Thursday, 8 September 2011

Eltham and SE London events - September 2011

5 to 11 September 2011:
Greenwich Comedy Festival
Old Royal Naval College Greenwich

9th-16th September 2011:
The Lewisham Literary Festival is happening 9th-16th September 2011, in venues across Lewisham and Hither Green. The events page has a growing list of confirmed guests and events. See website for the full programme, locations and times, and to advance book online.

Saturday, 10 September 2011:
Family fun day fete and dog show
12 noon
Eltham Park South, Glenesk Road, Eltham, London, SE9 1AG
A great day out for all of the family. Stalls, sideshows, dog show with celebrity judge. In aid of Demelza Childrens Hospice. Inflatables, Charlton football club, attractions, food and drink. Free Entry. 12 noon until 5pm. Dog registration 12noon for a 1pm start.

Saturday, 10 September 2011:
Cataclysm: The 1st Catford Festival. Ravensboure Arms.
We have comedy from Dan March, Fliss Russell, Jane Deane, and probably more will be added by Saturday. Circus and burlesque performances. Also music from Jimmy Bongos, Enderby's Room, Minarcshe, Tini Houdini and a live band karaoke set from The Sweet Funkin' Association.  It's all kicking off around 2pm. There's a BBQ in the beer garden and entry is free.” from Brockley Central

Saturday, 10 September 2011:
Oxleas Wood Volunteer Workdays, 10am
Oxleas Café, Crownwoods Ln, SE18 3JA
Nearest train station: Falconwood
Meet at the café on the meadow and help the Shooters Hill Woodlands Working Party and park rangers with light woodland work. Duration: three hours.

Sunday 11 September 2011:
Oxleas Woods Ramble, 10am
Oxleas Café, Crownwoods Ln, SE18 3JA
Nearest train station: Falconwood
Meet at the café on the meadow and join the park rangers for a light, informative walk. Duration: 90 minutes.

10-11 September 2011:
Art Deco Fair at Eltham Palace
This much-loved fair gives you the opportunity to buy original 1930s objects in the magnificent Art Deco surroundings of Eltham Palace. Browse everything Art Deco, from jewellery to furniture.
Nearest train stn: Eltham or Mottingham
£9.30 per adult, FREE for English Heritage Members

10 & 11 September 2011:
Thames festival celebrating London's iconic river

Saturday 17 September 2011:
1pm to 5pm
The Big Draw
Chislehurst Common (between Manor Park Road and School Road, BR7 5PQ)
Get on your marks to come and join “Our World in Common” to celebrate the 2012 London Olympics. Get set with your passport to artistic adventure and then you’re off around the globe to create traditional crafts and art from each continent. On your journey you can listen to the beat of the African drums, shout with Punch and Judy or be enchanted with fairytales. You can sculpt an Indonesian shadow puppet or make a Hopi Indian kachina warrior, hide behind a Venetian mask or twirl a hand painted Chinese banner.  Go down under for Aborigine dream painting or stay closer to home with golden English brass rubbings of knights in armour. There will be  helium balloons, face painting, a Hog Roast, tea tent and creative adventures for travelers of all ages. Be sure to come early to have a go at everything.

17 and 18 September 2011:
Open House London
Open House London, London’s greatest architectural showcase, encourages the public to visit and tour some of the capitals most iconic buildings. Programme now available with over 760 buildings and events throughout London to choose from.

All are free but many sites have to be pre-booked.

Over 700 buildings are included in the event, including 11 in the Bexley borough. Amongst them:
Danson House, Erith Playhouse and Crossness Engines House.

Tours are being offered around Danson House in Welling on September 18, offering visitors the chance to view the house in its full restored glory.

Eltham sites include:
Eltham Lodge, Court Road: Sunday 10am to 12.30pm
St Saviours Church, Middle Park Avenue: Sat 10am to 4.30pm
Tudor Barn and Well Hall Pleasaunce: Sat/Sun 10am to 6pm

Visit areas of the Old Royal Naval College site not usually open to the public and join in one of the free talks and guided tours. Tours start from the information point on Lower Grand Square. 
Address: The Old Royal Naval College, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, London SE10 9LW.   
Open House Weekend website

17 – 24 September 2011:
Herne Hill Festival
Classical, Jazz, and Light music are the staples of the new Herne Hill Festival, which takes place for the first time this year. It combines a number of free events with concerts at £5 each (£3 concessions).

21 September 2011:
Pack of Lies at The Bob Hope Theatre until Saturday 24th September
By Hugh Whitemore.

Thurs-Sat 7.30pm. Bar opens at 7pm
Thur-Fri Adults £8, conc. £7
Sat All £8

Box office open Tues-Sat 10am to 1pm

24 September 2011:
Chislehurst Rocks
11am till 9pm
Free entry
Music for all ages and workshops. Great food and drink, rides, stalls. They are looking for
volunteers + sponsors

Mon 26 Sep 2011:
Blackheath Goes Gospel
7:30PM - Blackheath Halls

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