Published: Friday, 10th June 2022

The 2022 programme of free Royal Greenwich Festivals will kick off this June, running until September.

There will be a variety of festivals, workshops and quality performances for residents of all ages to enjoy.  

Royal Greenwich Festivals will reach every corner of the borough, with free, inclusive, world-class events happening on our residents' doorsteps. 

Cllr Adel Khaireh, Cabinet Member for Equality, Culture and Communities said:  

“The Royal Greenwich Festivals programme seeks to celebrate the heritage, social history and culture of the borough, by connecting our diverse and vibrant communities to create cultural activities. Our events must reflect the diversity of the borough, so it’s great to see such a strong range of local organisations on board this year.” 

On Friday 24 June head to the playground in Greenwich Park, SE10 8QY for the first of four free family Summer in the Park events. Autin Dance Company present Out of the Deep Blue, an outdoor performance featuring a large-scale Sea Giant puppet! 

With five festival providers and over 60 activities to attend across 26 days, residents a will not be bored of things to do this summer. 

Emergency Exit Arts | A Tale to be Told 

A Tale to be Told will tour our parks and open spaces. Performers will burst out a giant moving puppet, sharing stories heard from all the diverse voices from our communities. | Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 

The Greenwich+Docklands International festival will wow audiences with a high-profile, high-impact, creative programme of performances from local, national, and international artists and organisations. 

Greenwich Dance | Summer in the Park & Artsunboxed 

Summer in the Park brings the feeling of community fairs alive. The feel-good park events will feature professional and community dance performances alongside contributions from other amateur groups to celebrate local community coming together. 

Greenwich Parks Forum| PARKSfest 22 

PARKSfest is an open-air festival with free cultural entertainment in the parks and open spaces of Royal Greenwich. There will be live entertainment from local groups, and artists, showcasing local talent. 

Tramshed Arts | Greenwich Family Arts Festival 

The Greenwich Family Arts Festival is packed full of outdoor theatre, workshops and participatory experiences, cultural storytelling and dance activities that everyone can join in.  

Read the full events calendar running from 24 June to 5 September 2022.