GDIF 2022 | London’s free, annual outdoor performing arts festival 26 August-11 September 2022

Presented By Luca Silvestrini's Protein

En Route to Common Ground

2 - 3 September meet at 5pm | 4 September meet at 2.30pm | Woolwich Common to Royal Arsenal Riverside

Duration: 3hours

What to Expect: Family friendly | Make some noise | Participate

Tickets: £10 (free tickets available to local residents)

A journey of dance, discovery and connection through Woolwich. 

This cinematic dance Odyssey emerges from the natural world of Woolwich Common, crossing streets and squares on its way to the Royal Arsenal. You’ll be swept up in 360 vision of a community on the move as dance, storytelling and live music unfold all around you.  

See, hear, feel and breathe in the neighbourhood and get a fresh perspective as eight dancers and five musicians bring Woolwich to life with original music & songs specially composed by Helen Chadwick, Matteo Fargion, Orlando Gough and Andy Pink. 

“A playful and powerful journey of individuals coming together to form an empowered collective, the audience sharing every step and every minute”  – THE STAGE  

Performance information:

2 & 3 September:


Welcome point opens at 5pm

Performance is 5.30pm – 8.30pm


4 September:

Welcome point opens at 2.30pm

Performance is 3 – 6pm

More information on En Route to Common Ground

How to attend

En Route to Common Ground is a paid for, ticketed event.

Site access information will be published 18 August. 

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BSL Interpretation and Audio Description on Sunday 4 September.

Check out our Access Information page for GDIF 2022 to learn more about our access practices.


Conceived and directed by Luca Silvestrini 

Original Music by Helen Chadwick, Matteo Fargion, Orlando Gough, Andy Pink 

Design by Yann Seabra  

Music Director George Garford  

Supported by

En Route to Common Ground is supported by Berkeley, Royal Borough of Greenwich and Royal Greenwich Festivals.

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