Acknowledgment of country

Polyglot acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and create, and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. For more than 65,000 years, children and families have created and played here, and we are grateful to make our art on this country too.


August 25 - August 26 2024

Pram People at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (UK)

A colourful celebration of community, connection and people who use prams. 

A Pram People photo. An adult in a green jumper and headphones pushes a small child in a pram decorated with green streamers. They are surrounded by colourful motion blurs. The adult looks out of frame, while the child looks at the camera. Photographer: Sarah Walker

Enter a surprisingly moving and moving world of audio-theatre, live performance and participatory pram-movement as renowned Australian company Polyglot Theatre lead you through a colourful celebration of connection between grown-ups and young people.

Follow curious clues, wondrous prompts and secret messages. Weave among other families in your newly decorated pram and discover newfound meaning in the magic of prams and the people who use them.

Polyglot Theatre’s 2024 UK tour of Pram People is supported by the Victorian Government through the Creative Victoria International Engagement program. The GDIF season is supported by the London Borough of Newham, Global Streets and Arts Council England with thanks to Discover Children’s Story Centre.

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) is London’s leading festival of free outdoor theatre and performing arts and, in the words of The Guardian, makes an “unrivalled contribution to the happiness of the people of London”. GDIF is committed to breaking new ground in outdoor performance and raising the ambition, quality and diversity of outdoor work produced in the UK.

GDIF forms part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals, an annual series of high-quality events organised by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to celebrate cultural vibrancy, and is the flagship annual event produced by FESTIVAL.ORG.

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The GDIF season of Pram People is supported by the London Borough of Newham, Global Streets and Arts Council England with thanks to Discover Children’s Story Centre.

Polyglot Theatre’s 2024 UK tour of Pram People is supported by the Victorian Government through the Creative Victoria International Engagement program. The original development of Pram People was supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative, and the City of Melbourne through the Arts and Creative Investment Partnerships fund and ArtPlay.

Logos: Brand Melbourne - Creative Victoria; Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative; City of Melbourne; ArtPlay.

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