Kori Kori / 26 June 2015

Kori Kori

Kori Kori
Presented by La Compagnie Oposito
Fri 26 June, 20:03
Greenwich, SE10

This UK premiere, from one of France’s leading outdoor theatre companies, features a chorus of 18 actors and 4 musicians who will lead audiences on an uplifting theatrical journey through Greenwich. Packed with colour, music and passion, Kori Kori is inspired by the diversity of humanity and explores the way in which, by acting together, it’s possible to create a better world. Accompanied by an energising musical score combining rock, waltz, tango and classical music, this processional spectacle is an opportunity to catch street theatre at its very best.

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Kori Kori

26 June 2015
Time: 20:03

Presented by La Compagnie Oposito

A chorus of 18 actors and 4 musicians who will lead audiences on an uplifting theatrical journey through Greenwich.

Programme: Kori Kori  

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451 / 27 June 2015

451

Commissioned by GDIF
Presented by Periplum and Corn Exchange Newbury
Sat 27 June, 22:00pm
Bethnal Green Gardens, E2 9PA

This spectacular, immersive performance depicts a society where reading is forbidden and firemen are employed to burn books (451 degrees Farenheit is the temperature at which paper burns). This London premiere is based on the classic novel by Ray Bradbury and will feature incredible staging with moving structures, an emotionally compelling score and of course pyrotechnics.

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451

27 June 2015
Time: 22:00

Commissioned by GDIF Presented by Periplum and Corn Exchange Newbury

This spectacular, immersive performance depicts a society where reading is forbidden and books are burned.

Programme: 451  

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Greenwich Fair / 27 - 28 June 2015

Greenwich Fair

Greenwich Fair
Sat 27 June & Sun 28 June, FREE
Old Royal Naval College, Cutty Sark Gardens & Greenwich Park, Greenwich, SE10

This weekend of European style outdoor street theatre and dance features artists from the UK, Belgium, France, Denmark and Spain. Offering the largest and most intensive programme of street arts in the capital, Greenwich Fair is an overload of unconventional theatrical experiences, from a musical performance on a stage filled with water, to juggling reinvented to 8 classic rock and roll tracks, a choreographed fairground Carousel as well as an explosive acrobatic experience.

[Part of Royal Greenwich Festivals]

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Bill & Bobby

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 16:00, 18:45; Sun 28 June 15:00, 17:50

Presented by Stopgap Dance Company

Embark on a whistle-stop tour of a past era in this tribute to the legendary star partnership of Fred Astaire and Ginger Roberts.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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8 Songs (27 & 28 June)

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:50, 19:15; Sun 28 June 12:50, 18:30

Presented by Gandini Juggling Commissioned by GDIF

This sexy and skilful new show sees Gandini return to their outdoor roots in a tribute to the mythical landscape of popular music.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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île O

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:55, 18:15; Sun 28 June 12:55, 17:15

Presented by Barolosolo

Two clowns try their best to stay dry in a delightful mash-up of modern physical theatre moving from comic to absurd in a setting of aquatic poetry and music.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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BEES! The Colony

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 26 June 13:00-14:00, 15:30-16:30, 18:00-19:00; Sun 27 June 12:00-13:00, 14:30-15:30, 17:00-18:00

Presented by Artizani

Experience a honey-perfumed hive, wreathed in smoke, and discover a surprising number of ways to experience it.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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C.a.p.e. anima

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:00-15:00, 15:30-17:30, 18:00-20:00; Sun 28 June 12:00-14:00, 14:30-16:30, 17:00-19:00

Presented by CREW

Enter through the looking glass and discover a world you never thought possible with CREW's state-of-the-art immersive technology.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Camping Delight

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 15:45, 19:10; Sun 28 June 14:45, 18:20

Presented by TinCanCompany

In this fast-paced and ludicrous circus show a caravan draws up and two strange campers spring out and busily conquer and colonise the area around them.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Carousel

27 June 2015
Time: 20:00

Presented by Southpaw Dance Company

This dramatic and bewitching dance theatre production is set in a fairground and performed around a fully functioning merry go round.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Dynamite & Poetry

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 14:50, 17:20; Sun 28 June 13:50, 16:20

Presented by 15feet6

Jaw-dropping acrobatics combine with an explosive twist.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Floodtide Navigate

27 June 2015
Time: 15:00

Programmed by the National Maritime Museum
Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Friends of Crusoe

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:00-19:00; Sun 28 June 12:00-18:00

