Category Archives: Charlton House

What’s happening at Charlton House? An update from Cllr Gary Parker

Here’s the latest on Charlton House and the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (the body that runs it) from Charlton ward councillor Gary Parker… This is a summary of the work I have been involved in with Board members, staff, volunteers … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Swap at Charlton House; Saturday 11th February

London Children’s Book Swap comes to Charlton House on Saturday 11th February. Organised by Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford, it’s an opportunity to drop off your old books and swap them for new ones at no cost. Find out … Continue reading

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Charlton’s Horn Fair returns this Sunday 

Charlton’s Horn Fair – banned for an excess of drunken behaviour in 1874 – is back for a second year in its new guise as a family-friendly, heritage-themed event run by Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust. Taking place at Charlton House on … Continue reading

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What’s happening at Charlton House? Local councillor Gary Parker explains

Charlton ward councillor Gary Parker has sent us a report on what he’s been up to over the past few months. We’re presenting this in two parts – the first is about his work on the board of the Royal … Continue reading

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Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival 2016 programme announced!

Click the image above for a full-screen version. The line-up for the inaugural Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival – a programme of film screenings across SE7 and SE18 organised and run by volunteers – has been announced. Charlton highlights include: Shaun of … Continue reading

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Local historical records ‘rediscovered’ at Charlton House

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust have been in touch with news of a discovery in the cellar of Charlton House:  WW1 History of Greenwich Borough uncovered as Charlton House’s Locked Vault is opened for the first time in memory. Staff and … Continue reading

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Charlton Toy Library’s Easter party – can you help?

Charlton Toy Library needs sponsors and donations to support its fundraising Easter Party. Can you – or your business – help? Charlton Toy Library is a small, independent registered charity that has been running for over 30 years. It is based at Charlton House … Continue reading

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