Show status: Family Arts Festival

  • Games without Wires

    General Gordon Square, Woolwich, SE18 6ET

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Woolwich

    Games without Wires celebrates our community, using board games from all over the world to bring together people from different cultures, ages and genders. Join us for an afternoon of some wonderful ‘gaming’ from Ludo to Carrom, from Manacala to old favourites like Dominos. Meet new friends and see for yourself how the “Board Game Renaissance” comes to life.

    Venue: General Gordon Square, Woolwich, SE18 6ET

    Dates: Saturday 25th May 2019

    Times: Drop in between 13:00 - 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Bees!

    Plumstead Common, Plumstead, SE18 2UQ

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Plumstead

    Artizani presents an installation of six hives, all hiding a unique interior world – a multi-sensory experience with a surprise in every hive. Hear the BEE! Feel the Bee! Smell the Bee! Taste the Bee! And if you dare, put your eye up to the hive and See the Bee! With a hilarious sting in the tail this is a miniature installation with a huge visual impact.

    Venue: Plumstead Common, Plumstead, SE18 2UQ

    Dates: Saturday 25th May 2019

    Times: 13:00 - 14:30 & 15:30 - 17:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Edible Tales : Woolwich Common Community Centre

    Woolwich Common Community Centre, Centre Leslie Smith Square, Woolwich, SE18 4DW

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Woolwich

    Join our Hosts – Festival writer-in-residence Louise Page and storyteller Sandra Agard to eat foods from around the world; while listening to stories about food, love and life and even share your own stories of ‘life in Greenwich’. At each meal 5 dishes will be prepared by 5 chefs from 5 different cultures including Indian, Bangladesh, West African, Nigerian, European, England, Caribbean, Nepalese, and Vietnamese. A celebration of all that’s good about meal times, leave with your stomach full and your imagination buzzing…

    For families and those 7+

    Venue: Woolwich Common Community Centre, Centre Leslie Smith Square, Woolwich, SE18 4DW

    Dates: Saturday 25th May 2019

    Times: 17:00 - 19:00

    Price: £3

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  • Bees!

    General Gordon Square, Woolwich, SE18 6ET

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Woolwich

    Artizani presents an installation of six hives, all hiding a unique interior world – a multi-sensory experience with a surprise in every hive. Hear the BEE! Feel the Bee! Smell the Bee! Taste the Bee! And if you dare, put your eye up to the hive and See the Bee! With a hilarious sting in the tail this is a miniature installation with a huge visual impact.

    Venue: General Gordon Square, Woolwich, SE18 6ET

    Dates: Sunday 26th May

    Times: 11:30 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 15:30

    Price: FREE

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  • Routes – An interactive outdoor puppetry show exploring refugee and migrant journeys

    meet at the Greenwich Park Band Stand, Greenwich Royal Park, Greenwich, SE10 8QY

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Greenwich

    Theatre Témoin bring their vibrant visual style to the great outdoors, using clowning, comedy and largescale puppetry on an adventure exploring destinations, journeys and who we meet along the way. Routes has been developed and researched with refugee, migrant, and native British groups and artists. In collaboration with Creating Ground, supported by Culture Seeds.

    Meet at the Greenwich Park Band Stand

     

    Venue: meet at the Greenwich Park Band Stand, Greenwich Royal Park, Greenwich, SE10 8QY

    Dates: Sunday 26th May

    Times: 12:00 & 14:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Sounds of the World – Concert in Greenwich Park Bandstand

    Greenwich Royal Park Bandstand, Greenwich, SE10 8QY

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Greenwich

    Produced by Ganga Thapa & the Tramshed

    Sounds of the World brings it’s critically acclaimed global musicians to Greenwich Park for its first ever outdoor concert, sharing live music with local audiences. Featuring one of Britain’s most successful British-Bangladeshi artists, Shapla Salique and Guinean griot Mosi Conde, recently featured live on BBC Radio 3’s World on 3.

