GREENWICH FAIR

Saturday 26 August, 1-7pm

What to Expect: Great for Kids

Free

Family-friendly street arts, theatre, circus, installations and dance take over the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Cutty Sark Gardens and Greenwich Park in GDIF’s much loved festival within a festival. All shows are FREE and unticketed.

Access

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

We have bespoke accessibility for each show. See event pages for details.

Shows with speech will have BSL-interpreted performances.

Many shows will have a downloadable Audio Introduction, and selected shows are live Audio Described via headset

All of our shows are relaxed

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.

Easy Read Visual Guides and digital audio decryption can be downloaded from event pages and printed copies will be available

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.

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.

At Greenwich Fair GDIF volunteers will guide audiences on the following access routes:

Route 1 BSL/ Captioned / Speech Free Route

Meet 12.30 Social Area, St Mary’s Gate, Greenwich Park, w3w.co/skips.vibes.equal

1pm The Air Between Us (SF)

1.40pm A Woodland Wake for Midsummer (BSL)

2pm Echoes Within The Earth (BSL)

2.35pm TEABREAK (BSL/ CAP)

3.35pm Family Catwalk Extravaganza (BSL)

4.15pm Fussy Foodies (BSL)

4.50pm Roll Model (SF)

5.30pm Les Patineurs (BSL)

Route 2 BSL/ Captioned / Speech Free Route

Meet 12.40 Access Area, King Charles Lawn, Old Royal Naval College w3w.co/types.gained.brands

1pm Family Catwalk Extravaganza (BSL)

1.45pm Fussy Foodies (BSL)

2.35pm TEABREAK (BSL/ CAP)

4.30pm Echoes Within The Earth (BSL)

4.50pm A Woodland Wake for Midsummer (BSL)

5.30pm The Air Between Us (SF)

Audio Described Route

Meet 12.30 Social Area, St Mary’s Gate, Greenwich Park, w3w.co/skips.vibes.equal

1pm The Air Between Us (Live AD)

1.40pm A Woodland Wake for Midsummer (Integrated AD)

2pm Echoes Within The Earth (Live AD)

2.35pm TEABREAK (Digital AD Intro)OR The Way Ahead

3.30pm Birdie (Digital AD)

4.50pm Roll Model (Live AD)

5.35pm EXIT (Live AD)

Easy Read Available Route

Meet 12.30 Social Area, St Mary’s Gate, Greenwich Park, w3w.co/skips.vibes.equal
1pm The Air Between Us

1.40pm A Woodland Wake for Midsummer

2pm Echoes Within The Earth

2.35pm TEABREAK

3.30pm Birdie

4.50pm Roll Model

5.35pm EXIT

Supported by

Greenwich Fair is supported by Royal Greenwich Festivals, Without Walls, Royal Parks/Greenwich Park, Arts Council England with thanks to the Old Royal Naval College.

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