Buck a Brenda
Part of Greenwich Fair
22 - 23 June
Duration: 45 minutes
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Experience a vintage game with a disability politics twist in this uproarious reinvention of ‘Buckaroo’. With a wardrobe of double denim outfits and hosted on cowboy-themed mobility scooters by Beryl and Cyril (Bingo Lingo, GDIF 2017), Buck A Brenda is set to become the summer’s hottest new game.
Buck a Brenda will be performed as part of Greenwich Fair, GDIF’s two-day “festival within a festival” from 21-23 June, bringing together UK and international street arts companies to Greenwich Town Centre in a fun-filled, family-friendly extravaganza.
There is step-free access to the performance location. There are sections of lawn at the Old Royal Naval College that have a slight curb. Ramps will be in place and, in the event of wet-weather, we will install Trakway wherever possible..
This area will be marked with a flag or sign and will have limited seating – please ask a GDIF Volunteer if you’re not sure where to go.
Where to find it
Buck a Brenda will be performed in Monument Gardens, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9HF.
About Wild 'n' Beets
Daryl Beeton and Nicola Miles-Wildin have worked together on various projects since 2007 exploring ways to make outdoor work accessible and inclusive. Through their collaborations at Graeae, The Paralympics Opening Ceremony and Kazzum they have created outdoor shows together with other companies for many years. In 2017 they set up their new collective Wild ‘N’ Beets and created their first show Bingo Lingo, a Without Walls 2017 commission, which has established the foundations for future work.
Buck A Brenda is supported by Without Walls, and commissioned by Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, and Hat Fair.
Greenwich Fair is supported by the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Royal Greenwich Festivals, Arts Council England and Without Walls.