Friday, 8 June 2007

The Greenwich Gazette WeekEnd Guide!

Saturday June 9

1. Make A Mummy: Discover ancient Egypt by making a sarcophagus and mummy. For 5-12 year-olds. 10:30am. Free. Greenwich Heritage Centre, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, SE18. (Tel: 020 8854 2452)

2. Les Liaisons Dangereuse: Rose Bruford College presents Christopher Hampton's adaptation of Cholderos de Laclos's novel, 2:00pm

3. All The Time In The World: The story of the search for longitude & the history of the Observatory, Greenwich. For 6 year-olds+, 12 noon, 1:05pm, 2pm, 3pm (Royal Observatory, Greenwich Park, SE 10, tel: 020 8858 4422)

4. Tapestry: This play introduces a trendy vicar, twin sisters, an Irish grandmother and their friends. A dark comedy at Greenwich Playhouse, Greenwich Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8JA, Tel: 020 8858 9256 (

Sunday, June 10

1. East London Brass, Greenwich Park: From 2:00pm - 3:15 pm and 3:45 - 5:00pm. Brass band convert at the bandstand. Free

2. Live Jazz & Vocals: 7:00 - 9:30pm. North Pole, Greenwich High Rd, SE10 (020 8853 3020)

3. Annual Plant Sale by Friends of Greenwich Park. 10:00am - 2pm. Free. Blackheath Farmers Market, Blackheath Station Car Park, SE3 (020 8852 6158)

4. Dream Room at The Queen's House: Inspired by a room from the Queen's House, make a model room. Romney Road, Greenwich, SE10 (020 8858 4422),

5. Planetarium Shows for Children: Explore the Sun, Moons, stars and planets in new show. For 3-6 year olds. 11:00am, 2pm. £3 for adults. Children free.

6. Thames Walk: At 9am, 300 people will show their support for unpaid carers by taking part in The Princess Royal Trust for Carers London Thames Walk, helping to kick off Carers' Week (11-17June). Participants will be able to take in spectacular river views and interesting architecture as they stroll 10 miles from Westminster to Greenwich. The walk will raise vital funds for Carers' Centres throughout the UK. (Tel: 020 7709 1336),

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