Presented By Initiative.DKF


Duration: c. 30 mins

Type: Dance, Theatre


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Style meets politics in this dance theatre show celebrating Black women’s hair, created by Damilola K. Fashola with inspiration from the iconic Grace Jones.

Scalped will be performed as part of GDIF’s spectacular Opening Night, transforming the streets and public spaces of Woolwich with art, food, dance, street theatre and a dazzling finale. This is your chance to experience London’s newest and most vibrantly authentic cultural destination at its best.



There is step-free access at the performance location.

Viewing Area

This area will be marked with a flag or sign – please ask a GDIF Volunteer if you’re not sure where to go. There will be some limited seating provided in each of the viewing areas.

Blue Badge Parking

In Woolwich town centre, blue badge parking is available at Powis Street car park, Tesco car park (free for three hours) and there are several on street blue badge parking spots in the town centre. A drop off and pick up point will also be available on Wellington Street.


This show will have a BSL interpreter.

Accessible Toilets

There are accessible toilets at Beresford Square and Vincent Road public toilets in Woolwich.

Photo route
Our photo route details the most accessible route between the nearest public transportation and performance locations. Download our photo route.

What To Expect

Our What to Expect guide might help you pick which shows to see, especially if members of your group have access needs.

  • Kick back and relax
  • Make some noise

Where to find it

Scalped will be performed on Beresford Square, Woolwich, SE18 6BB.


About the show

Scalped is created by Wofai and Damilola ‘DK’ Fashola.

Scalped is supported by Without Walls, and commissioned by Brighton Festival.

Supported by

GDIF’s Opening Night is supported by the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Royal Greenwich Festivals, Arts Council England, Woolwich Cultural Destinations, Berkeley and Without Walls.

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