London’s biggest free outdoor performing arts festival is back at iconic venues across the city with a programme of theatre, circus, dance and street arts. This annual event is committed to diversity, celebrating the vibrant cultural mix of the city and pushing the boundaries of street art and performance.
The theme of GDIF 2023 is ‘Acts of Hope’, encouraging reflection, creativity and celebration.
GDIF’s full programme is mostly free and includes:
Open Lines, aerial acrobatics from a tightrope walker on a high wire
The Architect, an immersive theatrical journey on a London bus (UPDATE: ticketed event, now sold out)
Cygnus, life-sized illuminated swans in a mesmerising water ballet
Dancing City, dance performances on a shipping container with a trampoline for a roof
Resurgam, a performance from a vertical dance company (no, I didn’t know that was a thing either) on the front of St Paul’s Cathedral.
We can’t wait for this.
Check out the full listing on their website.Organisers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.