Royal Greenwich Festivals

Top quality cultural events in Royal Greenwich

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The Royal Borough is recognised as a place rich in culture, arts and entertainment.

The array of events on offer, as part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals, provides opportunities for local residents to participate in the cultural energy and vibrancy of Royal Greenwich.

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Parksfest, Sunday 3 June to Sunday 22 July 2018

A festival of open air entertainment in Greenwich's parks, pleasaunces and commons. Parksfest encourages residents to watch live music dance and theatre performances by local artists and groups. Parksfest is planned, organised and delivered by the Friends of Parks groups.

Find out more about the Parksfest

Greenwich Music Festival, Saturday 9 June to Sunday 22 July 2018

Enjoy the rich, rhythmic sounds of live music from around the World, and closer to home, with a series of free curated music events by Global Fusion Music and Arts - Africa Day Festival, Refugee Day Festival and Charlton Community Fun Day Festival.

Featuring South African Township music, traditional Indian music, Jewish Klezmer fusion, traditional and contemporary Nepalese music, Caribbean steel pan, and Algerian Ria music.

Complemented by an offering of activities sharing the arts and cultural traditions of featured artists' countries.

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), Thursday 21 June to Saturday 7 July 2018

GDIF transforms the everyday into something wonderful: A visually spectacular programme of outdoor performances that animate the streets and sky, to tell stories of courage, optimism, love, inspiration, mortality and beauty. The Festival brings something unexpected and miraculous wherever it goes.

Find out more about the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Full list of what's on

Past events

The following Royal Greenwich Festivals events have already taken place this year.

Greenwich Family Arts Festival, Friday 25 May to Sunday 3 June 2018

Inclusive arts activities for all the family. Unleash your imagination and go on a journey of play, improvisation, silliness, conundrums, circus and weird science.

Greenwich Book Festival, Friday 8 to Saturday 16 June 2018

World-class author events, discussions, debates and creative workshops. Catch your favourite author or discover someone new.

Find out more about the Greenwich Book Festival