Royal Docks Originals



Go on an exciting journey around the streets, bridges, greens and iconic waterscape of the historic Royal Docks in this family-friendly theatrical adventure. At the heart of the event are a series of surprising shipping crates - what do they contain? Immerse yourselves in a storytelling experience filled with live performance, local people and their stories,music, beatboxing, dance, water-wonder, and filmic spectacle.

The Royal Docks have long been a place of embarkation, from the Romans and Anglo Saxons to Irish and Jamaicans, and the new arrivals have brought their own stories here. Arrival will conjure a melting pot of Royal Docks people, ideas and potential, exploring its rich past and the ambitious future, creating a picture of one of the most compelling inner-city sites in Europe.

Commissioned by the Royal Docks Team, organisers imPOSSIBLE and designer and director duo Jon Bausor and Matthew Dunster have created this immersive experience with local communities.

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21 - 23 October


Britannia Village and beyond


Entry: £10/£5 concession
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