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Bavarian Christmas Market at Cutty Sark

Date: 11 December 2017 - 23 December 2017

Every day

Location: Cutty Sark

Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Cost: Free entry

Visit London's best Bavarian Market, in front of The Cutty Sark.

Cutty Sark,
King William Walk,
Greenwich,
London SE10 9HT

Treat yourself to gifts for Christmas and snacks including Bratwurst and hot chocolate.

Find out more about the Cutty Sark Bavarian Christmas Market on Facebook

Happening Today, 17 December 2017

Bavarian Christmas Market at Cutty Sark

Date: 11 December 2017 - 23 December 2017

Every day

Location: Cutty Sark

Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Cost: Free entry

Visit London's best Bavarian Market, in front of The Cutty Sark.

Cutty Sark,
King William Walk,
Greenwich,
London SE10 9HT

Treat yourself to gifts for Christmas and snacks including Bratwurst and hot chocolate.

Find out more about the Cutty Sark Bavarian Christmas Market on Facebook

Christmas 5k and 10k at Greenwich Park

Date: 17 December 2017

Location: Greenwich Park

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: £21

Get into the festive spirit with the Christmas edition of the Greenwich Park 5k and 10k.

Greenwich Park,
Charlton Way,
Greenwich SE10 8QY

Festive fancy dress is encouraged. The event includes a medal, fruit and flapjacks.

Find out more and book tickets for the Christmas 5k and 10k (Run Through website)

Cinderella at Greenwich Theatre

Date: 11 December 2017 - 07 January 2018

Every day

Location: Greenwich Theatre

Cost: Please check the website for prices

Watch Cinderella go from rags to riches in the all-singing, all-dancing pantomime.

Greenwich Theatre,
Crooms Hill,
Greenwich,
London SE10 8ES

Book now and applaud the greatest pantomime heroine of them all as she shows what can happen with a great pair of shoes and sprinkle of fairy dust.

Find out more and book tickets for Cinderella (Greenwich Theatre website)

Cutty Sark Characters: Mrs Ray at Cutty Sark

Date: 17 December 2017

Location: Cutty Sark

Time: 11:00am

Cost: Free with admission ticket to the ship

Come aboard to hear Cutty Sark's incredible stories brought to life by characters from the ship's past.

Cutty Sark,
King William Walk,
Greenwich,
London SE10 9HT

Meet Emma Louise Ray, the mother of a boy sailor aboard Cutty Sark, who has special stories to tell.

There are further sessions at 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

Find out more and book tickets for Cutty Sark Characters: Mrs Ray (Royal Museums Greenwich website)

Enchanted Eltham Palace

Date: 15 December 2017 - 23 December 2017

Every day

Location: Eltham Palace

Time: 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Cost: £6 to £12

Explore the grounds of Eltham Palace after dark in this magical Christmas experience.

Eltham Palace
Court Yard
London SE9 5QE

Follow the trail and experience Eltham Palace's heritage in a remarkable new light.

There will also be a range of Christmas delights, from mince pies and mulled wine, to Christmas shopping at the heritage-inspired shop.

Find out more and book tickets for Enchanted Eltham Palace (English Heritage website)

Find the hidden elves at Severndroog Castle

Date: 17 December 2017

Location: Severndroog Castle

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Cost: Please check the website for prices

Find the hidden storybook Santas and the elves who help him.

Severndroog Castle,
Castle Wood,
Shooters Hill,
London SE18 3RT

We all know there is only one real Father Christmas and he has lots of elves to help him. Count how many you can find, tell a volunteer and receive a special certificate. Last ticket for activity sold at 2.15pm.

Find out more about find the hidden elves (Severndroog Castle website)

Greenwich Circus Festival at AirCraft Circus

Date: 16 December 2017 - 17 December 2017

Every day

Location: AirCraft Circus

Time: 12:00pm

Cost: Please check the website for prices

A weekend-long celebration of all things circus.

