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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's on at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2021?

  • See a mesmerising display inspired by the Northern Lights, as Borealis lights up the skies in Greenwich and Woolwich. 
  • Enjoy events and activities focused on sustainability and wellbeing making up the Part of Healing Together series, including large-scale light installation Recovery Poems and a look into tackling air pollution with Urban Astronaut.
  • Be treated to dance performances, such as a Black Victorians, which is inspired by often overlooked Black figures in pre-Windrush Britain.

Find the full 2021 programme of events on the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival website.


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

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