Friday, 19 October 2007

The Greenwich Gazette WeekEnd Guide

Saturday Oct 20, 2007

Autumn Plant Sale: Surplus seasonal bedding plants and locally produced plant material available from Greenwich Park. 9am-12 noon. Car park area just inside Blackheath Gate of Greenwich Park. Free entrance.

Day of the Dead Decorations: Art & Craft in Gallery Square at Horniman Museum. 11am - 3:30pm. Drop in sessions and activities last about 30 minutes. Horniman Museum, 100 London Rd, Forest Hill, SE23. 020 8699 1872

Dance of the Diaspora: Try some dances with Mandacaru Dance Theatre. 1:30pm, Cumbia. Horniman Museum, 100 London Rd, Forest Hill, SE23. 020 8699 1872

Abigail's Party: Mike Leigh's strictly limited run at Greenwich Theatre. 020 8858 7755

Tudor Toys Workshop: Make your own simple Tudor toys and learn about the type of games children would have played 400 years ago. Charlton House, SE7, 10-11:30 and 12 noon - 1:30pm.

Eid in Trafalgar Square: Eid marks the end of Ramadan, which is the month of fasting, observed by millions of Muslims internationally, including many Londoners. Eid in the Square includes stages with singers, dancers and comedy. During the event a street bazaar and exhibitions and displays about Islam will also be in the square. Free entrance. 020 7983 4100 or

Sunday Oct 21, 2007

Silly Billy Bum Breath: The naughtiest imaginary friend ever. For children aged 5+. 3pm. £5.5. £4 concs. Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford SE8. 020 8692 4446.

Fabric for Living: Discover more about Ghanaian textile and Adinkra symbols. Family workshops. 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm.

The Tiger Lillies: A twisted blend of music hall, opera, carnival and gypsy song, with an ample serving of pre-war Berlin cabaret and a generous seasoning of Monty Python. 7:30pm. £15 (£12 concs). Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, SE3 9RQ or call 020 8463 0100.

October 20 & 21
Greenwich Playhouse: Romeo and Juliette: an atmospheric, provocative and sexy production is set in Verona in 1938 against a backdrop of Italian fascism. £11/£9concs. Greenwich Playhouse, Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10. 020 8858 9256.

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