the bus terminal at the Riverhead Exchange in the Town Centre.
Timetables for local bus services are available to view below:
Head for the Victoria Street Tesco. We are well placed if you are heading into Grimsby on the A180. At the last roundabout on the dual carriageway into town take the second exit and turn left on to Lower Spring Street (just after KFC) and right on to King Edward Street.
There is limited on street parking on King Edward Street. The nearest 24 hour public car park is Grime Street pay and display a 7 minute walk away. There is also time limited parking in the Victoria Retail Carpark opposite the Academy and at Victoria Street Tesco.
Due to COVID-19, we have decided to sell tickets on a table basis. We have available:
General Admission – Table for 2. (This ticket option will allow entry for up to 2 people who will be allocated their own table)
General Admission – Table for 4. (This ticket option will allow entry for up to 4 people who will be allocated their own table)
General Admission – Table for 6. (This ticket option will allow entry for up to 6 people who will be allocated at their own table)
Please note, in order to comply with government guidance, no more than 6 people will be allowed at any table.
Each event on the website will list an age recommendation. If the event is 18 plus, please ensure you bring a suitable form of ID. If we find anyone onsite who is underage or without suitable ID, you may be asked to leave the event.
Tickets are available to purchase online only.
Click here to view the programme and book your event choice.
Please note, all Docks Academy ticket sales are handled online by SeeTickets. We do not have a box office on site. If you are unable to book online please come to the Docks Beers taproom and our staff will help you make an online purchase.
Tickets will be emailed to you as a Print at Home Ticket. Please ensure you bring these with you either as a printout or on a phone/mobile device and have them ready as you arrive at the venue. We need to scan these tickets on arrival.
If you cannot find your ticket confirmation email please check your inbox and spam for emails from email@example.com. If you can’t find an email the next step is to contact SeeTickets as they cannot release your data to us.
Customers may also collect pre-paid tickets from our box office on the day of the performance if they specified collection when booking their tickets.
We operate a full refund policy via SeeTickets. This means that if any of our events are not able to take place SeeTickets will refund the ticket price, plus the booking fee. Rest assured SeeTickets is one of the biggest ticket providers in the UK. They sell tickets for many of the biggest festivals and events. Customers can be assured that their money is in safe hands.
For SeeTickets’ terms and conditions please visit this page
We regret Docks Academy cannot buy back or resell tickets. However, you can relist them for resale on See Tickets. For more information visit:
We regret that the Docks Academy is not yet wheelchair accessible. Currently the only way of entering the Docks Academy is via one flight of stairs. Please rest assured wheelchair access remains our highest priority. We have plans to install a wheelchair accessible lift in the future and we are grateful for your continued forbearance.
We ask customers to arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the event start time. If you arrive late, you may not be allowed to be admitted at artists discretion.
The team will endeavour to ensure the most timely process of scanning tickets and permitting you entrance to the venue. All safety guidelines must be followed, so we suggest wearing appropriate outer-wear, should the weather be bad and you find yourself in a queue. We thank you for your forbearance and cooperation with this.
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs are welcome to the Academy
Smoking; including e-cigarettes and vaping, is strictly not permitted within the building. There is a smoking area outside the venue.
The following list of items is prohibited:
Alcohol, own food and drink, glass containers or bottles, potential weapons, portable laser equipment including laser pens or any illegal or offensive items. Professional Recording Equipment.
We politely request that you do not record or photograph the events at Docks Academy. We have a professional photographer on site, anyone found recording or photographing may be asked to leave.
Docks Academy wants to keep you updated on changes in our processes as Covid regulations relax from 19th July. We want to welcome you back as safely as we can to full capacity performances at Docks Academy and we shall be taking the following measures to deliver fantastic, safe events;
Please help us by abiding by these guidelines:
We want to thank you all for your constant support and consideration for our team, who’ve worked so hard over a difficult year. We are excited to now be moving forward, but please rest assured we’ll always do our best to keep you safe within government guidelines.