Local community open day at The Fan Museum
Date: 27 July 2013
Location: The Fan Museum, 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, SE10 8ER
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Cost: Free admission for local residents (proof required)
Explore one of London's most unique museums at this local residents' open day.
This free event includes:
- entry to the museum for all Royal Greenwich and Lewisham borough residents*
- curator-led mini tours throughout the day
- fan-making demonstrations throughout the day
- sessions for children to handle and learn about fans (requires booking in advance)
- refreshments in the orangery: a sample taster of The Fan Museum's popular afternoon tea.
* Local residents are required to present identification with their current address for free entry (for example, a driving licence or utility bill).
For further information, call 020 8305 1441 or email email@example.com
Happening Today, 19 June 2013
For Nike: Ancient Greece in Modern Woolwich at the Heritage Centre
Date: 19 April 2013 - 22 June 2013
Location: Greenwich Heritage Centre, Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, SE18 4DX
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Explore Ancient Greece with artwork, crafts and books, inspired by the statue of Nike.
Taking inspiration from the statue of Nike in the Royal Arsenal, the exhibition brings together artwork from students in the Greek town of Volos, pottery from Pound Park Nursery and displays from Fossdene Primary School.
Co-ordinated by the artist Evi Robert, originally from Volos and now a Royal Borough resident, the exhibition also includes Romano-British religious artefacts from the Heritage Centre's collection that highlight the influence of Greek religion in the ancient world.
The statue of Nike was given to London by the city of Olympia, Greece, in September 2012 in honour of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Heritage Centre is open Tuesday to Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday.
Men's Health Week 2013 - various locations
Date: 04 June 2013 - 14 July 2013
Location: Multiple locations - please check dates at link below
Visit the Greenwich Men's Health Roadshow for a free men's health MOT. Advisers are on hand to offer a listening ear, a chance to get things off your chest and maybe even a cuppa…
"How are you? Let's talk about it."
Led by the Men's Health Forum, this year's National Men's Health Week runs from the 10 to 16 June 2013. The campaign aims to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health, as well as encouraging men to look after their wellbeing, seek help when needed and to talk about whatever's on their minds.
Greenwich Men's Health Roadshow 4 June 14 July 2013
In support of Mens Health Week this year, the Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) Outreach Team will be out and about across Greenwich. This Mens Health Roadshow lasting six weeks will offer men a chance to talk about their health, life stresses and worries. Women visiting the Roadshow can receive help and information to help them improve the health of the men in their lives.