GDIF 2023 | London’s free, annual outdoor performing arts festival 25 August-10 September 2023

Presented By Exoot | UK Premiere

Animaltroniek

26 August | 14:30 | Roaming, Beginning at Cutty Sark Gardens

Duration: 3 hours

What to Expect: Family friendly | Great for Kids | Make some noise

Free

As the debate about artificial intelligence intensifies, here is your chance to get up close and personal with a group of extraordinary robotic creatures.

Stretching the limits of mechanics and electronics, these genius installations reveal their inner secrets and distinctive personalities, to inspire feelings of curiosity and tenderness.

Animaltroniek will also be taking place in Eltham as part of On Your Doorstep, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm continuously – find out more here.

More information on Animaltroniek

Site Access

All shows at Greenwich Fair are free to attend. Just show up.
Assistance Dogs Welcome

Level Access

There is level access to each performance location.
There is a mix of hard-standing and grass areas. Trackway will be used to create accessible routes.
There will be short ramps onto any raised areas.

Access Viewing areas 

A priority area for disabled audiences will be marked with a sign or flag. Space for wheelchair users and various seating options will be available at each performance site.

Distances between sites

The festival site includes Greenwich Park, Old Royal Naval College and Cutty Sark Gardens.
Most performance sites are 5-15 minutes away from each other. Each site has multiple performances throughout the day.

The show ‘The Air Between Us’ is at the top of Greenwich Park next to the General Wolfe Statue and near The Royal Observatory. An accessible buggy with 1 wheelchair space and up to 4 companions will be available (on a first-come-first-served basis, provided by the Royal Parks team) between St Mary’s Gate and the Pavilion Café in Greenwich Park in both directions. More details will be available at the GDIF accessible social point near St Mary’s Gate.

Check the map and brochure to plan your route or ask a volunteer who can direct you to an information point.

Quiet Space and Access Areas

A covered Quiet Space and Access Area will be provided onsite at the Old Royal Naval College. The Access Area will have volunteers and staff available for access information throughout the day. This will be located on King Charles Lawns.

Greenwich Park will have an accessible relaxed social area near St Mary’s Gate.

Many nearby peaceful areas have bench seating across Royal Greenwich Park and the Old Royal Naval College.

Assisted Access Routes

GDIF volunteers will guide audiences on the following access routes:

1) BSL/Captioned/Speech Free performances
2)Audio Described performances
3)Performances with Easy Read available

Details of routes and meeting points coming soon.

Accessible Toilets

Revolootion (formerly Mobiloo) changing places facilities with a hoist and changing bench will be available at Greenwich Fair.

Please bring a sling to use the hoist.

Greenwich Park has accessible toilets behind the Royal Observatory.

Blue badge parking

Cutty Sark Gardens, Park Row (25 Park Row, London SE10 9NL), College Way Car Park

Greenwich Park, car parking via Blackheath Gate only ( Greenwich Park Car Park South, London SE10 8QY)

Drop-off points

College Way, SE10 9LS
Greenwich Park top- Observatory, Blackheath Ave, London SE10 8XJ
Greenwich Park bottom- St Mary’s Gate, London SE10 9JL

Contact

For Access questions, contact [email protected] // 07899 893 935
For other audience questions, contact our Box Office: [email protected]

Access

Speech free

The robot will be moving around the festival for 3 hours

You are welcome to join and leave at any point.

You can greet the robot if you want to. There will be no pressure to interact.

Easy Read Visual Guide

Animaltroniek Trailer

Gallery

About Exoot

All objects, installations and acts dreamt up by Tristan Kruithof are realized under the banner of EXOOT. Tristan is responsible for the artistic and practical supervision of our performances at festivals and other events.

We perform with interactive objects and installations at festivals and art events. Beside that we are specialized in mobile DJ acts
with a unique look.

We’ve been hunting for musical treasures for years now. Records from the early fifties and sixties, original vinyl pressings, of course! The roots of contemporary pop music. We know how to throw a party and how to provide an exciting musical backdrop.

Supported by

Animaltroniek at GDIF 2023 is supported by the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Royal Greenwich Festivals and Arts Council England.

 

Where to find it

Roaming, Beginning at Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 9HT

The Photo Route

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