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

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

Olympic Ceremonies: a paean to subsidised art

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  Paralympic Opening Ceremony – London 2012 Bradley Hemmings, Co-Artistic Director of the Paralympic Opening Ceremony and Artistic Director of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival for the Evening Standard, 10 September 2012 “This time last year, Jenny Sealey and I started to … Continue reading

GDIF2012 – and where were you?

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Sharing some of GDIF2012’s feedback with you! “Reliably engaging and innovative, GDIF fuses theatre, dance, art and music to create a ten-day-long cultural spectacular.” – The Telegraph “One of London’s most spectacular programmes of free open-air performance” – Time Out … Continue reading