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A Celebration of Early Music
A Celebration of Early Music

It’s been described as “The Wimbledon of Early Music” and today Blackheath Halls opened their doors to the Early Music Festival. The exhibition is hosted by the Early Music Shop and traces its roots to the first biennial exhibition,...

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Rugby: Blackheath Cooke up plan to down Darlington Mowden Park
Rugby: Blackheath Cooke up plan to down Darlington Mowden Park

Blackheath 26 Darlington Mowden Park 21 Graham Cox reports A first win in six outings for Blackheath, thanks to an opening 40 minutes superior to anything the Club have managed since the start of 2017. Nevertheless, victory could only...

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Eric Knowles tells us What It’s Worth
Eric Knowles tells us What It’s Worth

TV antiques expert Eric Knowles was at Blackheath Halls this weekend, inspecting family heirlooms from around the area and giving valuations. Eric has been the face of the nations favourite antiques show for 20 years.  He is both a...

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Opening the doors to Blackheath Halls
Opening the doors to Blackheath Halls

Blackheath is home to one of London’s premier music venues, but there’s more to Blackheath Halls than initially meets the eye! Maritime Radio went inside to find out more. Blackheath Halls were built in 1895 by William Webster, who...

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Dame Joan Ruddock: Going Nowhere
Dame Joan Ruddock: Going Nowhere

Dame Joan Ruddock, former MP for Lewisham and Deptford appeared at Blackheath Halls this week to talk about her new book, Going Nowhere. Barbara Ward and Cher Thornhill reviewed the evening for Maritime Radio. Joan Ruddock , the MP for...

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Review: OnBlackheath 2016
Review: OnBlackheath 2016

This year’s OnBlackheath was a huge success and planning is already underway for next year! Maritime Radio News Editor, Russ Handy reviews this year’s festival With a tweaked layout, this year’s OnBlackheath festival was a tale of two halves....

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Blackheath hold firm against Fylde flair
Blackheath hold firm against Fylde flair

Fylde 24 Blackheath 25 Club hold firm against Fylde flair Match report by Graham Cox After four consecutive defeats, a second win at the Woodlands Memorial Ground in a matter of months, and this one by the smallest possible...

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Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir perform at OnBlackheath
Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir perform at OnBlackheath

Russ went backstage at OnBlackheath and caught up with Lizzie and Mike from the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir. The choir have had an amazing twelve months, including their Christmas Number 1, A Bridge Over You and they have...

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Primal Scream, Belle & Sebastian and James set for OnBlackheath 2016
Primal Scream, Belle & Sebastian and James set for OnBlackheath 2016

Blackheath’s festival of music, food and arts is underway. The acts performing on stage this year include Primal Scream, Hot Chip, Roisin Murphy, Neneh Cherry, James and Squeeze. The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir are also on stage.  They...

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Room 101 Winners!
Room 101 Winners!

This week we locked the organiser of OnBlackheath, Terry Felgate, inside Room 101.4. He set this question: “Who were the first headline act at OnBlackheath when the festival first started in 2014”? The correct answer is Massive Attack. Congratulations...

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