GDIF Festival HUB programme back to listing

The GDIF Festival HUB programme is now live. We’re looking forward to a packed weekend of engagement with the sector and hope you’ll join us for some debate, discussion, training and inspiration.

If you didn’t sign up, come along to the HUB Marquee in Greenwich – by the Old Brewery – and register from 12noon on Fri 21 Jun. The programme includes…

Preview Platforms – work-in-progress from Requardt and Rosenberg, Stalker Teatro, Bureau of Silly Ideas and Suba Subramaniam (Sadhana Dance) & Brian Hartley, offering the chance to see and discuss productions currently in development.

Nuts & Bolts – practical working sessions for artists, producers and companies working in Outdoor Arts on European funding and work, production, safety and company admin & building a sustainable career in Outdoor Arts.

Panel Discussions – conversations about Outdoor Arts and Activism, presented in association with Fuel as part of the Fly the Flag season, and the Arts Council England funded Global Streets programme, which brings international outdoor arts to 10 locations around the country.

OutdoorArtsUK Archive Recordings – a series of recorded interviews with figures from the Outdoor Arts sector, these conversations will form part of OutdoorArtsUK’s ongoing archive interview project, capturing a snapshot of the rich history of the sector.

  • The Desperate Men: Jon Beedell & Richard Headon
  • Joli Vyann: Jan Patzke & Olivia Quayle
  • Nutkhut: Ajay Chhabra & Simmy Gupta
  • Tangled Feet: Nathan Curry & Kat Joyce
  • Mimbre: Silvia Fratelli & Lina Johansson
  • Bash Street Theatre: Jojo Pickering & Simon Pullum
  • Gandini Juggling: Sean Gandini & Kati Ylä-Hokkala

Pitching Platforms – two sessions in which 13 artists and companies share their latest ideas, productions or work-in-progress.

Funding and Practical one-to-ones – one-to-one finance surgeries with various funding representatives to address questions, offer guidance and discuss opportunities.

OutdoorArtsUK On the Road – informal morning reflections on the previous day’s festival activities and HUB events, discussions on sector issues and (leisurely) networking. With guest hosts, Emergency Exit Arts (Sat) and Attitude is Everything (Sun).

The HUB Late – all paths lead back to the HUB bar on Saturday night, including the chance to explore Oh Europa by Action Hero in the HUB garden.

GDIF Newbie Tours – quick orientation tours that point out some local highlights and share the best ways to navigate the festival for those visiting GDIF for the first time.

Mela Exchange Day – designed for producers, programmers, artists and funders working primarily in the world of Mela, on Saturday OutdoorArtsUK, in association with the Mela Partnership, will explore opportunities for programming and collaboration, together with a guided tour around the Festival.