GDIF 2021 | London’s free, annual outdoor performing arts festival 27 August-11 September 2021

Autumn Glow

Autumn Glow

1 October, 7PM – 9PM

As the days shorten, this free community celebration brings a warming programme of illuminated art, performance and street food to Beckton.

With processions, puppets and a chorus of oversized lips performing disco classics, this local celebration through street arts is guaranteed to leave you with an autumn glow.

Presented by FESTIVAL.ORG

Part of Newham Unlocked Festival

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What's On

Lightweight, Impossible Arts, Autumn Glow, 2021. Two audience members are silhouetted by the light coming from giant glowing globe.

Lightweight

Impossible Arts

7PM

The Lips, Puppets with Guts, Summer Dean, GDIF 2021

The Lips

Puppets with Guts

7.15PM & 8.30PM

Thingumajig Theatre, Ghost Caribou, Autumn Glow, 2021. Two Giant glowing Caribou puppets are carried through a crowd of people at night time.

Ghost Caribou

Thingumajig Theatre

7.45PM

Access

Site Access

There is level access to all performance locations.   

 This site is: 

  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • Assistance Dog Friendly 
  • Relaxed Environment 

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.  

On-site walking distances  

Minimal 

Accessible Toilets 

An accessible portaloo will be on site. Beckton Globe Library will be open with sterile toilets for those who require them.  

Blue badge parking  

Limited Blue Badge parking available on Kingsford Way and at Beckton Globe Library Car Park (E6 5JQ).  

Access drop-off point 

Kingsford Way (E6 5JQ). 

Photo route 

Available to download soon in ‘Where to Find it’ section.  

Contact  

Alex if you have any accessibility questions: alex@festival.org // 07899 893 935 

Find out more about Newham Unlocked here

Show Access

Age: 0+ All shows are family friendly  

 Find out more about our ‘What to Expect’ icons at: festival.org/access  

7:00pm- close: Lightweight 

This Visual installation will be:  

  • Speech Free 
  • Great for kids 
  • Sensory Spectacle    

7:15pm – 7:40pm: The Lips 

  • BSL Interpreted  
  • Captioned 
  • Join In 
  • Make Some Noise 
  • Great for kids 

7:45pm – 8:25pm: Ghost Caribou 

  • Speech Free 
  • On the move 
  • Join In 
  • Make Some Noise 
  • Great for Kids 
  • Sensory Spectacle  

8:30pm – close: The Lips 

  • BSL Interpreted 
  • Captioned 
  • Join In  
  • Make Some Noise 
  • Great For Kids 
  • Sensory Spectacle 

This performance will include pyrotechnics, soft flashing lights and loud music.  

Where to find it

About the company

Puppets with Guts

Thingumajig Theatre

Impossible Arts

Supported by

Part of Newham Unlocked Festival. Produced by FESTIVAL.ORG.

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