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Events for 01 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

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Walking Month

Date: 01 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

Every day

Location: Various venues throughout Royal Greenwich

Cost: Free

Take part in free walking events across the borough to celebrate Walking Month.

To celebrate Walking Month this May, the Royal Borough of Greenwich has organised free events across the borough. 

The line-up includes walking for fitness, local history walks, family focused events, sketch and photography walks and more.

To see the full calendar of events go to www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/walkingmonth

Monday Lunchtime Recitals at the Blackheath Halls

Date: 27 April 2015 - 15 June 2015

Every week

Location: Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, Blackheath Park, London, SE3 9RQ

Time: 1:10pm

Cost: Free with a retiring donation to Blackheath Halls

The Friends of Blackheath Halls bring you a series of classical music recitals.

A light lunch is available prior to the recital from 12noon. Enjoy our new lunchtime menu thanks to Lunch With Friends.

More information about the Monday lunchtime recitals (Blackheath Halls website)

Introduction to Beekeeping course at Oxleas Wood Apiary

Date: 15 April 2015 - 24 June 2015

Every week

Location: Oxleas Wood Apiary, Castle Woods Lane, SE18 3JA

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £160

This course takes would-be beekeepers through the essential first steps of beekeeping.

Keeping a colony of bees is a commitment that requires not only knowledge of the basics but also hands-on training with handling and managing bee stocks.

The course includes fully illustrated theoretical, practical and hands-on elements, covering the basic theory and equipment required, the life cycle of the honeybee, and the work involved over the beekeeping season.

In total, the course includes eight weekly sessions held in the classroom at the Oxleas Wood Centre and at least two additional sessions working with the hives in Oxleas Wood.

For more information and to book a course, go to the Oxleas Wood Apiary website

Woolwich Singers community choir rehearsals

Date: 18 March 2015 - 22 July 2015

Every week

Location: Woolwich Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich, SE18 6PW

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Cost: £2 a week

Friendly community choir that sings a bit of everything - pop songs (present and past), hits from musicals and shows, jazz and much more.

Singing makes you feel good, so why not drop by and sing with the Woolwich Singers soon?

No membership and no auditions.

Your weekly fee includes a drink and often some homemade cakes.

For more information call Wendy on 07812 477775, email contact@woolwichsingers.co.uk or go to the Woolwich Singers website

Architecture for All: English Baroque talk at University of Greenwich

Date: 07 May 2015

Location: University of Greenwich at Old Royal Naval College, Lecture room 080 in Queen Anne block, Greenwich, SE10

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £5

Discover the beauty of English Baroque with TV presenter and art historian Dan Cruickshank.

Dan Cruickshank opens the season with a talk exploring the notion of the 'English baroque' and the work of those architects, including Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661-1736) and Thomas Archer (1668-1743), whose distinct, original and sometimes idiosyncratic creations are associated with this unique strand of European architecture.

Tickets £5 and £3 for Angels. Glass of wine or soft drink included. 

Find out more on the Old Royal Naval College website

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