AirCraft Circus,
Mellish Industrial Estate,
Harrington Way,
Woolwich SE18 5NR

Find out more and book tickets for Greenwich Circus Festival (AirCraft Circus website)

Greenwich Wintertime Festival at Old Royal Naval College

Date: 11 December 2017 - 31 December 2017

Every day

Location: Old Royal Naval College

Cost: Please check the website for prices

A fresh, new winter festival with a difference for all the family.

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

Greenwich Wintertime Festival offers an alternative winter event to the seasonal market. The event will host a bespoke covered ice rink and a winter market. There are food and drink stalls, an art exhibition and a Father Christmas experience for all the family.

Find out more and book tickets for the Greenwich Wintertime Festival (Greenwich Wintertime Festival website)

Jazz in the Afternoon at The Clarendon Hotel

Date: 17 December 2017

Location: Clarendon Hotel

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Cost: Free

A Sunday afternoon of jazz in the Chart Bar with pianist and vocalist.

The Clarendon Hotel,
8-16 Montpelier Row,
Blackheath SE3 0RW

An afternoon of music and improvisation in the chart bar from a live band performing jazz standards and easy-listening tunes.

Food is available, including a Sunday roast.

Find out more about Jazz in the Afternoon (The Clarendon Hotel website)

Santa's Grotto at Greenwich Market

Date: 13 December 2017 - 24 December 2017

Every day

Location: Greenwich Market

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Cost: £5

Make this festive season extra special for your little ones by visiting Father Christmas.

Greenwich Market
London SE10 9HZ

Your children will experience the magic of Christmas the moment they step into the Grotto. They will be greeted by Santa's little helpers, who will keep them entertained with free Christmas arts and crafts before leading them in to see Santa himself.

Find out more about Santa's Grotto (Greenwich Market website)

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at St Alfege Church

Date: 17 December 2017

Location: St Alfege Church

Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Cost: Free

Service with Nine Lessons and Carols with St Alfege Choir.

St Alfege Church,
Greenwich Church Street,
Greenwich,
London SE10 9BJ

Find out more about the Service of Nine Lessons and Carols (St Alfege Church website)

Snow-pocalypse: Friendship never melts at Greenwich Theatre

Date: 11 December 2017 - 30 December 2017

Every day

Location: Greenwich Theatre

Cost: Please check the website for prices

A wild and wacky winter show for children aged four and over.

Greenwich Theatre,
Crooms Hill,
Greenwich,
London SE10 8ES

With silliness, light-up antlers and a whole lot of snow, two unlikely heroes create a wintery wonderland - in a world where anything can be made from the scraps left behind and magic and mayhem is around every corner.

Find out more and book tickets for Snow-pocalypse: Friendship never melts (Greenwich Theatre website)

The Magic Lamp at The Tramshed

Date: 16 December 2017 - 17 December 2017

Every day

Location: The Tramshed

Cost: Adult £10 | Concession £8 | Family (4 or more) £8 each

A poetic tale of love and adventure told through shadow puppetry, music and storytelling.

The Tramshed,
51-53 Woolwich New Road,
London SE18 6ES

Step inside a giant Bedouin tent, and meet fantastical characters, explore enchanted treasure caves, and travel across barren deserts, all on an adventure with the boy with the magic lamp...

Performance dates and times:

  • Saturday 16 December - 2pm and 5pm
  • Sunday 17 December - 2pm and 5pm (British Sign Language interpreted performance)

Find out more and book tickets (GLYPT website)

Woolice Children's Winter Party at artFix Woolwich

Date: 17 December 2017

Location: artFix Woolwich

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: 50p per game

A winter event with children's games, festivities and yummy treats.

artFix Woolwich,
51 Powis Street,
Woolwich 
SE18 6HZ

All are welcome.

Find out more about the Woolice Children's Winter Party (artFix Woolwich website)

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