GDIF 2024 | London’s free, annual outdoor performing arts festival 23 August-8 September 2024

Presented By Autin Dance Theatre

Out of the Deep Blue | On Your Doorstep

28 August | 1pm & 4pm | Avery Hill Park | On Your Doorstep

Duration: 50mins

What to Expect: Great for Kids | On the Move | Speech free


A magical and interactive adventure with Eko, the 13ft tall Sea Giant puppet who has emerged from the deep to transport audiences of all ages into another world.  

A story of connection and understanding told in two parts, first walk with Eko as he explores the local area, interacting with passersby before enjoying a physical theatre duet combining world class puppetry and contemporary dance.  

More information on Out of the Deep Blue

How to attend

Out of the Deep Blue is free to attend.

Site Access 

This site has full level access. 

Viewing area 

A priority area for disabled audiences will be marked with a sign or flag. Space for wheelchair users will be available. 

On-site walking distances  


Respite and Access Areas 

Quiet areas of the park available. 

Accessible Toilets 

Avery Hill Park Café. 

Blue badge parking  

Avery Hill Park Car Park. 

Access drop-off point 

Outside of Avery Hill Park Car Park. 

Photo route 

Will be available to download in the ‘Where to Find it’ section.


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

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

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Easy Read.

Audio Description.

Speech Free.

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

Out of the Deep Blue Trailer


Autin Dance Theatre is an innovative and interdisciplinary touring dance theatre company based in Birmingham (UK), established since 2013 under the helm of director/choreographer Johnny Autin. Autin Dance Theatre is a collaborative and project-based arts organisation that produces engaging artistic performances and provides extensive learning & participation programmes in the community.

AutinDT’s mission is to inspire, educate and instigate positive social changes by delivering world-class multi-disciplinary arts activities. Since 2013, they have built a strong reputation for their work internationally with highly acclaimed productions including A Posi+ive Life, Queer Words, Dystopia, Pathos, TZ Project and Square One.

Supported by

Out of the Deep Blue is supported by Royal Greenwich Festivals, Arts Council England, Midlands Arts Centre – MAC, 101 Outdoor Arts, Déda Derby (Offsite affiliate partners Appetite, Birmingham Hippodrome, Derby Festé & Wild Rumpus) Birmingham City Council, DanceXchange and Without Walls Blueprint. 

Where to find it

Avery Hill Park

(next to Avery Hill Park café SE9 2PQ)

Click here to view the Photo Route.

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