The Tall Ships festival opened Thursday 13th April with the Extravaganza that is Hydromania on the doorstep of Academy!

Dancers from  Academy Performing Arts partners,  Traceworks Dance,  performed a spectacular  water show theatre art performance which delighted the audience.

The crowed was also treated to a set from Squeeze lead singer Glenn Tilbrook and drumming from the Word Beaters.

The events opened the Tall Ships festival in the Royal Arsenal Woolwich which continued over the weekend.