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ames – famous for hits like Sit Down and Laid – were a big hit at OnBlackheath. Arguably they should have closed the Festival. But singer Tim Booth experienced more of South East London than expected...their tour bus was stuck in one of our huge and frequent traffic jams at the Blackwall Tunnel after the show, he Tweeted to followers, so they stayed at a local hotel. ou’ll be able to hear the crunch of popcorn all along the Meridian Line… Cineworld at the O2 has been given permission to create another ELEVEN screens. It already has eight. Watch your back, Greenwich Picturehouse. issing bespoke jeweller Johnny Rocket? He may have left Greenwich but his new collection is online at JohnnyRocketJewellery.com. He

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you think? Email Matt@ TheGreenwichVisitor.com ot a good cause? The second Mycenae Soup event – the money you spend on food goes to the charity whose pitch wins the most votes – is on Friday November 18. It’s a great idea at a great community venue. Check www.mycenaehouse. co.uk if you’d like to apply for a pitch.

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here’s what YOU ask US Last time I came it was just Greenwich. Why is it Lifts are said to be working better and online lift Royal now? We have 1,000 years of Royal links – alerts and a new interactive movement management Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born here and system is being trialled. Will the new system work? christened at St Alfege Church. Their palace Placentia We’ll have to wait and see. Tell us your thoughts too was here. In fact Queen Elizabeth played under – email Matt@TheGreenwichVisitor.com the oak that bears her name in Greenwich Is anyone using the cable car yet? Park, one of London’s eight Royal Cheek! The Emirates Air Line isn’t Parks. Queen Elizabeth granted us r o it much use for getting about (the is h ic Royal Status in February 2012 to reenw respected 853blog.com has reported mark those links. that it has zero commuters) and WANT TO ADVERTISE? I read that Greenwich is a World often shuts in high winds – but is a Heritage Site? Yes, it won World HAVE A STORY? futuristic attraction we love. Heritage Site status in the 90s and in Call Matt on 07802 743324 We’re visiting. What should we do one of only 29 in the UK. It means t o d a y ? Yo u ’ v e p i c k e d u p a our treasures are so good, they’re Matt@TheGreenwich Greenwich Visitor – good start. Next protected by the United Nations. Visitor.com visit the Tourist Information Centre. Greenwich Market is famous isn’t it? It? It’s award-winning staff has just relocated Yes, it’s one of the oldest in London – from Pepys House into the Discover There’s been a market here since the 1300s – and in April, the Duke of York officially unveiled a Greenwich centre next door at the Old Royal Naval major renovation. A new smaller Pavilion Market College. Get advice, buy tickets for boats, tube, DLR, caters for street food fans while the main one rail, buses and coaches, book tours, buy tickets for concentrates on arts, crafts, designer-makers and London attractions. collectibles.Look out for events, including Park It In Are museums free? Yes – except the Fan Museum, The Market, with vintage vehicles and music on the which has no public funding but is a world-leading last Wednesday of each month. collection of fans. And the Wernher Collection of art at Is the Foot Tunnel working yet? There was a rather Ranger’s House, run by English Heritage. There are badly handled £11.5m refurb in 2012, but problems some paid for shows at the National Maritime persist in the 114-year-old tunnel...including relations Museum. You’ll need to pay to stand on the Meridian betweenpedestrians and cyclists. A friends group Line inside the Royal Observatory too. And it’s 20p to Fogwoft has pushed the Council for improvements. use the loos in Greenwich Park!

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greenwich-made THERE’S a real made in Greenwich feel to Made In Greenwich gallery this month. Places of Pilgrimage is a touring show by Ian Scott Massie, whose father was chief engineer for London Transport and worked on Greenwich Power Station. Ian’s show – and the book that accompanies it – features spiritual places including Canterbury, Durham and Greenwich. Clare Johnson is inspired by old postcards and overlooked industrial buildings. And Sue Westergaard celebrates spectacle wearers and Orson Kartt reflects “the joys and confusions” of 21st Century life with scraps of culture. Info: www. madeingreenwich.co.uk

memory trigger THOUSANDS of photographs taken by Tony Othen 50 years ago are helping people with dementia. Tony, who owns The Greenwich Gallery, captured changing communities for a social history project as a young man. Now he uses them in his Photo Triggers project at care homes and hospices. See the pictures at the gallery in Royal Hill this month. Info: www. the greenwichgallery.com

vintage painting WHEN Royal Institute of Oil Painters members came to Greenwich to choose beautiful, memorable views you’d expect them to focus on Old Royal Naval College or Greenwich Park…Haidee-Jo chose this fabulous Email your work of art to: Summers view of our poular Vintage

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Market. Award-wining Haidee-Jo captured the town centre market, next to the Nat West bank, with its quirky stalls and jaunty Union Flags. The artists’ paintings were on show at the M1 Fine Art Gallery in Greenwich last month. Info: www.greenwich.market www.M1Fineart.com

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BLACKHEATH’S revered Art Society comes to Greenwich this autumn to show its work… and one of them is an original in her own right.

TALENT: Monica Larkin

Monica Larkin joined the group when it was formed in 1947 and has exhibited ever since, as well as being a past Chairman. A student at the famous Goldsmiths College at the time, she was a classmate of future

fashion icon Mary Quant under tutor Constance Howard. They worked on a vast collaged textile for the 1951 Festival of Britain. Later at Sir John Cass Art School, Monica studied jewellery and enamelling before a long art teaching career in Stockwell Teacher Training College, then in Bexley and Greenwich. She continued working with textiles and jewellery and has been a loyal supporter of the

B l a c k h e a t h A r t S o c i e t y, a Committee member and at one time Chair. The group began “in a spirit of optimism and hope for the future,” says member Ann Hillary. Many of the founders had returned from the Second World War. Members included John Bratby and Graham Sutherland. The show is upstairs at Discover Greenwich at the ORNC from October 15 to December 18. Info: blackheathartsociety.org.uk

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GREENWICH is a world-leading dance centre and was the place where legend Matthew Bourne learned his craft. And you can learn too. Trimity Laban offers dance classes – taught by professionals – this autumn. There’s a new general-level Jazz class where you can learn routines to the chart-topping music to get fit and have fun. Other classes range from ballet to yoga and pilates, street dance, contemporary dance and hip hop – all at a variety of levels to cater for different abilities. “Our adult classes are taught by some of the industry’s leading practitioners and offer a perfect antidote to a day sat at a desk or time-out from a busy lifestyle,” it says. “And who wouldn’t want to take classes at Matthew Bourne’s alma matter?” Courses renew every six weeks but bookings can be accepted between if there’s space. And there are pay-on-the-day courses. Info: www.trinitylaban.ac.uk

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NELSON would be proud…a new vessel bearing his name has been launched! The Horatio Nelson is a Quest Dinghy, paid for by the Nelson Society, and will be used by Greenwich Deptford and Rotherhithe Sea Cadets. Money was raised after an appeal at the annual Immortal Toast at the Old Royal Naval College, where Nelson lay in state after his death at Trafalgar in 1806. Info: nelson-society.com sea-cadets.org

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THERE’S an extra incentive to try archery in Greenwich this month – you can put an arrow right between the eyes of evil Warcraft villain Gul’dan. Indoor club Archery Fit has teamed up with Universal Pictures as the new blockbuster movie launches. There are Warcraft-themed giveaways as fans who fancy themselves as the next leader of either the Alliance or the Horde can put their archery skills to the test. Archery Fit, based in Merryweather Place, just off Greenwich High Road, has two world championship standard ranges and is open seven days a week. The new movie – based on the classic video game series – is directed by Duncak Jones, son of David Bowie, and stars Greenwich actor Dominic Cooper. Info: www.archeryfit.com

The huge outdoor family food and music festival finally had its first downpour which made for a subdued Day One atmosphere... although it was easy for fans of Roisin Murphy, Hot Chip and Primal Scream to find a spot near the stage, writes MATT CLARK. Day Two was a scorcher...and the festival feel was back, with thousands partying to fine bands and fine food – eating it or watching star chefs in action on the John Lewis stage – and their youngsters enjoying children’s activities. South East London legends Squeeze never fail to please – playing crowd-pleasing classics or beloved covers they feel fresh and invigorating as the New Wave they surfed in the late 70s (which so many of the family crowd recall with affection). Glenn Tilbrook’s voice is still a wonder – and when they invited Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir back to join

Day was the perfect collaboration. “Do you think they’ll help me with a new hip?” deadpanned Chris Difford. Magic! Next up were James – with charismatic frontman Tim Booth in crowdpleasing, crowdsurfing mood. Their catalogue of quirky anthems should perhaps have seen them top the bill. Instead the honour went to cerebral Scots Belle & Sebastian, who performed their best party pieces but were more for afficionadoes than the general festival crowd. Highlights of the Heavenly tent were an inspiring performance from Edwyn Collins and a hit-packed session from Saint Etienne. Food fans had a feast of fun, writes SOLANGE BERCHEMIN. And so did the chefs. Hemsley & Hemsley told me: “This year, we were asked to pick one festival only and we chose OnBlackheath. We love the organisation,

the crowd is fantastic and the location amazing.” Ping Coombes brought her family too. “My daughter has been running around all afternoon, trying all sorts of activities.” Noise is, understandably, an issue for many locals – it was one of the reasons groups like the Blackheath Society campaigned against a Festival. This year Saturday’s music could be heard across the area. The Society says it is liaising with Lewisham Council. But festival organisers said they were delighted and were looking forward to a new chapter. Terry Felgate, one of the team who fought to hold the first event in 2014, said: “In our third year we were able to offer the most complete and cohesive content line up yet, across all areas. This was the closest we’d come to fully realising the vision that Tom, Alex, and I set out some six years ago. “Our contract with (promoter) Harvey Goldsmith’s company has come to an end so we’re exploring new options. Watch this space...but OnBlackeath will return in 2017.”

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Give your view on cycle policy FIND out about the Greenwich Cycling Strategy – and give your feedback – at the second annual cycling forum this month. “To keep fit and active is essential,” says Councillor Sizwe James, who chairs the meeting. “We’re creating some excellent cycling opportunities within the borough and the Forum gives us a great opportunity to hear people’s views on our progress.” The meeting is at Woolwich Town Hall on October 17 (7pm). Register at www. rbgcyclingforum.eventbrite. co.uk

Chance to be oar inspired! INSPIRED by the Olympics? Globe Rowing Club in Greenwich is offering taster sessions this month. The club – based in Crane Street – has weekend sessions on October 1-2 and 8-9. They cost £50 per person. And there are Lean and Mean Learn to Row courses over three weekends from October 22. The club has its own gym next to the River and is keen to find new recruits keen to stay in shape with regular sessions on the Thames. Info: www. globerowingclub.co.uk

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first aid for mind Mental Health Day events

WORLD Mental Health Day this month has a global theme – physchological First Aid.

