Welcome to GDIF

London’s leading festival of free outdoor theatre and performing arts.

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) is London’s leading festival of free outdoor theatre and performing arts and, in the words of The Guardian, makes an “unrivalled contribution to the happiness of the people of London”. GDIF is committed to breaking new ground in outdoor performance and raising the ambition, quality and diversity of outdoor work produced in the UK.

GDIF forms part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals, an annual series of high-quality events organised by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to celebrate cultural vibrancy, and is the flagship annual event produced by FESTIVAL.ORG.

Following a successful 25th anniversary festival produced during the COVID-19 pandemic, FESTIVAL.ORG is now offering consultancy in several areas. Find out more.

“The delayed but undaunted 25th Greenwich+Docklands International Festival is leading the artistic fightback with a re-imagined, safety conscious programme that both reflects the crisis and offers us an escape from it.”

“Rising to unprecedented challenges, London’s annual street performance festival remains accessible, engaging and inspiring “
The Stage  

“Nothing like this ever happens here. It’s beautiful!” 
Mother of three children watching Lullaby from roadside 

“This was such a treat after so many months of virtual only through lockdown – bravo!” 
Audience member

“Absolutely blown away by the experience as it was my first audience experience since lockdown. It was also well organised especially with consideration to health and safety and myself with my mobility challenges. An exhilarating experience.”  
Audience member

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