New shows for 2017 supported by Without Walls

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival is a proud member of Without Walls, a consortium of leading arts organisations and festivals dedicated to the development of the UK’s outdoor arts sector.

BLOCK by Motionhouse Dance and NoFit State Circus – a Without Walls show from 2016

We are delighted to share with you details of the new shows supported by Without Walls for nationwide touring in 2017. Several of these companies will be performing at this summer’s Greenwich+Docklands International Festival – more details coming soon! 

Avant Garde Dance – Table Manners
Bootworks Theatre – The Jukeboxes
Cocoloco – Willy & Wally
Company Chameleon – Witness This
Deaf Men Dancing – Corazón a Corazón
Dizzy O’ Dare – Baba Yaga’s House
Horse + Bamboo Theatre in association with Lempen Puppet Theatre – Theatre for One
Humanhood – Orbis
Luke Jerram Ltd – Museum of the Moon
Matthew Harrison – The Actual Reality Arcade
The Thrill Laboratory – VR Playground
Unlimited Theatre – How I Hacked My Way Into Space
Wild N Beets – Bingo Lingo
Wired Aerial Theatre – To Me, To You…

For more information on each of these companies and their new shows click here

Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon will feature at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival in 2017. More details coming soon.

Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon will feature at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival in 2017. More details coming soon.

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Without Walls consortium

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Without Walls is a consortium of leading arts organisations and festivals dedicated to the development of the UK’s outdoor arts sector. The Associate Touring Network supports the onward touring of work commissioned and presented by Without Walls. Without Walls Trailer 2013, … 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

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

Windrush Day in the festival spirit before the Supermoon. By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence  Saturday 22 June 2013, GDIF It’s a beautiful morning for a festival. I’ll be in Greenwich  behind the Cutty Sark in the Mobile Library parked by The Whale in the grounds of The Naval College.  … Continue reading

Introducing GDIF’s writer in residence: Lemn Sissay

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By Bradley Hemmings, Artistic Director at GDIF Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay is GDIF’s first ever writer in residence. He comes to Greenwich having curated the world’s first Literature Festival of the Sea in Southend and has also travelled the oceans … Continue reading

Greenwich+Docklands Festivals and Disability Arts – updates March 2013

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Liberty Festival We are really excited to be planning the delivery of Liberty again for 2013 on behalf of the Greater London Authority. Liberty is the GLA’s annual festival of arts and culture that commissions and showcases work by Deaf … 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

‘Word on the Street’ – more new writing for the outdoors at GDIF2013

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GDIF’s Associate Director Nathan Curry on ‘Word on the Street’: In 2012 we launched a new programme of work within GDIF – ‘Word on the Street’ – this was a group of companies that were using text, playwriting or with … Continue reading