Presented By Joe Garbett Dance


Part of On Your Doorstep: Thamesmead and Dancing City

30 August, 4 & 5 September

What to Expect: Participate


Permanent table tennis tables become the setting for this collision of dance and ping pong. Watch as the two competitors spin, slide and swerve their way through this playful pop-up performance then grab a bat and join in!

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Site Access

Visit the Dancing City page for full site access information.


Show Access


  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • BSL Interpreted – Dancing City, 4.15pm

Access content will be available online via your mobile phone. Please bring a charging pack if you are concerned about battery use.


Large-print and Easy Read versions of the festival brochure will be available to download in advance or to pick up on the day. Visit our Access page for more information.

Content & Trigger Warnings: This piece includes loud electronic music.

Notes for Audience

Very limited speech, with moments of text that demonstrates the visuals. Ie: celebratory ‘yay’ and asking audience members to be involved.

At the end of the performance there is time for audience participation, playing games and learning some moves.

Where to find it

Doubles will be performed at:

On Your Doorstep: Thamesmead – Claridge Way, The Moorings, Thamesmead.
30 August

Dancing City – Wren Landing, Canary Wharf, E14.
4 & 5 September, 1.45pm & 4.15pm (BSL Interpreted)


About the company

Joe Garbett is a bubbly, fun and eccentric internationally toured and performed dance artist creating colourful, unifying, silly shows and everyone is invited. Based in the South West you will find Joe choreographing and performing in outdoor and unconventional places advocating the importance of positive, playful and accessible art in public spaces. Joe enjoys directing work that advocates the importance of unity and engages people in the exhilaration that can come together to achieve a common goal. His work has toured internationally and has been supported by Arts Council England, The Place, National Theatre, Rural Touring Inititative, Glastonbury Festival, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, pubs, clubs and everything in-between.

Supported by

Doubles is supported by The Place, Applause Rural Touring, Table Tennis England, Arts Council England, Sports England, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Redbridge Drama Centre, Studio Wayne McGregor

GDIF is supported by Arts Council England, Peabody and Without Walls.

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