Presented by Toc de Fusta

Inspired by a passion for play, this Catalan company have created a series of interactive wooden street games and automata for all ages.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Hold On (27 & 28 June)

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 14:50, 17:20; Sun 28 June 13:50, 16:20

Presented by Stefano di Renzo

In this feat of perilous balance we see how one man is in control of a system but at the same time controlled by it.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Louder Than Words

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 15:20, 18:05; Sun 28 June 14:20, 17:10

Presented by Cathy Waller Company

Two dancers vie, test and outdo each other whilst being challenged by the musician.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Monotone Man

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:00, 16:35; Sun 28 June 12:00, 15:35

Presented by The Human Zoo Commissioned by GDIF

In a world where we so often become disconnected from the people around us, this explosive, interactive celebration of connection and colour comes to Greenwich.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Pendula Fantastica

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:40, 14:40, 16:25, 17:10, 19:00; Sun 28 June 12:40, 13:40, 15:25, 16:10, 18:05

Presented by Travelling Light Circus

Experience this mesmerising display on a giant Newton’s Cradle, specially presented here in Greenwich, the home of time and space.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Reliquary

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 14:25-15:15, 17:10-18:00; Sun 28 June 13:25-14:15, 16:10-17:00

Presented by Avanti Display

Imagine a mysterious bejewelled casket stalking the streets, inviting you to peer inside.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Sens Dessus Dessous

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:00, 16:30; Sun 28 June 12:00, 15:30

Presented by Collectif Malunés

An ancient caravan, a bucket of apples and four eccentric performers unite in this farcical tale where circus meets a peculiar road trip.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Smoke

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 14:45, 19:15; Sun 28 June 13:45, 18:15

Presented by Plunge Boom

Somebody call the Fire Brigade! Abstract and funny, a man is slowly engulfed in smoke.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Teavolution

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 14:05, 16:40, 18:35; Sun 28 June 13:05, 15:40, 17:35

Presented by Emergency Exit Arts

Weaving song, acro-balance, storytelling and rollicking audience interaction together.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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The Stand In

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:00-14:00, 15:30-16:30, 17:20-18:20; Sun 28 June 12:00-13:00, 14:30-15:30, 16:20-17:20

By Art Of Disappearing and presented by Greenwich Dance

Taking 2 willing audience members at a time the work shifts the balance between performer and audience.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Walk Walk

27 - 28 June 2015
Time: Sat 27 June 13:00, 15:45, 18:15; Sun 28 June 12:00, 14:45, 17:15

Presented by Bronks

Accompanied by Saskia from the Grand National Guild of True Hiking, you will be guided into the depths of the forest in this family show.

Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Dancing City / 29 June - 4 July 2015

Dancing City

Dancing City
Mon 29 June - 4 July,
FREE
Canary Wharf, E14

Mon - Fri 13:00 & 18:00
Sat 13:00 - 17:00

Exhilarating, thought-provoking and fun, this annual outdoor dance extravaganza is back with performances and bite-sized al fresco treats from UK and international dance companies. Journey across the parks, piazzas, open spaces and waterfronts of Canary Wharf and encounter everything from the mesmerising footwork of New Zealand Maori Haka, to fluid and fearless Parkour as well as nostalgic 1950's tap and powerful, contemporary dance from leading UK and international companies .

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8 Songs (29 June)

29 June 2015
Time: 13:00, 18:00

Presented by Gandini Juggling

This sexy and skilful new show sees Gandini return to their outdoor roots in a tribute to the mythical landscape of popular music.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Hold On (30 June)

30 June 2015
Time: 13:00, 18:00

Presented by Stefano di Renzo

In this feat of perilous balance we see how one man is in control of a system but at the same time controlled by it.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Bar Story (1 July)

1 July 2015
Time: 13:00, 18:00

Presented by Etta Ermini Dance Theatre

A performance created around a specially designed bar structure.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Every Grain (2 July)

2 July 2015
Time: 13:00, 18:00

Presented by Sole Rebel Tap

The West End comes to the Wharf in this exuberant tap dance extravaganza.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Turn Around Boy (3 July)

3 July 2015
Time: 13:00, 18:00

Presented by Compagnie Le Grand Jeté

As the performers challenge gravity with a circus Cyr wheel, they tell a timeless story of our aspiration to touch the stars.