The aim is to help people recognise those in distress and help them get support them if they need it. Greenwich Mental Health and Wellbeing Partnership – a partnership of providers across the Borough – has a day of special events to do just that here. There is a short film – Recovery: A Journey, Not A Destination – music from Lady Marga MC, the Greenwich Mind Choir and guitar group, and dance from Dynamix Dance. Greenwich General Gordon Sq; Get Active will demonstrate Woolwich Library & Tai Chi and Line Dancing. Recovery House Yo u c a n t r y c a l m i n g colouring, online learning tutorials and reading groups. Sat Oct 8 (10-2) And there’s a Wellbeing Trail with prizes to win. There are workshops on helping someone who is depressed; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); sleep problems; surviving sexual assault and abuse; recognising substance misuse; breaking barriers to employment when you have a mental health problem; and Mindfulness. “This effects all of us,” says the Partnership’s Alana Gallacher. “ I really hope people will come along to explore some of these ideas.” The events are on Saturday October 8 (10am-2pm) in Woolwich at General Gordon Square, Woolwich Library and the Recovery College, Equitable House. Info: www.oxleas.nhs.uk www.mentalhealth.org.uk

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Park It in The Market Thursday 27 October from 7pm Award winning classic car and bike meet in Greenwich Market. Food, music and Halloween fancy dress a must.

Spooktacular Fun Friday 28 October, 12 noon – 7pm Kids get kitted out for Halloween at our free kids costume workshop – book with misslibbyrose@gmail.com

GETTING AWAY WITH IT: James singer Tim Booth climbs the barriers then dives headfirst into his fans before being pulled out and striding back to the stage. Pics: MATT CLARK

Face painting, scary fashion show, spooky storytelling, best dressed and best carved pumpkin prizes and a beastly dog show – it’s a scream!

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Miles Hedley’s pick of this month’s best events. Our unique 3-month listings begin on Page 18

MUHAMMAD ALI & ME The revamped Albany hosts this tribute - by Mojisola Adebayo and the Ali Collective - to the boxing genius who died this year. Focusing on a gay black girl growing up in a foster home, it features poetry, song, dance and unforgettable archive film of the man himself fighting and rapping. Oct 6-15

GRAHAM BLEASDALE South London-based jazz pianist, singer and songwriter showcases his new EP I Believe when he and his band are joined by a gospel choir and saxophonist Derek Nash at St Alfege parish church for an eclectic concert of bluesy rhythms inflected with fascinating flashes of country and soul. Oct 7

QUEEN’S HOUSE Inigo Jones’s trailblazing Palladian mansion reopens after a comprehensive, multi-millionpound restoration and makeover that has at its heart a ceiling specially decorated by Turner prize-winning artist Richard Wright which will look down on the fabulous Old Masters adorning the walls. Oct 11

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COMPANY WAYNE McGREGOR Entity, with a pulsating score by Jon Hopkins, has already won rave reviews around the world. Now Trinity Laban’s Professor of Choreography brings the work to Greenwich for two performances so that we can marvel at his daring mix of dance, technology, film and art at Laban theatre. Oct 14&15

AFRICAN WOMEN Global Fusion Music and Arts present this new play written by and starring Milly Namukasa and Essence Kasozi at Greenwich Theatre. It takes an uncompromising look at sexual inequality and highlights how difficult (though not impossible) it is to overturn centuries-old traditions. Oct 16

THE BRIDGE Blackest of black comedies as wannabe suicides clash after picking the same ledge and are then challenged by a team of trainset-obsessed traffic cops who are more disturbed than the people they’re supposed to be helping. Unmissable fun at the London Theatre in New Cross. Oct 18-21

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Greenwich Theatre’s new studio space couldn’t have had a better drama to launch it than Under My Thumb by Cassiah Joski-Jethi, a short play that combines the darkness of The Handmaid’s Tale with the terrifying unreason of The Prisoner.

polemic. But this production mostly avoided the pitfalls thanks to James Haddrell’s taut direction and the brilliant acting of the cast. Cassandra Hercules and Sian Eleanor Green were outstanding as, respectively, a desperate mum-to-be and a damaged runaway wife. They were given magnificent support by Jessica Six women are locked in a Aquilina, Alice De-Warrenne, cell for failing to behave with Charlotte Green and Serin what society’s male masters Ibrahim. have decreed is a lack of The action was cleverly femininity. But despite their broken up with projected common cause, a battle of Read Miles Hedley’s video-clips giving hints of wills erupts between them the women’s back-story arts blog on which is given and there is a particularly intheclouds. hed claustrophobic intensity by effective sequence wordpress.com involving the studio’s confined floorspace a set of fake blue and low ceiling. fingernails. The final disaster was not The play itself asks important questions about how women reconcile a l t o g e t h e r u n e x p e c t e d b u t i t w a s defiant activism with the selfless needs of heartbreaking. And it was all the more tragic motherhood – questions that could easily because we, the audience, had been so become bogged down in dogma and physically and emotionally close to it.

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Rising star at Albany’s relaunch THE Albany relaunched its theatre space after a summer revamp with a party featuring stars of the future - absolutely appropriate for this cutting-edge organisation. The biggest star, of course, was the performance area itself, which is now free of intrusive columns, is decked out with comfortable seating, has better access to the bar and boasts sparkling new loos - facilities never to be underestimated. Two works in progress kicked off the party, which was officially launched by former Deptford MP Dame Joan Ruddock, who has taken over from Claire Pritchard as chair of the Albany Board. Adam Kammerling, Eric Mitchell-Johnson and Jacob Smart combined rap, dance and acrobatics for a fascinating piece called Shall We Take This Outside before Eleni Edipidi and

Bethanie Harrison gave us The Band, a dazzling cocktail of mime, comedy and choreography. They were followed by former Albany employee Kimberly Anne, a singer-songwriter with a brilliant gift for engaging with an audience, who played a marvellous set with guitarist Rhiannon Mair. And they were joined on stage by Jay Johnson, for whom this gig was a homecoming because he is one of the youngsters who has benefited from the Albany’s Young Creatives programme. I saw him a couple of months ago at the Maverick festival in Suffolk and was struck by his originality and virtuosity. His performance at the Albany reinforced that reputation - and leaves me convinced we will hear much more of him in the coming years.

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Is there a more loved novel in the whole English-speaking literary canon? This Greenwich Theatre adaptation by the muchlauded Two Bit Classics company keeps faith with the spirit and wit of Jane Austen’s masterpiece but uses only two actors to bring to life the 21 key characters. Oct 20-22

MICHAEL PORTILLO Here’s an object lesson in redemption. Once a hated Tory Cabinet minister, the former MP has reinvented himself as the nation’s favourite railway buff, a gifted documentarymaker and a witty political pundit on TV. Catch him at Blackheath Halls talking about his up-and-down life. Oct 28

HALLOWEEN FUN Trick-or-treating kids will have a scream at Greenwich Market with this day-long spookfest. They can paint their faces, make scary costumes, parade them in a fashion show, carve pumpkins into suitably terrifying shapes and enter their pets into a devilish dog show. And there are prizes galore! Oct 28

A GREAT AND NOBLE DESIGN Small but perfectly formed show at the Stephen Lawrence Gallery features sketches and finished drawings by Sir James Thornhill for his painted ceiling in the Old Royal Naval College. It also includes his wonderful portrait of John Worley, one of the establishment’s first residents. Genius. Till Oct 28

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MISS Julie is a tough ask for even the most experienced actors, so you’d think rookies would be overwhelmed by August Strindberg’s intimate, furious class war tragedy. Yet incredibly all three roles in the latest production of this Swedish classic at the London Theatre in New Cross featured youngsters making their professional debuts, two of them having completed one of the acting courses run by this great little venue. Shereener Browne, Robert Eadon and Selwaj Jghalef barely faltered as they mined the darkest corners of their characters’ souls. In fact, it became almost impossible to believe the trio hadn’t been treading the boards for years. The title role, with its tricky balance between aristocratic arrogance and desperate desire, was neatly played by Browne, whose rage and tears were equally affecting. Eadon, as her valet/lover Jean, needed to show an ounce or two more compassion to explain just why his boss found him so irresistible. But he absolutely nailed the manipulative and gleeful sense of power of a working class man seduced by a beautiful toff. And Jghalef was terrific as Kristine, Miss Julie’s cook and Jean’s put-upon fiancee, capturing first her heartbroken resignation at Jean’s callousness and finally her outrage at the cheating lovers. I’ve seen some big, big names come to grief in this play in the past. It’s a tribute to the skill of these three newcomers and director Harry Denford that the only grief they caused here was the suicidal despair Strindberg meant us to see.


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Protests save Blackheath Post Office from tacky revamp as it becomes a WH Smith IT’S A STICKER UP: Post Office windows covered with ads

QUITE A COME DOWN: Ads are removed after residents’ protests

A “TACKY” revamp of Blackheath’s Edwardian Post Office has been overturned by public protest.

The building – built in 1911 and designed by architect John Rutherford – is now a WH Smith Local. It has lost its row of counters to a single booth and the original oak doors have been replaced with sliding glass panels. But it was the boarding up of its seven splendid sash windows – which were then covered with advertising stickers – which caused the biggest protest. The Blackheath Society – which works to retain the area’s village feel – wrote to councillors

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calling the new look “grossly out of keeping with the architecture of the building and the general atmosphere of the Village.” The Society says it has received complaints about the “unfortunate development” and adds: “It seems extraordinary that there was no prior consultation before such far-reaching

changes were made. We would be interested to know if any form of permission was given.” On Twitter @catdeans said: “This is horrific! From our lush little village Post Office to this monstrosity!” @livesinselondon said: “Mortified at your dreadful makeover.” And days later the

stickers were peeled off. Local councillor Kevin Bonavia Tweeted: “Thanks to @PostOffice for quick response & removing window hoardings. Now for a touch of paint!” WH Smith would not comment but it is understood that the refit was not carried out by them. Info: www.blackheath.org


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ONCE MORE... WITH EALING! Five desperate villains rent rooms in the decrepit home of a sweet but strict little old lady, Mrs Wilberforce, and her parrot General Gordon. They plan to use the unwitting pensioner in their heist. But when she gets wind of it they decide there is only one way to keep her quiet… The Ladykilers – starring Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom – became an Ealing comedy classic in 1955. Now Eldorado Musical Productions hope to have a smash too. Bryan Randall, Stephen Milton, John Adcock, Robin Collett, Keith Payne, Myles Ballisat, Will Hawkes and Rose Walker perform it at the Bob Hope Theatre from November 2 to 5. You’ll die laughing!

