One Year On from the Paralympic Opening Ceremony


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By Bradley Hemmings, Artistic Director at GDIF It’s exactly one year on since the Paralympic Opening Ceremony which I had the great privilege of co-directing with Jenny Sealey. What an incredible, joyous, tear stained night it was. From the pre-show … Continue reading

Dancing in the City… – By Stu Mayhew


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 By Stu Mayhew Saturday saw the last day of this years Greenwich and Docklands Festival, ending at two great locations. First up was Dancing City GDIF’s annual outdoor dance extravaganza! It gives you a chance to sample lots of different alfresco dance … Continue reading

“A Whale Of A Time” by Lemn Sissay


By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence Maybe it’s the heat.  I’m in Greenwich.  And there’s a graceful bow of light and heat before the festival of street theatre begins. Everyone seems a little lighter here. So I walk out by The Cutty Sark to … 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

Shaping the Festival from the very start – Site Explorations


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Site visits are a very crucial part of the programming of a festival; it’s when the idea that you have in your head about a particular show meets a particular space. They always represent a big challenge, not only for … Continue reading