Programme: Dancing City  

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5 Soldiers

4 July 2015
Time: 13:35, 16:05

Presented by Rosie Kay Dance Company

A moving exploration of how the human body remains essential to war.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Bar Story (4 July)

4 July 2015
Time: 15:05, 16:40

Presented by Etta Ermini Dance Theatre

A performance created around a specially designed bar structure.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Caída Libre

4 July 2015
Time: 13:00, 16:40

Presented by Compañía Sharon Fridman

A UK premiere, in which an indispensable characteristic of our nature is explored: survival.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Danger Risk of Falling

4 July 2015
Time: 14:10, 16:35

Presented by Parkour Dance Company

A new contemporary dance and physical theatre performance on a bespoke scaffolding structure.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Every Grain (4 July)

4 July 2015
Time: 13:40, 15:35

Presented by Sole Rebel Tap

The West End comes to the Wharf in this exuberant tap dance extravaganza.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Haka Day Out

4 July 2015
Time: 14:00, 15:30

Presented by Corey Baker Dance

Experience a mesmerising performance of the rich Maori Kappa Haka tradition in this new show.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Of Man and Beast

4 July 2015
Time: 13:00, 16:00

Presented by Company Chameleon

A powerful, sensitive and revealing look at male group dynamics.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Solo 2

4 July 2015
Time: 14:10, 15:30

Presented by Brodas Bros.

Contemporary dance combines with the skills and language of popping, locking, breakdance, hip hop and snowboarding.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Te Odiero

4 July 2015
Time: 14:40, 16:45

Presented by HURyCAN

An award winning duet exploring the boundaries in relationships and how one slip can become a dangerous pattern.

Programme: Dancing City  

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Turn Around Boy (4 July)

4 July 2015
Time: 13:45, 15:05

Presented by Compagnie Le Grand Jeté

As the performers challenge gravity on a circus Cyr wheel, they tell a timeless story of our aspiration to touch the stars.

Programme: Dancing City  

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The Four Fridas / 1 - 4 July 2015

The Four Fridas

The Four Fridas
Presented by GDIF
Weds 1 July - Sat 4 July, 10pm
Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, SE18

In celebration of the Year of Mexico in the UK, this world premiere features extraordinary staging in a production inspired by the life and work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Taking flight with aerial performance, dance, pyrotechnics, immersive sound and giant video projections “The Four Fridas” promises to be a powerfully emotive experience, which will take you right into the heart of one of the world’s most celebrated artists.

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The Four Fridas

1 - 4 July 2015
Time: 10PM

Presented by Greenwich+Docklands International Festival

An immersive spectacle integrating elements of ritual, extraordinary staging, music, dance, and aerial choreography celebrating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Programme: The Four Fridas  

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Global Streets / 3 - 5 July 2015

Global Streets

Global Streets
Fri 3 July – Sun 5 July FREE (limited capacity)
Various times (schedule to be confirmed late-May)
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, E20

GDIF goes global with Tangle - a giant participatory artwork from Australia, The Colour of Time - a rainbow eruption of gulal powder and dance from France and India, and a journey through the ancient arts and traditions of the Mughal era through dance, storytelling and shadow puppetry.

[Presented in Association with Foundation for FutureLondon]

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Navrattan

3 - 4 July 2015
Time: Fri 14:00-15:45; Sat 13:00-17:30

Presented by Nutkhut
Programme: Global Streets  

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Tangle

3 - 5 July 2015
Time: Fri 15:30-17:30; Sat 12:00-14:00, 15:30-17:30; Sun 10:00-12:00, 13:45-15:45

Presented by Polyglot

Tangle is a large scale, totally interactive elastic weaving event, created live and on the spot by children and their families.

Programme: Global Streets  

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The Colour of Time

5 July 2015
Time: 16:00

Presented by Artonik in Association with East London Dance

A reinvention of India's traditional Holi festival.

Programme: Global Streets  

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The Secret Princess of Severndroog / 2 - 5 July 2015

The Secret Princess of Severndroog

Commissioned by GDIF
Presented by Look Left Look Right
Thu 2 July - Sun 5 July
Severndroog Castle, Oxleas Woods SE18 3RT

An interactive fairy tale for the 21st century by one of the UK's most acclaimed site specific theatre companies. Help free a modern princess from the spell which has locked her up in the castle in this magical woodland adventure.

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The Secret Princess of Severndroog

2 - 5 July 2015
Time: 17:00 (Thu/Fri); 14:00 & 17:00 (Sat/Sun)

Commissioned by GDIF Presented by Look Left Look Right

An interactive fairy tale for the 21st century

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