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Second celebration of our creative talent

ARTS FESTIVAL No2 IT”S back…and the second Eltham Arts Winter Festival will be even bigger and even better than last year’s rip-roaring success.

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From Saturday October 29 to Sunday November 20 there will be fabulous theatre, live music, singalongs, dancing, heritage walks, author talks, art, craft, festival food and much more – all showcasing the SE9 area’s creative talent, writes REEVA CHARLES. Eltham Arts Winter Festival founder Gaynor Wingham said: “Last years’s festival was so popular, with thousands of people taking part or supporting us last year and it’s incredibly exciting to be holding our second Winter Festival.

Eltham Arts aims to bring the community together through the arts and there is no better example of this happening than at the Winter Festival.” The fabulous array of over 150 events over 23 days offers something for everyone – adults, families and children – and many events are free. There are shows at the Bob Hope Theatre, music concerts from opera to folk and Jazz, heritage walks and talks and art exhibitions. There will be an Art Trail, another Song Challenge and, for the first time, Festival Foodie Events. The Festival kicks off with the Festival Opening event on 29 October featuring a day of live entertainment and

kids’ activities in the heart of Eltham high street in Passey Place where you can also find out what’s going on. Another highlight is Eltham Lights Up – the colourful Christmas lantern parade and live entertainment – on November 17 in Eltham High Street. And it all wraps up with a celebratory Festival Finale event at the White Hart on November 20. Read all about the Festival – and how you can get involved – in this special Greenwich Visitor pull-out programme, which has a map and full listings. For updates visit the Eltham Arts website www.elthamarts.org or follow on Twitter and Facebook using hashtag #ElthamWinFest2016. Enjoy!

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SEVERNDROOG Castle has breathtaking views...and a haunting history. The 18th Century tower in Oxleas Woods holds an after-dark opening on October 31 – Halloween night. You’ll love the creaky climb to the top. Info: www.severndroogcastle.org.uk. There’s more Halloween fun at the GPO pub where there’s a prize for the best Halloween-themed act on its Sunday Open Mic on October 30.

TIME TO GET ART & ABOUT ART abounds in Eltham where we have great and unique gallery space that will host Winter Festival events. Two schools have their own galleries: SE9 Container Gallery – made from former sea containers (below) – and Gerald Moore Gallery at Eltham College. And a new commercial space Capital Art Gallery opened last year in Well Hall Parade. There are Open Houses with glass artist Jean Bright in Heatherbank and artist and ceramicist Sylvia Stevens in Glenhouse Road. You can try painting and art too, with events for all ages. And you should spot displays of local art and photography in shop windows and cafés around Eltham High Street which are part of the unique Art Trail. You can’t miss us!

MADRIGALS IN A TUDOR Madrigals will again be heard in the Great Mediaeval Hall at Eltham Palace during the Winter Festival. The wonderful Grove Singers have devised a programme of unaccompanied choral music on the theme of King Henry VIII, who spent some of his childhood in Eltham Palace. The performances are in two parts, on Sunday October 30 at 1.30pm and 2.30pm If you are not an English Heritage Member, take advantage of the half price entry for Greenwich residents on Sundays during the Winter Festival, when Eltham Palace is open.

Food & music FOOD is creative too! And to celebrate our diverse and wonderful local community there are festival foodie events from around the world. All About Taste – the independent coffee shop with lovely cakes and coffee in the daytime – has a Taste of Europe evening on November 4, with European Platters, writes REEVA CHARLES. And you can bring your own wine! The Nepalese community holds Taste of Nepal at Age UK Bromley & Greenwich on November 3, which includes a Chutney Challenge. Diwali falls within our Festival and so there’s a Taste of India event on November 5. There is Ready Steady Cook event on November 3. Some restaurants are featuring special Festival Menus. And Kevin Godby – our wonderful local forager – follows his Gardening Talk on

DIWALI DISHES, PLANTS & PUB SINGALONGS!

November 15 with A Walk for All Seasons from Eltham Station to Eltham Park South on November 16, identifying edible plants. The Long Pond – the much loved micropub which opened in 2014 in a previously “dry” area – is partnering with the event a second time with a special Beer Festival. It has a Traditional Pub Singalong around a vintage piano on November 1 with popular local pairing Pytchwood. And on November 15 it celebrates Songs of the Shows with Dangerous Dan Jenkins. Entry

An Evening of Love and Betrayal Well known opera arias, trios and quartets performed by Elizabeth Key (right), Michael Robinson, Katy Batho, Andrew Macnair, John Bernays.

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Saturday October 29

Festival Opening Day Live entertainment, kids’ activities. Come and meet us! Passey Place FREE 11-3 Art Exhibition Surface and South India Gerald Moore Gallery. Info: www.geraldmooregallery.org. FREE. 2-4 Tour & Exhibition Avery Hill Mansion House. Tour by Dr Will Robley, Univ of Greenwich. The Mansion and the Colonel – 125 Years at the Mansion, The North Family Home (1891-1896). Timeline of Avery Hill College (1906-2016). Meet Mansion House door 2. FREE. Exhibition of Avery Hill College Plays open during tour. FREE Beer Festival The Long Pond micropub throughout the Festival! MecCano Show 2016 South East London Mecanno Club. Eltham United Reformed Church, Court Rd SE9 5AD. £3. (kids FREE). www.selmec.org. uk. 10.30-4.30 Music and Fun GPO. Face painting 6-8, spooky cocktails, entertainment, Monster Mash Ball 8. Tickets £5.

Sunday 30 October

TOURS & MUSIC Eltham Palace art deco & mediaeval palace 10-4. Tudor Music by the Grove Singers in the Great Hall. 1.30-3. Greenwich residents half price. www.english-heritage.org.uk OPEN STUDIO Bright Glass Jean Bright shows work at her home and studio. 4 Heatherbank SE9 1NN. www. brightglass.net. FREE. 10-4 Art GCSE Portfolio workshop Y10 and 11 students can spend the day with contemporary artist Andrew Gillespie at Gerald Moore Gallery. Cost £60. www.geraldmooregallery.org. 10-4 FAMILY Make a Festival Forest Collage or if wet art activities on a pirate theme under the canopy. Tea and cakes. Organised by Friends of the Tarn at the Tarn Park, Court Road. Be creative! Info: www. thetarn.org. FREE. 1.30-3.30 Diwali Craft Workshop at Pottery on the Parade. Make diyas lamps. One lamp £3; two for £5. www.potteryontheparade.co.uk. 2-4 OPEN MIC GPO. Prize for best Halloween themed act. 020 8850 9685. FREE. 8

Monday 31 October

Photo Walk Greenwich Get Active 1hr walk in parkland and woods. Meet 9.45am at Eltham Park South Cafe FREE Festival Baby Rhyme Time U5s and carers welcome at Eltham Library to enjoy rhymes and songs. 020 8921 3452. FREE. 2.30-3 CRAFT Decorate a Festival Tree Different media and for different ages. This session Messy Time for children U5 + carers. Eltham Centre Library 020 8921 3452 FREE. 10-11 CRAFT Knit & Natter Make decorations for Coldharbour Library Xmas tree. 020 8857 7346 FREE. 2.15-3.15 CRAFT Crafty Kids (4+) make decorations for Coldharbour Library Xmas tree. 020 8857 7346 FREE. 4.15-5.15 Heritage Walk Progress Estate. Meet 2.30pm at the Progress Hall, Admiral Seymour Road, Eltham SE9 1SL. Info www.progressestate. co.uk Tel 07599 610262 email: theprogressestate@gmail. com. FREE but please book Halloween Severndroog Castle after-dark opening.

Climb to the top for wonderful night views. www.severndroogcastle.org.uk Murder Mystery. GPO.

Tuesday 1 November

CRAFT U5s Messy Morning FREE. New Eltham Library & Coldharbour Library. 10-11 CRAFT Knit & Natter Make items to decorate a Festival Tree. Eltham Centre Library. 020 8921 3452 FREE. 2-4 games Board Games Festival New Eltham library FREE. 2-4 Art Tea and Piccies CANE (Community Assoc of New Eltham). FREE. 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9.co.uk. 10.30-1 ART Portraits by Eltham Church of England Primary School pupils. FREE. 4-5.30 MUSIC Pytchwood The Long Pond. Real ale. CAMRA award micropub. 020 8331 6767 FREE. 7.30

Wednesday 2 November

CRAFT Decorate a Festival Tree. Craft for kids aged 5 to 11. Eltham Centre Library 020 8921 3452 FREE. 3.45-4.45 MUSIC FolkMob Club at Well Hall. Bar, parking, disabled access. www.folkmobonline.co. uk. FREE. 8.30-11. THEATRE The Ladykillers by Eldorado, Bob Hope Theatre. Tickets www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk. 7.45 Festival Quiz and Carvery for Eltham Arts. White Hart Eltham High St. Please support us! Booking essential £10 (inc carvery meal). 020 8850 9685 or at pub. Carvery from 6.30; Quiz 8.30

Thursday 3 November

FOOD Ready Steady Cook by at Good Food in Greenwich Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Sherard Road. FREE. 10-11 Food & culture Taste of Nepal at Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Sherard Road. Including Nepal Chutney Challenge. FREE. 11-2 ART Tea & Piccies. CANE (Community Association of New Eltham). FREE. Inf: 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9. co.uk. 10.30-1 CRAFT Adult Colouring Group Eltham Centre Library. 020 8921 3452 FREE. 10-11 CRAFT Knit & Natter Make a Festival Tree. New Eltham Library 020 8850 2322 FREE. 2-4 TALK My Life and Work as an Opera Singer by Eltham resident Elizabeth Key. Eltham Centre Library. Inf: 020 8921 3452 FREE. 3-4 Comedy & Curry White Hart. Book 020 8850 9685 or at pub. Curry 6.30; Comedy Show from 8. Theatre The Ladykillers by Eldorado Bob Hope Theatre. Tickets www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk. 7.45 Talk Shadow of the Zeppelin by Bernard Ashley Eltham Society at Christ Church Hall. £2 non members. www. theelthamsociety.org.uk. 8 JAZZ Festival Jazz Nights Specials at Eltham Warren Golf Club. Hugh Ockenden Trio plus vocalist Tina May and sax Jimmy Hastings. £10 (Golf members £5) 07752 393228, 8-10.30

