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

Whale Translation – By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence   Whale Translation written by Lemn Sissay and read at Royal Naval College June 23rd at 6.15pm. Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2013. Lemn Sissay is our writer in residence at GDIF. Browse our full Festival programme including our Greenwich Fair and Island … Continue reading

One Million: A World Premiere by Tangled Feet

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Don’t miss the world premiere of One Million this weekend on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June at 10pm at the Royal Arsenal Woolwich. Commissioned by GDIF2013, this new production from Tangled Feet takes its name from the fact that … Continue reading

Greenwich Fair & Island Fair photo gallery – By Steve Eggleton

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Steve Eggleton, eventdigital.co.uk, a longtime follower and loyal documenter of many GDIF editions, has put together a fabulous slide show of Festival images from last weekend. We’ve selected a few of his pictures below as an appetiser but browse through his … 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

Voice of Russia: Exclusive video report on GDIF2013

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Voice of Russia have done a brilliant Festival news report on GDIF2013 featuring As The World Tipped by Wired Aerial Theatre, The Limbless Knight by Graeae and Faust by Bad Taste Company.   “Aerial performers have opened London’s biggest open-air … Continue reading

Whale Translation reading on Sunday 5.55pm in Greenwich. By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence   This is an excerpt,  the first verse, of  Whale Translation  which I will read today at 5.55pm by The actual Whale on Cutty Sark Gardens outside Royal Naval College.  The Whale  didn’t commit suicide … Continue reading

Take us to your reader

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence Lemn Sissay is our writer in residence at GDIF and he will be around throughout. Catch him at the mobile library next to The Great Greenwich Whale on King Charles Lawn at the Old Royal Naval College! … Continue reading

Street Theatre is Complete Theatre. Poetry. By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence  Saturday 22 June 2013, GDIF It’s the poetry that surprises me. It’s embedded in this international festival of street theatre in Greenwich. Listen to the eloquent theatrics of the Bone Yard Tales.  Visually arresting. Yes. Theatrics. … Continue reading