GDIF 2022 | London’s free, annual outdoor performing arts festival 26 August-11 September 2022

Presented By Centre Chorégraphique National de Caen en Normandie


10 - 11 September | 2.30pm & 5.10pm | Columbus Courtyard, Canary Wharf

Duration: 35mins

What to Expect: Dance | Family friendly | Speech free


In music Vivace means lively.

The same word in French is used to describe perennials, (the plants that come back every year). The dancers in this joyous UK premiere, discover a new kind of vitality and resilience, driven by high energy and constantly surprising pop, Baroque and electro beats.   

More information on Vivace

How to attend

Vivace is free to attend.

Site Access 

There is level access to all Dancing City performance locations.   

Modern site with level access across. Some sites are accessed via public lifts. 

Viewing area 

A priority area for disabled audiences will be marked with a sign or flag. Space for wheelchair users, and a variety of seating options will be available at each performance site. 

On-site walking distances  

This is a large festival site. Some sites are a 40 minute walk between. Most are within 10 minutes. Check the map and brochure on the day to plan your route across site. 

Respite and Access Areas 

Access Area at Canary Riverside. Meet here for access information. 

Accessible Toilets 

They are located as follows:   

  • Cabot Place, Mall Level -1, near City of London Drycleaners & Leon  
  • Canada Place, Mall Level -1, at the end of the corridor opposite Robert Dyas  
  • Churchill Place, Mall Level -1, behind James Shoe Care  
  • Jubilee Place, Mall Level -1, adjacent to Seoul Bird  
  • Crossrail Place, Mall Level -3 via lift adjacent to the Notes Coffee Roasters & Bar  

All of these locations also have accessible facilities. In addition, the accessible toilets in Canada Place and Churchill Place both have hoist facilities.   

Blue badge parking  

Cabot Square Car Park   

Canada Square Car Park   

Jubilee Place Car Park   

Westferry Circus Car Park  

Access drop-off point 

Canary Riverside  

Photo route 

Will be available to download in ‘Where to Find it’ section August 19.  


For Access questions, contact Alex: // 07899 893 935   

Other audience questions, contact our Box Office: 


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Speech Free.

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

GDIF 2022 Trailer


Choreographer: Alban Richard  

Performers: Anthony Barreri & Yannick Hugron  

Costume: Christelle Barré  


Supported by

Vivace at Dancing City is supported by Canary Wharf Group and Arts Council England.  

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