Sunday, 7 November 2010

Diwali rescued!

Following my Diwali post yesterday, here are two local events if you want to join the celebrations:

Sat 13 November 2010, 11.30am to 4pm

Diwali celebrations

Music, dance and creative workshops at the National Maritime Museum

Celebrate Diwali with a dynamic afternoon of music, dance and creative workshops for all the family. Take part in a vibrant procession from the National Maritime Museum to the Royal Observatory with the Bollywood Brass Band. Make your own lanterns, contribute to a giant rangoli and discover more about the Moon and its significance at Diwali.  FREE event.

Venue: National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF.   National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory location map
Fri 26 November 2010

Connecting Cultures festival of Kathakali

Kidbrooke School, Corelli Road, London SE3 8EP

An evening for all the family celebrating kathakali and connecting different cultures - with food. Featuring the Kala Chethena Kathakali Company to include living legend Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi with other world class artists from South Kerala.   Food 6pm. Procession at 7pm. Performance at 7.30pm. Price, FREE 

Seems to be in connection with Greenwich Theatre
The NMM event sounds wonderful - such a shame my kids have a clash with football and a family birthday party.

More Eltham / Greenwich events here.

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