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Greenwich Launches Borough of Culture Bid
Greenwich Launches Borough of Culture Bid

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a competition for a London Borough of Culture, with funding provided to lead a programme of cultural events in either 2019 or 2020 and, this week, Royal Borough of Greenwich have launched...

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Carnival Fun in Woolwich
Carnival Fun in Woolwich

Woolwich Carnival returned this weekend, bringing the streets alive with costumes, dancing, music, community stalls in a day of all out carnival fun. The carnival was organised by the Woolwich Carnival Association, a voluntary committee of local residents, community groups,...

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From Greenwich to Quebec: Tall Ships Festivals 2017
From Greenwich to Quebec: Tall Ships Festivals 2017

This Easter weekend in April, Greenwich will host the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. The regatta, organised by Sail Training International, will sail from Greenwich to Quebec in Canada, to mark the 150th anniversary of the Canadian...

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Blue Nile
Blue Nile

This week, we dined out at The Blue Nile in Woolwich and met owner Shewa Hagos. Shewa is from Eritrea and arrived in the UK in 1982 as a refugee. The Blue Nile occupies premises which were once a...

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Ulysses Unbound & The Stacked Deck
Ulysses Unbound & The Stacked Deck

The Chantry Dance Company are returning to The Tramshed in Woolwich for two ambitious performances. Ulysees Unbound centres around an astronaut who has left a dying earth in search of a new home. In a thrilling cascade of stunning characters,...

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Right up your street
Right up your street

It was the last day of the Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival at the weekend. A film with a local connection was shown this weekend.  Blow Up, shot in Maryon Park, is about a London photographer who finds...

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Matt Damon Spotted in Woolwich
Matt Damon Spotted in Woolwich

A touch of the Mediterranean came to our corner of London this week, as Woolwich doubled up as Athens for the afternoon. To add to the excitement, Hollywood actor Matt Damon was spotted in Woolwich town centre. The star was...

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World Maritime Day
World Maritime Day

Why should Bob have all the fun on the river – bringing the start of his show from the Woolwich Ferry yesterday? With today being World Maritime Day, Duncan left the car at home and went by boat to the...

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Rain, Rain and More Rain
Rain, Rain and More Rain

It’s a gloomy forecast today, with heavy showers, hail and thunder predicted to last until 6pm this evening. The south east has had the worst of it today, with prolonged showers in the region this morning and high temperatures of 15c....

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A Showcase of Local Produce at Woolwich Farmers’ Market
A Showcase of Local Produce at Woolwich Farmers’ Market

We love local food at Maritime Radio, so the new monthly farmers’ market at the Royal Arsenal in  Woolwich is right up our street! The farmers’ market in Woolwich, focuses on quality, artisan food produced in Greenwich, as Russ...

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