Mamma Mia! comes to Charlton Assembly Rooms in March – tickets on sale now

Mamma Mia! promo image
You might want to brush up on the film version before seeing the show…

Last year we told you about the new Charlton Village Theatre’s forthcoming production of the Abba musical Mamma Mia! Now the tickets are on sale – and there’s one last chance to join the cast too. GWEN ZAMMIT, the show’s producer, explains all…

We would love you to join Charlton Village Theatre at one of our four performances of Mamma Mia!, which is being held at The Assembly Rooms, The Village, Charlton SE7 on Friday 4 March at 7.45pm, Saturday 5 March at 4pm and 7.45pm and Sunday 6 March at 6pm.

Everyone is welcome! Tickets cost £15 for an adult or £5 for a child, which can be ordered in advance on 020 8856 7373 or you can take your luck by turning up on the day – but there is a good chance we may be sold out.

Mamma Mia! is a spectacular musical written by Catherine Johnson with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus. Our Charlton show is produced by Gwen Zammit, BEM, and the musical director is Richard O’Shea. The cast members are members of our community and have aimed for a professional standard.

We are still looking for dancers, singers and chorus members – the next rehearsal you can turn up for is Friday 21 January at 8pm in The Assembly Rooms.


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Charity pub quiz this Wednesday at the Royal Oak

The quiz night takes place at the Royal Oak on Wednesday

There’s another charity pub quiz at the Royal Oak on Charlton Lane this Wednesday, 15 December. Quizmaster PAUL BREEN explains more….

An impromptu pub quiz is taking place at The Royal Oak pub next Wednesday. This is an attempt to raise money for charity and to support an elderly lady whose small dog got attacked by a greyhound in Charlton Park. The quiz organisers are going to divide all funds 50-50 between a greyhound rescue charity and the injured dog’s veterinary bills.

As part of the fundraising venture Charlton Athletic have donated a jersey, signed by the current team, for the raffle that will take place on the quiz night.  A number of other raffle prizes will be available on the night. Tickets for this draw are available in The Royal Oak.

Everyone is welcome on a night that is expected to once again provide great entertainment. The quiz costs five pounds per player with a maximum of five players per team. Last time around, we raised over three hundred pounds for Maryon Park Community Garden and we hope for a similar turnout this time around.

The quiz takes place on Wednesday 15th December from 7.30pm onwards but patrons are asked to turn up as early as possible.


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Get ready for Christmas at the Charlton Community Carol Service

St Luke with Holy Trinity, Charlton
A carol service is taking place at St Luke’s Church next Wednesday

The annual Christmas carol service returns to St Luke’s Church next Wednesday evening. All are welcome, says REVD LIZ NEWMAN, the rector of the Benefice of Charlton…

As usual, St Luke’s Church, The Village, will host Charlton Community Carol Service on Wednesday December 15th at 7pm. It’s a simple service of readings that tell the Christmas story, interspersed with carols. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served afterwards! Representatives of a variety of community organisations will read and sing. There will be a chance as well to sing your favourite carols. Everyone is welcome and we encourage everyone to please wear a face mask.

There will also be collections for the Save the Children Afghanistan appeal and Safe Families.


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