Greenwich Fair

Sunday 29 August, 1-9pm

What to expect: Great for Kids, Join In, Make some noise, On the Move

Free

GDIF’s much loved annual ‘festival within a festival’ is back! Family-friendly street arts, theatre, circus, installations and play will take over the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and Cutty Sark Gardens on August Bank Holiday Sunday.

GDIF’s Greenwich Fair is inspired by the historic Fair at Greenwich, which was hugely popular up until 1852. Charles Dickens described how the Fair brought travelling shows and general mayhem and frivolity to Greenwich, with people from all walks of life flocking in to share a dose of escapism and entertainment.

Meet at the Access Area at 12.30pm for the BSL tour.

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Access

Site Access

There is level access to each performance location. 

The site is open and wide for audiences to socially distance, however some shows may be more busy than others.  

There is a mix of hard-standing and grass areas. There will be short ramps onto any higher ramped areas. 

Viewing area 

Space for wheelchair users, and a variety of seating options will be available. GDIF volunteers will offer directions from the nearest station. 

Accessible Toilets 

Mobiloo for Greenwich Fair (Mobiloo is a mobile accessible toilet with hoist and changing bench. Please bring your own sling if you wish to use the hoist.) 

On-site walking distances  

Approximately 20 minutes walking across the whole site. The site is open for you to choose where to go.  

Respite and Access Areas 

Access Area available for Greenwich Fair on lawns on the right as you enter through College Way. Space across the grounds to relax. 

Blue badge parking  

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

Access drop-off point 

College Way  

Photo route 

Available to download in ‘Where to Find it’ section.  

Contact  

Alex if you have any Access questions: alex@festival.org // 07899 893 935 

Other audience questions, contact our Box Office: boxoffice@festival.org 

Show Access

Meet at the Access Area at 12.30pm for the BSL tour.

Show Access information can be found on the individual event pages.

All performance locations have level access and viewing areas with seating.

Our new Access Area will support you to choose events, use our Easy Read information, listen to digital Audio Descriptions and offer a relaxed, quiet area between shows. Meet here at 12.30pm for our BSL tour.

The Mobiloo will be on site- the mobile toilet with hoist and changing table. Please bring your own sling if you wish to use the hoist. Visit mobiloo.org.uk for more information.

 

Where to find it

Greenwich Fair takes place at locations across Greenwich Town Centre and Old Royal Naval College.

Download our photo route for the Old Royal Naval College here.

See our interactive map for all performance locations.

Public transport:

Greenwich Pier, served by Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.

Cutty Sark DLR, Greenwich and Maze Hill rail stations.

Bus routes 129, 177, 180, 188, 199 & 386.

Parking in Greenwich is limited – pay-and-display available at Park Row and Burney Street. Blue Badge and pay-and-display available at Park Row and Burney Street.

Schedule

Supported by

Greenwich Fair is supported by Royal Greenwich Festivals, the General Representation of the Flemish Government, Arts Council England and Without Walls.

 

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