    Venue: Greenwich Royal Park Bandstand, Greenwich, SE10 8QY

    Dates: Sunday 26th May

    Times: 15:00 - 17:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Young Herbert’s Horrors – A swashbuckling Pirate adventure with a twist

    Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham, SE9 5TG

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Eltham

    Young Herbert is a little horror. Living on a boat should be the ideal life

    for a wannabe pirate, but the boat’s grounded until Herbert can learn to tidy his cabin, eat his greens and be more polite. A Half Moon and Justin Coe Production for ages 4-9.

    Venue: Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham, SE9 5TG

    Dates: Monday 27th May

    Times: 11:00 & 14:00

    Price: £10 standard / £8 concession

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  • Special Delivery – A simple story about the delights of trying something unexpected from A Bird in the Hand Theatre

    Well Hall Pleasaunce Park, Well Hall Road, Eltham, SE9 6SN

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Eltham

    When a heavily laden postman is suddenly surprised by a rain shower he discovers that all his packages have lost their labels. In the process of trying to work out the intended recipients, he discovers a bit more about the people on his rounds – and decides to bring a little sunshine into all of their lives. SPECIAL DELIVERY is a sweet and gentle show without words that appeals to both adults and children, blending beautiful puppetry with a good dollop of silliness

    Venue: Well Hall Pleasaunce Park, Well Hall Road, Eltham, SE9 6SN

    Dates: Monday 27th May

    Times: 13:00, 15:00 & 17:00

    Price: FREE

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  • The Big Sculpture – Build a giant dragon for Eltham!

    Passey Place, Eltham, SE9 or Eltham Centre (if wet weather)

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Eltham

    Fun for all the family on bank Holiday Monday – Get crafty and creative in this free drop in workshop, right on Eltham High Street and help build a giant dragon. Are you up to the challenge?

    Suitable for all ages

    Venue: Passey Place, Eltham, SE9 or Eltham Centre (if wet weather)

    Dates: Monday 27th May

    Times: 11:00 - 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • John Hegley : Morning Wordship

    Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham, SE9 5TG

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Eltham

    Join the morning chorus of clappy, clippy, cloppy, floppy, flappy singsong and poem pong. Dig deep into a wealth of stories, japes and verses with plenty of healthy vocab for both young and older.

    For families and those 6+

    Venue: Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham, SE9 5TG

    Dates: Tuesday 28th May

    Times: 11:00

    Price: £10 standard | £8 concessions

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  • Edible Tales : Middle Park Community Centre

    Middle Park Community Centre, 150 Middle Park Avenue, SE9 5SD

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Middle Park

    Join our Hosts – Festival writer-in-residence Louise Page and storyteller Sandra Agard to eat foods from around the world; while listening to stories about food, love and life and even share your own stories of ‘life in

    Greenwich’. At each meal 5 dishes will be prepared by 5 chefs from 5 different cultures including Indian, Bangladesh, West African, Nigerian, European, England, Caribbean, Nepalese, and Vietnamese. A celebration of all that’s good about meal times, leave with your stomach full and your imagination buzzing…

    For families and those 7+

    Venue: Middle Park Community Centre, 150 Middle Park Avenue, SE9 5SD

    Dates: Tuesday 28th May

    Times: 12:00 - 13:30

    Price: £3

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  • Special Delivery – A simple story about the delights of trying something unexpected from A Bird in the Hand Theatre

    The Green, Middle Park Avenue, SE9 5RX

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Middle Park

    When a heavily laden postman is suddenly surprised by a rain shower he discovers that all his packages have lost their labels. In the process of trying to work out the intended recipients, he discovers a bit more about the people on his rounds – and decides to bring a little sunshine into all of their lives. SPECIAL DELIVERY is a sweet and gentle show without words that appeals to both adults and children, blending beautiful puppetry with a good dollop of silliness.

    Venue: The Green, Middle Park Avenue, SE9 5RX

    Dates: Tuesday 28th May

    Times: 12:00, 14:00 & 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Circus Skills Workshop for Families

    Southmere Square, Southmere Park, Thamesmead, SE2 9XA

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Thamesmead

    An opportunity to try out juggling, hula hoop, plate spinning with Aircraft Circus. Aircraft Circus is a local training school offering an array of circus skills for adults and kids.

