Published: Monday, 15th October 2018
11 November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. There is a range of events happening around the borough to commemorate the anniversary.
Children from Mulgrave School planting poppies earlier in the year
All events are free to attend.
Friday 16 and Saturday 17 NovemberBuilding 41,
Woolwich SE18 4DX
Prepare for a journey through the hardships of war as well as the love, laughter and companionship the women of Woolwich Royal Arsenal found in their lives. Written by local playwright Louisa Le Marchand, this play is performed in one of the few remaining buildings where women munitions workers actually worked.
- Book free tickets for Friday 16 November at 7.30pm (Eventbrite website)
- Book free tickets for Saturday 17 November at 4pm (Eventbrite website)
- Book free tickets for Saturday 17 November at 7.30pm (Eventbrite website).
Women munition workers during WWI
Friday 9 November
- 10.45am: Woolwich Town Hall, Wellington Street, SE18
- 2.30pm: War Memorial Hospital, Shooters Hill Road, SE18
- 3pm: Greenwich Cemetery War Memorial, Westmount Road, SE9
Saturday 10 November
- 10.45am: Thamesmead War Memorial (including Remembrance Service), Joyce Dawson Way, SE28
- 10.45am: Maze Hill War Memorial, Greenwich Park, Charlton Way, Junction with Maze Hill SE3
- 11.20am: St John's Church, Stratheden Road, SE3
- 11.40am: St Luke's Church, The Village, SE7
- 12 noon: Charlton Cemetery, Cemetery Lane, SE7
- 12 noon: Plumstead Cemetery War Memorial, via Lodge Hill, Upper Wickham Lane SE2
- 12.20pm: Woolwich New Cemetery War Memorial, Camdale Road, SE18
Sunday 11 November
- 10.30am: Eltham War Memorial veteran and cadet parade: Junction of Eltham Hill/Eltham High Street SE9
- St Johns the Baptist Church (service to follow parade above), Eltham High Street, SE9
- 10.40am: St Michaels All Angels Church (including service), Abbey Wood Road, SE2
- 11am: Flight Lt. Richard Reynell memorial, The Point, SE10
War Horse film screening
Friday 19th October, 7.30pm
Global Fusion will be screening the film War Horse with a voluntary £3 admission donation.Charlton House,
London SE7 8RE
WWI Poetry, spoken word and music
Thursday 1 November, 7.30pm to 10pmEarl of Chatham,
15 Thomas Street,
Woolwich SE18 6HU
Drop in at any time.
Buglers and beacons
Sunday 11 November, 6.58pmGeneral Gordon Square,
Buglers from the Cadet Forces will play the Last Post at 6.58pm followed by a two minute silence. At the stroke of 7pm the beacon will be lit before Reveille is played.