Friday 4 November

Craft Messy Morning for u5s + carers New Eltham Library 020 8850 2322 FREE MUSIC Rhyme Time U5s with a play & stay at Coldharbour Library. 020 8857 7346 FREE. 10.30-11.30 Theatre The Ladykillers by Eldorado. Bob Hope Theatre. Tickets www.bobhopethea-

tre.co.uk. 7.45 LIVE MUSIC GPO 020 8850 9685 FREE 8 FOOD Taste of Europe It’s All About Taste Coffee Shop. Bring your own wine or beer! Booking essential 0208 294 2141. 7-11

Saturday 5 November

Walking Tour St Luke’s Church FREE. Paid refreshments. Tours at 10.30 & 1 Mecanno SHOW St Luke’s Church. FREE. 10 & 2 ART Datum and Insrts by Andy Jackson. SE9 Container Gallery se9containergallery. wordpress.com FREE. 11-3 ART Won’t You Please by Rosemary Cronin Gerald Moore Gallery www.geraldmooregallery.org FREE. 12-4 CRAFT for Children all ages. Coldharbour Library. 020 8857 7346 FREE. 11- 12 FOOD Taste of India Celebrate Diwali at CANE. pragkmr@ gmail.com 1.30-4.30. THEATRE The Ladykillers by Eldorado. Bob Hope Theatre. Tickets www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk. 7.45 MUSIC Classical Music Organ Recital Holy Trinity Church. J S Bach, Herbert Howells and Louis VierneI. £8 on the door or email parish.office@ht-e.org. uk 020 8859 6274. 7.30 LIVE MUSIC GPO 8

Sunday 6 November

HERITAGE WALK Margaret Taylor. Eltham Society. Meet lychgate at St John’s Church, Eltham High St 11.20. FREE OPEN DAY Eltham Palace. Art deco & medieval palace 10-4. Tickets half price for Greenwich residents. www. english-heritage.org.uk Art & Craft Exhibition Tudor Barn. Hotchpotch 3. baileyhogg123@hotmail.co.uk. FREE. 10-6 Literary Walk Greenwich Get Walking in steps of Railway Children author E Nesbit who lived at Well Hall Pleasaunce for 23 years. Meet Pleasaunce Park gate opposite Co-op. Walk and read extracts from her books and poetry. 07972 668657. FREE 2-3.30 Music & Open Mic GPO 020 8850 9685. FREE. 8

Sun 6 November

Art & Craft Fair Severndroog Castle. 10.30-4.30

Monday 7 November

CrafT Messy Time Children U5 & carers. Eltham Centre Library. 020 8921 3452 FREE. 1011. Knit & Natter FREE. 2.15-3.15. Crafty Kids (4+) 020 8857 7346 FREE. 4.15-5.15 TALK Royal Trains by Graham Payne CANE (Community Association of New Eltham). 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9. co.uk. £2.50. 2-3.30 Music Baby Rhyme Time New Eltham Library. FREE. 2.30-3 Craft Christmas Present Wrapping Workshop Pottery on the Parade. £20. 7-9. www. potteryontheparade.com.

Tuesday 8 November

Tea and Piccies CANE (Community Assoc of New Eltham). FREE. 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9.co.uk. 10.30-1 CrafT Messy Time Children U5 & carers. New Eltham library. 020 8921 3452 FREE. 10-11. CRAFT Messy morning for u5s & carers. New Eltham Library & Coldharbour Library. FREE. 10-11 games Board Games Festival New Eltham library FREE. 2-4 Author Talk Historical novelist Anne O’Brien on latest novel Queens Choice – set partly in Eltham Palace.

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Weds 9 November

CRAFT for Kids age 5 to 11. Eltham Centre Library. FREE 3.45-4.45 FILM Multi-Cultural Toys Dr Mary Clare, University of Greenwich on research about children and toys in 21st Century. Avery Hill Mansion House Room 140. FREE. 1-3 MUSIC Festival FolkMob. Join in or listen. Bar, parking, disabled access. Club at Well Hall. www.folkmobonline.co.uk. FREE 8.30-11.

Thursday 10 November

Art Tea and Piccies CANE (Community Assoc of New Eltham). FREE. 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9.co.uk. 10.30-1 MUSIC Baby Rhyme Time New Eltham library FREE. 10.30-11 Craft Adult Colouring group Eltham Centre Library FREE. 10-11 CRAFT Knit & Natter New Eltham Library FREE. 2-4 ART Datum and Insrts by Andy Jackson. SE9 Container Gallery se9containergallery. wordpress.com FREE. 5-8 Talk Palaces of South London by historian Bruce Jerram at CANE, New Eltham Library. £2.50. 7-8 ART Together & Apart by Amanda Streeter and Peter Richards Private View of new exhibition. Gerald Moore Gallery. Info: www.geraldmooregallery.org FREE All work for sale. 4-8 ART Secret Postcard Sale for Gerald Moore Gallery outreach programme. Info: www.geraldmooregallery.org. 4-8 MUSIC Evening of Easy Jazz Small Swing Band Band led by Fred Parrett. Avery Hill Mansion House Common room. bigband@greenwich. ac.uk FREE. 8-9.30

Friday 11 November

Craft Messy Morning U5s and carers New Eltham Library FREE. 10.30-11.30 Music Rhyme Time U5s with a play and stay Coldharbour Library. 020 8857 7346 FREE. 10.30-11.30 LIVE MUSIC GPO FREE. 8 CRAFT Contemporary Christmas Wreath Making Workshop. Pottery on the Parade. £25. Inf www.potteryonthe parade.com. 7-9

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CRAFT Festive Family event by Artiday, Eltham Palace Visitors Centre £3. 10.30-12 ART Datum and Insrts by Andy Jackson. SE9 Container Gallery FREE 11-3. In Conversation with Danny Rolph Talk about the exhibition and abstract art in general FREE. 2-3. www.se9con tainergallery.wordpress.com ART Won’t You Please by Rosemary Cronin Gerald Moore Gallery www.geraldmooregallery.org FREE. 12-4 Open Studio Sylvia Stevens Ceramics & Artwork. 52 Glenhouse Rd SE9 1JQ. FREE 12-5 CRAFT Create an Eltham Wall Hanging throughout the Festival. Theme: What You Love About Eltham. All ages. . Eltham Library 11-12 FREE CRAFT Children of all ages at Coldharbour Library. FREE. 11-12 Opera An Evening of Love and Betrayal Covent Garden Voices charity concert for Eltham Arts. Eltham Park Baptist Church. £15 (£12 adv). www.elthamarts.org. 7.30 Live music GPO FREE. 8

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OPEN DAY Eltham Palace. Art deco & medieval palace 10-4. Tickets half price for Greenwich residents. Open Studio Sylvia Stevens Ceramics & Artwork. 52 Glenhouse Rd SE9 1JQ. FREE 12-5 Heritage Walk Progress Estate Meet 2.30 Progress Hall, Admiral Seymour Road, Eltham SE9 1SL FREE (max 20 so book!) www.progressestate.co.uk 07599 610262 LIVE MUSIC GPO. FREE. 8

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CrafT Messy Time Children U5 & carers. Eltham Centre Library. 020 8921 3452 FREE. 1011. Knit & Natter FREE. 2.15-3.15. Crafty Kids (4+) 020 8857 7346 FREE. 4.15-5.15 Music Baby Rhyme Time New Eltham library. FREE. 2.30-3 CRAFT Knit & Natter group makeS decorations for Coldharbour Library Xmas tree FREE. 2.15-3.15 CRAFT Crafty Kids (4+) make decorations for Coldharbour Xmas tree. FREE. 4.15-5.15 TALK Art in the Life of Eltham Palace Historian David Sleep. Eltham Society. St Mary’s Centre.£2 incl. refreshments. Tickets 020 8850 2922. 7.30 MUSIC Special Eltham Arts Folk & Blues Night in the Bob Hope bar hosted by The Grizzly Mutts country/rock duo & guests Good Hearts. Bar. £2 entry plus voluntary donation for Eltham Arts. 7.30

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Tea and Piccies CANE (Community Assoc of New Eltham). FREE. 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9.co.uk. 10.30-1 Talk & demo Winter Gardening by Kevin Godby of Good Food in Greenwich. Age UK Sherard Road. FREE. 10.30-12.30 CRAFT Messy morning U5s + carers New Eltham Library & Coldharbour Library FREE. 10-11 games Board Games Festival New Eltham library FREE. 2-4 MUSIC Traditional Pub Singalong. Songs of the shows with Dangerous Dan Jenkins at vintage piano. The Long Pond. FREE. 7.30

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Foraging A Walk for all Seasons with Kevin Godby. Identify trees and plants. Meet Eltham Station approach 11am. Walk to Eltham Park South Cafe. FREE CRAFT Kids age 5 to 11. Eltham Centre Library. FREE. 3.55-4.45 MUSIC Festival FolkMob. Join in or listen. Bar, parking, disabled access. Club at Well Hall. www.folkmobonline.co.uk. FREE 8.30-11. QUIZ & CARVERY for Diabetes UK. White Hart (£10). Tickets 020 8850 9685 or at the pub. 6.30 meal; 8.30 quiz. TALK Author Wendy Moore on her latest book How To Create A Perfect Wife. Eltham Library. FREE. 7

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MUSIC Baby Rhyme Time New Eltham library FREE. 10.30-11 Art Tea and Piccies CANE (Community Assoc of New Eltham). FREE. 020 8850 7122 www.cane-se9.co.uk. 10.30-1 Craft Adult Colouring group Eltham Centre Library FREE. 10-11 CRAFT Knit & Natter New Eltham Library FREE. 2-4 CHRISTMAS Eltham Lights Up Street performers, live music, festive shopping, lantern procession and a Christmas light switch on. www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/elthamlightsup. FREE. 4-7 THEATRE Peter Pan Bob Hope Theatre. Fun for all the family

by Hulviz. Tickets www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk or the White Hart. 7.30 MUSIC Festival Jazz Night Eltham Warren Golf Club with Hugh Ockendon Trio plus Alan Barnes (Sax & clarinet) £10 (Golf members £5) 8-10.30 SING Eltham Choral Society Open rehearsal for festive concert. Eltham Park Methodist Church FREE 7.30-9.30