    For families and those 6+

    Venue: Southmere Square, Southmere Park, Thamesmead, SE2 9XA

    Dates: Wednesday 29th May

    Times: 11:00 - 11:30, 12:00 - 12:30, 13:00 - 13:30 & 14:00 - 14:30

    Price: FREE (but limited space)

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  • The Pumpkin Story Tent – Story Activities for all the Family

    Southmere Square, Southmere Park, Thamesmead, SE2 9XA

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Thamesmead

    Enter the Story Museum’s magical Pumpkin tent and explore a world of imagination. Listen to stories, dress up as a favourite character, explore our story sacks and plenty more.

    Venue: Southmere Square, Southmere Park, Thamesmead, SE2 9XA

    Dates: Wednesday 29th May

    Times: 12:00 - 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • The Little Prince Dance Workshop for Families

    Southmere Square, Southmere Park, Thamesmead, SE2 9XA

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Thamesmead

    Explore the much-loved classic story, The Little Prince, through movement, play and storytelling. Feel free to come dressed up… as a fox perhaps, a snake or a little prince and be a part of this magical family fairy tale for children and their grown-ups.

    Suitable for the whole family (age 5+ with younger siblings supported by a grown up)

    Venue: Southmere Square, Southmere Park, Thamesmead, SE2 9XA

    Dates: Wednesday 29th May

    Times: 15:00

    Price: FREE (but book a place through box office link)

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  • The Juke Boxes – Singalong to the Juke Boxes – whatever your age, there’s a little something for everyone

    Joyce Dawson May, Thamesmead Shopping Centre, SE28 8RA

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Thamesmead

    Bootworks Theatre presents two beautiful 1950’s Jukeboxes with a quirky twist. Watch them spring to life as two performers re-create classic pop music videos. The Beatles, Miley Cyrus, Stevie Wonder and Adele all make cameos – and audiences are encouraged to sing or dance along with the show. “Bootworks have reinvented street theatre and with their latest creation dragged theatre out of its traditional home and out onto the cobbles”

    Venue: Joyce Dawson May, Thamesmead Shopping Centre, SE28 8RA

    Dates: Thursday 30th May

    Times: 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Canape Art – Join this delightful duo as they perform a culinary creation with a twist

    Joyce Dawson May, Thamesmead Shopping Centre, SE28 8RA

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Thamesmead

    The twin pair, who dress to impress, will sit you down and create unique, never to be seen again edible tattoos on your hands or even glittery eyebrows. There are always opportunities to take a selfie or a photograph with these stunningly dressed twins to keep as a memory. Presented by Levantes Dance Theatre.

    Venue: Joyce Dawson May, Thamesmead Shopping Centre, SE28 8RA

    Dates: Thursday 30th May

    Times: 12:00, 14:00 & 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • The Big Space Show

    Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, Greenwich, SE10 8ES

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Greenwich

    3…2….1 Lift Off!

    Join our crew as the astronauts travel into deepest space. Visit the space station. Defy zero gravity. Explore our solar system. And prepare to drink your own wee to survive!  Marvel at our Astronaut as Space walking and Gravity is explored through Hip Hop dance.

    Venue: Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, Greenwich, SE10 8ES

    Dates: Friday 31st May

    Times: 11:00 & 14:00

    Price: £10 standard | £8 concessions

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  • The Painted Hall & Skittle Alley at the Old Royal Naval College

    ORNC, Greenwich, SE10 9NN

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Greenwich

    Visit the refurbished Painted Hall and be immersed in story and colour, featuring a cast of characters including Greek myths, royals, zodiacs and naval scenes, kids can enjoy a free family trail and activities. Plus afterwards you can have a go at bowling in the Victorian Skittle Alley.

