Stu Mayhew celebrates ‘One Million’

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 By Stu Mayhew So, after an amazing two weeks from beached whales to ballerina’s, the Greenwich and Docklands Festival 2013 came to a close on Saturday with TangledFeet’s production of ‘One Million’ in Artillery Square in the Royal Arsenal , Woolwich.  Of … Continue reading

At the rehearsal of Tangled Feet’s ‘One Million’ – By Stu Mayhew

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By Stu Mayhew Over the last couple of years GDIF have brought some spectacular outdoor theatre to Woolwich center and this year Tangled Feet bring their One Million production into town. Rather than just photograph the actual performance’s (taking place on … Continue reading

Greenwich Fair through the photographer’s lense – By Stu Mayhew

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By Stu Mayhew Saturday, 22 June 2013   Today was the start of the Greenwich Fair , accompanied this year by the Island Fair. A chance to immerse yourself in the weird and wonderful world of performers from around the world. … Continue reading

Festival Opening Day – By Stu Mayhew (photographer)

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By Stu Mayhew After yesterday’s whale and all the publicity it generated, today was the official start of the festival. I was advised to be by The Cutty Sark, Greenwich’s greatest landmark, at 5.45PM. While there were plenty of people around I couldn’t see any actual performers. … Continue reading

“Splash!” – And the real weather control

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By co-founder and performer Susan Momoko Hingley, Pin the Tale  Splash! Is Pin the Tale’s first outdoor show aimed for children and adults.  We are over the moon to be performing at GDIF this summer.  It is a fun, imaginative piece … Continue reading

“Monkey and Crocodile” – Rehearsals with the babies

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By Creative Director Poppy Burton Morgan, Metta Theatre  Monkey and Crocodile – Juggling apples and babies No less than 3 of the 4 creative team for Monkey and Crocodile are working mums so for all of us it’s a constant juggling act … Continue reading

“The Limbless Knight – A Tale of Rights Reignited” – The R&D process

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  By cast member Tiiu Mortley, Graeae Graeae and GDIF present The Limbless Knight – A Tale of Rights Reignited  In The Limbless Knight – A Tale of Rights Reignited Jenny Sealey (Artistic Director of Graeae and co-Artistic Director of the … Continue reading

European Programming at GDIF2013

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By Bradley Hemmings, Artistic Director at GDIF GDIF has always been influenced by the example of European outdoor festivals. There’s something quintessentially European about the whole proposition of public spaces being creatively disrupted and transformed with free outdoor performances. Towns … Continue reading

R&D ‘One Million’ – Tangled Feet’s brand new show at GDIF2013

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by Kat Joyce Co-Artistic Director Tangled Feet So One Million is the largest-scale show Tangled Feet have ever attempted, and also one of the most logistically challenging. Whilst it’s extremely exciting, there are also a lot of challenges, including how … Continue reading

Working with other festivals in the UK

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GDIF’s Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings on collaborations with other UK festivals: Behind the scenes GDIF works throughout the year to make new friends, discover potential venues and generally evangelise for outdoor arts. In the last week amongst many meetings, visits … Continue reading