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Craft Messy Morning U5s and carers New Eltham Library FREE. 10.30-11.30 Music Rhyme Time U5s with a play and stay Coldharbour Library. 020 8857 7346 FREE. 10.30-11.30 THEATRE Peter Pan by Hulviz at Bob Hope Theatre. 7.30 CONCERT Greenwich Youth Band soloists. Eltham Park Methodist Church, Westmount Road, SE9 1XX £8 (£6 con) 7.30 LIVE MUSIC GPO FREE. 8

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THE Arcade Festival Eltham High St, SE9 1BE will have live music and Xmas decorations. ART Datum and Insrts by Andy Jackson. SE9 Container Gallery FREE 11-3. ART Won’t You Please by Rosemary Cronin Gerald Moore Gallery www.geraldmooregallery.org FREE. 12-4 CRAFT For Children All ages Coldharbour Library. FREE. 11-12 Open Studio Sylvia Stevens Ceramics & Artwork. 52 Glenhouse Rd SE9 1JQ. FREE 12-5 Tour & Exhibition Avery Hill Mansion House. Tour by Dr Will Robley, Univ of Greenwich. The Mansion and the Colonel – 125 Years at the Mansion, The North Family Home (1891-1896). Timeline of Avery Hill College (1906-2016). Meet Mansion House door 2. FREE. Exhibition of Avery Hill College Plays open during tour. FREE ART Eltham 100 Years Ago. Greenwich Heritage Centre’s watercolour curator and expert Jonathan Partington shows 20 wonderful rarely exhibited paintings by our early 20c Eltham Artists at Eltham Library. FREE. 11-3 ART Family activity organised by Greenwich Heritage Centre related to the exhibition of the Eltham Artists at Eltham library. FREE. 11-3 THEATRE Peter Pan by Hulviz at Bob Hope Theatre. Tickets www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk or White Hart. 2.30; 7.30 LIVE MUSIC GPO FREE. 8

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OPEN DAY Eltham Palace. Art deco & medieval palace 10-4. Tickets half price for Greenwich residents. www. english-heritage.org.uk Open Studio Sylvia Stevens Ceramics & Artwork. 52 Glenhouse Rd SE9 1JQ. FREE 12-5 MUSIC Rock Choir Concert for Bob Hope Theatre Building Project. Tickets £10 box office 020 8850 3702. 2.30 DANCE Tea Dance Martin Piper. Eltham Park Baptist Church £5. revpaul@epbc.org.uk. 3-5 Music & Open Mic. GPO. Anyone can play! Inf: 020 8850 9685. FREE. 8 Festival Finale Join us for a wonderful finale at The White Hart with singer/songwriters from our Festival Song Challenge + Eltham Arts Awards ceremony. 7.30 Events may be subject to change. Please check our website www.ElthamArts.org or on Twitter @ElthamArts

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TOMAS PROMISES PENINSULA SURPRISES I WAS impressed with the dining possibilities at the new Intercontinental Hotel at North Greenwich. The elegant new Peninsula Hotel has particularly fine views of the Thames and glittering Canary Wharf outside now has a new Head Chef – Tomas Lidakevicius. And, appropriately, Tomas says his menu is inspired by our historic Martime setting, with spices, exotic fruit and fresh fish – just like the

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Doner Kebabs grilled on an upright spit in a rotisserie were mostly consumed for the fat and the salt. Not a healthy option but a welcome stop on the way home after a night on the razz. Fast forward to the new millenium when Turkish restaurants appeared in our streets in ever-increasing numbers. M a n g a l b r a z i e r – t h a t ’s a barbecue to you and me – replaced spits. Hot or cold meze grew in popularity. Menus got longer. Kofte, mixed grills and variations on the kebab appeared. The addition of mouthwatering, vegetarian dishes bought in a new clientele – people looking for a healthy and balanced diet. To understand a little better the renewed popularity of Turkish TRANSFORMED: restaurants I visited the latest Ye Olde Turk in Trafalgar Road outlet in Greenwich: Ye Olde Turk on Trafalgar Road, where the old K i n g Wi l l i a m I V p u b h a s b e e n of Raki. Now that the old kebab cafe is transformed into an airy, roomy restaurant. replaced by newer and larger restaurants it “First,” chef Ahmet Karalar tells me, is not unusual to witness two generations “you need good quality meat. It’s of restaurauteurs working together, I was important to use very fresh ingredients. told by Sefa’s young owner. “This is my Turkish dishes are cooked with few spices father’s place, my brother works the and a simple light marination. Recipes Mangal, I help with the waitressing while often include onion, peppers, garlic and my mum makes the cakes at the back.” little or no herbs.” This might explain why the place is Health is an important consideration but buzzing and has a great family feel. so is conviviality. For centuries, Turks Turkish cuisine has a range of sweet have had a tradition called the Raki table. pastries, each more tempting than the Friends and families get together around other. One of the best known is Baklava, the table while sharing meze with a glass a cake made of layers of filo pastry filled

Turkish delights with chopped nuts, sweetened with syrup or honey. Rich, creamed rice puddings, yogurts and fruits are popular too. My all time favourite is Kemalpasa, dough balls soaked in sherbet. So what do you need to look for in a Turkish restaurant? Quality and freshness are paramount. Word of mouth is the best guide. When I asked on Twitter for your favourites a dozen or so were mentioned, including a few recommendations for Ziyafet on Eltham High Street. Have you been? Tell me what you think and tell me your favourites.

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Saturday October 1 DANCE Fun Palaces Borough Hall all day KIDS Fabulous Flexagons Cutty Sark 11.30, 2 KIDS Botswana Workshops GFMA event, Mycenae House 2 PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 2.30, 7.30 FOOTBALL Charlton Ath v Rochdale. Valley 3 MUSIC Trinity Laban Symphonic Brass St Alfege 5.30 MUSIC Giants Of Lovers Rock IndigO2 MUSIC Andrea Bocelli O2 MUSIC Aubrie & Masego Woki GFMA event, Mycenae Ho 7 MUSIC Sound Is Sound Is Sound Albany 7.30 PLAY Under My Thumb Greenwich Theatre Studio 7.45 COMEDY David Ward, John Robins, Chris Kent, George Egg Up The Creek CLUBBING Kisstory Building Six JAZZ Luna Cohen Oliver’s Sunday 2 SALE Arts & Crafts Age Exchange, Blackheath 10-2 FAMILY Harvest Festival Queen’s Orchard, Greenwich Park 11-3 MUSIC Tzigane Piano Trio Blackheath Halls 11 KIDS Fabulous Flexagons Cutty Sark 11.30, 2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 FAMILY Meet Me At The Fun Palace Albany 1-4 PLAY Under My Thumb Greenwich Theatre Studio 4.30 PLAY The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 6 MUSIC Palak Muchhal IndigO2 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 Monday 3 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 4 MUSIC Dulcinea Quartet ORNC chapel 1.05 PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 7.30 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 5 KIDS Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am MUSIC Steven Isserlis Cello. B’heath Halls 7.30 PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 7.30 MUSIC /FILM Anima St Alfege 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 6 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Christos Fountos Piano recital. St Alfege 1.05 TALK Gravitational Waves Royal Obs 6.30 DANCE Ulysses Unbound/The Stacked Deck Tramshed 7 PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 7.30 DANCE Lindy Hop with Temujin Gil Borough Hall 7.30 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton Friday 7 ART Places of Pilgrimage Ian Scott Massie Made in Greenwich Gallery 11-5.30. Till Oct 19 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC James Guan Piano Charlton House 1 MUSIC Alice Usher, Marrianne Town Smith Soprano recital. ORNC chapel 1.05 MUSIC Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra Laban 6 DANCE Ulysses Unbound/The Stacked Deck Tramshed 7 JAZZ Graham Bleasdale & band with special guest Derek Nash St Alfege 7.30 MUSIC The Bronx, GBH Brooklyn Bowl PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 7.30 MUSIC Jean-Michel Jarre O2 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30

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COMEDY Fin Taylor, Kate Lucas, Jack Barry, Ben Norris Up The Creek JAZZ David Vaughan Oliver’s Saturday 8 COMMUNITY World Mental Health Day events Woolwich 10-2 www.oxleas.nhs.uk BOOK SALE Age Exchange Bakehouse Th 10-4 TEA DANCE Borough Hall 2 PLAY Muhammed Ali & Me Albany 2.30, 7.30 PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Theatre 2.30, 7.30 RUGBY Blackheath v Blaydon. Well Hall 3 FILM/OPERA Tristan & Isolde From NY Met. Picturehouse 5 MUSIC Cockmey Rejects, Ruts Brooklyn Bowl MUSIC Boogie Nights IndigO2 MUSIC Cockney Rejects/Ruts Brooklyn Bowl COMEDY Carl Donnelly, Rich Wilson, Kate Lucas, Ben Norris Up The Creek JAZZ Maciek Psyz Oliver’s Sunday 9 FAMILY Low-Tide Walk Creekside Discovery Centre 11 FAMILY Circus Workshop Albany noon, 2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 PLAY Rise & Fall Of Little Voice Greenwich Th 6 COMEDY 1 Londynska Gala IndigO2 MUSIC Shane Hampsheir Bob Hope Theatre 7 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 MUSIC H2O/Argy Bargy Brooklyn Bowl Monday 10 CARE Mental Health Awareness Day NMM 11-4 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30 MUSIC Fifth Harmony O2 PLAY Jekyll & Hyde/Nerve Greenwich Th 7.30 MUSIC Folk & Blues Bob Hope Theatre 7.30 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 11 RETURN Queen’s House. Reopens at 10 FILM/OPERA Tristan & Isolde From NY Met. Picturehouse, noon MUSIC Trinity Laban Staff Strings ORNC chapel 1.05 PLAY From The Mouths Of The Gods Greenwich Th Studio 7 PLAY Jekyll & Hyde/Nerve Greenwich Th 7.30 MUSIC Justin Bieber O2 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 12 KIDS Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am PLAY Reverie Greenwich Theatre 7 MUSIC Justin Bieber O2 PLAY From The Mouths Of The Gods Greenwich Th Studio 7 FILM/PLAY King Lear From RSC Picturehouse 7 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30 MUSIC Bob Mould Brooklyn Bowl WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton PLAY Snakes & Giants Greenwich Theatre 8.45 JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 13 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30