    Venue: ORNC, Greenwich, SE10 9NN

    Dates: Friday 31st May

    Times: 10:00 - 17:00

    Price: Free but limited to a max of 2 per customer. Children go free

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  • The Pumpkin Story Tent – Story Activities for all the Family

    St Alfege Park, Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 9RB

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Greenwich

    Enter the Story Museum’s magical Pumpkin tent and explore a world of imagination. Listen to stories, dress up as a favourite character, explore our story sacks and plenty more

    Venue: St Alfege Park, Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 9RB

    Dates: Friday 31st May

    Times: 12:00 - 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Flight of Fancy presented by Emergency Exit Arts

    Cutty Sark Gardens, East Greenwich, SE10 9HT

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : East Greenwich

    Installations designed as Bird Boxes, giving spectators the element of surprise as they peek into the hole… Emergency Exit Arts invite children, young people and their families in Greenwich to venture into places of limitless possibility and take a Flight of Fancy by peeking into the imaginations of others. This flight encompasses invention, digital animation, collaborative storytelling and surprise created by young people from around the Borough, as each installation aims to convey a larger than life experience. The theme which is thread throughout this piece is “my nest my home”.

    Venue: Cutty Sark Gardens, East Greenwich, SE10 9HT

    Dates: Friday 31st May

    Times: 13:00 - 16:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Plink and Boo

    The Tramshed, SE18 6ES

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Woolwich

    Some might be Plink, and others are Boo,

    Why does it matter, what’s the to-do?

    Jumbled people and boxes too small

    Come play in our den and discover it all

     

    Welcome to the topsy turvy world of Plink and Boo. Using acrobatics, live music and mountains of toys, join us in an interactive circus theatre adventure to explore what happens when people don’t fit into boxes (even if it is the neatest place to put them). Presented by Can’t Sit Still.

    Venue: The Tramshed, SE18 6ES

    Dates: Saturday 1st June

    Times: 11:00 & 14:00 (relaxed Performance)

    Price: £6

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  • Look Up – An outdoor circus spectacle for families from Hikapee Theatre

    General Gordon Square, Woolwich, SE18 6ET

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Woolwich

    In a world where people are constantly glued to their phones follow an individual who dares to look up and find joy in taking the time to appreciate the beautiful nature that surrounds them. Look Up is a celebration of what we can see if we step outside of our everyday lives, and embrace the beauty that surrounds us.

    Venue: General Gordon Square, Woolwich, SE18 6ET

    Dates: Saturday 1st June

    Times: 12:00 & 15:00

    Price: FREE

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  • Edible Tales : Clockhouse Community Centre

    Clockhouse Community Centre, Defiance Walk, Royal Arsenal, SE18 5QL

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Woolwich

    Join our Hosts – Festival writer-in-residence Louise Page and storyteller Sandra Agard to eat foods from around the world; while listening to stories about food, love and life and even share your own stories of ‘life in Greenwich’. At each meal 5 dishes will be prepared by 5 chefs.

    from 5 different cultures including Indian, Bangladesh, West African, Nigerian, European, England, Caribbean, Nepalese, and Vietnamese. A celebration of all that’s good about meal times, leave with your stomach full and your imagination buzzing…

    A partnership with Cultural Connections

    For families and those 7+

    Venue: Clockhouse Community Centre, Defiance Walk, Royal Arsenal, SE18 5QL

    Dates: Saturday 1st June

    Times: 13:30 - 15:00

    Price: £3

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  • Look Up – An outdoor circus spectacle for families from Hikapee Theatre

    Charlton House, Charlton Road, Charlton, SE7 8RE

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Charlton

    In a world where people are constantly glued to their phones follow an individual who dares to look up and find joy in taking the time to appreciate the beautiful nature that surrounds them. Look Up is a celebration of what we can see if we step outside of our everyday lives, and embrace the beauty that surrounds us.

    Venue: Charlton House, Charlton Road, Charlton, SE7 8RE

    Dates: Sunday 2nd June

    Times: 12:00 & 15:00

    Price: FREE

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  • The Pumpkin Story Tent

    Charlton House, Charlton Road, Charlton, SE7 8RE

    Greenwich Family Arts Festival : Charlton

    Enter the Story Museum’s magical Pumpkin tent and explore a world of imagination. Listen to stories, dress up as a favourite character, explore our story sacks and plenty more.

    Venue: Charlton House, Charlton Road, Charlton, SE7 8RE

    Dates: Sunday 2nd June

    Times: 12:00 - 16:00

    Price: FREE

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