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  1. A family climb Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula.
    Experiences and things to do in Greenwich.
  2. The Burnt City at Woolwich Works by Punchdrunk
    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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Image Credit: © Timothy Soar

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 ...…

Overlooking The Tide elevated walkway and artist Damien Hirst art installation by river Thames.

London’s first-ever elevated riverside linear park on Greenwich Peninsula. Initially 1km in length,…

Looking west on Charlton House on a  sunny summers day.

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust collection is stored at the Museum Collections and Archive of the…

What's On Highlights

Want to inject a little excitement into your Thursday lunchtimes? Then head to Montgomery Square this summer to satisfy the most imaginative of cravin

The Lunch Market is returning to Montgomery Square this summer to liven up your lunchtime! Join…

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Season

5th May 2022-22nd September 2022
Come and enjoy the evening at Greenwich Market.

Come and enjoy the evening at Greenwich Market, listen to Oompah band, taste delicious street food…

Openings

Oktoberfest

7th October 2022
Bring your littlest sailors to Cutty Sark for a new adventure each week

Bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week! Listen to a new adventure story each week…

Openings

Term Time Wednesdays

1st September 2021-30th June 2022
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
This summer holidays learn what life was like in medieval times

Join Eltham Palace and Gardens throughout the summer holidays to learn what life was like in…

Openings

Medieval Season

23rd July 2022-12th August 2022

Medieval Season

15th August 2022-4th September 2022
FREE Drop-in drama sessions for families, aimed at children aged 5-10, but all ages are welcome

Step inside a naval ship of old or battle pirates in our lively drama and movement sessions on the…

Openings

June - Partying Tudor Style

19th June 2022

July - Greek Heroes

17th July 2022
A live, special planetarium show for under-7s - perfect for little astronauts everywhere!

Ted’s Space Adventure is presented by an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich with…

Openings

Weekends during Term Time

4th September 2021-26th 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
Matters Unknown is the debut project from multi-instrumentalist and composer Jonny Enser

Woolwich Works presents a new project featuring some of the most talented forces from London's jazz…

Openings

Matters Unknown

21st May 2022
Ccelebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with costumed storytellers, hands-on activities and fresh-air family fun. Book online and save!

Get ready for a right royal knees-up at the Kids Rule events this May half-term.

Openings

Season

28th May 2022-5th June 2022
Explore stories of Nelson’s era with this special lecture series to celebrate the reopening of the historic Nelson Room

Explore stories of Nelson’s era with this special lecture series to celebrate the reopening of the…

Openings

Nelson Lecture Series:

7th June 2022
Explore topics in ancient and modern Chinese astronomy, including the Sun, Moon, stars and space exploration

Join the Chinese Astronomy live planetarium show to explore topics in ancient and modern Chinese…

Openings

June

11th June 2022
Submersion follows the Royal Navy capturing a pesky pirate. Can the pirate escape his fate?

Submersion is based on a real story that happened in London at the start of the 1700's. When the…

Openings

Submersion

2nd June 2022-3rd June 2022
A showcase of talent from students of Cairo Rose belly dance studio

A showcase of talent from students of Cairo Rose belly dance studio.  An outstanding home-style…

Openings

Spring Rose Garden

21st May 2022
A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another

As part of RMG's regular LGBTQ+ programming throughout the year, the National Maritime Museum hosts…

Openings

May

21st May 2022

July

16th July 2022

September

17th September 2022

November

19th November 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
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

‘The Queen Visits’ Exhibition

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

Live Music

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
What is space weather and how can it affect Earth?

What is space weather and how can it affect Earth? Find out in the Royal Observatory Summer…

Openings

Session

18th June 2022
Join the National Maritime Museum to celebrate the Windrush generation

An opportunity for visitors to celebrate British Caribbean communities and acknowledge the…

Openings

Windrush Day

22nd June 2022
© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Join Cutty Sark this Spring, as they launch a brand-new experience!

Openings

Experience open from:

2nd April 2022-26th June 2022
Royal Greenwich celebrates Queen's Platinum Jubilee with Platinum Picnic In The Park with entertainment and activities

Royal Greenwich will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style along with the rest of…

Openings

Season

3rd June 2022
London in the Sky dining in action above The O2 arena.

London in the Sky is an experience like no other; a 22-seat Sky Table suspended 100ft in the air,…

Openings

London in the Sky

19th May 2022-29th August 2022
Join Royal Museums Greenwich for the annual World Oceans Day celebration

Join Royal Museums Greenwich for the annual World Oceans Day celebration, this year focusing on the…

Openings

World Oceans Day

11th June 2022
A colourful exhibition celebrating natural light across the Canary Wharf estate

A colourful exhibition celebrating natural light across the Canary Wharf estate. Celebrating the…

Openings

Season

20th June 2022-20th August 2022

Accommodation Highlights

Novotel London Greenwich Entrance

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

DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich - Exterior

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

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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