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Events for 01 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

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Above and Beyond at National Maritime Museum

Date: 22 August 2016 - 29 August 2016

Every day

Location: National Maritime Museum

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: £9 adult, £6 child

An exhibition about the wonders of flight and mankind's remarkable journey to space.

National Maritime Museum,
Park Row,
Greenwich SE10 9NF

Created in collaboration with NASA, this exhibition hopes to inspire the next wave of engineers, pilots and astronauts by taking visitors on an exciting journey through the past, present and future of aerospace in the most interactive exhibition on the subject ever to tour.

Find out more about Above and Beyond and book tickets (National Maritime Museum website)

I Am The Greatest: Muhammad Ali at The O2

Date: 22 August 2016 - 31 August 2016

Every day

Location: The O2

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Please check The O2 website for prices

Exhibition exploring Muhammad Ali's rise to becoming named 'The Greatest'.

The O2,
Peninsula Square,
London SE10 0DX

The exhibition from explores Ali's rise from humble beginnings in Kentucky to becoming the three times heavyweight champion of the World and known as The Greatest. For the first time outside of the USA, visitors can experience a taste of the 'Muhammad Ali Center' in Louisville. Exhibits include a full-size boxing ring and personal artifacts.

Find out more about I Am The Greatest and book tickets (The O2 website)

Jutland 1916 at National Maritime Museum

Date: 22 August 2016 - 31 August 2016

Every day

Location: National Maritime Museum

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Exhibition to mark the centenary of the largest naval battle of World War I.

National Maritime Museum,
Park Row,
Greenwich SE10 9NF

Involving a total of 279 ships on 31 May 1916, the North Sea bore witness to 'Der Tag', a major clash between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet. Both sides suffered heavy losses in ships and men, but despite being the biggest naval surface engagement to date Jutland was one of the most keenly-felt disappointments of the war, with neither side achieving a decisive victory.

This exhibition runs until 1 May 2019.

Find out more about Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle (National Maritime Museum website)

Summer Reading Challenge 2016

Date: 22 August 2016 - 17 September 2016

Every day

Location: Royal Greenwich libraries

Cost: Free

Sign up at your local library and challenge yourself to read six books in six weeks.

This year's Summer Reading Challenge theme is 'The Big Friendly Read'. You can sign up for free and choose any book that you like as long as you borrow it from a library. Earn stickers and rewards as you complete each book and join in the activities at your local library.

For children aged 4 to 11 years.

Find out more about the activities being run in your local library (Better website)

Create a profile and record your progress (Summer Reading Challenge website)

The Great Plant Rescue on The Jetty

Date: 22 August 2016 - 31 August 2016

Every day

Location: The Jetty

Cost: Free entry

Thousands of plants have been saved from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and rehomed in London's first floating garden.

The Jetty
Greenwich Peninsula
London SE10 0FL

There is also a café, bar, cinema and event space which will play host to a programme of events including live music, immersive theatre, creative workshops and talks.

More information about the range of events running on The Jetty (Farmopolis website)

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