Greenwich and Docklands International Festival  

 
 
ADDRESS
, London, SE10 9HF
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
TWITTER
 
Dates:
 
PRICES
FREE
 
SITE
 

Nearby

 

Greenwich and Docklands International FestivalThe whole of Greenwich comes alive for the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, a two-week free festival of street performances, art and dancing in the streets. This year promises to offer something different and reveal new perspectives on the world through outdoor theatre. It kicks off with A View from the Bridge, which tells the story of dock workers and illegal migrants in search of the American dream. A further theatre highlight is Rear View, presented on a specially adapted double decker bus. The Greenwich Fair also returns with four new shows and the proceedings come to a close with The Colour of Light, which sees enormous colour wheels roll through the streets of Woolwich accompanied by a soundtrack composed by Shri Sriram.

 

About Greenwich

The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. Many of its buildings are designed by well known English architects, including the Royal Naval College, the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory built by Sir Christopher Wren for King Charles II. More about Greenwich

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival images

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival  The Colour of Light, Compagnie Off, GDIF festival finale, 2017  

   
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival - The Colour of Light, Compagnie Off, GDIF festival finale, 2017

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival The Colour of Light, Compagnie Off, GDIF festival finale, 2017 


LondonTown.com - Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
North Greenwich Tube Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Maze Hill Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Greenwich Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Greenwich and Docklands International Festival on LondonTown.com

 
Summer Theatre in London

London's stages play host to award-winning theatre shows all year round but the warmer months bring another realm of opportunities, with the streets and...

 
 
What's on in London 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  33% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 17 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  28% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 17 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  39% off
South Quay, E14 | 26 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th September 2016 to 25th June 2017
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd October 2016 to 25th June 2017 - 10am-5pm
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
An opportunity to see the successful entries in the annual international competition....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Comedians Cinema Club: Pulp Fiction
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, 302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 6 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
A selection of UK stand-ups create improvised versions of famous movies as they've never been seen before....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Michael Edwards Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment >
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, SE10 | 5 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is located inside the lower hold of the Cutty Sark tea clipper, one of the world's most famous boats on permanent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Up the Creek
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 6 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Located in Greenwich, South East London, Up The Creek is one of the UK's best comedy venues, offering true intimacy with a diverse range of acts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 9 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
This Greenwich cinema has not been a resounding success. Since opening in 1989 it's gone bankrupt twice, closing down for long periods. Fortunately for locals - ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | Same location as Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's House
London > Attractions > Museums
Park Row, SE10 | 3 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

The best shops and markets near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Market
London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 5 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Greenwich boasts a number of glorious markets offering a variety of traditional, hand-crafted goods, antiques, clothing and food stalls. The craft market is held at ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 10 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 10 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

What are the best dining options near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trafalgar Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Park Row, SE10 | 2 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 4 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
A mix of experimental brewery, cafe, restaurant and heritage site, the Grade II listed Old Brewery is a seven days a week operation. It's also only ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.7 miles from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4.3 miles from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 7 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 24 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 26 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

The best pubs near London Greenwich and Docklands International Festival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 5 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 4 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 18 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Due to a fire in August 2016, Studio 338 is currently undergoing a major refurb . In the meantime, check out their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 26 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 4 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 15 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 26 minutes from Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 

Greenwich events

 
Greenwich and Docklands International FestivalGreenwich and Docklands International FestivalGreenwich and Docklands International FestivalThe whole of Greenwich comes alive for the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, a two-week free festival of street performances, art and dancing in the streets. This year promises to offer something different and reveal new perspectives on the world through outdoor theatre. It kicks off with A View from the Bridge, which tells the story 2017-06-23T00:00:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Greenwich,   London      SE10 9HF
Category: event
Free Event 

event > Theatre > Physical theatre | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd June to 8th July 2017
VENUE  Greenwich 
The whole of Greenwich comes alive for the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, a two-week free festival of street performances, art and dancing in the streets. This year promises to offer something different and reveal new perspectives on the world through outdoor theatre. It kicks off with A View from the Bridge, which tells the story ... More about this event
 
 

Also in London

Our recommendations in the same street as Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

 
No.
Title
Category
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, Grenwich and Docklands International Festival
 
 

Hotels Near

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

 
 
Near Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

 
 
 
Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

National Maritime Museum 3 minutes walk from Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on ...More

 
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 3 minutes walk from Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 3 minutes walk from Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

An opportunity to see the successful entries in the annual international competition....More

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2018 

Old Royal Naval College 4 minutes walk from Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Cuban Salsa
Dance | Until 18th April 2018 

Inc Bar 5 minutes walk from Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

...More

Comedians Cinema Club: Pulp Fiction
Comedy | On 23rd May 2017 

Up the Creek 6 minutes walk from Greenwich And Docklands International Festival

A selection of UK stand-ups create improvised versions of famous movies as they've never been seen before....More

New on LondonTown

 
 
CLAW
CLAW
Dining 

Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
Dining 

After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Yolk
Yolk
Dining 

Yolk started as a longing for the perfect Eggs Benedict. Now the pop up has ...More

 
Finsbury Avenue Square
Finsbury Avenue Square
Attractions 

Surrounded by office buildings occupied by UBS, ICAP, ETX Capital and others, Finsbury Avenue Square ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

The Nursery Theatre
Entertainment 

From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
Drinking 

Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
Dining 

Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
Shopping 

Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
Article 

London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Greenwich

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star suites see our special offers for Greenwich hotels, including Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel from 88% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960