Multi-arts festival shining a spotlight on the Thames Estuary region

‘An epic arts festival a whole world of cool, fascinating and weird arty stuff happening for free right on London's doorstep’ Time Out on Estuary 2021

Creating extraordinary arts experiences inspired by unexpected places – where sea and river meet, land and water mingle and nature and industry intertwine

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Get Involved

If you are an artist, arts organisation, individual, school or community group there are a number of opportunities to get involved in Estuary 2021.

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Estuary 2021 offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the drive for change for the benefit of all who live, work and invest in our estuary communities.

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Estuary 2021 welcomes everyone and our artists and production teams have endeavoured to create programme that is accessible to all.

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We have identified the climate emergency as a key Estuary 2021 curatorial themes. Alongside this we have committed to reduce our planning and production climate impacts.

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Estuary 2021 builds on the success of Estuary 2016 which reached…

The archive programme from Estuary 2016 can still be viewed through this website HERE

'A festival that brilliantly matches the intention to the amazing site and constantly keeps culture and the community/social in perfect balance-so much so that I think anyone who encountered it will now think of the festival as much as the place (as part of the place) when the word Estuary comes to mind.'

Gareth Evans