MUSIC Trinity Laban recital St Alfege 1.05 PLAY Snakes & Giants Greenwich Theatre 7 THEATRE Night Light. Tramshed, Woolwich New Road. 7, 8.30 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton PLAY From The Mouths Of The Gods Greenwich Th Studio 8.45 PLAY Reverie Greenwich Theatre 8.45 JAZZ Beats In The Bar Oliver’s Friday 14 SYMPOSIUM George Stubbs NMM 9.15-5.15 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Royal College of Music recital Charlton House 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban guitars ORNC chapel 1.05 PLAY Snakes & Giants Greenwich Theatre 7 MUSIC Justin Bieber O2 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 7.30 DANCE Company Wayne McGregor: Entity Laban 7.30 PLAY From The Mouths Of The Gods Greenwich Th Studio 8.45 COMEDY Andrew Ryan, Francis Foster, Adam Bloom Up The Creek JAZZ Gordon Weber Oliver’s Saturday 15 ART Blackheath Art Society show Discover Greenwich 10-5 (till December 18). MUSIC Christopher Sayles Piano recital. St Alfege 1.05 PLAY Muhammed Ali And Me Albany 2.30, 7.30 KIDS Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland Blackheath Halls 3 FOOTBALL Charlton Athletic v Coventry Valley 3 MUSIC Justin Bieber O2 PLAY From The Mouths Of The Gods Greenwich Th Studio 7 DANCE Company Wayne McGregor: Entity Laban 7.30 COMEDY Marcus Brigstocke Blackheath Halls 8 PLAY Snakes & Giants Greenwich Theatre 8.45 COMEDY Jess Fostekew, Erich McElroy, Kae Kurd, Adam Bloom Up The Creek JAZZ Wild Card Oliver’s Sunday 16 FAMILY Apple Day Woodlands Farm Trust 11-6 KIDS A Pocket Full Of Grimms Albany 1, 3 FAMILY Horn Fair Charlton House KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 FILM/DANCE The Golden Age Link to Bolhoi Ballet. Picturehouse 4 PLAY From The Mouths Of The Gods Greenwich Th Studio 6 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 PLAY African Women GFMA event, Greenwich Theatre 7.30 Monday 17 FILM/OPERA Cosi Fan Tutte Link to Covent Garden. Picturehouse 6.30 COMMUNITY Greenwich Cycling Strategy meeting Woolwich Town Hall 7 PLAY Method In Madness Greenwich Th 7.30

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PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 18 LECTURE Dante’s Divine Comedy Graham Fawcett Made in Greenwich Gallery MUSIC Trinity Laban recital ORNC chapel 1.05 DANCE No Man Is An Island/ O Snap Albany 7.30 PLAY Method In Madness Greenwich Th 7.30 JAZZ Beats In The Bar Blackheath Halls 7.30 PLAY The Bridge London Th 8 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 19 KIDS Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am FILM/OPERA Saul Link to Glyndebourne.. Picturehouse. Noon JAZZ Beats In The Bar Blackheath Halls 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton MUSICAL Rock Of Ages Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 PUPPETRY In Our Hands Greenwich Theatre 8 PLAY The Bridge London Th 8 JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 20 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Trinity Laban harps St Alfege 1.05 PLAY Pride & Prejudice Greenwich Theatre 7.30 DANCE BA3 Commissioned Works Laban 7.30 MUSICAL Rock Of Ages Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 MUSIC Nickelback O2 PLAY The Bridge London Th 8 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton JAZZ Beats In The Bar Oliver’s Friday 21 ART We Are All Curious Tourists Clare Johnson, Orson Kartt, Sue Westergaard. Made In Greenwich Gallery 11-5.30 Till Oct 31 FAMILY Trafalgar Day National Maritime Museum 12-4 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 TALK Bridget Prentice Former Labour MP for Lewisham East. Bakehouse Theatre 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban recital ORNC chapel 1.05 TALK Pam Cantellow Blackheath Flower Club Mycenae House 2 MUSIC Ghana Festival IndigO2 DANCE/SUPPER The Art Of Disappearing Borough Hall 7.30 MUSIC St Paul’s Sinfonia St Alfege 7.30

October 2016 Page 19 DANCE BA3 Commissioned Works Laban 7.30 MUSICAL Rock Of Ages Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 PLAY Pride & Prejudice Greenwich Theatre 7.30 TRIBUTE Absolute Bowie Brooklyn Bowl PLAY The Bridge London Th 8 COMEDY Mo Gilligan, open mic, Andrew Maxwell Up The Creek JAZZ Sarah Thorpe Oliver’s Saturday 22 MUSIC GMT Brass Enselmble St Alfege 1.05 PLAY Pride & Prejudice Greenwich Th 2.30, 7.30 MUSICAL Rock Of Ages Bob Hope Theatre 2.30, 7.45 RUGBY Blackheath v Cambridge. Well Hall 3 DANCE Krump Battle Borough Hall 4 FILM/OPERA Don Giovanni From NY Met. Picturehouse 5.55 TALK/RECITAL Max Barley Organist, ORNC Chapel 6.30 MUSIC Mixer Hit Festival IndigO2 ADULTS Burlesque Ball Brooklyn Bowl FOOD A Taste Of The Sea Cutty Sark 7 COMEDY Dan Atkinson, Tom Toal, Mo Gilligan, Andrew Maxwell Up The Creek JAZZ Basil Hodge Oliver’s Sunday 23 WALK Blackheath & Greenwich At War Meet All Saints, Black-heath 11. blitzwalkers.co.uk KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 KIDS Snow Play Albany 1, 3 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 PLAY Haunting Of Exham Priory Greenwich Th 7.30 Monday 24 KIDS She Tells Sea Tales Cutty Sark 11-3.45 FAMILY Penguin! Elephant! Greenwich Th Noon, 3 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 25 KIDS She Tells Sea Tales Cutty Sark 11-3.45 FILM/OPERA Don Giovanni From NY Met. Picturehouse. Noon

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Albany, Deptford Lounge: Douglas Way SE8 4AG. 020 8692 4446 thealbany.org.uk Bakehouse Theatre: Age Exchange, Blackheath Village SE3 9LA. 020 8318 9105 Blackheath Conservatoire: 19-21 Lee Rd SE3 9RQ. 020 8852 0234 conservatoire.org.uk Blackheath Halls: 23 Lee Road SE3 9RQ. 020 8463 0100. blackheathhalls.com Bob Hope Theatre: Wythfield Rd SE9 5TG. 020 8850 3702. bobhopetheatre.co.uk The Centre: New Eltham Methodist Ch, Footscray Rd. newelthammethodist.org.uk Charlton House: Charlton Rd SE7 8RP. 020 8856 3951 Clarendon Hotel: Montpelier Row SE3 0RW. 020 8318 4321. clarendonhotel.com Creekside Discovery Centre: Creekside SE8 0208 692 9922 creeksidecentre.org.uk The Duke: 125 Creek Rd SE8 3BU. 020 8469 8260 The Eltham Centre: 2 Archery Road SE9 1HA. 020 8921 4344 Eltham Palace: Court Yard SE9 5QE. 020 8294 2548. english-heritage.org.uk The Forum: Trafalgar Rd SE10 9EQ. 0208 853 5212. office@forumatgreenwich.org Greenwich Communications Centre: 164 Trafalgar Rd SE10 9TZ. 020 8269 2103 Greenwich Dance: Borough Hall SE10 8RE. 020 8293 9741 greenwichdance.org.uk Greenwich Heritage Centre: Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich SE18 4DX Greenwich Theatre: Crooms Hill SE10 8ES. 020 8858 7755. greenwichtheatre.org.uk Greenwich West Community Centre: 141 Greenwich High Rd SE10 8JA Laban Theatre: Creekside SE8 3DZ. 020 8463 0100 www.trinitylaban.ac.uk London Theatre: 443 New Cross Rd SE14 6TA. 020 8694 1888. thelondontheatre.com Made In Greenwich: 324 Creek Rd SE10 9SW madeingreenwich.co.uk Mycenae House: 90 Mycenae Rd SE3 7SE 020 8858 1749 mycenaehouse.co.uk National Maritime Museum: Romney Rd, SE10 9BJ 020 8858 0045 www.nmm.ac.uk 02, Indig02, Building 6, Brooklyn Bowl: 0844 8560202 www.theo2.co.uk Old Royal Naval Coll, Discover: SE10 9LW. 020 8269 4799 oldroyalnavalcollege.org Oliver’s: 9 Nevada St SE10 9JL. 020 8858 3693 www.oliversjazzbar.co.uk Pelton Arms: 23-5 Pelton Street SE10 9PQ 020 8858 0572. peltonarms.com Prince Of Greenwich: 72 Royal Hill SE10 8RT 020 8692 6089 St Alfege: Greenwich Church St. 020 8853 0687. st-alfege.org Severndroog: Off Shooters Hill SE18 3RT. severndroogcastle.org.uk The Star And Garter: 60 Old Woolwich Rd SE10 9NY. 020 8305 1144 Steinberg Studio: 137 Vanbrugh Hill SE10 9HP. steinbergduo.com Tramshed Theatre: 51-53 Woolwich New Rd SE18 6ES. 020 8854 1316 glypt.co.uk Trinity Laban: King Charles Court SE10 9JF. 020 8463 0100. trinitylaban.ac.uk Up The Creek (UTC): 302 Creek Rd SE10 9SW. 020 8858 4581. up-the-creek.com Woodlands Farm Trust: 331 Shooters Hill Rd, Welling DA16 3RP 020 8319 8900 thewoodlandsfarmtrust.org.uk

