Events @ Royal Docks
POWER TALK WITH OLI SAVAGE WEDS 17TH MAY - 18:30 TO 20:30
Joe Mackertich, the editor of Time Out talks to The Greenhouse Theatre artistic director Oli Savage about storytelling as a route to environmental action and how we can inspire each other to pursue more sutainable lifestyles.
Talk followed by food and drinks from our zero-waste bar.
SAUNA AND MYTH FRIDAY 19TH MAY, 18:00 AND 19:30SATURDAY 20TH AND SUNDAY 21ST MAY, 15:30, 17:30, 19:30
Pop-up sauna by Hackney Wick Community Sauna Baths takes residence in The Greenhouse Theatre camp offering sessions of authentic Nordic experience complete with cold water plunges across the weekend.
On Saturday and Sunday immersive Sauna Rituals will take place to tell an ancient Irish myth about tragic love through the mediums of spoken word, movement, music and heat. A completely unique theatrical experience.
TAKE THE JUMP FRIDAY 19TH - SUNDAY 21ST MAY, 14:00 - 17:00
Less stuff more Joy. Take the jump by trying six shifts to protect our earth and live with joy! Theatrical participatory experience about consumerism and liberation navigating towards a more fulfilling and sustainable life. If we do this, we will save the planet!
Accompanied by a fashion swap stall – put something of yours on the clothes rack and pick something else up to walk out fresh and inspired.
THE GREENHOUSE THEATRE YOUTH FESTIVAL SUNDAY 28TH MAY, 12:00 TO 21:00
A day festival curated in collaboration with Newham youth and youth organisations. A diverse line up of local music, creative workshops, activities, games and dance – all zero waste. Peer-to-peer approach delivered by creatives aged 15-30 from Newham and surrounding areas for young people of same age. Activities Fleamarket and fashion swaps with Thrift Factory UEL photography exhibition Sea Change exhibition Lawn games Food & drink Street food stall Sweet treats stall Zero-waste bar
- UD Music Incubator artists
- UEL student musicians
- Bridging Sounds Orchestra
- Newham Music Collective
- Steel Pan Trust
Zine-making with Loose Associations
Hoola hooping with Marawa the Amazing
Steel Pan drums
Bike craft and BMX practice
Protein Dance creative movement
Fleamarket and fashion swaps with Thrift Factory
UEL photography exhibition
Sea Change exhibition
UPCYCLED CRAFT + TOY SWAPS MONDAY 29TH MAY, 13:00 TO 15:00
Learn to create with items you can find in your recycling bin! We provide everything you need for the crafts, you bring imaginations and curiosity. Please note that all children will have to be accompanied by a guardian.
Accompanied by a toy swap stall where children can hand in an unwanted toy in good condition to pick up something new.
US.MAN.DERE TAKEOVER THURSDAY 1ST JUNE 19:00 TO 21:30
Screening room takeover by the Newham film makers collective UMD. Session includes content by various young up and coming local content creators and visual artists, curated by UMD. Followed by discussions and drinks.
THE SUSTAINABLE SUPPLEMENTARY SCHOOL THURSDAY 1ST JUNE FROM 13:00
Sessions with Lamesha Ruddock including braiding, swap shop and music.
REPAIR CAFE SATURDAY 3RD JUNE, 12:00 TO 15:00
In collaboration with Restart Project and East London Waste Authority, expert fixers teach how to repair electronic devices, apparel and bikes.
Bring your worries to the table, get them assessed and hopefully mended on the spot. Note that event is first-come-first-served.
BEAT POETRY SATURDAY 3RD JUNE, 17:00
Hip Hop performer Julian Alexander presents original work featuring William Blake and E.A.Poe
FLEAMARKET BY THRIFT FACTORY SATURDAY 3RD JUNE, 12:00 TO 17:00
Come browse and buy sustainable apparel supplied by Thrift Factory or mix things up for free by the clothing swap stand.
IMPROVISED COMEDY WITH UEL SUNDAY 4TH JUNE, 14:00 TO 16:00
Drama Students of University of East London improvise their way through ridiculous comic circumstances in a ‘sink or swim’ performance led by a professional Improv coach and comedian Carl Batchelor.
THE GREENHOUSE THEATRE CEILIDH SUNDAY 4TH JUNE, 16:00 TO 18:00
Put on your dancing shoes or get barefoot, as you prefer, for an unplugged dance party with live music to the classic folk tunes.
The caller will call the shots as we all navigate our way through the ancient rituals, patterns and steps of Ceilidh. Come with a partner or not, dance you will with all sorts. This is definitely about the process not the result.