The Greenhouse Theatre

At the Docks

The Greenhouse Theatre

The UK’s first zero-waste theatre venue, The Greenhouse Theatre, will be welcoming visitors to Thames Barrier Park for a pop-up residency hosting Sea Change commissions, talks and workshops, activity packs, and a picnic area with snacks and a bar.

Sea Shanties & Lascar Tales

Join students from local school Britannia Village Primary School and the London Sea Shanty Collective on the banks of the Thames at the new Greenhouse Theatre in Thames Barrier Park on Saturday 27 May 3-4pm.

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SUNDAY 28th May
The Greenhouse Theatre Festival for Young People

A free one-day festival curated in collaboration with local young people, for young people. Featuring zero-waste music, creative workshops, activities, dance, games and more!

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MONDAY 29th May
Upcycled Craft & Toy Swap

Join The Greenhouse Theatre for a free sustainable crafting session and learn to craft with items you can find in your recycling bin!

You will be provided with everything that you need for the crafts, you only need to bring your imaginations and curiosity.

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Us.Man.Dere Takeover

Join The Greenhouse Theatre for a screening room takeover by the Newham filmmakers collective Us.Man.Dere (UMD). The night includes content by young up-and-coming local content creators and visual artists, all curated by UMD

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Repair Cafe

Learn from the experts as they teach you how to repair your electronic devices, apparel, and bikes which they’ll hopefully mend for you on the spot!

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Fleamarket with Thrift Factory

Come browse and buy sustainable apparel supplied by Thrift Factory or mix things up for free by the clothing swap stand.

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Beat Poetry

Hip-hop performer Julian Alexander presents original work featuring William Blake and E.A.Poe

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Us.Man.Dere Takeover (Part 2)

Us.Man.Dere (UMD) – the Newham-based young filmmakers’ group – take over the screening room once more to screen UMD content together with a creative poster-making session and a community get together over fresh cooked food.

Improvised Comedy with UEL

Drama students from the University of East London (UEL) will improvise their way through ridiculous comic circumstances in a ‘sink or swim’ performance led by professional improv coach and comedian, Carl Batchelor.

The Greenhouse Theatre Ceilidh

Put on your dancing shoes or get barefoot, as you prefer, for an unplugged dance party with live music to the classic folk tunes.

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Part of At the Docks 2023 – a brand-new summer season of arts, culture, and events at the Royal Docks.

Time & date

11 May – 4 June


Thames Barrier Park



For your visit

New Arrival


Expressway London

Expressway is a community of almost 200 thriving businesses facing onto Royal Victoria Dock. Recognised as a place where creative enterprises, SMEs and start ups can flourish, no two of their businesses are alike but all are like minded.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Art & Culture

The Silver Building

Once the offices of Carlsberg-Tetley, this concrete block now offers workspaces to dozens of creative businesses. Look out for their regular events and exhibitions.

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Food & Drink

The Girl of Sandwich

Primarily a takeaway, this sandwich shop is popular with locals and workers alike.

North Woolwich
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