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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Image Credit: © Timothy Soar

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

A view along Number One Street in Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, featuring the famous "Assembly" statues by Peter Burke.

The former site of one of the biggest munitions factories in the UK, the Royal Arsenal has been…

The view from the General Wolfe Statue at the top of the hill in Greenwich Park.

Overlooking the River Thames and home to some of London’s most iconic views, Greenwich Park is an…

What's On Highlights

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
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
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
Cruise along the Thames on Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise with a glass of fizz and 3 course meal and fantastic views!

Looking for a fun and interactive dining experience with great entertainment and stunning views -…

Openings

May

28th May 2022

June

11th June 2022

October

1st October 2022

October

15th October 2022

October

29th October 2022

November

12th November 2022

November

26th November 2022
Come and discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell

Visit the Museum every Saturday to discover a different character from history with their own…

Openings

Saturdays

8th January 2022-17th 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
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet

Join Ted and Plant as they explore the Solar System in search of the best place to take a holiday…

Openings

June

2nd June 2022-3rd June 2022
Join Old Royal Naval College outside on the stunning colonnades for this exclusive tasting session

Join Old Royal Naval College outside on the stunning colonnades for this exclusive tasting session,…

Openings

Nyetimber Wine Tasting with Canapes

2nd 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
Explore what Venetian music, literature, art, architecture and ecology can tell us

This event is part of a series of talks given by researchers, scholars and experts to accompany…

Openings

Session:

7th June 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
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
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 season of live music, stand-up comedy and spoken word, with some family events

Woolwich Works is hosting the first ever Woolwich Words & Sounds. A season of live music, stand-up…

Openings

Performance:

15th July 2022-31st July 2022

Malika's Poetry Kitchen

15th July 2022

Kemi Ade + BB Sway

16th July 2022

Penguin Cafe

17th July 2022

Jamali Maddix + Gern Brady + Alfie Brown

20th July 2022

Colective + Cubafrobeat featuring Dele Sosimi and Kishon Khan

21st July 2022

Zola Marcelle

21st July 2022

Norman Jay MBE + Dennis Bovell

22nd July 2022

Jayde Adams and Friends

23rd July 2022

Jake Isaac

28th July 2022

Reuben James + Bel Cobain

29th July 2022

Tom Ford

29th July 2022

All Aboard

30th July 2022
Love Your Local Market

Join the Greenwich Market for Love Your Local Market for a fortnight full of fun, free events plus…

Openings

Love Your Local Market

13th May 2022-5th June 2022
A new planetarium show about the lives of stars presented by an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Join Royal Museums Greenwich for Starstruck, a live planetarium show presented by an astronomer…

Openings

Starstruck

16th April 2022-26th June 2022
Cutty Sark is taking part in Greenwich’s own live advent calendar

Cutty Sark is taking part in Greenwich’s own live advent calendar. Different venues around…

Openings

Season

18th December 2022-31st January 2023
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
Have a different view of a good night out

The best night in town is on the river! Wine, dine and dance on this great dinner cruise on the…

Openings

May

1st May 2022-31st May 2022

June

1st June 2022-30th June 2022

July

1st July 2022-31st July 2022

August

1st August 2022-31st August 2022

September (except 24th September)

1st September 2022-30th September 2022

October

1st October 2022-30th October 2022

November

2nd November 2022-30th November 2022

December

1st December 2022-18th December 2022

December

26th December 2022-30th December 2022
Let's talk about some moons

You've heard loads about the planets - how about we talk about some moons? In this morning of…

Openings

May

31st May 2022-1st June 2022
Learn how to record and measure the weather and Illustration Workshop

Weather records were vital in the age of sail, where Captains would need to find a route where…

Openings

Season

2nd October 2022-3rd 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
A journey through ice and time to discover how Cutty Sark crews survived.

This half term, journey through ice and time to discover how Cutty Sark crews survived the freezing…

Openings

Season

23rd October 2022-27th October 2022
A diverse set of young people at work

The National Maritime Museum are looking for 12 people aged 16-24 from the Greenwich borough to…

Openings

Season

20th April 2022-20th July 2022

Accommodation Highlights

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.

DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich - Exterior

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

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