Annual Events 2021
Woburn Treasures, a major collaboration showcasing significant works from the private art collection of The Duke and Duchess of Bedford, The Queen’s House, 10th August 2020 – 31st March 2021. Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions.
Black Greenwich Pensioners, a new exhibition explores the hidden histories of the Black Royal Navy, Mezzanine Gallery, Visitor Centre, Old Royal Naval College, 3rd October 2020 – 21st February 2021. Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions.
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition, showcases winning and shortlisted images from 2020, with the world’s greatest space photography, National Maritime Museum, 23rd October 2020 – 8th August 2021. Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions.
Festival of Hope, supported by The O2, a major community initiative focused on the Royal Borough of Greenwich and beyond with a year-long series of activations & events, The O2 and various locations across London, 16th November 2020 – 5th November 2021. Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions.
Exposure: Lives at Sea, National Maritime Museum, a new temporary exhibition examines what life is really like at sea today, through a seafarers’ lens, National Maritime Museum, 2nd December 2020 – 20th November 2021. Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions.
SAMPLE Spring, London’s seasonal urban design market, Greenwich Peninsula, Spring 2021.
GAIA, Luke Jerram’s awe-inspiring art installation Gaia returns following a sold-out display, Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, May – June 2021
Mischief and Misadventure, a new temporary exhibition explores the history of the Old Royal Naval College with award-winning illustrator Nick Ellwood, Old Royal Naval College, May – September 2021
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits, a major exhibition exploring royal portraiture, National Maritime Museum, 28th May – 31st October 2021. Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions.
Opening of Woolwich Works, London’s newest creative district, Summer 2021
Royal Greenwich Festivals, over 100 events spread across the whole of the borough, 14th June – 19th September 2021.
Greenwich Book Festival, returns for a fun filled festival, Old Royal Naval College, June 2021.
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo. Corteo, which means “cortege” in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown, The O2, 30th June – 11th July 2021.
London in the Sky, an experience like no other; a 22-seat Sky Table suspended 100ft in the air, enjoy fantastic food and drink accompanied by truly unique views of the capital’s skyline, The O2, 1st July – 26th September 2021
The Vitality Big Half, finishes at Cutty Sark and Festival site in Greenwich Park, 22nd August 2021.
Greenwich + Docklands International Festival, London’s leading festival of free outdoor theatre and performing arts, various locations across the Royal Borough of Greenwich, 27th August – 11th September 2021.
Grand Medieval Joust, Medieval knights in shining armour trade blows in this exciting recreation, Eltham Palace and Gardens, August 2021.
Totally Thames, a month of activities and events on and by the river, 1st – 30th September 2021.
Open House Festival, the 30th edition of the much-loved city-wide celebration of architecture and landscape, various locations across London, 4th – 5th September 2021.
Greenwich Comedy Festival, a line-up of comedy marvels paired with street-food, craft beer and more at the iconic National Maritime Museum, September 2021.
London Marathon, starts in Greenwich Park, 3rd October 2021.
Greenwich Performs, a festival and celebration of the arts, various locations across the Royal Borough of Greenwich, October 2021.
Blackheath Fireworks, London’s biggest free fireworks display, Blackheath Commons, November 2021.
Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London’s only fair in contemporary printmaking, Royal Arsenal, November 2021.
Christmas in Greenwich, including Queen’s House Ice Rink, Greenwich Market, Panto at Greenwich Theatre and Disney on Ice at The O2 arena, November – December 2021