St Thomas’ Church in Charlton will host a concert in aid of the Greenwich Winter Night Shelter on Sunday January 26th, featuring ‘popular classics for cello, voice and piano’.
The Winter Night Shelter provides dinner, safe overnight accommodation and breakfast to homeless people over the winter months from mid-November to end March in seven venues across Greenwich borough, including St. Thomas’. You can read our report about the group’s work from last year here.
Thanks to RICH SYLVESTER for getting in touch about a community event taking place next weekend.
Welcome the New Year with a “Wassail” in East Greenwich Pleasaunce on Sunday 12 January 1.00-3.00pm. This is our 6th (or maybe 7th) Annual Celebration of the Fruit Trees and Community Orchard – with Music, Dance and Cider. Meet at Pistachios Cafe
Line up: Greenwich Morris Men – Morrigan (4 part harmonies) – and Halstow Community Choir
The Community Garden in Maryon Park is open to all this Saturday as part of Capital Growth’s Urban Harvest event. Its chair TIM ANDERSON explains more…
Community food growing gardens across the capital will be open on Saturday 21st September to welcome visitors and volunteers. Get a taste of London’s edible gardens by dropping in to Maryon Park Community Garden in Charlton, one of Capital Growth’s flagship gardens, from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Capital Growth, part of the charity Sustain, is London’s largest food growing network, with over 2,000 gardens throughout the city.
At the Maryon Park Community ‘Organic Food Growing’ Garden activities include:
Tours of the Garden and Forest School.
Display of photos from the 1966 cult film ‘Blow Up’ that was shot in Maryon Park.
Activities for children: Making bird feeders.
Refreshments: Teas & coffee
Damson Jam and Chutney Sale
Wood Craft Sale including Bird Boxes
Plant and succulent Sale
In the Forest School area there will be a free ‘Family Forest School Session’ from 2pm – 3pm led by Chevonne Campbell.
How to find Maryon Park Community Garden
Enter Maryon Park from the main entrance in Maryon Road, follow the path to the left past the park lodge and find the Community Garden at the end of the park perimeter fence. Look out for the signs and bunting.