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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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On Blackheath: Day 2 Review
On Blackheath: Day 2 Review

Sunday’s line-up once again drew crowds back to the place officially known as Dartmouth Field for more live music, writes Russ Handy. Headlining act Madness, famous for measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale 23 years ago in north London’s...

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On Blackheath: Day 1
On Blackheath: Day 1

The weather was kind to OnBlackheath this weekend, writes Russ Handy.  So much so, that the undecided masses rolled up to buy tickets ad-hoc at the site’s Lewisham-facing main gate. This, the last festival of the summer for Saturday...

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On Blackheath Kicks off a Weekend of Top Acts
On Blackheath Kicks off a Weekend of Top Acts

Updated Saturday 12 September at 18.47  On Blackheath has got under way. The festival, back for it’s second year, is a celebration of music, food and arts, alongside a vast array of entertainment and activities for families, and friends. The...

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Woolwich Looks Forward to Carnival
Woolwich Looks Forward to Carnival

Carnival is coming to Woolwich this September and the organisers say it’s inspired by the diverse and active community groups in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The carnival will feature live music, dance, community stalls, a parade, steel drums...

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Tall Ships bid farewell to Greenwich
Tall Ships bid farewell to Greenwich

The typically gloomy bank holiday weather didn’t put off the crowds as they lined the banks of the Thames in Greenwich and Woolwich on Monday afternoon, to see the Tall Ships Parade of Sail set off. The rain lifted...

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Tall Ships Return
Tall Ships Return

The Tall Ships are returning to Royal Greenwich for five days this August Bank Holiday, as up to 15 Tall Ships drop anchor for a maritime family festival at Woolwich Arsenal Riverside.   During the festival, two impressive Tall...

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