The Greenhouse Theatre Festival for Young People

At the Docks

The Greenhouse Theatre Festival for Young People

Commissioned by the Royal Docks Team, this free one-day festival curated by and for the young people of Newham aims to spark a passion for the arts and inspire more sustainable lifestyles.

The festival will feature a diverse line up of local music, creative workshops, activities, games, and art – all of which will be zero waste and free to attend for all, with workshops and activities delivered by young people aged 14-30.

Music

STEEL PAN BAND

2pm

NEWHAM MUSIC COLLECTIVE
4pm

PROTEIN DANCE
Showcase of the workshop
4.30pm

BRIDGING SOUNDS ORCHESTRA
5pm

UD MUSIC INCUBATOR SESSION
6pm

LOTTIE & JAMIE
UEL Student band
7.30pm

Workshops

ZINE MAKING (12-4pm)

Using scrap art, images, text from second-hand books, magazines and current papers and responding to the material, you are invited to express yourself creatively by contributing a page for The Greenhouse Zine. The master zine will be digitally reproduced, and each participant will receive a free copy.

Facilitated by Loose Associations.

BIKE REPAIRS (12-4pm)

Under mentoring of an expert bike mechanic, young participants can pick a discarded bike, fix it and keep it. Those who arrive by bike can receive a free service.

BMX (1-3pm)

Workshop by Wheel Style Co. delivering challenges on BMX bikes for every skill level.

HULA HOOPING (1-2pm)

One-hour intensive physical playful musical workshop.

Facilitated by Marawa the Amazing Team.

STEEL PAN DRUMS (2.30-4pm)

Three 30-minute sessions for groups of 10 to jam on steel pan drums.

NEWHAM-MUSIC OPEN CHOIR WORKSHOP (3pm)

Choir practice open for all to join and learn the latest repertoire created for BBC Earth.

PROTEIN DANCE (3.30-5pm)

90-minute creative movement workshop providing a chance for four young creatives to assume the role of a dance coach. Culminating with a showing.

Activities

  • Flea market with a fashion swap shop with Thrift Factory
  • Sea Change exhibition
  • Lawn games
  • Photo booth
  • Food & drink

Part of Sea Change and The Greenhouse Theatre which are both part of At the Docks 2023 – a brand-new summer season of arts, culture, and events at the Royal Docks.


Commissioned by the Royal Docks Team, At the Docks’ Summer Commissions are 11 projects by creative organisations, local artists and young people, that respond to the theme of sustainability.

Time & date

Sunday 28 May 2023
12 - 9pm

Location

Thames Barrier Park (Greenhouse Theatre)

Tickets

Free

For your visit

Food & Drink

Well Bean Cafe

Feel Good, Do Good. Well Bean Co is a community cafe and event space in the Royal Docks, East London.

Royal Albert Dock
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Art & Culture

Millennium Mills

Derelict early 20th century flour mill turned screen icon; this Royal Docks landmark is due to be redeveloped.

Silvertown
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Community

The Community Shop Newham

Check out the exciting range of artisan products from the shop run by the community for the community

Canning Town
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