Saturday, 13 January 2007

The Greenwich WeekEnd Guide

Wondering what to do this weekend in Greenwich? Here are a few ideas:

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Events for 14th January 2007

My first planetarium: Children’s planetarium shows (January)
1 Jan 2007 to 28 Jan 2007 On the following days: 1, 2, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 11.15, 12.00, 12.45Explore the Sun, Moon, stars and planets in this special show for young visitors, their families and friends. Weekends and school holidays. Suitable for ages 3–6 years.
The sky tonight: daily planetarium shows
1 Jan 2007 to 28 Feb 2007 at 13:30*, 14:30, 15:30NB children free - charges apply for adults. Live tours of the night sky in the comfort of the Neptune Planetarium at the National Maritime Museum. Suitable for ages 6+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Gallery Favourites (talks and tours) - January
1 Jan 2007 to 31 Jan 2007A unique opportunity to find out about Museum objects, collections and topics from our team of Gallery Assistants.
Smugglers' run: Active workshop
14 Jan 2007 to 28 Jan 2007 On the following days: 14, 21, 28 at 11.00, 12.30, 14.00, 15.30Find out about the secret routes and tricks used by smugglers to sneak goods from place to place in this physical action packed workshop. Suitable for ages 5+

The Fan Museum (opening hours from 12noon-5pm), 12 Crooms Hill, SE10 8ER,
The Fan Museum is the first and only museum in the world devoted in its entirety to all aspects of the ancient art and craft of the fan.
It has been described as "an architectural and artistic gem", and as "an oasis of tranquillity". They serve afternoon tea at 3.00pm.

Greenwich Printmakers Gallery, 1a Greenwich Market SE10 9HZ, ends January 21, Jasmin Valesco exhibition,

Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Queen Mary Court, Park Row Maritime, SE10 9LS,
Opening hours: 10-5pm, Ends January 20
Rik Pinkcombe Exhibition: On Thin Ice

Greenwich Picture House, Greenwich High Road, London SE10 8NN, Tel: 08707550065,
Miss Potter (parent and baby screening) times: Progs 2.00pm, 4.30pm, 6.30pm, 8.30pmprices: £8.50, concs £7, Tue-Fri b4 6pm £6, concs £4.50, Mon, except bank hol £5, Future Shorts £5

Ghosts times: Progs 12.45pm, 4.00pm (not Fri/Sun), 6.45pm (not Wed), 9.10pmprices: £8.50, concs £7, Tue-Fri b4 6pm £6, concs £4.50, Mon, except bank hol £5, Future Shorts £5

Stand By Me times: Progs Sun mat 12.30pmprices: £8.50, concs £7, Tue-Fri b4 6pm £6, concs £4.50, Mon, except bank hol £5, Future Shorts £5

Greenwich Odeon Bugsby's Way, SE10 0QJ, Tel.: 08712244007,
Check out all the latest movies on show by booking online or just popping in.
Greenwich Market,
A wide range of traditional, hand-crafted goods are on sale at Greenwich Market. The College Approach hosts the craft market whilst the antiques market is located off Greenwich High Road. All markets are open from 09:00 to 17:00 at the weekend.Nearest Tube: Docklands Light Railway: GreenwichRail station: Greenwich.

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