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Mother’s Day Botanical Afternoon Tea

Charlton House & Gardens
Sunday 31st March 2019, 1pm - 4.30pm

Enjoy a relaxing traditional Mother's Day Sunday afternoon tea, with flavours and tempting treats based on an English country garden.

A Selection of Mini Filled Rolls

ham & English mustard

chicken, mayo & sage

cheese & spring onion relish (v)

egg & mustard cress (v)

Sweet Treats

lemon & elderflower cupcakes

honey & poppy seed cake

violet scented shortbread

Lady Grey tea scones with rosehip preserve & Cornish clotted cream

raspberry tea cup trifle (v)


glass of chilled Prosecco

freshly brewed filter coffee

English breakfast tea

a selection of herbal infusions

Add £5 for unlimited Prosecco


£35.00 for adults (aged 16+)

£18.00 for children (aged 3-16)

Booking in advance is essential as places are limited

Holiday Histories

Charlton House & Gardens
Wed 20th February 2019, 10am - 1pm

Find out about the architecture of our beautiful summerhouse and have a go at designing your own!

Crafts and activities are suitable for those aged 4+ but younger children are welcome to join in with the help of their families. No need to book, just drop by.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times


£1.50 per child - drop in

You have the option to book in advance via the link below or simply drop-in and pay on the day, all welcome!

LGBT History Month

Charlton House & Gardens
1st - 28th February 2019

Come and find out about LGBTQ history with a view of our archival photography and memorabilia display, in the tea rooms for the whole of February at Charlton House.

(Photo by Tim Bolton Maggs, CHE Archive, Bishopsgate Institute)


Free to attend

No booking required

Community Groups & Events

Charlton House & Gardens
Check inside for times on each group


Greenwich Music School: 16.15—20.30       Website: http://greenwichmusicschool.org.uk/

Horticultural Society (3rd Monthly): 19.30—21.30        Website: https://cabahs.wordpress.com/



Charlton Toy Library, 9.30 - 12.30   (Term Time Only)  Website: www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk

Over 50’s Drama Class: 10.30—11.30

Foresters Friendly Society (2nd Monthly): 19.30—22.00

Charlton Labour (2nd Monthly): 20.00—22.00 .   Website: http://www.gwlp.org/



Cats Protection (May, July, Sept, Nov, Jan, March): 14.00—16.00  Website: http://www.cats.org.uk/greenwich



Charlton Toy Library, 9.30 - 12.30   (Term Time Only)  Website: www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk

Greenwich Music School: 11.15—17.15    Website: http://greenwichmusicschool.org.uk/

Bridge: 13.00—16.00



Charlton Toy Library, 9.30 - 12.30   (Term Time Only)  Website: www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk 

Greenwich Labour (3rd Monthly): 19.00—22.00 Website: http://www.gwlp.org/

Councillor's Surgery (No need to book): 19.00—22.00  



British Sugar Craft (Varies): 10.00—16.00  Website: http://bsguk.org/

MP Surgery (Appointment only, 2nd Monthly): 11.00—13.00  Website: http://www.gwlp.org/

Antiquarian Society (2nd Monthly, Oct-Mar): 14.00—16.00

Charlton Society (3rd Monthly): 14.30—16.30  Website: https://charltonsociety.org/


If you have any questions about these groups feel free to contact us by phone, e-mail or through our contact form.

Charlton House Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Every Friday afternoon 1pm – 2pm

The Charlton House Concerts bring together music lovers and both established and aspiring artists. With the enthusiastic support of Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust and a loyal and generous audience we present a continuing programme of wonderful concerts, inspiring competitions and creative sponsorship.

Here are the dates for your diary.


Friday 4th January  

Big Smoke Brass

A programme of works from the Renaissance through to the present day.

Adam Hebditch & Jonny Munn (trumpets), Peter Lewis & Gabriel Askew (flugel horns), John Tucker (tuba)


Friday 11th January  

Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra

A welcome return visit by the UK military's premier string ensemble


Friday 18th January  

Royal College of Music presents...

Beethoven Sonata in C major Op.53 "Waldstein".

Debussy etude pour les arpeges composes Rachmaninov, variations on a theme of Corelli.

Giulia Grassi (piano).


Friday 25th January

Royal Academy of Music presents...

Schubert Trio No.2 E-flat major D.929 

Brahms Trio No.3 C minor Op.101 

Constantin Ricordi (violin)

Nora Braun (cello)

Vasilis Alevizos (piano)


Friday 1st February  

Yoon Seok Shin (piano)

Schubert Allegretto in C minor, D.195. Haydn Sonata in C major, Hob XVI:50. Beethoven Sonata No.23 in F minor Op.57 'Appassionata'.


6th, 7th & 8th February  

Charlton House Concert Society presents Lyrical Brass Competition

6-7 February 10.30am - 5pm: Preliminary rounds

8 February 1pm: Concert & Final Round, The Audience Votes


Friday 15th February  

Royal College of Music presents...

Mozart Trio in C major, KV 548. Boulanger d'un matin de printemps.

Daphnis Trio, Maria Gilicel (violin), Jobine Siekman (cello), Sten Heinoja (piano).


Friday 22nd February  

Royal Academy of Music presents...

Barber Sonata in C minor Op.6. Bach Sonata in G major (BWV 1027). Piatti Caprice No.7 Op.25. Popper Etude No.20 in G minor Op.73.

Christine Lee (cello), George Fu (piano).


Friday 1st March  

Jonathan Ferrucci (piano)

J.S. Bach & Franz Schubert.


Friday 8th March  

Royal Academy of Music presents...

Bach Suite No.6 BWV1012. Reger Suite No.1 in G minor.

Miguel Sobrinho (solo viola).


Friday 15th March  

Royal College of Music presents...

The Arc. Gaubert Nocturne & Allegro Scherzando. Faure Sonata in A major, Op.13.

Marco Leung (flute), Kat Ho William Fu (piano).


Friday 22nd March  

Guildhall School of Music and Drama presents...

Junior Guildhall Scholars' Concert. Another concert given by the young artists from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama's Junior Department.


Friday 29th March  

Barbican String Quartet

Mozart - Quartet in E-flat KV 428

Dutilleux - Ainsi la nuit

Mendelssohn - Quartet Op.44 No.2

Amarins Wierdsma & Tim Crawford (violins), Christoph Slenczka (viola), Yoanna Prodanova (cello).


For those who are interested in performing in one of our Lunchtime Concerts please contact office@rght.org.uk with a short biography

Opening times

Every Friday, 1pm – 2pm


Free to attend

Booking in advance is not required

We suggest a minimum donation of £3

Charlton House Concerts are only made possible by your generous donations.