A View from the Bridge / 22 - 25 June 2017

A View from the Bridge

Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece comes to a dramatic Thameside location in the UK première of acclaimed Belgian company De Roovers’ adaptation, in a new English translation. A story of dock workers and illegal migrants in search of the American dream is given new resonance against the backdrop of the 21st century London riverscape.

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A View from the Bridge

22 - 25 June 2017
Time: 9pm

Presented by De Roovers

Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece comes to a dramatic Thameside location.

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FierS à Cheval / 23 June 2017

FierS à Cheval

Prepare to be amazed as, under the gaze of the Cutty Sark’s famous figurehead, a team of illuminated white horses appear, accompanied by a symphonic soundtrack. 10pm.

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Greenwich Fair / 23 - 25 June 2017

Greenwich Fair

‘I know families who mark off the GDIF and Greenwich Fair dates on their calendar in the same way they do family birthdays they wouldn’t want to miss.’ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

An incredible mix of theatre, dance, street arts and circus from the UK, Europe and further afield in the beautiful outdoor spaces of Maritime Greenwich.

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VR Playground

23 - 25 June 2017
Time: Runs throughout Greenwich Fair

Thrill Laboratory
Programme: Greenwich Fair  

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Museum of the Moon / 23 - 25 June 2017

Museum of the Moon

The London premiere of Luke Jerram’s stunning artwork touches down in Greenwich Park featuring an incredible seven metre inflatable moon sculpture, with detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.

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Museum of the Moon

23 - 25 June 2017
Time: 10pm & 11pm (Friday & Saturday)

Luke Jerram

A giant inflatable moon featuring detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface

Programme: Museum of the Moon  

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Rear View / 29 June - 2 July 2017

Rear View

Rear View is a moving adventure about a woman’s life, led by performance poets Cecilia Knapp and Jemima Foxtrot. Reflections, predictions and observations blur the line between reality and fiction.

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Rear View

29 June - 2 July 2017
Time: Various

Presented by IOU Theatre

Take a tour aboard IOU’s custom-made bus for an unforgettable journey.

Programme: Rear View  

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Dancing City / 1 July 2017

Dancing City

GDIF’s signature dance event brings the parks, piazzas and waterfronts of Canary Wharf to life.

From full-throttle dance on, around and in a red 1980s Ford Orion, an epic stilt-based performance exploring female identity and a must-see performance by South Korean company Modern Table, Dancing City showcases incredible dance companies from the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Sense of Unity / 1 July 2017

Sense of Unity

Sense of Unity brings the illuminated large-scale German puppet Dundu together with the UK’s LED-lit, high-energy, percussion ensemble Worldbeaters for the first time.

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All Roads Lead to Woolwich / 6 - 8 July 2017

All Roads Lead to Woolwich

A series of ‘pop-up’ performances take place across Woolwich in the lead up to this year’s GDIF finale. Discover world class music, dance and street arts in a range of settings which invite you to rediscover Woolwich in a new light.

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BELONGING(s) / 6 - 8 July 2017

BELONGING(s)

Join us for a journey across Thamesmead as performers and local community participants challenge the notions of belonging, migration and the fleeting nature of what surrounds us in Belonging(s) by Tilted Productions.

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BELONGING(s)

6 - 8 July 2017
Time: 7pm (Thurs & Fri), 3pm and 6pm (Sat)

Tilted Productions

Join in this journey across Thamesmead

Programme: BELONGING(s)  

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Festival Finale - The Colour of Light / 8 July 2017

Festival Finale - The Colour of Light

Enormous colour-wheels roll through the streets of Woolwich gathering and welcoming everyone on the way. Join a promenade performance that celebrates inclusivity and openheartedness all set to an epic soundtrack by composer Shri Sriram. The wonderful Compagnie Off, who were last seen in Woolwich with their magical herd of red giraffes in 2011, are back with a finale to remember. 8.45pm

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