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

Presented By Middle Child | London Premiere

There Should Be Unicorns | Abbey Wood

2 September 1pm & 4.30pm | Abbey Wood Park Playground

Duration: 80mins

What to Expect: Great for Kids


Rules are made to be broken, so 11-year-old Jasmine is going to break them all. And be back in time for tea.  

Hip hop, dance and theatre collide in this new joyful outdoor musical for audiences of all ages. 

Join Jasmine on an adventure to make the world a better place, powered only by her imagination and a belief in unicorns. 

Come dressed as the superhero version of yourself and help Jasmine take on the bullies, villains and ideas that shape the world around her. 

More information on There Should Be Unicorns

How to attend

There Should Be Unicorns is free to attend.

Photo route and site access information will be published 1 September.

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Audio Description.

Easy Read.

BSL Interpretation and Captions on Saturday 3 September time 1pm.

Integrated Audio Description for all performances. 

Content guidance: Themes include bullying with mentions of divorce and serious illness of a parent.  

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

GDIF 2022 Trailer


Written by Luke Barnes with music by Beats Bus and James Frewer.

Middle Child are a Hull-based company creating gig theatre that brings people together for a good night out with big ideas. We tell untold stories which capture the electrifying moment when the beat drops, mixing original live music with bold new writing. Our events are live and loud, making sense of the modern world.

We are committed to breaking down barriers and ensuring that theatre is affordable and accessible for all. We will set fire to your expectations of what a night at the theatre can be.

Supported by

There Should Be Unicorns is supported by Royal Greenwich Festivals, Wykeland Group and Without Walls, and commissioned by Freedom Festival Arts Trust, Brighton Festival, Salisbury International Arts Festival, part of Wiltshire Creative and Hat Fair, with further support from Arts Council England, Hull City Council, Foyle Foundation and Garfield Weston.

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