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

27 August | 3pm & 5.20pm | Cutty Sark Gardens

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 

There is level access to each Greenwich Fair 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.   

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. 

Accessible Toilets 

Located at Cutty Sark Gardens with 50p charge, Blue Badge free. 

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 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.

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. 

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