DANCING CITY

Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 September

What to Expect: Sensory spectacle

Free

Two extraordinary days of outdoor dance transform the piazzas, parks and waterfronts of Canary Wharf. Discover a spectacular alfresco programme of international and UK dance featuring contemporary, ballet, hip hop, kathak and choreography on  trampoline. Every performance is FREE and unticketed – just show up.

Find Dancing City full schedule and map here

Eat and drink at Canary Wharf during your visit to Dancing City.

Access

Site Access

All shows in Dancing City are free to attend. Just show up.

Assistance Dogs Welcome

Level Access

There is level access to all Dancing City show locations.

Some sites are accessed via public lifts.

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 shows

The festival site is across the Canary Warf Estate. Performance sites are 5-15 minutes away from each other. Each site has multiple performances throughout the day. Check the map and brochure to plan your route.

Quiet Space and Access Areas

There will be a covered Quiet Space available. The Access Area will have volunteers and staff available for access information throughout the day.

Assisted Access Routes

On Sunday 10th September 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

Meet at 12.30pm Outside Canary Wharf Underground w3w.co/dangerously.wool.tells

Accessible Toilets  

All these locations have accessible facilities. The accessible toilets in Canada Place and Churchill Place have changing places hoist facilities.

Cabot Place, Mall Level -1, behind Leon

Canada Place, Mall Level -1, opposite Robert Dyas * Changing Places

Churchill Place, Mall Level -1, past Joe & The Juice and behind Post Office * Changing Places

Jubilee Place, Mall Level -1, next to Seoul Bird and food court

Crossrail Place, Mall Level -3, enter the building next to Notes Coffee Roasters & Bar, take the lift down to – 3

Blue badge parking

Cabot Square Car Park
Canada Square Car Park
Jubilee Place Car Park
Westferry Circus Car Park
Access drop-off point
Canary Riverside

Contact

For Access questions, contact [email protected] // 07899 893 935

For other audience questions, contact our Box Office: [email protected]

Show Access

We have bespoke accessibility for each show. See event pages for details.

Shows with speech will have BSL-interpreted performances.

Many shows will have a downloadable Audio Introduction, and selected shows are live Audio Described via headset

All of our shows are relaxed

Easy Read Visual Guides and digital audio decryption can be downloaded from event pages and printed copies will be available

Dancing City Easy Read Event Event Guide 

Where to find it

Dancing City takes place at locations across Canary Wharf, London.

Photo route coming soon.

See our interactive map for all performance locations.

Public transport:

Canary Wharf Pier, served by Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.

Canary Wharf station – Jubilee Line,
Canary Wharf Station – DLR
Heron Quays station – DLR.

Bus routes D3, D7, D8, 135 & 277.

Paid public parking and Blue Badge Parking available at Westferry Circus and across Canary Wharf.

Canary Riverside Photo Route to Access Areas 

 

On Sunday 10th September GDIF volunteers will guide audiences on the following access routes:

BSL/ Captioned / Speech Free Route

Meet at 12.30pm Outside Canary Wharf Underground w3w.co/dangerously.wool.tells

1pm – I Think We Should Start Over (CAP)

2pm – DEVA (BSL)

2.50pm- TREAD (BSL)
You can leave the assisted route and see any of these other SF shows: You & Me 2.40pm / 4 minutes 2.40pm / Sleep Walker 3.15pm

4.05pm- Pan~//Catwalk (SF)

5.10pm- Bouncing Narratives (SF)

Audio Described Route

Meet at 12.30pm Outside Canary Wharf Underground w3w.co/dangerously.wool.tells

1pm – I Think We Should Start Over (Digital AD throughout the performance)

1.40pm – DEVA Touch Tour

2pm – DEVA (Digital AD throughout the performance)

3pm- Arcade (Live AD)

3.45pm – Pan~//Catwalk Touch Tour

4.05pm- Pan~//Catwalk (Live AD)

5.10pm- Bouncing Narratives (Live AD)

Easy Read Available Route

Meet at 12.30pm Outside Canary Wharf Underground w3w.co/dangerously.wool.tells

1pm – I Think We Should Start Over

2pm – DEVA

3.15pm- Arcade

4.05pm- Pan~//Catwalk

5.10pm- Bouncing Narratives

Watch the 2020 Highlights

Supported by

Dancing City is supported by Canary Wharf Group, Arts Council England and Without Walls. 

 

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