Started in 1996 to fill the streets of Greenwich and docklands with fun and entertainment, the extravaganza continues and the popularity of the festival has grown manifold in due course of time. The bell, fanfare, time is like water flowing, run and bend it; are some of the shows presented in 2008's festival. 2009 festival was driven by water based theme and presented shows and theatres and some of the events were water music, Fous de Bassin, Pi-Leau, Greenwich Waves and laws of motion.
Various dance, circus and theatrical performances lined-up for every day of the event. The extravagant street entertainment continues for about a week in this fun-filled festival. Some of the programmes are Prometheus Awakes, Greenwich Fair, Word On The Street, Dancing City and Spectaculars. Some programmes that require booking are 'Motor show' and 'Crow'.
The festival is held in summer (June).
The festival lasts for a week. However, the Crow stage remains alive for more than one week and even prolonged over two weeks as well.
How to Contact
The Greenwich and Docklands festival can be contacted at the below address or telephone number.
Location: The Borough Hall, Royal Hill London SE10 8RE
Phone: +44 20 8305 1818
Various venues in Greenwich and Docklands.
The Greenwich + Docklands international festival is largely free however for some events like Motor Show or Crow need the tickets need to be obtained.
To book Motor Show, click here to visit the website of Greenwich theatre and book the event. You may also contact Greenwich theatre at their telephone number.
Contact: +44 20 8858 7755
For 'Crow' click here or click here and book the event at the website of Greenwich theatre or National Theatre.
Contact: +44 20 8858 7755 (Greenwich Theatres)
Contact: +44 20 7452 3000
How to Get To Docklands
Greenwich Tram Station is at a distance of 0.2 mile from the destination and same can be covered by walk in 4 minutes. Move northeast on Greenwich High Rd/A206 toward Greenwich S St/A2211. Turn right onto royal hill. To view a detailed route map click Walking Directions.
The nearest Bus stop is Greenwich, Greenwich Station (Stop L). Buses numbering 180, 199 or 386 reach this station.from the bus stop move northeast on Greenwich High Rd/A206 toward B209 and take the first right on Royal Hill / B209.