The London Borough of Greenwich plays host annually to the spectacular Greenwich & Docklands International Festival. Taking place among Greenwich's beautiful, heritage buildings is this thriving street festival.
The whole festival is a completely free-to-attend family celebration, with hundreds of creative performances from national and international dance acts, artists and street performers. Come be one of the 80,000 plus visitors to witness the outstanding festivities.
Inspiring outdoor arts festival at GDIF
Founded by Bradley Hemmings, Artistic Director behind the Paralympic Opening Ceremony, the festival has evolved since 1996 and is now a huge attraction throughout South London. This dazzling festival features a number of awe-inspiring, world-class outdoor events, ranging from outdoor theatre, dance, musicians, circus and aerial acrobatics will take place. Showcasing and celebrating performances by deaf and disabled artists.
For a full program listing please visit the GDIF website.
For a great value, comfortable hotel located right in the heart of the festival action, there is no better choice than Holiday Inn Express Greenwich. After a great day out with the family, relax in our bright, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and an inclusive buffet breakfast.
Our Holiday Inn Express hotel in Greenwich is ideally situated in South East London, just a 15 minute walk (1.2 km) from North Greenwich Tube station on the Jubilee Line and the cable car system, Emirates Air Line London.
Enjoy the best action from this year's Greenwich & Docklands Festival from our handy Greenwich hotel.