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  1. A family climb Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula.
    Experiences and things to do in Greenwich.
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    Greenwich has been a centre for entertainment since Shakespeare’s time and is now home to The O2, the most popular entertainment venue in the world. See what’s coming up over the next few weeks in our wide-ranging events calendar.

Welcome to Greenwich

Things To Do Highlights

Group of people stood on the roof of The O2 at Up at The O2 overlooking Canary Wharf

Up at The O2 takes you on an exhilarating 90-minute outdoor climb over the roof of the world’s most…

A family tiptoe along the Prime Meridian Line in the courtyard of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

Visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of…

A view of Greenwich from above the Royal Observatory.

Make the most of your day out with a Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass and get access to both Cutty…

Speeding down the Thames past Canary Wharf on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers makes an exception to the rule of river travel on the Thames providing…

City Cruises boat in front of the Old Royal Naval College famous domes, with a seagull flying past.

City Cruises depart every 30 minutes, every day of the week, all year round from four fantastic…

The twin dome's of Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece, the Old Royal Naval College, in Greenwich, London.

The Old Royal Naval College is Sir Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece: a British landmark…

The beautiful neoclassical interior of the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

Part of the Old Royal Naval College, the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is a beautiful and peaceful…

The front of Ranger's House on Blackheath in Greenwich.

Ranger’s House is an elegant Georgian villa on the boundary of Greenwich Park and Blackheath which…

ThamesJet Speedboat Ride in action on river Thames

A full-on, adrenaline-fuelled 50 minute ride that takes in the sights from Westminster down to…

There is a display of Boeing 777 flight simulator in the background with multiple screens on the right side screening a flight taxied.

Emirates Aviation Experience is a state-of-the-art technology, interactive displays and life-size…

A couple climb the blue walkway of Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula on a sunny, blue-skied day.

Up at The O2 takes you on an exhilarating 90-minute climb over the roof of the world’s most popular…

A lady stands on the upper deck of Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London.

Visit Cutty Sark, the fastest ship of its time. Now an award-winning visitor attraction in…

The O2 dome in white covering with 5 yellow stands visible and large glass door entrance.

The O2 is a large entertainment district on the Greenwich Peninsula in South East London. It is…

Artwork for the Greenwich Digital Pass.

With access to the Old Royal Naval College's jaw-dropping Painted Hall, a climb up The O2, and…

Image Credit: © Timothy Soar

Woolwich Works is London’s newest multi-disciplinary cultural hub on the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich.

The inside of the grand Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

Known as the 'UK's Sistine Chapel', The Painted Hall is a true masterpiece, boasting one of the…

Looking down into Charlton Athletic ground, The Valley on a sunny day with no crowds.

Charlton Athletic Football Club is at the Valley ground near the Thames Barrier. The club has a…

Image shows players in action inside the stadium with red seating all round.

Charlton Athletic Football Club is based at the Valley ground near the Thames Barrier. The club…

Eltham Palace surrounded by the beautiful gardens and moat.

Once a favoured medieval palace and then a Tudor royal residence, Eltham Palace was transformed by…

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair featuring some of the worlds most renowned printmakers and best emerging artist talent.

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair featuring some of the worlds most renowned printmakers and best…

NOW Gallery is a striking, light-filled gallery hosting changing contemporary exhibitions of art, fashion & design

NOW Gallery is a free public exhibition space for contemporary art, fashion, photography and design.

Blackheath Rugby Club ground with green seating in the background and black banner with the stadium name over the seating.

Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Well Hall, Eltham in south-east ...…

A preview of Indigo at the O2. Showing a two rowed audience facing towards the stage, with colourful lights beaming across the venue.

indigo at The O2 is a modern, multi-functional 2,800 capacity entertainment venue located under the…

The beautiful Jacobean frontage of Charlton House in Charlton Village, Greenwich.

Built during the reign of James I, Charlton House is the finest and best preserved Jacobean Mansion…

What's On Highlights

London's New Year's Eve Celestial Cruise on the Thames is back!

New Year's Eve Celestial Cruise on the Thames is back!

Openings

Season

31st December 2022-1st January 2023
Use the Queen's House Family Trail as a guide to explore the magnificent artworks inside the House

Pick up your own 'Create' family trail as you enter the Queen's House. Use this trail as a guide to…

Openings

Family Trails

1st April 2022-17th December 2022
FREE coding club for young people interested in programming

FREE coding session at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre for young people interested in…

Openings

June

4th June 2022

July

2nd July 2022

August

6th August 2022

September

3rd September 2022

October

1st October 2022

November

5th November 2022

December

3rd December 2022
Explore the universe with Royal Museums Greenwich in a series of shows delivered in other languages

Royal Museum Greenwich invites you to join them for an on site or online planetarium show presented…

Openings

Bilingual Families (Portuguesse)

18th June 2022
A dynamic history, a precarious present: navigate Venice's iconic waterways at the National Maritime Museum

Canaletto’s Venice Revisited exhibition will display the complete set of 24 Venetian views painted…

Openings

Exhibition:

1st April 2022-25th September 2022
Corteo, is a joyous procession imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor.

Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a…

Openings

Season

13th July 2022-17th July 2022
Enjoy musical performances in the Queen's House given by students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Take an hour out of your day to relax in the sumptuous surroundings of the Queen's House, and…

Openings

June

8th June 2022

June

15th June 2022
Exploring tattooing culture and histories in this online course.

Join Royal Museums Greenwich for the second part of exploration into tattooing history and culture.…

Openings

Season

1st September 2021-24th August 2022
Celebrating the culture and heritage of our local migrant communities

To mark Refugee Week, Royal Museums Greenwich will be exploring the rich stories of migration…

Openings

Refugee Week

20th June 2022-26th June 2022
Come and explore the Museum's collection through hands on creative activities

Each Sunday join in with family activities and explore the Museum's collection. Start a fantastic…

Openings

May

1st May 2022-29th May 2022

June

5th June 2022-26th June 2022
Exploring and creating sea shanties at Cutty Sark.

Make your own musical instrument and then join in a story telling session with Paul as he takes you…

Openings

Season

6th November 2022-7th November 2022
See the world's greatest space photography at the National Maritime Museum.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual exhibition showcasing the world's greatest space…

Openings

Season

18th September 2021-7th August 2022
Come onboard City Cruises with your loved one and enjoy Sunday Brunch with amazing views

Ibiza-style chillout sessions come to the Thames with the DJs entertaining guests on City Cruises’…

Openings

May

29th May 2022

June

5th June 2022-26th June 2022

July

3rd July 2022-31st July 2022

August

7th August 2022-28th August 2022

September

4th September 2022-25th September 2022
Bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week!

Bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum and the collection…

Openings

Term Time Tuesdays

7th September 2021-28th June 2022
Sofar Sounds brings together a mix of local and diverse artists to one-of-a-kind locations across Canary Wharf

Sofar Sounds brings together a mix of local and diverse artists to one-of-a-kind locations. 

Openings

June

1st June 2022-29th June 2022

July

13th July 2022-27th July 2022

August

10th August 2022-24th August 2022
Artwork of Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (BHC2763, © National Maritime Museum)

Come face-to-face with the kings and queens who have shaped British history for over 500 years…

Openings

Season

28th May 2022-31st October 2022
Come behind the scenes and explore the stores at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

Gain an insight of the treasure of collection and come face to face with the intriguing stories…

Openings

June

4th June 2022-25th June 2022

July

2nd July 2022-30th July 2022

August

6th August 2022-27th August 2022

September

3rd September 2022-24th September 2022

October

1st October 2022-29th October 2022

November

5th November 2022-26th November 2022

December

3rd December 2022-17th December 2022
Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with an elegant dinner cruise along the Thames

Take in the majestic views of London’s famous riverside landmarks bathed in the summer evening…

Openings

Gala Dinner Cruise:

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022
Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the long Bank Holiday Weekend with a host of activities taking place across the Old Royal Naval College

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the long Bank Holiday Weekend with a host of activities…

Openings

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Submersion

2nd June 2022-3rd June 2022

Platinum Jubilee Tours

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Nyetimber English Sparkling Wine Tasting with Canapes (King William Colonnades)

2nd June 2022

Jubilee Gallery

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Family crafts

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Painted Hall & 500 Years of History Tours

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

First Sunday

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Sea Cadets Rowing Competition

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Food & Drink (The Undercroft Cafe / Street Food Vans / The Old Brewery)

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

Shopping

2nd June 2022-5th June 2022

A Midsummer Faery Den

4th June 2022-5th June 2022

Royal Afternoon Tea

4th June 2022-5th June 2022

Family Storytelling

5th June 2022
The Grotteaux at Woolwich Works

The wait is over for the most glamorous and hotly anticipated cabaret of the year! Join London's…

Openings

Performance Time;

18th May 2022-4th June 2022

Performance Time;

22nd May 2022

Performance Time;

30th May 2022
Spend the evening on a Thamesjet speedboat and enjoy a great vantage point to see London's famous fireworks.

On New Year's Eve you can enjoy a great vantage point to see London's famous fireworks and avoid…

Openings

Season

31st December 2022-1st January 2023
A classic guide to the night sky presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer.

Explore the night sky as it will be on the day of your visit and learn about some astronomical…

Openings

Weekends during Term Time

4th September 2021-26th June 2022
Let's Play

This half term, come to National Maritime Museum and explore a different playful material each day.…

Openings

Let's Play

28th May 2022-5th June 2022
The Stephen Lawrence Gallery presents Frank Bowling and Sculpture, the first exhibition to focus on the artist’s sculptures and the sculptural aspects

The Stephen Lawrence Gallery presents Frank Bowling and Sculpture, the first exhibition to focus on…

Openings

Exhibition:

15th July 2022-3rd September 2022

Accommodation Highlights

DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich - Exterior

A 4-star boutique hotel offering breathtaking views over Greenwich and London.

Novotel London Greenwich Entrance

A contemporary four star hotel conveniently located for the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

InterContinental London - The O2

Timeless Luxury Hotel and Conference Centre.

Good Hotel London Exterior

Brand new floating hotel in London’s Royal Victoria Dock.

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