Date of release: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bradley HemmingsThe making of the 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony and its legacy is the subject of the latest Big Picture seminar from the University of Greenwich Business School.

Bradley Hemmings presents Behind the Scenes at the 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 19 March 2014 from 5pm until 7pm at the Greenwich Campus. He was co-artistic director of the 2012 event, which grew out of his longstanding work with disabled artists, including the Mayor of London’s annual Liberty festival, combined with his active role in outdoor theatre.

Bradley is also the founder and artistic director of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, which has grown into one of the UK’s leading outdoor arts festivals, attracting audiences of more than 100,000 each year.

A founding member of the national Without Walls street arts consortium, Bradley was recently appointed to the London Area Council of Arts Council England.

Big Picture seminars are based at the Greenwich Campus and are free to attend. They have been proved to be hugely popular, and registration in advance is essential: To register for a place at this event, please click here.

For those who cannot attend, all the events will be podcast, with details at the above site.

To find out more about studying at the Business School, see:, email or call 020 8331 9000.

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