Greenwich

Events listings: 16 Aug 2017

Events for 16 Aug 2017

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Painted Hall Ceiling Tours at Old Royal Naval College

Date: 14 August 2017 - 31 December 2017

Every day

Location: Old Royal Naval College

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Adults £10 | Child (aged 6 to 17) £5

View the baroque masterpiece up close on a special observation deck.

Old Royal Naval College,
King William Walk,
London SE10 9NN

During a major conservation project, visitors will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast masterpiece up close.

School groups at Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 can experience the Painted Hall ceiling on a free workshop.

Children go free when accompanied by an adult, from 24 July to 1 September 2017.

Find out more information and book tickets (Old Royal Naval College website)

Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Date: 14 August 2017 - 16 September 2017

Every day

Location: Libraries

Cost: Free

Join the Summer Reading Challenge and receive rewards for the books you read.

Go to any library in Royal Greenwich and register for free. Borrow a book, anything you like, and follow the challenge - read six books in six weeks. The challenge is for children aged four to 11 years (children under eight must be accompanied by an adult at all times).

Find out what's on:

Special Awards Day - Saturday 9 September 2017:

  • Eltham Centre Library: The Magical Library Agent (Street Magic). 11am
  • Woolwich Centre Library: The Magical Library Agent (Street Magic). 2.30pm
  • All Libraries: Come and receive your Summer Reading Challenge Certificate

Please note: Events and activities may be subject to last minute change. Contact the library for further information.

Find out more about the Summer Reading Challenge (Summer Reading Challenge website)

Summer Reading Challenge at Slade Centre Library

Date: 14 August 2017 - 26 August 2017

Every day

Location: Slade Centre Library

Cost: Free

Join the Summer Reading Challenge and receive rewards for the books you read.

Slade Centre Library,
Erindale,
Plumstead SE18 2QQ

Go to any library in Royal Greenwich and register for free. Borrow a book, anything you like, and follow the challenge - read six books in six weeks. The challenge is for children aged four to 11 years (children under eight must be accompanied by an adult at all times).

What's on:

Regular weekly events:

  • Saturdays: Messy Morning for under fives (Animal Adventures). 10.30am to 11.30am

Special events and activities:

  • Monday 14 August 2017: Animal Agent Crafts (Paper Plate Animals). 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Monday 21 August 2017: Animal Agent Crafts (Detective Walkie Talkie). 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 22 August 2017: Jambs Amazing Owls (Live Bird Experience). 11am to 12pm
  • Saturday 26 August 2017: Animal Face Painting with Ikuko. 10.30am to 12pm

Please note: Events and activities may be subject to last minute change. You can contact the library on 020 8854 7900.

Find out more about the Summer Reading Challenge (Summer Reading Challenge website)

Summer Reading Challenge at Woolwich Centre Library

Date: 14 August 2017 - 09 September 2017

Every day

Location: Woolwich Centre Library

Cost: Free

Join the Summer Reading Challenge and receive rewards for the books you read.

Woolwich Centre Library,
The Woolwich Centre,
35 Wellington Street,
Woolwich SE18 6HQ

Go to any library in Royal Greenwich and register for free. Borrow a book, anything you like, and follow the challenge - read six books in six weeks. The challenge is for children aged four to 11 years (children under eight must be accompanied by an adult at all times).

What's on:

Regular weekly events:

  • Mondays: Manga Group for over nines (Adventurous Animals). 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Fridays: Messy Morning for under fives (Animal Adventures). 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Saturdays: Messy Afternoon for under fives (Animal Adventures). 2.30pm to 3pm

Special events and activities:

  • Monday 14 August 2017: Jambs Amazing Owls (Live Bird Experience). 2.30pm to 3pm
  • Tuesday 15 August 2017: Charlie the Clown presents 'Egbert the Explorer'. 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 17 August 2017: Japanese Crafts and Culture. 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 22 August 2017: Fiction Dance for over fives. 3pm to 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 23 August 2017: Animal Agent Crafts (Detective Walkie Talkie). 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 24 August 2017: Roald Dahl 'Monkey's Tale' Story Time. 11am to 11.30am
  • Thursday 24 August 2017: Roald Dahl 'Monkey's Tale' Story Time. 2.30pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 24 August 2017: Japanese Crafts and Culture. 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Friday 25 August 2017: Sinman (Chinese Dance and Stories). 11am to 11.45am
  • Saturday 26 August 2017: Animal Face Painting with Ikuko. 2pm to 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 29 August 2017: Animal Agent Crafts (Paper Plate Animals). 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 30 August 2017: The Magical Library Agent (Street Magic). 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Thursday 31 August 2017: Japanese Crafts and Culture. 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Saturday 9 September 2017: The Magical Library Agent (Street Magic). 2.30pm

Please note: Events and activities may be subject to last minute change. You can contact the library on 020 8921 5750.

Find out more about the Summer Reading Challenge (Summer Reading Challenge website)

Tales from the Arabian Nights at Greenwich Park

Date: 15 August 2017 - 19 August 2017

Every day

Location: Greenwich Park

Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Cost: Adult £20, Child £12, Senior £14. Discounts for bookings of 2+ and 6+ tickets

A family friendly production from London Bubble of the classic stories.

Greenwich Park,
Shooters Hill Road,
Greenwich SE10 8QY

Tales from the Arabian Nights was the Bubble's first promenade production when Farhana Sheikh's play was staged in 1994, and is now being reimagined under the direction of Bubble Creative Director Jonathan Petherbridge, with designs by Yasuko Hasegawa.

There is an additional afternoon show on 16 August beginning at 2pm.

Find out about performance dates and times for Tales from the Arabian Nights (London Bubble website)

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