See the world differently with innovative art productions, disruptive UK premieres and family activities at the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2017 (GDIF), which takes place across Royal Greenwich, Docklands and Tower Hamlets.
Part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals, the annual festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts presents an extensive programme of art installations, street theatre, circus, dance acts and music events, produced by both UK and international artists.
Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2017 Highlights
- Watch De Roovers’ adaptation of A View from the Bridge, a tragic story about dock workers, illegal migrants and family relationships, on the Greenwich Peninsula against the dramatic backdrop of the Thames. 22-25 Jun
- Be amazed by the FierS à Cheval performance featuring illuminated horses beneath the Cutty Sark. 23 Jun
- See Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon, a captivating lit-up sculpture featuring NASA images of the moon’s surface and music by composer Dan Jones, in the Old Royal Observatory Garden. 23-25 Jun
- Embark on a mysterious Rear View journey through a woman's life, with art and performance on board IOU Theatre’s custom-made bus. 29 Jun-2 Jul
- Enjoy a range of free activities in Greenwich Town Centre: play an oversized game of Bingo Lingo full of cheek and humour, watch Deaf Men Dancing mark 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality with their Corazón a Corazón performance, and consider the social issues raised in Far From The Norm’s dance production Da Native. 24-25 Jun
- Take a virtual reality ride into time and space while playing on a swing with Thrill Laboratory’s VR Playground in Greenwich Park. 23-25 Jun
- Don’t miss the festival’s spectacular evening finale with Compagnie Off’s The Colour of Light, which sees a parade of huge coloured wheels moving through the streets of Woolwich to an epic soundtrack. 8 Jul