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MARKETS Greenwich Market: 10-5.30. Sat and Sun: Arts & crafts, food, fresh produce. Tues, Wed: Food, fresh produce, homewares. Thurs: food, antiques & collectables, crafts. Fri: Food, arts & crafts, antiques & collectibles Greenwich Vintage Market: 8am-6pm Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun. Moonlight market 8am-10pm last Friday of the month Clocktower Market: 166 Greenwich High Rd. Sat, Sun 10-4. 50 quirky stalls specialising in vintage, retro and antiques. 07940 914204 Blackheath Farmers’ Market: Blackheath Station, 10-2 every Sun. lfm.org EXHIBITIONS/CRAFTS/COMMUNITY Royal Obs: Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2016. Till June 28. rmg.co.uk Fan Museum: Town & Country: History of Architecture & Fans. Till Dec 31. 12 Crooms Hill. 020 8305 1441 fan-museum.org.uk Old Royal Naval College: Blackheath Art Soc exhibition Oct 15-Dec 18. ornc.org Stephen Lawrence Gallery: James Thorhill: A Great & Noble Design. Till Oct 28. 10 Stockwell St SE10 9BD. 0202 8331 8260 Blackheath Halls: blackheathhalls.com Age Exchange: Carers’ group Mon, knitters Thurs, preschool rhyme-time Fri. Old Bakehouse, Bennett Pk SE3 9LA. age-exchange.org.uk. Nat Maritime Museum: Emma Hamilton: Seduction And Celebrity. Nov 3-Apr 17. rmg.co.uk Made In Greenwich: Ian Scott Massey Oct 7-19. 324 Creek Rd madeingreenwich.co.uk 020 8293 9823 Blackheath Bowling Club: Practice every Thus 2.30 nr Ranger’s House The Forum: Disabled drop-ins, mums’ groups, kids’ classes, advice. Trafalgar Rd SE10 9EQ. 020 8853 5212 Greenwich Heritage Centre: Artillery Square SE18 4DX. 020 8854 2452 WALKS Greenwich Guided Walks: Local experts. Walks daily at 12.15 and 2.15 from the Greenwich Tourist Information Centre. £8, £7 cons. Greenwich Tour Guides Association 07575772298 guides@greenwichtours.co.uk Rich Sylvester: Guide, historian, storyteller. 07833 538143. richs@onetel.com Dotmaker: Alternative guided walks. dotmakertours.co.uk FAMILY ACTIVITIES National Maritime Museum: Explore Saturdays. Free. Performance and storytelling for over-5s from noon. Discover Sundays. Free. Activities for families from 11.30am. Play Tuesdays. Free. For under-5s from 10.30

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Queen Mary Undercroft Bar. £32.50 Over 16s. 6, 9. THRILLS Mystery At The Museum NMM 6.30 FILM Alien (1979) Royal Obs 6.30 DISCO Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet! St Swithun’s Hall SE13 6QE 7.30 MUSIC Bad Company O2 PLAY Dido & Aeneas: Remixed Greenwich Theatre 7.30 FUNDRAISER An Evening For Ed. Albany 7.30 MUSIC Jo Harman Brooklyn Bowl COMEDY Rich Hall Blackheath Halls 8 COMEDY David Ward, Jason Patterson, Ro Campbell, Barry Castagnola Up The Creek JAZZ Francesco Lo Castro Oliver’s Sunday 30 FAMILY The Bermuda Triangle NMM 11-4 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 DISCO KIDS Haunted House Albany 2-5 MUSIC Water Trout IndigO2 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 MUSIC Van Morrison/Jeff Beck O2 PLAY Dido & Aeneas: Remixed Greenwich Theatre 7.30 MUSIC Bill Wyman’s 8Oth IndigO2 Monday 31 MUSIC Sky Ingram Blackheath Halls 1.10 PLAY Shakespeare Schools Festival Greenwich Theatre HALOWEEN Shiver m’Timbers ORNC tour. Queen Mary Undercroft Bar. £32.50 Over 16s. 6, 9. MUSIC Bring Me The Horizon O2 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday November 1 MUSIC Andrew Hendrie Trumpet recital. ORNC Chapel 1.05 PLAY Shakespeare Schools Festival Greenwich Theatre MUSIC Bastille O2 JAZZ Beats In The Bar Blackheath Halls 7.30 PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free Theatre, Albany 7.30 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 2 FAMILY Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am PLAY Shakespeare Schools Festival Greenwich Theatre MUSIC Bastille O2 FILM/BALLET Anastasia Link to Covent Garden Picturehouse 7.15 PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free Theatre, Albany 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton MUSICAL Ladykillers Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 3 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Isabel Kent, Abigail Fletcher Oboe/ flute recital St Alfege 1.05 PLAY Shakespeare Schools Festival Greenwich Theatre PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free


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Theatre, Albany 7.30 MUSICAL The Ladykillers Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton Friday 4 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Madeleine Pickering Violin. Charlton Hs 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban harps ORNC chapel 1.05 PLAY Shakespeare Schools Festival Greenwich Theatre FILM That Hamilton Woman (1941) NMM 6.30 MUSIC Disco Legends IndigO2 MUSIC Selena Gomez O2 MUSIC Dale Watson Brooklyn Bowl PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free Theatre, Albany 7.30 MUSICAL The Ladykillers Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 COMEDY Russell Kane Blackheath Halls 8 Saturday 5 COURSE Celebrity Journalism NMM 10-5 FAMILY Rangoli Patterns Cutty Sark 11.30am, 2 TEA DANCE Borough Hall 2 PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free Theatre, Albany 2.30, 7.30 MUSICAL The Ladykillers Bob Hope Theatre 2.30, 7.45 RUGBY Blackheath v Old Albanians Well Hall 3 MUSIC Bring Me The Horizon O2 COMBAT Insane Championship Wrestling Brooklyn Bowl MUSICAL Ladykillers Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 Sunday 6 FAMILY Low-Tide Walk Creekside Discovery Cntr 10.30 FAMILY Rangoli Patterns Cutty Sark 11.30am, 2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 FILM/BALLET The Bright Stream Link to Bolshoi. Picturehouse 3 MUSIC Kojo IndigO2 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 MUSIC Bach’s St John Passion Blackheath Halls 7.30 Monday 7 MUSIC Cimorelli Brooklyn Bowl

PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 8 MUSIC Joe Howson Piano recital ORNC chapel 1.05 PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free Theatre, Albany 7.30 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter PLAY The Seagull London Th 8 JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 9 FAMILY Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am PERFORMANCE Give Me Back My Broken Night Deptford Lounge 6.30, 8.30 PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus FT, Albany 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton PLAY The Seagull London Th 8 JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 10 MUSIC Royal Greenwich Int’l Early Music Festival Blackheath Halls KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Trinity Laban Percussion Ensemble St Alfege 1.05 PERFORMANCE Give Me Back My Broken Night Deptford Lounge 6.30, 8.30 READING The Crystal Egg Royal Obs 6.30 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus FT, Albany 7.30 PLAY The Seagull London Th 8 JAZZ Beats In The Bar Oliver’s Friday 11 MUSIC Royal Greenwich Int’l Early Music Festival Blackheath Halls KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Royal College of Music recital Charlton House 1 MUSIC Emma Walker, Tetsuya Yasuda Piano recital. ORNC chapel 1.05 ASTRONOMY Evening With Stars Royal Obs 5.25 PERFORMANCE Give Me Back My Broken Night Deptford Lounge 6.30, 8.30 HISTORY Your Devoted Frank A WWI soldier’s love letters. Charlton House 6.30

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MUSIC Mixer Hit Festival IndigO2 MUSIC Acoustic Night GFMA event, Mycenae House 7 PLAY The Blaze Of Noon Fan Museum 7 MUSIC The Bohemians Brooklyn Bowl PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus FT, Albany 7.30 DANCE Quang Kien Van: Lunar Shadows Borough Hall 7.45 PLAY The Seagull London Th 8 Saturday 12 BOOK SALE Age Exchange Bakehouse Theatre 10-4 MUSIC Royal Greenwich Int’l Early Music Festival Blackheath Halls BOOK Sale Age Exchange Blackheath 10-4 PLAY Tomorrow I Was Always A Lion Belarus Free Theatre Albany 2.30, 7.30 ASTRONOMY Evening With The Stars Royal Obs 5.25 MUSIC Jacob Collier Brooklyn Bowl OPERA La Bohème Cutty Sark 8 PLAY The Seagull London Th 8 Sunday 13 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 KIDS Penguin! Elephant! Albany 1, 3 JAZZ Shapeshifter Blackheath Halls 6 PLAY The Seagull London Th 6 MUSIC D’Banj IndigO2 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 Monday 14 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 MUSIC An-Ting Chang Piano recital. Blackheath Halls 1.10 MUSIC Folk & Blues Bob Hope Theatre 7.30 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 15 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 MUSIC Svyatoslav Antipov, Kyle Nash Baker Piano recital ORNC chapel 1.05 FILM/OPERA Tales of Hoffmann From Covent Garden. Picturehouse 5.55 MUSIC Turn It Loose! Brooklyn Bowl PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 JAZZ Beats In The Bar Blackheath Halls 7.30 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 16 FAMILY Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 17 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Trinity Laban Saxophone Choir St Alfege 1.05 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th WORKSHOP Seduction & Celebrity NMM 6.30 MUSIC Big Girls Don’t Cry IndigO2 MUSIC From JS Bach To Stevie Wonder Blackheath Halls 7.30 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 MUSICAL Peter Pan Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton Friday 18 FAMILY Toddler Takeover Cutty Sark 10-2 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Hawksmoor Wind Ensemble Charlton House 1

TALK Mike Thomas: Famous People of Woolwich Bakehouse Theatre 1 MUSIC Henry Fynn Percussion. ORNC 1.05 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2 TALK Lisa Morgan: Christmas Surprise Blackheath Flower Club, Mycenae House 2 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th DANCE Phoenix Dance Theatre Laban 7 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 MUSICAL Peter Pan Bob Hope Theatre 7.45 Saturday 19 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 MUSICAL Peter Pan Bob Hope Theatre 2.30, 7.45 FOOTBALL Charlton Ath v Port Vale. Valley 3 RUGBY Blackheath v Loughborough Well Hall 3 KIDS The Selfish Giant Blackheath Halls 3 PERFORMANCE Residents Albany 3.30, 6.30, 8.30 FILM Forbidden Planet (1956) Royal Obs 6.30 MUSIC Mayer Hawthorne Brooklyn Bowl DANCE Phoenix Dance Theatre Laban 7 MUSIC Blackheath Goes Gospel Blackheath Halls 7.30 MUSIC Anniversary Concert Cutty Sark 8 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th MUSIC The Wailers IndigO2 Sunday 20 FAMILY Christmas Fair Blackheath Halls 10.30-5 TENNIS ATP World Tour Finals O2 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th MUSIC Shalamar IndigO2 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 Monday 21 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 MUSIC Jette Parker Young Artists Blackheath Halls 7.30 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 22 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10 MUSIC Tamesis Trio ORNC chapel 1.05 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lon Th JAZZ Beats In The Bar Blackheath Halls 7.30 MUSIC Rod Stewart O2 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 23 FAMILY Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lond Th PARADE Christmas Lanterns Greenwich Mkt 4 MUSIC Instrumental Gala Blackheath Halls 7 MUSIC Elvis In Concert O2 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 24 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 MUSIC Trinity Laban Chamber Choir St Alfege 1.05 TALK Andy McConnell Blackheath Decorative & Fine Arts Soc. St Mary’s Ch Hall 2.30 WORKSHOP Astrophotography Royal Obs 5.30 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lond Th MUSIC Alter Bridge O2 BOOK LAUNCH Turn/Return Poems by Jan Fortune Made In Greenwich 6.30 MUSIC Instrumental Gala Blackheath Halls 7 DANCE Botis Seva: Woman Of The Sun Laban 7.30 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton JAZZ Beats In The Bar Oliver’s

