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

Presented By Gobbledegook Theatre | London Premiere


3 - 4 September | 1pm & 3.30pm | The Jetty, Olympian Way, London SE10 0JF

Duration: 60mins

What to Expect: On the Move | Participate

Tickets: Free

A promenade folk ritual reminding us of our responsibilities as custodians of the natural world.

Geology, sci-fi and rave culture come together in this guided journey deep into the sounds that continually shape our landscape.

Discover the fascinating geological processes of the world around you whilst listening, through beautiful, hand-crafted aluminium geophones, to the stories of the rocks beneath your feet.


More information on Geophonic

How to attend

Geophonic is a free, ticketed event.

Site Access 

Modern, newly built site with clean concrete flooring. Ramps available at rear of site. Lifts also available to the upper level. 

On-site walking distances  

This promenade performance is a 60 minute slow walk. The starting point is a 13 minute walk from North Greenwich station. 

Respite and Access Areas 

Cafes and coffee shops in and near the O2 10 minutes away. 

Accessible Toilets 

Accessible toilets available at the NOW Gallery, Greenwich Peninsula. 

Blue badge parking  

Car Park 3 – The O2 or Car Park 4B. (SE10 0ER) 

Access drop-off point 

Near Car Park 3, on Cutter Lane.   

Photo route 

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


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

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


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Easy Read.

BSL Interpretation and Audio Description on Saturday 3 September at 3.30pm. 

The performance is a 45- 60 minute slow walk.

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



Created and directed by Lorna Rees
Costume design: Adele Keeley
Earth Scientist and collaborator: Dr Anjana Khatwa
Sound and music: Matthew Shaw, Laura Reid, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and Ricci Ricardi

Supported by

Produced and commissioned by Activate Performing Arts, with funding from Activate Performing Arts, Jerwood Arts, Arts Council England, Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Gobbledegook Theatre, and support from the Arts University Bournemouth ERDF innovation programme and Greenwich Peninsula.

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