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Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2021 Free

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Cristal Palace at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival. Image courtesy of Juan Robert.
Experience one of London’s largest free outdoor arts festivals, with open-air theatre, dance, art installations and music for all ages in Royal Greenwich and east London.


See the world differently with innovative art productions, premieres and family activities at the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2021 (GDIF), which takes place across Royal Greenwich, Docklands and Tower Hamlets.

Part of 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 UK and international artists.

What were the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2020 highlights?

  • Installations and pop-up performances celebrated the NHS and the themes of togetherness and the environment. 
  • You could watch On Your Doorstep, an initiative which brought street theatre and circus to local London communities including GreenwichWoolwichThamesmead and Eltham.
  • Dancing City, an annual outdoor dance programme was hosted among the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf
  • The festival also hosted outdoor theatre performances, perfect for enjoying the last of the summer weather whilst getting your culture fix.

Check back closer to the time for full programme of events to enjoy at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2021.


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Most events and activities can be enjoyed free of charge, however some require booking time slots.

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