Friday 25 VOLUNTEER Dig-In Greenwich Park 9.30am STUDY Inigo Jones & The Queen’s House NMM 10-4.30 MUSIC Trinity Laban recital Bakehouse Theatre, noon KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 OPERA The Medium Charlton House 1 MUSIC Béatrice de Larragoiti, Lars Fischer Song recital. ORNC chapel 1.05 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lond Th MUSIC Emily Gray Mezzo recital Blackheath Halls 6 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 7 MUSIC Whitney: Queen Of The Night IndigO2 MUSIC Tribute Wars Brooklyn Bowl MUSIC Rod Stewart O2 DANCE Botis Seva: Woman Of The Sun Laban 7.30 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 Saturday 26 FAMILY Drop-In Wildlife Centre, Greenwich Park 1 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 FOOTBALL Charlton A v Sheffield Utd. Valley 3 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 3.30, 6.30, 8.30 MUSIC The Stylistics IndigO2 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lond Th MUSIC Rod Stewart O2 Sunday 27 MUSIC Clare Hammond Piano recital. Blackheath Halls 11 KIDS Pirate Hunt Severndroog 12.30-4.30 TALK Joe Swift of BBC Gardener’s World. Blackheath Halls 3 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 5 PERFORMANCE Lewisham Fringe Festival Lond Th MUSIC Simply Red O2 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 Monday 28 MUSIC Turning Of The Year Blackheath Halls 6.30

PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 29 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10, 2 MUSIC Trinity Laban recital ORNC chapel 1.05 MUSIC Turning Of The Year B’heath Halls 6.30 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 PLAY Charley’s Aunt London Th 8 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter JAZZ Corrie Dick Oliver’s Wednesday 30 FAMILY Toddler Time Cutty Sark 10-11.30am PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10, 2 MUSIC Turning Of The Year B’heath Halls 6.30 MUSIC Jess Glynne O2 MUSIC 112 IndigO2 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton PLAY Charley’s Aunt London Th 8 JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s

Thursday December 1 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10, 2 MUSIC Trinity Laban guitars St Alfege 1.05 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 MUSIC Trinity Laban Chamber Choir/Shapeshifter Blackheath Halls 7.30 MUSIC Pete Tong Ibiza Classics O2 PLAY Charley’s Aunt London Th 8 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton JAZZ Beats In The Bar Oliver’s

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Friday 2 MUSIC Royal College of Music flutes/harps Charlton Ho 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban Wind Ens Old Royal Naval Coll chapel 1.05 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 MUSIC Grime IndigO2 MUSIC ParallaxO9 Blackheath Halls 7.30 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 7.30 PLAY Charley’s Aunt London Th 8 Saturday 3 KIDS Santa’s Grotto Age Exchange, Blackheath Village 10-12.30, 1-3.30 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 RUGBY Blackheath RUFC v Macclesfield. Well Hall 3 KIDS Jack Frost Blackheath Halls 3 PERFORMANCE The Residents Albany 3.30, 6.30, 8.30 MUSIC The Dualers IndigO2 PLAY Charley’s Aunt London Th 8 Sunday 4 FAMILY Christmas Fair Woodlands Farm Trust 11-3 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 1, 5 KIDS Annie Jr Bob Hope Theatre 1, 5 PLAY Charley’s Aunt London Th 5 TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 Monday 5 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 MUSIC Red Hot Chilli Peppers O2 MUSIC Rude Health New work King Charles Ct, ORNC 7 JAZZ Beats In The Bar Blackheath Halls 7.30 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s Tuesday 6 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban Strings ORNC chapel 1.05 MUSIC Red Hot Chilli Peppers O2 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter MUSIC Cabaret Playroom Albany 7.30 JAZZ Corrie & Co Oliver’s Wednesday 7 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10, 2 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban Jazz Choir & Ensemble Blackheath Halls 7.30 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s Thursday 8 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 10, 2 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 MUSIC Trinity Laban Sinfonia Strings St Alfege 1.05 MUSIC Rude Health New work King Charles Ct, ORNC 7 FILM/BALLET The Nutcracker From Covent Garden. Picturehouse 7.15 MUSIC Biffy Clyro O2 MUSIC Trinity Laban Wind Orch Blackheath Halls 7.30 MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton Friday 9 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 MUSIC Rude Health New work King Charles Ct, ORNC 7 MUSIC Richard Ashcroft O2 Saturday 10 FAMILY Low-Tide Walk Creekside Discovery Cntr 1.30 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 KIDS A Christmas Carol Blackheath Halls 3 DANCE Christmas Cabaret Borough Hall 3.30, 7.30 FILM/OPERA L’Amour de Loin From NY Met Picturehouse 5.55 MUSIC Motown Magic IndigO2 MUSIC Madness O2 MUSIC Every Time I Die Brooklyn Bowl DISCO Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet! Blackheath Halls 7.30 Sunday 11 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 11, 2 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 1, 5 THEATRE A Christmas Carol, Tramshed 2, 5.30

December TALENT Something for Sunday Vanbrugh 7 FAMILY Drop-In Wildlife Centre, Greenwich Park 1 MUSIC Status Quo O2 TEA DANCE Borough Hall 2 MUSIC Glenn Tilbrook Blackheath Halls 8 THEATRE A Christmas Carol, Tramshed. 2, 5.30 Monday 12 FOOTBALL Charlton Ath v Peterborough. Valley 3 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30, 1 MUSIC Fatboy Slim O2 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 MUSIC The Overtones IndigO2 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s MUSIC Something’s Gonna Happen Albany 9.30 Tuesday 13 Sunday 18 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 11, 2 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 MUSIC John Lenehan Piano. Blackheath Halls 11 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 1, 5 JAZZ Corrie & Co Oliver’s THEATRE A Christmas Carol, Tramshed. 2, 5.30 ADVERTS Wed 14 FILM/BALLET The Nutcracker From HERE COST FROM JUST Bolshoi. Picturehouse 3 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany MUSIC Red Hot Chilli Peppers O2 10.30am, 1 TALENT Something for Sunday PANTO Peter Pan Vanbrugh 7 Greenwich Monday 19 Theatre 2, 7 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany WOOLLIES Knitting 10.30am, 1 AND ARE READ EVERY DAY. club Pelton MUSIC Lana Trotovsek, Boris CALL MATT CLARK ON JAZZ Jam session Bizjak, Masumi Yamamoto Violin, 07802 743324 Oliver’s flute, harpsichord recital. Blackheath Thursday 15 Halls 1.10 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 7 10.30am, 1 PUB QUIZ Vanbrugh 8.30 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 JAZZ Ladies Night Oliver’s MUSIC Trinity Laban chamber musicians St Alfege Tuesday 20 1.05 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30, 1 MUSIC Bowie Experience IndigO2 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 MUSIC The 1975 O2 MUSIC English folk Star & Garter POETRY/MUSIC Chill Pill: The Big One Albany 8 JAZZ Corrie & Co Oliver’s MUSIC Icarus Club Pelton Wednesday 21 Friday 16 TEA DANCE Blackheath Halls 1.30 VOLUNTEER Dig-In Greenwich Park 9.30am PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 FAMILY Disney On Ice: Frozen O2 6.30 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7 WOOLLIES Knitting club Pelton MUSIC The Overtones IndigO2 JAZZ Jam session Oliver’s MUSIC Christmas Concert Blackheath Halls 7.30 Thursday 22 MUSIC The 1975 O2 KIDS The Snail & The Whale Albany 10.30am, 1 Saturday 17 MUSIC Trinity Laban recital St Alfege 1.05 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 11, 2, 7 PANTO Peter Pan Greenwich Theatre 2, 7

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ast week, we had a first and a last in the same week at Greenwich Park – it was the first day of autumn on Thursday September 22 when there is twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of night. This was followed on Sunday September 25 by the last cricket match of the season. Truly the end of summer. ur cricket pitch on Rangers Field is let out to visiting teams from the first weekend of May to the end of September. It’s a great setting and with the teams all in whites – something The Royal Parks insists on – it helps give Greenwich Park that “heritage” feel. Not surprisingly it is very popular. Bookings are accepted five days a week, giving the groundsmen time to prepare and repair the wickets for the coming matches. ubs, clubs and work teams make up the bookings. We could fill the slots twice over and restrict teams to three bookings each. One of which is the annual Royal Parks cricket team against an invited opposition. This year for the first time we managed two games. The first was a very special occasion which marked the retirement of John Newton, Chairman of our grounds maintenance contractor Turfsoil. John’s association with Greenwich Park goes all the way back to 1992. As a big cricket fan it seemed appropriate to mark the occasion with a celebratory cricket match with a Royal Parks team captained by myself against the Greenwich Park gardeners, captained by John. In a close fought match The Royal Parks just came out on top, winning a 20-20 match with ten balls to spare. On the way we discovered some hidden talent. Mark, the Park’s tennis coach, proved to be a sporting all-rounder and Greg, the cleaning contractor supervisor, was also an effective batsman and a fearsome fast bowler. On the gardeners’ side, new driver Stuart stands out and grounds supervisor Barry proved that his talent extends beyond preparing the wickets. or my own part I experienced the highs and lows of sport. Coming in as a tailender when the Parks team was chasing a total, I ran out my colleague, Assistant Park Manager Michael, for nought. Things were looking bleak with only a couple of wickets left but Supervisor Alan and I dug in, ran the wides and then I hit a four to win the match. This has never happened before. It’s right up there as my greatest sporting achievement with the 1987 Wisley-Kew Relay race which the student team won for the first time in years (I still remember collapsing with exhaustion on Kingston Bridge at the end of my five mile leg) and the 2004 Farther-Daughter badminton club trophy (runner-up). y success was short-lived. A few weeks later we played a London Marathon staff team and although the Parks team won I was dismissed first ball and dropped a catch, admittedly not an easy one, but I thought I had it covered. n the coming weeks Barry and his colleague Steve will start the programme of renovations to level the cricket table and renovate the wickets so that they are ready for the new season in 2017. I’m already planning my practice schedule...

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