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Holiday Histories

Charlton House & Gardens
Wednesday 19 February

Sculpting a Picture: Seeing Charlton House! Come and make clay sculptures inspired by the architecture of Charlton House.

Opening times

Activities at:

10am - 12noon

1pm - 3pm


£1.50 per child, drop-in

All activities are suitable for children aged 4+
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

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.

Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Every Friday, 1pm - 2pm

Friday 10 January              

Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra

Sarah Marinescu (conductor)

Musicians from the Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra will perform a programme of music that features soloists, ensembles and the full orchestra.

Programme includes: 

Works by Ravel, Rodney Bennett, Benedict and De Falla.


Friday 17 January               

Big Smoke Brass - UK

Adam Hebditch & Jonny Munn (trumpets)

Peter Lewis & Gabriel Askew (flugel horns)

Joe Tucker (tuba)

Tom Plumridge (percussion)


Friday 24 January   

Kumori Saxophone Quartet

Programme includes:

Jonathan Dove - Tuning In 

Barbara Thompson -  Saxophone Quartet No.1


Friday 31 January                

Guards Virtuosi

Stephen Maw (conductor)

Programme includes:

Mendelssohn - Nocturno, Overture for Winds Op.24

Spohr – Notturno for Turkish Band Op.34

Beethoven arr. Perkins – Wellington’s Victory


Friday 7 February               

Joanna Gutowska (cello)

Anna Szalucka  (piano)

Programme includes:

Beethoven - Sonata in A major No.3  Op.69

Frank Bridge - Sonata in D minor, H. 125


Friday 14 February

Niklas Oldemeier (piano)

Programme includes:

Debussy -  Estampes

Chopin  -   Ballade no. 2 Op. 38, Nocturne Op. 62 no. 1, Scherzo no. 4 Op. 54

Dutilleux -  Chorale et Variations Op. 1


Friday 21 February               

Royal College of Music presents...

Amy Gillen (flute)

Kumi Matsuo  (piano)

Programme includes:

Pierre Sancan - Sonatine

Pablo de Sarasate – Zigeunerweisen


Friday 28 February               

Royal Academy of Music presents...

RAM French Horn Ensemble

Michael Thompson (director)


Friday 6 March               

Hao Zi Yoh (piano)

Programme to include:

Haydn - Sonata in C Major HobXVI:48

Brahms - 4 Klavierstücke

Chopin - Mazurkas Op. 59, Ballade No. 4 in F minor Op.52


Friday 13 March              

Royal Academy of Music presents...

Messiaen Quartet

Guillermo Ramasasa (clarinet)

Naori Takahashi (violin)

Marleen Hiemsch (cello)

Michel Xie (piano)

Programme includes:

Messiaen - Quatuor pour la fin du temps


Friday 20 March  

Royal College of Music presents

Lavinnia Rae (cello)

Iain Clarke (piano)

Programme includes:

Debussy - Nocturne et Scherzo

Beethoven - Sonata No. 5 Op. 102 No. 2

Britten  - Sonata Op. 65

Piazzolla - Le Grand Tango


Friday 27 March              

Guildhall School of Music and Drama presents

Junior Guildhall Scholars Concert


Free to attend, but only made possible by your generous donations, minimum suggested is £3

Booking in advance is not necessary

Meet the Collection

January to March 2020

I am a Museum, I am an Archive

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust presents a touring museum and archive pop-up programme appearing across the Royal borough of Greenwich.

Showcasing the treasures and hidden gems of the borough, join us at an event stop for activities and object handling in your local area.

Dates for Janaury to March are detailed below, with more dates for 2020 planned at venues and locations around the borough.

Showcasing the treasures and hidden gems of Royal Greenwich, join us at an event stop for activities and object handling in your local area.

You'll find Meet the Collection popping up at:

St Thomas Church, Charlton

Tuesday 14th January - 10.30am to 12.30pm

Severndroog Castle

Sunday 23 February - 11.30am - 2.30pm

Woolwich Library, Woolwich Centre

Wednesday 1 April - 10.30am - 1pm


All free to attend, no need to book in advance

Dates for your Diary

2020 Event Dates

February 2020

Wednesday 19 February, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm - Holiday Histories, more details coming soon!


Keep checking our what's on listing for details on how to book and attend the above events