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

Presented By Just More Productions | London Premiere

Fussy Foodies: The Battle of the Pans

26 August | 13:45 & 16:15 | King Charles Lawn,Old Royal Naval College

Duration: 30mins

What to Expect: Family friendly | Great for Kids | Sensory spectacle

Free

Are you hungry for music, roots, and culture? If so, then meet ‘Messy Mama T’ who presides over an exciting new game show exploring how food really does define cultural identity.

Fantastic food, toe-tapping music and feel-good street theatre combine in this interactive show for the whole family.

Fussy Foodies will also be taking place in Eltham as part of On Your Doorstep, at 1 pm and 4:30 pm, find out more here.

More information on Fussy Foodies: The Battle of the Pans

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]

Show Access

BSL Interpreted performance at 4.15 pm

Digital Audio Description Introduction can be downloaded below or via a QR code on-site.

Volunteers will be available for support.

Easy Read Visual Guide

Part of assisted route

Sensory Information: Contains haze

About Just More Productions

Just More productions are a community engagement company, using food history and performance to educate and entertain, we produce vibrant and friendly educational performances bringing cultures and communities together.

“Do What Yah Mother Told Yah!” our most recent production is a feast of food fusion and storytelling across geography and generations, in this immersive and vibrant comedy cooking show.

The show was created in 2019 and toured across six outdoor venues in Wales. It was first commissioned by Wales Outdoor Arts Commissioning Consortium (WOAC) Supported via Articulture and by the Arts Council Wales, Welsh Government, and the National lottery.
2021 Tour commissioned by Stockton International Riverside Festival and the Just So & Timber Festival also commissioned and supported by Without Walls Outdoor Arts Consortium.

Just More Productions not only create fun engaging performance but also create a family-friendly environment, we offer Food Demonstrations and Hula Hoop workshops, the company’s main objective is to educate through food & entertainment bringing families and cultures together.

Supported by

Fussy Foodies at GDIF 2023 is supported by Without Walls, the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Royal Greenwich Festivals, and Arts Council England and commissioned by Certain Blacks, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Just So Festival.

 

Where to find it

King Charles Lawn,Old Royal Naval College, SE10 9NN

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